Antioch pitchers Travis Slywka, Jose Tellez and Mike McCue combined on a five-inning no-hitter, as the Sequoits opened the state baseball tournament with a 13-1 win over visiting North Chicago on Monday.
Starting pitcher Slywka, Tellez and McCue combined to strike out nine batters.
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Sam Smithson had a 3-run triple, Adam Harvey went 2-for-2 with a pair of triples, 3 RBI and 3 runs scored, and Collin Prather was 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI for No. 4 Antioch (11-21). The Sequoits will play top-seeded Grayslake Central in a Class 3A regional semifinal at Grayslake Central at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Grayslake North 6, Round Lake 0: Dom DiProva fired 6 shutout inning, striking out nine and walking one, as the host Knights won their Class 4A regional play-in.
No. 4 Grayslake North will play top-seeded Grant at Grayslake North at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
The Knights got 2-for-3 efforts from Alex Alvarez (2 runs) and Austyn Ruback (double, 2 RBI), while Bobby Krebs and Andrew Mikusa were both 2-for-4. Sean McHugh pitched the seventh for Grayslake North, striking out a pair in preserving the shutout.
Round Lake got doubles from Tyler Sanchez and Alwx Rose.
Mundelein 4, New Trier 2: Ryan Hollander went 2-for-3, driving in Luke Peterson in the fifth to start a 3 run inning after Peterson led off with a double.
Hollander gave the Mustangs an insurance run in the sixth with RBI double. Austin Blackmer earned the win, and Michael Metz got the save, as Mundelein finished the regular season with a 32-2 record.
Stevenson 5, Wheeling 0: In regional play-in action at Stevenson, Pitcher Joey Olker's stinginess was a good thing for No. 13 Stevenson. He didn't allow No. 18 Wheeling to get on the scoreboard for six innings.
Reliever Aaron Saper kept the trend going in the final inning to get the save. Olker gave up only 3 walks and struck out 3 batters over his six innings.
Offensively, Stevenson got 2 hits each out of Willie Bourbon, Sean Wilson and Jack Joseph. Wilson had a double and Joey Morris added a triple.
Stevenson advances to face No. 2 Glenbrook South on Wednesday.