ROUNDUP: Weekend’s prep sports scores
Illinois Coaches Association Greg Easter Tournament
Ottawa 2, Manteno 1
Hearbreak struck the Panthers in their opening game of the tournament, as the Pirates won on a walk-off error.
Lexi Bowdish had a pair of hits off Kentucky commit Cassie Turk and drove in a run, which was scored by Kayla Melia. Kori Fricke tripled, while Lanie Malone, Jennah Anker and Kaycie Wenzel all singled.
Fricke allowed an earned run on five hits and five strikeouts in a complete game.
Manteno 7, Crystal Lake Central 4
The Panthers quickly got back to the winning side in their next contest, led by a three-hit, two-run, RBI outing from Malone.
Weznel and Fricke each singled and doubled, while Wenzel scored twice and Fricke drove in a pair. Jessie Santoro allowed an earned run on six hits and four strikeouts in a complete game effort.
Herscher 7, Newman Central Catholic 5
Rylie Hartman cleared the bases with an inside-the-park grand slam in the fourth inning and finished the evening with five RBIs. Ana Howard doubled twice, scored and drove in a pair.
Ava Haase allowed two unearned runs in six innings of relief to earn the win. She surrendered six hits and struck out a pair.
Tri-City 9, Herscher 8 (eight innings)
Like the Panthers, the Tigers dropped a game Friday night on a walk-off play.
Chloe Jefferson hit the Tigers’ second grand slam of the day and added a solo shot. Alison Hassett slugged two doubles, scored and drove in a run.
Jefferson went the distance in the circle. Just two of her eight runs allowed were earned on four hits and 13 walks.
Manteno 17, Andrew 4
The Panthers bats continued to heat up as the tournament went on, especially Malone’s. She went 4 for 4, scored three runs and drove in a pair. Maddie Lacer went 2 for 3 with a homer, two runs and three RBIs. Bowdish had three hits, a run and two RBIs.
Fricke threw a complete game and allowed two earned runs on six hits and three strikeouts.
Manteno 13, Rockridge 4
Panthers coach Josh Carlile earned his 300th career win as the Panthers finished the tournament on a high note against the top-ranked team in IHSA Class 2A.
Bowdish, Lacer and Fricke all belted homeruns in their tournament finale. Bowdish also doubled, scored twice and drove in four. Lacer scored three times and drove in a pair. Fricke scored and had four RBIs and also earned the win by allowing a pair of hits and no runs in 2 1/3 relief innings.
Ottawa Marquette 4, Herscher 3
Saturday’s loss was the second in a row that the Tigers lost in walk-off fashion.
Hartman and Jefferson each doubled, while Jefferson also scored. Olivia Ruder had two hits and scored.
Calumet Christian 4, Trinity 1
The Eagles saw their impressive 14-game winning streak come to an end over the weekend.
Colby McDivett allowed just one earned run and struck out a dozen, but three errors led to three unearned Calumet Christian runs. Leah Lindsey had a pair of hits.
Beecher 11, Morris 1 (five innings)
The Bobcats trailed 1-0 until the third inning, when they broke out for five runs and kept the bats rolling over the final couple frames.
Ellie Lee went 2 for 4 with a homerun, a double, two runs and three RBIs. Christina Lorenzatti hit three doubles, scored three runs and drove in four. Margaret Landis went 4 for 4 with a double and three runs. Kaylie Sippel had two hits, two runs and three RBIs.
Kayla Hon struck out six in the complete game, allowing an earned run on five hits and a walk.
Milford 6, Central 0
The Bearcats scored five runs in the second inning, which was plenty of run support for Kaylee Warren, who allowed four hits in a shutout performance in the circle.
Brittney Bailey went 2 for 2 with a double and two runs for the Bearcats. Jacklyn Mowrey had two hits, a run and three RBIs. Kendall McCalla doubled and scored.
Milford 5, Central 4
Warren walked the Bearcats off by scoring on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh to give Milford the Saturday sweep. She added a hit and an RBI.
Jordin Lucht, Mowrey and Samantha Conley each added a hit and a run for the Bearcats.
Maci Romero went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI for the Comets. Reagan Panozzo had two hits, a run and two RBIs. Shayne Lehmkuhl also had two hits.
Momence 15, Illinois Lutheran 0
Brooke Kelly did it all for Momence, as she earned a shutout win in the circle and 3 for 3 with a homerun and four RBIs at the dish. Mya Keen hit a grand slam and drove in five runs.
Peotone 4, Manteno 2
The Blue Devils scored three runs in the seventh for the last-minute victory, highlighted by Caleb Hunter’s go-ahead single.
Hunter, Collin Veltman and Nick Scroppo all had a pair of hits, with the latter scoring and driving in a run.
Cesar Anaya went the distance to pick up the win, allowing a pair of earned runs on six hits and a walk, while piling up 10 punchouts.
Luke Trepanier tripled for the lone Panthers’ extra-base hit. Jack Snyder had a pair of hits. Alex Juranich had a hit and an RBI.
Manteno 3, Peotone 0 (five innings)
In a game called early due to rain, Juranich no-hit the Blue Devils and allowed just two walks as the Pantheres evened the series.
Juranich helpes his own cause with a double, a run and an RBI. Darien Bechard went 2 for 3 with a double and a run.
Bishop McNamara 8, Aurora Central Catholic 5
The Irish earned a Metro Suburban Conference championship in their doubleheader sweep on Saturday. After briefly falling behind 5-4 after the top of the fifth inning, the Irish rallied back with three runs in their half of the inning and never let go of that lead.
Broghan O’Connor went 2 for 3 with a triple, a run and three RBIs. Connor Johnson and Preston Goodman each had a pair of hits as well. Jared Born doubled, scored twice and drove in a run.
Bishop McNamara 7, Aurora Central Catholic 5
The Irish have Dom Koziol to thank for their sweep on Saturday, as the senior lefty hit two doubles, scored and drove in three runs. Born and O’Connor also doubled, while O’Connor added a run. Owen Jackson had a hit, a run and an RBI, while Tyler Hiller had a hit and scored twice.
Andrew Arseneau threw a complete game and allowed four earned runs on six hits and four walks.
Grant Park 18, Donovan 0 (five innings)
Cody Radzik was nearly unhittable on Saturday, allowing just a pair of hits in a three shutout innings.
Travis Fick drove in four runs on three singles, all in the first two innings. Clayton McKinstry, Lane Thiesen and Sawyer Loitz all had multi-hit games.
Brodi Winge had a pair of hits for the Wildcats, who also got a hit apiece from Andy Onnen and Kamerin Davidson.
Grant Park 14, Donovan 3
The Dragons picked up the sweep with their second offensive explosion is as many games, highlighted by six runs in the second inning.
McKinstry had a team-high three hits, including a triple. Fick and Wesley Schneider each had a pair of hits. Keaton Lacer swiped two bases, a third of the six stolen bases the Dragons had as a team.
Lacer earned the win by allowing two hits in two shutout innings.
Winge had a pair of hits, a run and an RBI. Onnen had a hit and scored, while Davidson and Dalton Anderson each had RBI singles.
Milford 17, Oakwood 3 (five innings)
The Bearcats broke open a 5-3 game into the 17-3 final with an insane 12 runs in the fourth.
Brady Marshino had a pair of hits, including a homer, three runs and four RBIs. Tanner Sobkoviak went 3 for 3 with a double, two runs and two RBIs. Alex Barney, Caleb Atwood, Klaytin Hunsinger, Luke McCabe and Jared Schunke each had a pair of hits.
Iroquois West 11, South Newton 1 (five innings)
The Raiders scored at least three runs in three different innings to run away with Saturday’s home contest.
Auston Miller homered, scored twice and drove in three runs. Ryan Brenner had a pair of hits, a run and an RBI. Cole Stone doubled, scored twice and drove in three. Jack McMillan and Tibaldo Alvarez each singled and scored twice, while Alvarez also picked up an RBI.
Ethan Martinez allowed an unearned run on two hits and two walks in a complete game.
Paxton-Buckley-Loda 7, Herscher 6
The Tigers dropped the matinee of Saturday’s doubleheader in walk-off fashion.
Grant Wenzelman went 2 for 3 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Gavyn Westfall had a hit and scored twice.
Herscher 10, Paxton-Buckley-Loda 5 (five innings)
The Tigers bounced back by scoring five runs in the top of the first and leading wire-to-wire.
Maxx Becker doubled, scored and drove in a run. Josh McCormick singled, scored twice and drove in a pair. Ben Koranda slapped three singles and scored twice. Evan Cox had a hit and a pair of runs.
Wenzelman picked up the win by throwing a complete game, allowing four earned runs on 11 hits and five walks.
IHSA STATE FINALS
Bradley-Bourbonnais’ doubles team of Myra Zaheer and Josie Majka wrapped up their trip to state by tying for 14th place after bowing out in the fifth round of the consolation bracket in straight sets to Hinsdale Central’s Grace Kennedy and Sophia Elbrecht (21-7, 21-17) Saturday.
Moraine Valley 5, KCC 4 (nine innings)
The Cavaliers dropped their first game in their best-of-three NJCAA Sectional Tournament series in heartbreaking, extra-inning fashion.
Nick Anderson hit a solo homerun and scored twice in the loss. Wade Rankin went 3 for 4 with a run. Dylan Post had a hit and a run, while Jett McGowan had an RBI single.
KCC 4, Moraine Valley 1
The Cavaliers forced a decisive game three, thanks in large part to a monster game from Rankin, who hit a two-run homer and also had an RBI single. Cole Stigleman had an RBI double and scored.
Owen Behrens picked up the victory in relief, allowing one hit and striking out six over 2 2/3 innings.
Moraine Valley 9, KCC 5 (game suspended)
The decisive game was suspended in the seventh inning due to rain and will be finished at 3 p.m. at KCC Monday.