Baseball: Lake County roundup
Andrew Hill fired a 2-hit a shutout to lift Warren's baseball team to a 5-0 win over visiting Lake Forest in North Suburban Lake Division action Tuesday.
The Bradley-bound righty struck out seven and didn't walk a batter.
Brad Zahn led the way offensively for Warren (14-7, 5-2), going 2-for-4 with 2 RBI. Matt Burch and Jake Falish were both 1-for-3 with an RBI for the Blue Devils.
Stevenson 3, Lake Zurich 2: The visiting Patriots pulled out the North Suburban Lake win, despite getting only 3 hits.
Tyler Pauly earned the win, pitching 4⅓ innings and allowing 2 runs (one earned), while striking out three and walking two. Justin Stark notched the save, throwing the final 2⅔ innings. He struck out a pair.
Robby McGaha was 1-for-2 for Stevenson (13-6-1, 3-4).
Lake Zurich (3-4 NSC Lake) got RBI from Tyler Peterson (2-for-3, double) and Trevor Staley.
Mundelein 6, Zion-Benton 0: Brendan Murphy dominated on the mound, striking out 11 and allowing only 1 hit in 6 innings of work in the North Suburban Lake game.
Reese Dolan led Mundelein (17-5, 5-0) at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a triple. Carter Naughton doubled for the Mustangs.
Grant 2, Wauconda 1: The visitors scored in the fourth to snap a 1-1 tie and held on to win the North Suburban Prairie contest.
Bryan Libby pitched 4⅓ innings to earn the win, striking out nine, while Chad Baron went 2⅔ innings, striking out four, to record his fifth save.
Michael Bengston had an RBI groundout for Grant. Nick Heidenthal and James Pendley were both 1-for-4.
Lakes 22, North Chicago 0: Ben Haviland and Steve Hibbing combined on a five-inning 1-hitter for the Eagles in the North Suburban Prairie game.
Hibbing struck out nine in his 4 innings. Lakes got 2 hits apiece from Ben Milewski, Max Swiatek, Cody Nuxoll, Liam Fitzpatrick (double), Tim Ohlwein and Tyler Leon.
Libertyville 9, Huntley 2: Jimmy Govern went 3-for-3 with a double, triple and 2 RBI for the Wildcats in the nonconference game.
Libertyville also got a home run and 2 RBI from Ryan Jackson and doubles from Riley Lees and Ben Manski.
Ben Kimpler improved to 3-0, allowing 2 runs (one earned) over 5 innings. The right-hander struck out five and walked three. Andrew Plunkett pitched 2 scoreless innings (3 K, 1 BB) in relief.
Grayslake Central 12, University High 1: The Rams scored early and often, plating 10 runs over the first two innings at Ray Croc Stadium on Chicago's South Side.
Anthony Fitzgerald had a double and single to lead the Rams' 10-hit attack. Devin Moran added a pair of singles and Jimmy Oslovich also doubled. Ben Fitzgerald, Justin Wold, Brett Whalen and Alex Vollmer shared the mound duties for Grayslake Central, striking out three and scattering 6 hits.
Carmel 4, Benet 1: Garrett McClellan (3-2) earned the win in the East Suburban Catholic Conference game.
Griffin Norton was 1-for-2 with a walk and 2 runs scored for Carmel, while Cooper Johnson went 1-for-3 with 2 RBI.
Deerfield 7, Vernon Hills 4: Drew Winegardner was 2-for-4 with a triple and 2 RBI for the Cougars in their nonconference loss. Robby Nardini had a double.