High School Sports Roundup for May 23, 2012
May 22, 2012 10:54PM
Class 3A Normal Community Sectional
Normal Community 3, Lincoln-Way Central 2: Sara Petrone scored for Lincoln-Way Central (16-9) in the semifinal.
Class 3A Crete-Monee Regional
Crete-Monee 16, Rich South 1: Abby King and Melanie Lambert each contributed four RBI to pace Crete-Monee (16-12) in the five-inning semifinal.
Class 3A Lemont Regional
Lemont 4, Joliet Catholic 3: Lexie Valone (2-for-3) recorded a double, home run and two RBI to help Lemont (25-9) advance to the championship. Rylie Jay added two runs for the Indians.
Class 3A Marian Catholic Regional
No. 5 Marian Catholic 20, Hillcrest 1: Alex Nickel and Haley Earl smashed grand slams to aid Marian Catholic (24-11) in the five-inning semifinal.
Class 3A Nazareth Regional
Evergreen Park 14, Phillips 0: Carolyn Roberts (8-4) pitched a no-hitter (12 strikeouts) in addition to swatting two homers (5 RBI) for Evergreen Park (21-10) in semifinal play. Tori Senerchia tacked on a three-run homer for the Mustangs in the five-inning tilt.
Class 3A Queen of Peace Regional
Queen of Peace 15, Hyde Park 1: Erica Buck (2-for-3) doubled twice and had four RBI to power Queen of Peace (7-18) in the five-inning semifinal.
Class 4A Andrew Regional
No. 2 Andrew 10, Thornwood 0: Katie Christner’s three RBI propelled Andrew (31-5) in the five-inning semifinal. Christner also struck out two in combining with Brooke Hofer (23-5) on a no-hitter. Hofer fanned nine over four innings.
Class 4A Homewood-Flossmoor Regional
No. 8 Mother McAuley 10, Oak Lawn 0: Ashley Rogers (11 strikeouts) tossed a no-hitter and also clubbed a three-run homer to pace Mother McAuley (23-10) in the five-inning semifinal. Emily Powers (3-for-4) added two RBI for the Mighty Macs. Oak Lawn closed at 7-21.
Class 4A Plainfield North Regional
No. 3 Lockport 1, Plainfield North 0: Carly Dundee’s fifth-inning RBI guided Lockport (29-7) in the semifinal. Taylor Weissenhofer (22-5) tossed a no-hitter and struck out 10 for the Porters.
Class 4A Reavis Regional
No. 4 Lincoln-Way East 3, Reavis 0: Sam Stewart tripled, homered and drove in two runs to spark Lincoln-Way East (26-5) in the semifinal. Kacyee Hart allowed two hits and fanned 11 in going the distance for the Griffins. Reavis finished 9-24.
Class 4A Richards Regional
No. 1 Richards 12, Bloom 1: Danielle Kappel hit a three-run homer to lead Richards (29-4) in the five-inning semifinal. Brianna LeBeau (3-for-3) and Hannah Jenkins (2-for-3) added two runs apiece for the Bulldogs.
Brother Rice Regional
Brother Rice 25-25, Shepard 13-18: Dan Dwyer had 18 assists and Mitch Weiler finished with six kills to lift Brother Rice (24-12) in the semifinal at Mother McAuley. Kevin Myren tacked on five kills for the Crusaders.
Marist 25-25, Eisenhower 20-12: Marist improved to 23-13 with the semifinal win.
Lincoln-Way Central Regional
Lincoln-Way East 25-25, Homewood-Flossmoor 16-18: Austin Royer had 22 assists and his brother, Nate, added 12 kills to pace Lincoln-Way East (33-3) in the semifinal.
Lincoln-Way Central 25-25, Illiana Christian 21-21: Austin Overby and Clay Hermann pounded nine kills apiece for Lincoln-Way Central (23-13) in the semifinal. Matt Clark added 27 assists for the Knights.
Reavis 25-25, Argo 19-18: Kamil Borowski had 20 blocks and Jose Vazquez distributed 18 assists for Reavis (16-15) in semifinal action. Will Ruiz tacked on eight kills and eight blocks for the Rams.
Mount Carmel 25-25, Gage Park 7-19: Mount Carmel prevailed in the semifinal.
Andrew 25-25, Oak Forest 13-14: Chris Pajak dished out 11 assists and Michael Tucker spiked nine kills for Andrew (19-11-1) in the semifinal.
Sandburg 25-25, Oak Lawn 14-14: Sandburg swept the semifinal.
Plainfield East Regional
Plainfield North 25-25, Lemont 18-10: Lemont’s season ended in the semifinal round.
St. Rita 25-25, Proviso East 13-4: St. Rita secured a berth in the championship against Riverside-Brookfield.
Marian Catholic 10, West Chicago 0: Zach Henry had three goals for host Marian Catholic (13-6) in the first round.
Contributing: Josh Krockey