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Monday sports roundup: Coal City beats Plano

Published: Monday, April 23, 2012 10:43 p.m. CDT

Brandon Wills threw a complete-game four hitter against Plano in a 7-0 win by the Coalers on Monday. Wills gave up two walks and struck out six.

Cody Onsen had a single, triple and a homer for the Coalers while Brandon Tidaback had a two-run single, home run and three RBI. Additionally, Nate Natyshok was 2 for 4 with an RBI.

"We played a pretty good ballgame tonight," Coal City coach Jerry McDowell said.

Beecher 5,


Kwynn Rury was the losing pitcher in the River Valley Conference contest. He went 4 2/3 innings allowing eight hits, two walks and he fanned five.

Brandon Riggi pitched 2 1/3 innings in relief.

At the plate, Mike Goodwin was 1 for 3 with an RBI and both Cody Harvey and Chris Lardi had singles.

"We didn't play very sound defense today," GSW coach Jon Posing said. "Kwynn pitched pretty well, but we didn't help him."


DeKalb 6,

Morris 3

Brock Kukman went the distance and allowed three earned runs in the loss.

At the plate, Austin Conrod had a double and a run scored and Grant Schluntz had a double and an RBI.


Minooka 1,

Marist 0

The Indians won the non-conference contest behind the pitching of Jackie Lilek. Lilek went all seven innings allowing four hits and four walks while striking out four.

Offensively, Sara Novak had a single, Kelsey Smith was 2 for 3 and Mikayla Melone had the game-winning double in the seventh, scoring Smith.

In the frosh-soph contest, Minooka won 7-3.

Caroline Brown was the winning pitcher while Katie Vertin and Erin Rossetto each had a double.

Sandwich 4,

Seneca 1

The Lady Irish made a season-high six errors in the loss.

"Another disappointing loss as we kicked the ball around," Seneca coach Dan Stecken said. "We did not have much timely hitting until Lexi Trompeter hit a home run. We are a much better team than we are showing. Hopefully a little adversity leads to a quicker gut-check time with this team."

Morgan Murphy was the winning pitcher, allowing just three hits. Nicole Pihl was the losing pitcher. She allowed four unearned runs on four hits and three walks. She struck out four.

Beecher 5,


"We gave Beecher a much better game this time around," GSW coach Michelle Lardi said. "But we struggled on offense. The bats wouldn't get started tonight and because of that, we were unable to produce any runs."

Paige Lardi and Emily Foley each had a hit.

Katie Gretz was the losing pitcher before giving way to Foley who finished.

Manteno 12,

Reed-Custer 3

Morgan Luckey had two hits for the Comets while Brittany Mikel had a triple and Olivia O'Donnell a single.


Minooka 5,

Coal City 2

The Indians won the non-conference matchup with two singles wins and a doubles victory.

At No. 1 singles, Justin Riebe beat Dakota Collofello 7-6, 6-2, at No. 2 singles, Alex Shannon beat Carlos Shoemaker 6-1, 6-0 and at No. 3 singles, Shane McNamee beat Eric Quam 6-2, 6-2.

At doubles, the No. 1 team win went to Coal City's Tony Norris and Zack Pierard. They beat Scott Hohenwater and Matt Heckler 6-2, 6-1. At No. 2 doubles, Chris Schwellenbach and Caleb Froidcour beat Billy Fatigante and Tanner Harmon 7-5, 6-1; at No. 3 doubles, Andrew Juhnke and Austin Jansen beat Terry Blondin and Zack Vincent 6-4, 7-5 and at No. 4 doubles, David Kohler and Cody Bresnahan beat Eric McClean and Bailey Durkin 6-0, 6-2.


Minooka 112,

Romeoville 51,

Plainfield East 20

The Indians won the Southwest Prairie Conference contest over the Spartans and the Bengals.

Alex Wielbik broke the MCHS record in the pole vault on the day by clearing 14-0. That is a record that had stood for 30 years.

Additionally, Kurt Zumbahlen won the high jump at 6-0, the 4x800 relay team won in 8:33.93, the 4x100 relay team won in :44.52, Alex Pierce won the 3200 in 10:40.78, Zach Zamora won the 110 hurdles in :16.96, Erik Brick won the 800 in 2:11.8, the 4x200 relay team won in 1:37.5, Nathan McGuire won the 400 dash in :56.23, Zach Zamora won the 300 hurdles in :43.8, Joey Santillo won the 1600 run in 4:35.4 and the 4x400 relay team won in 3:30.11.

In frosh-soph action, Minooka won with 79 points and recorded 10 firsts.

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