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Senior Kayla Kaufman belted a grand slam and a 2-run double in Fremd's 10-run third inning as the Vikings topped visiting Hersey 12-2 in six innings on Thursday in a Mid-Suburban League softball crossover.

The right-handed power-hitting Kaufman, who will play for North Park next season, went 2-for-3 with a career-high 7 RBI. She now has 8 home runs this spring.

Seniors Leigh Farina (2-for-3, double) and Julie Josten (2-for-4, double) also homered in the big inning for Fremd (20-9) which has now won at least 20 games in 12 of coach Jim Weaver's 13 seasons (342-112).

Other multiple hitters for the Vikes were sophomores Alyssa Garcia (3-for-3, double, 4 stolen bases) and Holly Straup (2-for-4).

Winning pitcher Lea Barrett (6-1), Hailey Goodwin and Joanna Josten combined for a 4-hitter.

Angela Schmiederer went 2-for-3 for Hersey (9-21-1).

Rolling Meadows 6, Prospect 5 (10 inn.): Maddie Morgan doubled to lead off the bottom of the tenth inning on Thursday, went to third on Chloe Prodanovic's sacrifice bunt and came home on a wild pitch to give the Mustangs a 6-5 victory over Prospect.

The Mid-Suburban East softball game had been suspended from two days earlier when it was tied 5-5 in the top of the ninth inning.

Morgan ended up 3-for-5 to lead the host's offense, followed by Prodanovic (2-for-5, Lane Winkler (2-for-5), Lauren Hattory (2-for-5) and Amanda Elkins (3-for-3).

The freshman Elkins had tied the game on Tuesday in the bottom of the seventh when she singled home Lauren Hattory with two outs.

Freshman Lydia Schultz earned her second win for Meadows (6-24, 3-13) which outhit the Knights, 13-5.

The Knights (7-21, 5-11) received singles from Meghan Doyle, Casey Lenski Angela Roman, Emma Riordan and Rachel Trebswether.

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