ROUNDUP: Friday’s sports scores
Manteno 12, Grant Park 0 (6 innings)
The Panthers broke this one open with a five-run third inning and scored four more in the sixth to put the game out of reach.
Ryan Crockett was a perfect 4-for-4 on the day with two doubles, four runs and four RBIs. Dan Barrios also had a mistake-free day at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a double, two stolen bases, two runs and two RBIs. Eleven different Panthers had a run or RBI.
Ethan Pequette picked up the win on the mound by allowing three hits and four walks in five innings, adding nine strikeouts.
Clayton McKinstry, Sawyer Loitz and Lane Thiessen had a hit apiece for the Dragons.
Oakwood 3, Milford 2
For the second game in a row, the Bearcats suffered a heartbreaking walk-off loss, this time at the hands of the Comets.
Klaytin Hunsinger and Alex Barney each had a pair of hits and scored. Brady Marshino had an RBI.
Nick Allen took a no-decision after allowing a pair of earned runs on six hits and three walks in six innings.
Trinity 4, Hammond Baptist (Ind.) 3 (5 innings)
Down 3-2 in the fifth inning, the Eagles plated a pair of runs to take the lead that they held onto over the last two innings.
Caleb Kendragan and Mario Guastalli each had a double as one of their two hits. Kendregan had three RBIs and Guastalli scored twice. Collin Sharman had a hit and an RBI, while Nick Fraser had a hit and scored a run.
Oakwood 9, Milford 4
The Bearcats struck first with a run in the top of the first, but the Comets scored the next seven runs and never allowed Milford to cut the deficit closer than three.
Reyse Mussard had a pair of hits and a pair of RBIs. Maya McEwen also had two hits, including a double.
Kankakee 4, Momence 1
Injuries and needed recovery time ahead of the upcoming Pepsi Co Showdown forced five junior varsity players to see heavy time for the Kays, but they were still able to come away with an impressive victory.
Aiyana Lopez scored a pair of goals for the Kays, who also got goals from Emili Villagomez and Maya Howdeshell. Analee Villagomez and Ashley Pereda each had an assist.
St. Francis 4, Olivet Nazarene University 0
The Tigers out-hit the Fighting Saints 5-4, but couldn’t push baserunners home.
Ryan Campbell went 2-4 for the Tigers, while R.W. Rienow and Logan Matson each had a hit.
Tyler Guertin started on the mound for the Tigers and allowed four earned runs on four hits and four walks in 6.2 innings.
Olivet Nazarene University 5, St. Francis 4
Emily Carstens doubled Kelly Rinker home in the bottom of the seventh to give the Tigers the dramatic victory in game one of a two-game doubleheader.
Rinker went 2-4 with a double and a pair of runs. Carstens also had a pair of hits and scored a run in addition to her game-winning RBI, while Sara Beers was 2-4 with a double and an RBI. Alli Davis hit a two-run homer. Makenna Emerson went 3-3 with a stolen base and an RBI.
Carstens earned the win on the mound, allowing four earned runs on eight hits and two walks in her complete game effort.
Olivet Nazarene University 12, St. Francis 9 (eight innings)
Alli Davis hit a walk-off grand slam in the extra frame to give the Tigers their second walk-off win of the day.
The homer was Davis’ only hit in the nightcap, but she also scored a run after drawing a walk earlier in the game. Emily Carstens went 3-3 with two runs and an RBI. Alyssa Pusateri went 2-2 with a double and two runs. Sara Beers went 2-4 with two runs and an RBI.