The Genoa-Kingston softball team defeated Woodstock North, 10-3, Wednesday afternoon in Woodstock, winning its second straight game to start the season.
Rachel Joos got the win, pitching the first three innings. She was relieved by Baylie Ullmark, who struck out five in two innings, and Kendyl Strack, who pitched the final two innings.
Lexi Howie went 2 for 5 with a double, Strack was 2 for 4, and Ullmark was 2 for 4 with a double for the Cogs (2-0).
Spartans fall: Sycamore lost to Harlem, 6-4, in eight innings at home.
Sycamore (0-2) was led by Jordyn Shultz, who went 4 for 5 with two RBIs while Brooke English went 2 for 4 with three runs scored. McKenna Marcinkowski and Jasmyne Taylor each went 2 for 3.
Cogs roll: G-K used an eight-run seventh inning to break open a tie game and secure a 14-6 win over Woodstock North on the road.
Mike Kuhn went 3 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI while Jake Langford was 2 for 5 with two doubles and three RBIs. Jeremy Kaleta got the win, pitching two innings and striking out three for the Cogs (2-0).
TUESDAY’S LATE RESULTS
Cogs win opener: Ullmark pitched a complete-game shutout to give G-K its first win of the season with an 8-0 win over Johnsburg. Ullmark struck out 13. Paige Keegan went 2 for 4 with a triple and a run scored while Dani Mathey was 2 for 3. Strack went 2 for 3 in the win.
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
Kramer sweeps hurdles: G-K’s Brianna Kramer won the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.63 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 52.24 at the five-team Oregon meet. Katy Foulker took second in the high jump.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
Callahan wins hurdles: G-K’s Jonah Callahan won the 110 hurdles in 17.55 at the five-team Oregon meet while G-K”s Marcus Holley was second in the pole vault at 11 feet, 6 inches.