Baseball: Adamski's walk-off hit lifts Hersey over Wheeling

Daily Herald report

Will Adamski's single in the bottom of the seventh inning scored James Denten with the winning run as Hersey got past Wheeling 4-3 Saturday in a Mid-Suburban East baseball game.

AJ Ceffalio had 2 hits for the Huskies (13-10, 6-5) and Luke Picchiotti drove in 2 runs.

Carlos Bontje picked up the win on the mound, pitching the final 2⅓ innings and allowing just 1 hit with 2 strikeouts.

Michael Best had 2 hits and an RBI for Wheeling (10-12, 5-7) while Eric Konrath had 2 hits and Joe Jordan a double for the Wildcats.

Hoffman Estates 4, Palatine 3: Kyle Krogstad drove in 2 runs and Matt Grossi had a double as the Hawks won the MSL West game.

Patrick McGrath earned the win on the mound, going five innings and allowing 5 hits. Ben Herbert earned the save, allowing 1 hit with 3 strikeouts over the final two innings.

Tyler Pecson had 2 hits with a double and an RBI for Palatine (14-11-1, 7-4).

Conant 9, Hoffman Estates 2: In the completion of a suspended MSL West game, Teague Conrad (3 RBI) and Keegan Brandt (2 RBI) each had 3 hits for Conant (8-16, 4-6) while Xander Leary added a triple and an RBI.

Tim Evans earned the win for the Cougars, going 6⅓ innings and allowing 6 hits with 2 strikeouts and a walk. Jordan Acosta and Jim Kliver (2B) each had 2 hits for Hoffman (3-19-2, 2-9).

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Prospect 11, Rolling Meadows 0: Tyler Priessing had 2 hits with a home run and 4 RBI to lead the Knights (10-12-1, 5-6) past the Mustangs (4-16, 2-9) in the MSL East.

Also contributing to the win for Prospect were Dan Morgan (2 doubles), Colin Alberts (3 hits, 2 doubles, 2 RBI) and Tyler Ciulla (2 hits, RBI).

Bryce Jensen earned the five-inning complete game win, allowing 4 hits with 10 strikeouts and no walks.

Fremd 10, Schaumburg 0: Will Cal didn't' allow a hit over four innings as Fremd (13-9, 8-3) rolled to the MSL West win.

Leading the offense for the Vikings were Nick Rattin (3 RBI), Connor Giusti (2 hits, 2B, 3 RBI) and TJ Davis (2 hits).

Alex Bischoff pitched the fifth and final inning for Fremd, allowing 1 hit.

Niko Kolasa had the only hit for Schaumburg (8-13, 4-7).

Elk Grove 5, Buffalo Grove 4: The Grens (11-9, 8-3) scored all their runs in the second inning of this MSL East win.


Zach Schwartz (2B, 2 RBI), Ryne Singsank (2 hits, 2B, 2 RBI), Joey Gaskill (2 hits, 2B) and Josh Periaswamy (2 hits, 2B) led the offense for Elk Grove.

Singsank went 6⅔ innings on the mound for Elk Grove, allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 13.

Bobby Balzano came on for the final out to earn the save for the Grens.

Matt Brunelli had 2 hits including a home run for BG (14-8, 6-5).

Maine West 4, Evanston 2: Michael Lindenmuth had 3 hits with a double and an RBI for Maine West (10-10-1) in its Central Suburban crossover win.

David Roscoe added 2 hits and an RBI and Justin Scholler had 2 hits for the Warriors.

Nick Hernandez threw a complete-game 2-hitter on the mound, striking out four and walking three.


Barrington 6, Lake Zurich 4: A.J. Christoffer (2B, RBI), Max Raynor and Will Koehler (RBI) each had 2 hits for the Broncos (20-5) in their nonconference win and Jon Gardner added a double and an RBI.

Sammy Sabatello, the starter and one of four Barrington pitchers in the game, earned the win.

Christian Liberty sweeps: Ethan Oskroba (2 RBI), David Law (2B, 2 RBI) and Titus Bennett (2B, 2 RBI) led Christian Liberty's offense in a 10-3 Game 1 win over Schaumburg Christian.

Law earned the win on the mound, going five innings with 4 hits, 8 strikeouts and no walks.

In Game 2, Oskroba struck out seven and allowed 3 hits with no walks in four innings as CLA (8-12) won 10-0.

JD Elleson (2 hits, 2 RBI), Bennett (2 hits, 2B, 2 RBI), Law (2 hits, 2B, 2 RBI) and John Farish (2 hits, 2B, 3 RBI) led the offense.

Deerfield 8, Maine South 3: Timmy O'Brien had 2 RBI and Mike Altman a double for Maine South (16-9) in its CSL loss.

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