Naperville Central wins in 11th inning
Naperville Central 5, Wheaton North 4:
Brian Schiemann's run-scoring single in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Redhawks (17-5, 12-3) the DuPage Valley Conference victory and their third straight win over the Falcons (18-6, 10-5). Schiemann, Nicky Lopez and Jeff Schank had 2 hits apiece for Naperville Central. Tom Colletti and Greg Scandora did the same for Wheaton North.
Metea Valley 12, South Elgin 6:
The Mustangs (11-12, 9-11) belted 17 hits while taking two of three from South Elgin in the Upstate Eight Conference series. Mike Fitzgerald went 4-for-5 with a double, home run and 2 RBI. Tamal Kumar scored twice and had 3 hits.
Lake Park 9, East Aurora 2:
The Lancers (20-5, 16-3) won their ninth straight Upstate Eight Conference game and maintained their two-game lead in the loss column over Neuqua Valley atop the Valley standings by completing the three-game sweep of the Tomcats.
St. Francis 9, Ridgewood 6:
Alex Alcantara, Jason Sullivan and winning pitcher Jack Petrando combined for 7 hits, 7 runs scored and a pair of RBI at the top of the order for the Spartans (14-9) in their nonconference victory. C.J. Humes drove in 2 runs.
Willowbrook 8, Proviso East 2:
Matt Gasiamis pitched a 2-hitter with 9 strikeouts as the Warriors (14-9, 8-7) completed a three-game West Suburban Gold sweep. Tyler Vavrek and Chris Villafuerte drove in 2 runs apiece.
Illiana Christian 2, Glenbard South 0:
Hard-luck losing pitcher Ethan Gasbarro pitched a 1-hitter with 8 strikeouts and 5 walks as the Raiders (14-6, 10-3) fell in the Metro Suburban Conference. Illiana Christian scored both its runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.
Westmont 9, Lisle 8:
Westmont broke a 7-7 Interstate Eight Conference tie by scoring twice in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Lions (14-8, 9-4) tried to rally with a run in the seventh but a fielder's choice with runners on first and second base ended the game. Ryan Van Volkenburg went 3-for-3 with a double, triple and 4 RBI. Alex Ventrella also had 3 hits.
Elmwood Park 4, Timothy Christian 3:
Elmwood Park scored the game-winning run in the eighth inning to edge the Trojans (3-14, 3-11) in their Metro Suburban Conference matchup. Luke Davidson went 3-for-4 and Brandon Scott doubled twice and had 2 RBI for Timothy Christian.
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