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High School/Local College Sports Roundup for May 17, 2014

Updated: June 23, 2014 11:47AM



Boys Gymnastics

State Meet: Lincoln-Way co-op’s Kaleb Hong (8.7000) finished 15th on the still rings, two places ahead of teammate Tyler Greenberg (8.6000) at Hinsdale Central. Jimmy Maines (8.8500) added a 19th-place showing on the floor exercise.

Baseball

De La Salle 3, Gordon Tech 0: Alex Padilla (8 strikeouts) pitched six-innings of two-hit ball as visiting De La Salle (19-9, 14-6) captured the Catholic League White championship. Glenn Kubek, Jalen Davis and Tom Duddleston knocked in runs for the Meteors.

Oak Forest 8, Oak Lawn 6: Brian Richard (3-for-4) drove in three runs to power Oak Forest (21-7, 12-3) in the South Suburban crossover at the Kroc Center’s White Sox Field. Dan Hlad and Danny Gordon each tacked on two RBI for the Bengals.

Reavis 5, Vernon Hills 3: Jordan Rhodes (3-for-4) posted a run and an RBI for visiting Reavis (12-17). Uriel Garcia and Jake Aguilar chipped in two runs apiece for the Rams in backing Jose Romero (6 innings), who allowed two earned runs on two hits and struck out eight.

Brother Rice 2, St. Laurence 0: Brian Musielak pitched a three-hitter and Jake Barry had an RBI single to key visiting Brother Rice (23-9, 11-5) in the Catholic League Blue. Mike Kornacker gave up one earned run on five hits and fanned nine in going the distance for St. Laurence (26-4, 13-3).

Lincoln-Way North 5, Montini 0: Zach Hoekstra lined a two-run double and Mike Rissley ripped a two-run single — both in the first inning — for host Lincoln-Way North (22-2).

Yorkville 12, Andrew 10: Tom Bushnell (3-for-5, 4 RBI) belted a two-run double to lead host Andrew (10-17). Stefan Urosevic (3-for-4) and Austin Peterson each chipped in two RBI for the Thunderbolts.

Crete-Monee 11, Joliet Central 4: Josh Walters pitched four scoreless innings for the win and also bashed a two-run homer to lead host Crete-Monee (16-11). Logan Kent (2-for-3, 3 runs), Justin Kozinski (2-for-2, 2 runs) and Casey Warrick (3-for-3) tacked on two RBI apiece for the Warriors.

Lockport 3, Stagg 2: Tyler Hair’s seventh-inning single scored Avery Lochow with the winning run for host Lockport (15-15, 10-2) in the SouthWest Suburban Blue. Ryan Dalton added a solo homer for the Porters in backing Cole Bellair (7 strikeouts), who surrendered one earned run on six hits in going the route. Ethan Glaza (2-for-4) and Max Strus (2-for-3) provided run-scoring singles for Stagg (12-16, 6-6).

Lemont 9, Evergreen Park 0: Jake Latz (6 innings) yielded two hits and struck out 14 to direct visiting Lemont (25-2, 15-1) in the South Suburban crossover. Mike Wisz (3-for-4, 3 runs) led the offense with a two-run homer and a two-run double. Mark Martin went 2-for-3 with a triple for Evergreen Park (18-9, 11-5).

Providence 5, Loyola 4: Dylan Rosa (2-for-3, 2 runs) hit two two-run homers to steer host Providence (19-11, 9-7) in the Catholic League Blue.

Sandburg 7, Joliet West 1: Jim Landgraf (2-for-4) scored three times and Ben Kociper (2-for-4) had two RBI to pace visiting Sandburg (20-7, 10-2) in the SouthWest Suburban Blue. Matthias Dietz (7-1) pitched six innings in notching the victory for the Eagles.

Richards 8, T.F. North 3: Noel Castro (3-for-4, 2 runs, 3 RBI) whacked a two-run single and Nate Natividad scored twice to power visiting Richards (22-6, 15-2) in the South Suburban crossover. Zachary Turner racked up a two-run single to lead T.F. North (9-19, 3-12).

Chicago Christian 5, Shepard 4: Sean O’Meara went 2-for-3 with an RBI to aid visiting Chicago Christian (22-11-1).

Lincoln-Way North 2, Bradley 0: Joey Fredrickson allowed five hits and fanned 10 in hurling a complete game for visiting Lincoln-Way North (11-1 conference). Ben Troike (3-for-4) scored on an error for the Phoenix and D.J. Lee came in on Zach Hoekstra’s groundout.

Lincoln-Way West 13, Lincoln-Way Central 4: Nick Farrell (2-for-3, 2 runs) and Jake Robbins (2-for-4) each posted three RBI for visiting Lincoln-Way West (25-4, 10-2). Ryan Hastings (3-for-4) and Luke Morgan (3-for-5) added three runs each for the Warriors in the SouthWest Suburban Red. Kevin Mampe (2-for-4) recorded an RBI doubles and a solo homer for Lincoln-Way Central (18-10, 9-3).

Andrew 13, Thornton 3: John McLaughlin went 2-for-4 with three RBI to steer host Andrew (5-7 conference) in the five-inning SouthWest Suburban Red affair.

Crete-Monee 8, Bloom 0: Brandon Hickey tossed a one-hitter and struck out 15 to spark host Crete-Monee (11-2 conference) in the Southland. Logan Kent (2-for-3, 3 RBI) had a two-run single for the Warriors and General McArthur (1-for-2, RBI) scored two runs. Javy Velazquez’s double was the only hit for Bloom (10-12, 8-3).

Joliet Catholic 11-2, Nazareth 10-0: Aaron Markley’s two-run single in the bottom of the seventh enabled Joliet Catholic (25-6, 12-4) to take the East Suburban Catholic opener. The Hilltoppers completed the sweep behind Drake Fellows, who threw a three-hitter and struck out 12. Markley and Mitch Boe delivered run-scoring singles to direct the offense.

Softball

Andrew 13, Thornton 0: Kelly Levigne (2-for-3) stroked a two-run single and Jordyn Vogt (2-for-3) scored two runs to lift host Andrew (22-7, 10-2) in the five-inning SouthWest Suburban Red tilt.

Chicago Christian 11, Lemont 4: Kaycee Pittman and Abbie Bulthuis had two-run doubles to carry host Chicago Christian (12-15). Davina Gutierrez pitched a complete game for the Knights in addition to contributing two hits and two runs. Lauren May tripled and scored for Lemont (19-10).

Illiana Christian 12, Riverside-Brookfield 1: Kat Witting (2-for-2) homered and had three RBI as visiting Illiana Christian (16-13, 11-1) earned a share of the Metro Suburban crown. Brooke VanderAa surrendered five hits in going the distance for the Vikings in the five-inning game.

Evergreen Park 7, Shepard 6: Jenna Haase (4-for-5) homered and totaled four RBI to propel host Evergreen Park (18-12, 10-9) in the South Suburban Red. Winning pitcher Megan Pyles (3-for-4) added a pair of doubles for the Mustangs in the nine-inning affair.

Lemont 11, Oak Forest 5: Anna Smagacz (2-for-2) had three RBI to pace Lemont (13-4 conference) in the South Suburban Blue. Rachel Hall (2-for-4) tacked on two runs and two RBI for the Bengals at Trinity Christian. Calie Delisi (2-for-4) contributed a homer and three RBI for Oak Forest (20-8, 12-4).

Providence 8-14, St. Viator 1-5: Courtney Pych hit a three-run homer and Kendal Judge (2-hitter, 12 strikeouts) pitched a complete game to vault host Providence (18-12, 12-6) in Game 1 of the East Suburban Catholic doubleheader. Pych added a two-run blast in the finale and Morgan Greenwood (4-for-5, 2 runs, 4 RBI) added a solo shot.

Marist 4-10, New Trier 2-7: Brooke Wyderski went 6-for-7 on the day with two doubles, two home runs, five runs and eight RBI to lead visiting Marist (20-7-1). She homered in the opener and also scored the tiebreaking run on Vanessa Villasenor’s eighth-inning single. Wyderski had six RBI in Game 2 on a two-run single, two-run double and two-run homer.

Nazareth 8-3, Marian Catholic 4-0: Noelle Cudzilo and Haley Earl each had a run and an RBI for host Marian Catholic (13-11, 9-7) in Game 1 of the East Suburban Catholic twin-bill. Earl (2 earned runs) allowed five hits and fanned five in tossing a complete game for the Spartans in the nightcap.

GCAC Red Tournament

Queen of Peace 15, Gordon Tech 4: Caitlin Fitzgerald (2-for-4) had two runs and four RBI to lead host Queen of Peace (7-15) in the five-inning game. Jasmine Escobedo (3-for-4, run) added two RBI for the Pride, which scored 11 runs in the first inning.

Queen of Peace 16, St. Francis de Sales 5: Isabelle Ogden, Magdaline Bennett (2-for-3) and Jasmine Escobedo (2-for-4) each chalked up three RBI for host Queen of Peace in its first game of the day. Caitlin Fitzgerald (3-for-4), Emily Janozik (2-for-3) and Jasmine Escobedo (2-for-4) tacked on three runs apiece for the Pride in the five-inning contest.

GCAC White Tournament

Seton 8, St. Joseph 6: Kayla Jones pitched a complete game and also went 2-for-5 with two RBI to boost Seton (7-8).

Niles West Tournament

Joliet Catholic 10, Antioch 5: Alyssa Callans starred on the mound (5-hitter) and at the plate (2-for-3, 3 RBI) as Joliet Catholic (12-19) won the title. Ryan Querio added two RBI for the Angels

Joliet Catholic 7, Montini 5: Josie Henderson (3-for-4) drilled a two-run homer and a two-run single for Joliet Catholic. Brenna Garland (2-for-2) aided the cause for the Angels with two runs and two RBI.

Joliet Catholic 4, Ridgewood 1: Alyssa Callans spun a three-hitter and struck out nine to boost Joliet Catholic in its first game. Meghan Harrison’s two-run single capped a four-run first inning for the Angels.

Boys Volleyball

Evanston Invitational: Marian Catholic (8-19) finished 11th after beating Lincoln Park 25-18, 25-23. Zak Piekarski totaled 63 assists and 17 digs in five matches for the Spartans, who went 2-3 in the tournament. Jake Pierkarski added 23 kills for the Spartans and Liam Fagan had 25 digs.

Boys Tennis

East Suburban Catholic Tournament: Marian Catholic’s Kyle Scheffers won the singles crown by defeating Benet’s Noah Read 6-1, 6-1. Patrick Murday was runner-up at No. 2 singles for the Spartans (9 points), who finished fourth in the tournament and third (41) in the overall standings, which included conference duals. Joliet Catholic (10.5) took third in the tournament and was fourth (39.5) overall. The Hilltoppers were led by Nate Naal and Dominic Bertino, who won the crown at No. 3 doubles. Marist (2) was seventh in both the invitational and duals (14).

South Suburban Red Tournament: Argo (26) garnered the title in the six-team meet, outscoring runner-up Reavis (17) and third-place finisher Richards (10). The champion Argonauts were led by Ryan Sikora and Munther Saadeh, who captured top honors at No. 1 doubles by defeating Reavis’ Vanson Ho and Darius Pajor 2-6, 6-2, 7-6. Argo had winners in Steve Lesko at No. 2 singles along with Greg Benitez and Mubeen Chaudhry at No. 2 doubles. Rami Arabi, of Oak Lawn, won No. 1 singles by virtue of a 6-2, 7-6 count over Argo’s Tarik Abdullah. Reavis’ Reigh Lamparas and Greg Tyniec Reavis garnered first place at No. 3 doubles. Oak Lawn, Shepard (9 each) and Eisenhower (4) rounded out the team standings.

SouthWest Suburban Red Tournament: Lincoln-Way East (42) won all seven divisions in cruising to the team title. Bradley (23) was second Andrew (22) third. Rohan Piska prevailed at No. 1 singles via a 7-6, 6-2 verdict over Andrew’s Nick Karczynski. Both schools also squared off in the final at No. 1 doubles, where Tom Emola and Rohan Piska outlasted Austin Wabi and Alan Wang 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. Other winners for Lincoln-Way East included Nikhil Piska at No. 2 singles and Colin Walsh and Connor VanderGenugten at No. 2 doubles. Lincoln-Way Central (10) was fourth overall and Lincoln-Way North (8) fifth.

Boys Water Polo

St. Ignatius Sectional

St. Ignatius 13, De La Salle 8: Angelo Espinoza, Danny Pedro, Jeremy Siegel and Roberto Rodriguez netted two goals apiece for De La Salle in the championship at Illinois-Chicago.

College Baseball

NJCAA Northern District Championship

Wabash 10, South Suburban 5: Steve Letz (3-for-4) smacked a two-run double for South Suburban (36-20), which was knocked out of the Division I event in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Dom Albanese and Jake Hickey each scored two runs for the Bulldogs.

Iowa Western 10, South Suburban 2: Jake Hickey and Cody Moskovski scored fifth-inning runs for South Suburban in the second-round game.

NJCAA Division I Region IV Championship

Black Hawk 4, Prairie State 3: Jake Vlaene’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth capped a two-run rally for Black Hawk (31-20-1). Carter Bialka had given Prairie State (28-18) the lead in the top of the frame after drawing a bases-loaded walk that scored pinch-runner Chris Halley. Derek Denovellis had an RBI single and Nick Reiher added a run-scoring double for the Pioneers, whose season came to an end after losing its second straight in the double-elimination tournament.

NJCAA Division III Region IV Championship

Waubonsee 7, Joliet Junior College 3: Nick Fleischauer (3-for-3, run) had a two-run double for Joliet Junior College (39-19), which was swept in the best-of-3 series in Schaumburg.

Compiled by Josh Krockey



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