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  • Kaneland firepower subdues Batavia Mar 30, 2015 7:14 PM
    Morgan Weber had a routine groundout to start the Kaneland softball game against visiting Batavia on Monday afternoon. The Bulldogs would never retire the Knights’ leadoff hitter again in the schools’ spring break nonconference game in Maple Park.

     
  • Camacho, Elk Grove get past Dundee-Crown Mar 30, 2015 9:50 PM
    Timely hitting and solid pitching were the main ingredients that keyed Elk Grove’s 3-2 win over Dundee-Crown in nonconference baseball action in Carpentersville Monday afternoon. Winning pitching Christian Camacho excelled on the mound for the Grenadiers. Camacho, who tossed a no-hitter for 3 innings, gave up 1 run on 2 hits in 6 innings of work. He struck out 4 with 3 walks. Giving up an unearned run in the seventh on his own error, Jonathan Maday was able to earn the save.

     
  • Another key win for Barrington Mar 30, 2015 10:23 PM
    Barrington took control of the boys water polo lead in the Mid-Suburban West race by claiming an 8-4 victory over Conant on Monday. Both teams had been unbeaten in divisional play entering the game. Senior Chase Lesniak led the way for Barrington with 5 goals and 2 assists, while Connor Schmitz and Mihir Patel had 2 apiece for Conant (3-1 overall, 2-1 MSL West).

     
  • Metea Valley gets out to a rough start Mar 30, 2015 10:25 PM
    All the excitement around opening day went away quickly on Monday afternoon, but there will be many better days ahead for the Metea Valley softball team.

     
  • Ward helps Hoffman Estates win season opener Mar 30, 2015 10:36 PM
    Starter Ryan Ward of Hoffman Estates pitched 5 solid innings to help the host Hawks claim a nonconference win in their baseball season opener Monday as the Hawks topped Maine West 4-1. Ward struck out seven and allowed 4 hits without a walk in earning the victory. Matt Roesch homered in the fourth inning for Hoffman Estates, and the Hawks added 2 more runs in the fourth inning on a single by Stephan Bonilla, a hit-and-run double by Brandon Harris and a two out double from Jeff Mayes. Brandon Harris pitched 2 innings of relief and retired all six batters he faced.

     
  • Jacobs’ Sargent in command against Palatine Mar 30, 2015 10:38 PM
    Pitching backward helped Ryan Sargent and the Jacobs baseball team earn a straightforward 4-1 nonconference win at Palatine on Monday. The senior right-hander’s game plan was to undermine the Pirates by throwing curveballs in fastball counts, a strategy he was able to execute from the start after coming out of the bullpen with excellent command of his breaking ball. Sargent (2-0) threw 91 pitches in 6 innings, allowed 1 unearned run on 3 hits, walked 2 and struck out 6.

     
  • Softball scoreboard: Monday’s results Mar 31, 2015 12:34 AM
    Results of area high school softball games for Monday, March 30.

     
  • Girls water polo scoreboard: Monday’s results Mar 31, 2015 12:34 AM
    Results of area high school girls water polo matches for Monday, March 30.

     
  • Baseball scoreboard: Monday’s results Mar 31, 2015 12:34 AM
    Results of area high school baseball games for Monday, March 30.

     
  • Boys volleyball scoreboard: Monday’s results Mar 31, 2015 12:34 AM
    Results of area high school boysl volleyball matches for Monday, March 30.

     
  • Boys tennis scoreboard: Monday’s results Mar 31, 2015 12:33 AM
    Results of area high school boys tennis meets for Monday, March 30.

     
  • Boys water polo scoreboard: Monday’s results Mar 31, 2015 12:33 AM
    Results of area high school boys water polo matches for Monday, March 30.

     
  • Girls soccer scoreboard: Monday’s results Mar 31, 2015 12:34 AM
    Results of area high school girls soccer games for Monday, March 30.

     
  • Palatine gets Pauly’s first win Mar 30, 2015 11:53 PM
    Nicole Pauly, who won well over 50 games as an all-area player for Palatine’s softball team, got her first win as the Pirates coach on Monday. The former Northwestern infielder and professional softball player, watched her Pirates edge visiting Grant 6-5 in the nonconference game as freshman Maddie Craver (1-0) earned the complete game win with 3 strikeouts and 2 earned runs. Leading the Pirates offense were Victoria Parrott (2-for-3, RBI), Mackenzie Craver (2-for-3, double, RBI), Maddie Craver (1-for-1, 3 walks, stolen base, RBI), Emily Griffin (2-for-3, 2 RBI) and Cassandra Kerlin, who had the game-ending RBI.

     
  • Prospect stays on track Mar 30, 2015 10:10 PM
    Prospect’s baseball team picked up where it left off. The Knights, who returned Monday after a successful trip to Florida last week, kept the train running, cruising past Huntley 9-2 Monday in Mt. Prospect.

     
  • Carmel rises up, stops Lakes Mar 30, 2015 10:00 PM
    Granted, basketball season is finished. But this Carmel boys volleyball squad is not tall, not even in the world of boys volleyball. On Monday night, the Corsairs, playing their first volleyball match of the season, surrendered handily in the height department to visiting Lakes and 6-foot-3 Avery Brodde and Colton Jewell and 6-6 Dalton Sobrig. As it turns out, maybe height isn’t everything in boys volleyball. You see, even at 6-1, Carmel’s junior, Michael May, can hit the volleyball very hard. “He was a baseball player,’’ said Carmel coach Kevin Nylen. “He didn’t play volleyball as a freshman. But he came to tryouts last year and we picked him up within a day.” May had 9 kills in a match with plenty of errors. However, Carmel eventually made opening night a good one for the home team. Carmel stopped the Eagles 25-22, 25-21.

     
  • Barrington blasts 6 home runs Mar 28, 2015 10:35 PM
    Despite the frigid temperatures, Barrington’s softball bats were sizzling as the Fillies belted 6 home runs while winning both games of its own quad on Saturday.

     
  • St. Viator wins second straight Mar 28, 2015 10:36 PM
    Cole Kmet came up twice for St. Viator in key situations Saturday and the sophomore delivered on both times. Two times with two outs and a runner in scoring position, he came through with huge hits to help lead St. Viator past Alabama’s top-ranked Class 3A team, Hale County of Alabama, 3-2.

     
  • Hemmer’s slam highlights Mundelein’s win Mar 28, 2015 10:22 PM
    Not in his three previous seasons as Mundelein’s head softball coach nor two years as an assistant had Brett Wilhelm won a game in Barrington’s annual quad. That changed Saturday, as the Mustangs outslugged Elk Grove 15-8 behind Jamie Hemmer’s grand slam and the relief pitching of freshman Breanna Adams. Mundelein left Barrington’s Fields of Dreams with a 4-1 overall record after losing to the host Fillies 7-0 in its second game.

     
  • Falk wins it in 13 for Vernon Hills Mar 28, 2015 10:21 PM
    Justin Falk’s pinch-hit groundball plated the winning run in the bottom of the 13th inning, as Vernon Hills’ baseball team outlasted Richmond-Burton 6-5 Saturday. The nonconference game featured more than 10 pitchers and 100 batters. Jack Duffley reached on an error to start the 13th for the Cougars. Drew Winegardner then singled and Brennan Reback walked to load the bases. With two strikes and the infield pulled in, Falk hit a groundball to shortstop. Duffley beat a bobbled relay to the plate to seal the victory for the home team.

     
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