PREP ROUNDUP: Storck, Kaneland edge Yorkville
Trevor Storck threw a complete game Tuesday for the Kaneland baseball team in a 3-2 win over Yorkville. He gave up six hits and walked a hitter while striking out two, improving his record to 4-0.
Trever Heinle went 1 for 3 with a run and a stolen base for the Knights, while Tyler Heinle finished 1 for 3 with a run scored.
Kaneland is 14-7 and 7-1 in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference.
Spartans pound Rochelle: Sycamore got three hits and three RBIs from Alec Kozak, and the Spartans beat Rochelle, 12-1, in five innings.
Colin Eggleson got the win on the mound for Sycamore (13-6, 5-3 NI Big 12). He struck out four and walked one in four innings. Matt Godinsky had three RBIs and Mitchell Jordan was 2 for 4 with two RBIs.
“We played another good game today,” Sycamore coach Jason Cavanaugh said. “We finally got a really nice day to play, and we’ll go for the sweep on Thursday.”
Barbs fall again to Morris: DeKalb lost to Morris, 8-3, at Morris. Jeremy Karasewski took the loss for the Barbs (9-9, 3-5 NI Big 12). Danny Petras had three hits for the Barbs, while Jared Johnson had a hit, a walk and two runs scored.
“We’ve been running into the same problems. We don’t have a problem hitting and giving ourselves the opportunities, it’s just getting big hits,” DeKalb coach Jake Howells said. “We just can’t seem to string them together for whatever reason. We’ve been lacking when it comes to getting the big hit.”
Royals win again: Cory Bradburn struck out 11 in a complete-game shutout as Hinckley-Big Rock defeated Earlville-Leland, 8-0. Bradburn went 2 for 3 with two runs scored, and on the mound walked only one and surrendered three hits. Mitch Ruh was 3 for 4 with two doubles and four RBIs for the Royals (15-9, 9-1 Little Ten Conference).
“We’re on a roll,” H-BR coach Matt Olson said.
Errors cost G-K: Genoa-Kingston committed two errors in the top of the seventh that cost the Cogs in a 5-4 loss to Harvard. Adam Price took the loss for G-K (4-15, 2-3 Big Northern Conference). He threw 62⁄3 innings, struck out five and walked four.
Mason Lucca was 1 for 3 with two runs scored and Jake Langford had two RBIs.
“Adam Price was absolutely terrific tonight,” G-K coach Josh Latimer said. “The kid pitched, he had great stuff, kept guys off balance and got groundballs when we needed it.”
T’wolves win in 5: David Boehne went 3 for 3 with four RBIs and was a home run short of the cycle in Indian Creek’s 16-4, five-inning win against Newark.
“I thought we did a good job of setting the tone early,” Indian Creek coach Joe Piekarz said.
The Timberwolves are 8-12 and 7-5 in the LTC.
Hawks fall to Serena: Carl Nelson went 2 for 2 with two RBIs in Hiawatha’s 3-2 Little Ten loss to Serena. Grant Nelson finished 2 for 3 with a run scored for the Hawks.
Knights gets crossover win: Kaneland had 12 hits in a 9-3 win over Streator. Delani Vest earned the win, improving to 12-2. She didn’t give up an earned run while striking out three.
McKinzie Mangers was 2 for 2 with two walks for the Knights (20-5), and Allyson O’Herron went 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI.
Cogs win on the road: Genoa-Kingston got a home run, three RBIs and a complete game from Danielle Engel in a 3-2 BNC win against Harvard.
Engel went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs for the Cogs. Natalie Klein was 2 for 3 with two stolen bases and two runs scored.
Hawks get signature win: Hiawatha handed Serena its first LTC loss in a 4-2 victory. Pitcher Abby Turner struck out 13 and allowed just five hits.
Ashley Tamraz went 1 for 3 with a double and an RBI for the Hawks (8-10, 4-5 LTC) and Tatiana Spung was 1 for 3 with a triple.
Barbs cruise to win: DeKalb got a goal and three assists from Rachel Butler and two goals from Morgan Beaty to defeat Ottawa, 7-0.
Sophie Dumbacher had a goal and an assist for the Barbs (9-3-1, 5-1 NI Big 12).
Cogs win blowout: Genoa-Kingston beat North Boone, 7-0, behind two goals apiece from Ashley Grimm and Rachel Ellstrom.
Ariel Rylko had a goal and two assists for the Cogs (7-7, 3-3 BNC).
“We started out a little sluggish and weren’t connecting our passes, but once we got going things clicked in and we got several open looks on goal,” G-K coach Randy Tate said. “Ariel Rylko played a nice game at center midfield along with Ashley Grimm.”
Phillips paces H-BR: Down one goal at halftime, Hinckley-Big Rock senior Kaitlin Phiilips scored in the final eight minutes as the Royals earned a 3-3 tie with Timothy Christian. Phillips had three goals in the contest. Lauren Paver had an assist for the Royals (10-2-3).
Barbs finish 3rd: In a triangular meet with Rochelle and Morris, DeKalb finished third, scoring 28 points. Rochelle won with 83 and Morris was second with 35.
Dennes Spyratos was second in the pole vault for the Barbs, clearing 11 feet. Adam Nooncaster won the 100-meter dash in 11.8 seconds and the 200 in 23.69. Patrick Martin was second in the 1,600 in 4:45.9.
DeKalb wins triangular: DeKalb scored 90 points to win a triangular meet with Rochelle (38) and Morris (17).
For DeKalb, Jasmine Brown set a personal record in the long jump with a mark of 17 feet, 10 inches. She also won the triple jump (35-4). Jaylaan Slaughter set a personal best in the 400 (57.5) and won the 100 (12.89), 100 hurdles (15.99) and 200 (26.42). Desa Diedrich won the 800 in 2:35.2 and Sara Schafer won the 1,600 in 5:47.44.
Barbs lose close one: DeKalb lost to Romeoville, 9-6. Brooke Wilson won at No. 1 singles, 28-20, 21-18. Jaci Nguyen won at No. 2 singles, 21-19, 12-21, 21-16. Sandy Morales got a win at No. 3 singles, 21-13, 21-7.
MONDAY’S LATE RESULT
Sommerfeld leads T’wolves: Indian Creek’s girls soccer team defeated Plano, 3-1.
Christina Sommerfeld scored twice for the Timberwolves (4-8-1) and Sydney Bend scored to cap the win for Indian Creek.
• Tim Smith contributed to this report.