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Sam’s Pizza opens Morris Pinto League season with win

Sam’s Pizza edged Dairy Queen, 5-4, in a Morris Pinto league baseball game that was the season opener for both teams.

Vaughn Mills hit safely twice and made a catch at shortstop for Sam’s Pizza. Dairy Queen got a home run from Jake Volk.

Standard Bank 22, Brandt Excavating 8: Conner Dearing, Ian Wills and Lexi Hunt had three hits each for Standard Bank. Standout Brandt Excavating hitters were Brody Brandt, Conner Ahern and Andrew Petersen.



Minooka Shorewood Home & Auto 4, Canal Auto Rebuilders 3: Joey Brandom, Danny Bader and Collin Kaufman pitched for Minooka Shorewood Home & Auto.

Minooka Car Care Collision 21, Minooka Shorewood Home & Auto 11: No further information was available.



Minooka Rivercats 11, Channahon Sports Huddle 4: Ben Cservenyak had two hits and Malcolm Walker and John Segura pitched for the Minooka Rivercats. Among the Channahon Sports Huddle players with hits were Zach Gessner and Billy Rath.


U Can Store It 5, Heartland Bank 4: Wes Owens went 3 for 3 with a double to lead U Can Store It. Two home runs and four RBIs from Will Gerard kept Heartland Bank close.

U Can Store It 1, Minooka Fire Department 0: Owens scored the winning run for U Can Store It on a hit by Spencer Bruinsma. Brody Luzbetak started a Minooka Fire Department rally that fell short.



Ritchey Orthodontics 6, Dollinger Family Farm 3: Two hits each from Reagan Szambelan and Sawyer Latarewicz paced Ritchey Orthodontics. Jessica Janicki and Abby Hayes were among the top Dollinger Family Farm hitters.

Minooka Ritchey Orthodontics 12, Morris Ritchey Orthodontics 11: Makayla Anderson hit a walk-off single and Shayla Doody, Molly Morack and Silvia Koren hit safely for Minooka Ritchey Orthodontics.

D.E. Thompson Rockets 2, Morris Hospital 2: Sydney Bruinsma, Briana Stimulis, Allison Smith and Peyton Lowden pitched for the D.E. Thompson Rockets.

Channahon Sharks 15, Minooka 3: No further information was available.


Minooka Ace Hardware 15, Private Bank 2: McKenna Cimino and Riley Anderson pitched and Addison Petrinos had a notable hit for Minooka Ace Hardware. Sofia Borjon and Paige Borton each had a pair of hits each for Private Bank.

Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers 15, Minooka Ace Hardware 5: Carlie Farrar and Taylor Mackin made two defensive plays at home, and Farrar doubled for Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers. Minooka Ace Hardware featured a hit by Mackenzie Huey and the pitching of Kaylee Brushaber.

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