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Area Roundup: Morris baseball loses at Sycamore

The Morris baseball team lost at Sycamore in a makeup of a Northern Illinois Big 12 East game on Wednesday. The Spartans won by a 6-1 score.

Preston Miracle was the losing pitcher while Ryan Borgstrom was 2-for-3 with an RBI at the plate.

"We did not support our pitcher today at all," Morris coach Todd Kein said. "Preston pitched a solid ballgame, but defensively we put him in some tough spots. And when our pitchers don't get any offensive support, it makes a tough day."

Minooka 4,

Oswego 2

Minooka scored three runs in the third and one in the sixth to secure the Southwest Prairie Conference win.

Tyler Desmarias hit a home run and had three RBI in the contest, Max Brozovich had a double and both Joe Carnagio and Mark Fox had a hit each.

Mitch Vogrin was the winning pitcher. She went the first 5 2/3 innings, striking out nine while walking four and allowing three hits. Trevor Maly and Josh Mitchell (save) also got in the game on the mound.

At the sophomore level, Minooka lost 3-1 despite a six hitter by Cole Thompson.

At the freshman level, Minooka lost 3-0 despite a four hitter from Nick Stallion. At the plate, Larry Roberds had two hits and Zach Earls did too.

Newark 18,

Earlville 4

Joe Hughes was the winning pitcher, striking out five in six innings of work.

At the plate, Tyler Wiesbrook was 2-for-5 with four RBI, Matt Fike 3-for-6 with two RBI, Kevin Klock 3-for-5 with two RBI and Mitch Schmidt 2-for-4 with two RBI.

Wilmington 11,

Dwight 4

Kiefer Kious was the losing pitcher for Dwight.

At the plate, Ryan Kodat, Carson Banks and Austin Gantzert had two hits each.


Morris 19,

Rochelle 2

Gabe Sajnaj was the winning pitcher for Morris, allowing six hits while striking out six.

Matt Feiden was 3-for-3 at the plate with a three-run home run. Cody Niewinski was also 2-for-2 with a double. Jake McDonald had two hits.

Coal City 7,

Westmont 5, 8 innings

Jared Skubic was the winning pitcher in relief of Nick Micetich.

At the plate, Skubic had two hits and both Micetich and Ryan Horrie had a hit each.


DeKalb 4,

Morris 3

Morris led 3-1 going into the bottom of the seventh inning but Barb hitter Sarah Friedland hit a three-run walk-off homer to win the game.

Erica Gualandi was the losing pitcher. She worked 6 1/3 innings allowing three earned runs and she struck out six.

Offensively for the Redskins, Leah Lines, Lauren Severson, Laney Torkelson, Kellen Bernickus, Taya Torkelson and Alex Cook had hits.

In the frosh-soph game, Morris lost 8-6. Emily Moore had a double, triple, two RBI and a run scored at the plate while Taylor Waters was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI.

Laurel Harper was the losing pitcher. She went six innings allowing six earned runs on 10 hits.

Coal City 16,

Westmont 5

Emily Aichele was the winning pitcher. She went all five innings allowing five hits while striking out six.

At the plate, Gabby Bonic was 3-for-3 with four RBI, Hannah Boresi was 4-for-4 with three RBI. Makenna Emerson had four runs scored and Madison Giordano three runs scored.

Seneca 15,

Lisle 4

Seneca scored six times in the first inning and then capped the win with a seven-run fourth.

Nicole Pihl, Chelsie McCormick, Sara Radtke, Kayla Haines and Sammie Stuedemann each had two hits for the Irish.

Kayla Haines was the winning pitcher. She went three innings allowing five hits and a walk while striking out one, Pihl and Terah Coughlin also pitched a scoreless inning.

Newark 18,

Earlville 4

Kristine Zitt was the winning pitcher. She went six innings, allowing seven hits and three earned runs while striking out five.

At the plate, Melissa Schmidt was 3-for-5 with three RBI, Kelsea Zitt was 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI, Lauren Tollefson was 3-for-4 with four RBI and Megan Malone 3-for-5 with a homer and three RBI.

Coal City 4,

Lisle 1

Lisle jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead before Coal City came back to win on Senior Night.

Sarah Sirovy was the winning keeper, making six saves.

Megan Jessen scored two goals for the Coalers while Jenn Druse and Donjeta Shabani also had a goal. Shabani, Brittany Jezik and Kristen Pearcy had assists.


Minooka def. Romeoville,

25-12, 25-14

Phil Hannon had 21 assists, a block, a kill and three aces for the Indians while Matt Svetlecich added six kills, two aces and a dig.

Also for Minooka, Maalik Walker had four kills and a block, Mitch Perinar five kills, an ace and two assists, Adam Holstine five digs and Luis Guerrero two kills and two blocks.


Minooka 5,

Plainfield South 2

At singles, Ryan Bozue won 6-3, 6-2 and Andrew Juhnke won 6-1, 6-0 for the Indians.

The doubles teams of David Kohler and Dane Christensen won (6-0, 6-1) and Nick Miller and Josh Sutton won (6-3, 7-6) while Shane McNamee and Kevin Murphy won by forfeit.


Seneca host Lisle and Coal City

The Lady Irish girls won the triangular by netting 126 points to 36 by Coal City and 12 by Lisle. Seneca claimed first place in all 14 events.

Those firsts came from the 3200 relay team (11:42.57), the 100 meter relay team (53.95), Caroline Collet in the 3200 (13:55.33), Lexi Wilkinson in the 100 hurdles (:18.01), Willow Stuedemann in the 100 dash (:13.66), Rylee Anderson in the 800 run (2:37.62), the 800 meter relay team (1:54.87), Emily Bowen in the 300 low hurdles (:54,61), Courtney Helms in the 400 dash (1:05.59), Stuedemann in the 200 dash (:28.61), the 1600 relay team (4:27.24), Anderson in the high jump (5-04), Helms in the long jump (16-09.5), Wilkinson in the triple jump (33-03.5), Madisen Warning in the pole vault (9-06), Brooke Larson in the discus (106-07) and Rebecca Henry in the shot put (35-06.3).

On the boys side, Lisle won with 79 points, Seneca was second with 57 and Coal City 50.

Seneca's Ross McCormick won the 3200 run (10:36.17) and the 1600 run (4:53.14), Johnny Wilson won the triple jump (37-11.25) and Cameron Ward won the pole vault (12-06). For Coal City firsts came from: the 300 meter relay team (1:34.78), the 600 meter relay team (3:43.03), Shondale Washington in the high jump (5-08) and Ryland Tondini the shot put (39-07).

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