Coal City got back to .500 in Interstate Eight Conference softball this season by defeating Sandwich, 8-2, at home Wednesday.
Nicole Borgetti and Taylor Meents each had two hits, an RBI and a run for the Coalers (3-3 in the I-8), who had Makenna Emerson go 1 for 3 with two RBIs and a run, and Kenady Clayburn score three runs. Winning pitcher Emily Aichele struck out six.
Coal City 19, Lisle 9, 6 inn.:
Aichele went 4 for 5 with 3 RBIs and a run. She was also the winning pitcher, striking out six, as Coal City scored 13 times in the bottom of the sixth. Leah Campos and Emerson had three hits each, and Meents, Abby Olsen and Carly Pavils had two hits each.
Seneca 11, Plano 1, 5 innings:
Jenni Nugent went 3 for 4 with a home run, two RBIs and three runs Wednesday for the Irish as they got two hits and an RBI each from Paige Hacker and Taylor Vandenberg. Rachel Sangston, the winning pitcher, struck out five.
Seneca 7, Plano 6:
Jenni Nugent and Taylor Vandenberg had three hits each, and Hacker a two-run double Monday for Seneca. RachelSangston was the winning pitcher.
Plano 15, Newark 9:
Megan DiClementi went 2 for 4 with two doubles, an RBI and a run, and Caroline Erickson was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs for Newark Wednesday. Shelby Hoddy and Jasmine Mitchell split the pitching.
Somonauk 10, Newark 7:
Erickson, who doubled and had two RBIs, and Lexi Zeznanski each had two hits Tuesday for Newark (5-5, 5-3 Little Ten Conference). Newark had seven errors, and its pitchers walked nine.
Beecher 9, GSW 0:
Kylie King and Sydney Perkins each went 2 for 3 Wednesday for Gardner-South Wilmington (3-2 River Valley Conference). Emily Foley (8-4) took the loss and left after two innings due to injury, with Maranda Residori pitching in relief.
Minooka 3, Plainfield South 0:
Mitch Vogrin pitched a three-hitter for the win Tuesday, walking one and striking out seven. Neal Tyrell doubled, and Tyler Desmarais and Cristian Sanchez both singled for the Indian offense.
Reed-Custer 6, Wilmington 3:
Brent Headrick (5-1) got the win in the resumption of a suspended game, striking out 11 for Reed-Custer.
Coal City 7, Lisle 5:
DJ Budde and Nate Chapman each had two hits, an RBI and a run. Nick Micetich drove in three Tuesday for the Coalers. Brad Littleton (5-2) went five innings, striking out seven for the win.
Lisle 8, Coal City 4:
Ricky Collins, Zach Spesia and Tom Youskevtch had two hits each for the Coalers in Monday's series opener. Chapman (1-2) took the loss.
Manteno 13, Dwight 6, 5 inn.:
Ryan Gaston and Karsen Kopmann each doubled and singled, and Chris Peck homered Tuesday for Dwight. Owen Pulver (0-5) took the loss.
Manteno 12, Dwight 6:
Ryan Folkers, Ryan Gaston and losing pitcher Peter Hansen (1-1) all singled Monday for the Trojans.
Plano 14, Seneca 6:
Brant Baudino (two doubles) and Matt Houchin (three RBIs) had three hits each Tuesday for the Fighting Irish (6-13, 1-5 Interstate Eight), and Austin Applebee was 2 for 3 with a double. The losing pitcher was Hunter Simon.
Plano 2, Newark 0:
Tyler Mulligan struck out four and allowed no earned runs in six innings for Newark Wednesday. Mitch Schmidt, who doubled, and Zack Ward had hits.
Somonauk 9, Newark 0:
Kendall Endres went 2 for 2 Monday for Newark. Kevin Klock was the losing pitcher.
Beecher 13, GSW 3:
Jack Davidson went 2 for 3 with a run. Mike Wise was 1-for-2 with two runs, and Brendan Elens was 1 for 3 with two RBIs Wednesday for GSW. Blake Marks took the loss.
Illinois Lutheran 7, FOFCA 6:
Josiah Blan went 2 for 4 with two runs, Cody Blan and Sonjia Shelly had two RBIs each, and Joshua Martisek scored three runs Tuesday for Families of Faith Christian Academy.
Sycamore 12, Morris 2:
Anthony Mare hit safely twice and scored, and Shane McTague doubled Monday for the Redskins.
Coal City 1, Wilmington 0:
Brittany Jezik scored the only goal Tuesday, her team-high third on the season, for Coal City (4-1, 3-1 Interstate Eight). Britta Spelde made five saves in net.
Minooka 6, Plainfield North 1:
Minooka (7-3, 3-0 Southwest Prairie) swept singles play Tuesday, getting wins from David Kohler at No. 1, 1-6, 6-0, 6-3, Ryan Bozue at No. 2, 6-0, 6-0, and Andrew Zurawski at No. 3, 6-1, 6-1. Winning doubles tandems consisted of Caleb Froidoeur and Dane Christensen at No. 1, 6-1, 6-4, Cody Bresnahan and Mike Cappel at No. 3, 6-0, 6-4, and Josh Sutton and Nick Miller at No. 4, 6-2, 6-3.