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Baseball: Fox Valley roundup Friday, May 23

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Dundee-Crown 5, Grayslake North 4: Fabian Gutierrez singled home Brett Johnson in the bottom of the seventh to cap a comeback win for the Chargers in Fox Valley Conference crossover action. The Chargers (13-17) tied the game on a Riley Alvarado sacrifice fly to score Zach Girard. Vince Damato added a 2-run single in the sixth. Alvarado also earned the win with 4 innings of work, giving up 1 run on 2 hits.

South Elgin 3, West Chicago 1: The Storm (18-9, 16-7) scored two in the bottom of the sixth and held on for the rescheduled Upstate Eight Valley win. Kyle Hays scored on an error while Nick Menken drove in a run in the sixth to pad the Storm's lead. Ryan Nutof earned the win after pitching 5 innings, allowing just 4 hits and getting 8 strikeouts. Austin Sayre got the save.

Batavia 11, Streamwood 0: With the offense struggling, the Sabres (7-25, 5-20) were quickly undone in UEC River play, losing in 5 innings on the road. Chad Caminitti doubled in the first and the Sabres had the bases loaded but could not capitalize on what would be their only scoring opportunity. Collin Tatone took the loss.

Elgin 5, DeKalb 4: Using a 4-run fifth inning, the Maroons (9-22) got enough runs to hold off DeKalb for a nonconference victory. Matt Karinski had 2 doubles and drove in a pair to lead the offense. Pitcher Omar Valadez picked up his first win of the season, going 6 innings and allowing 4 runs on 10 hits. Jon Nelson pitched a perfect seventh to earn his third save.

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