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Baseball: Fox Valley roundup Thursday, May 22

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Burlington Central 8, North Boone 5: Andrew Wiss (3-for-4, RBI, 3RS) was a single short of hitting for the cycle in a Big Northern East victory for the Rockets (18-11, 9-3), which clinched a share of the division title with Richmond-Burton. Of Central's 11 hits, 8 were extra-base hits, including 2 doubles from Bryan Cynova (2-for-3), 1 each from Jake Schutta and Cody Schuver and a 3-run home run from Reed Hunnicutt. Danny Gerke improved to 8-0 on the mound with a line of 6 hits on 4 runs (none earned) with 9 strikeouts and 2 walks in 6 innings pitched.

Bartlett 5, Metea Valley 1: Jake Baruttia (2-for-4, 2 RBI) and Trevor Svetic's RBI triple helped the Hawks (13-16, 11-13) to a 5-inning win over the Mustangs and an Upstate Eight Valley series win in the rubber match. Myles Zilinsky also went 2-for-4 and Joey Roberson managed an RBI single. Mike Wick earned the win on the mound by allowing just 5 hits on 4 strikeouts in 4 innings pitched.

St. Charles North 11, Elgin 1: The North Stars finished off a 3-game sweep of the Maroons with its second-consecutive 11-run outing in UEC River action. The Maroons were outscored 29-11 in the series.

St. Charles East 12, Larkin 0: Besides a double from Jon Lenz, the Royals (14-19, 10-15) only mustered 3 additional hits in a shortened 5-inning affair and dropped the rubber game of a UEC River series to the Saints. East scratched across 10 runs over the final 2 innings and outhit the Royals 11-4.

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