Jacobs handed Crystal Lake South its first loss of the season, 6-2, in a Fox Valley Conference softball game Thursday in Algonquin.
Delaney Garden held the Gators, who were averaging more than 12 runs a game in their first 19 games, to two runs (both unearned) on eight hits with four strikeouts and a walk. Jacobs (10-5, 4-2 FVC) took a 3-0 lead in the second inning and was led by Savannah Svedman, who finished 3 for 3 with two runs scored.
Sarah Lynch and Katie Armstrong both were 2 for 4 and drove in one, and Abby Ziwiski added one RBI. Alexis Pupillo was 4 for 4 for the Gators (19-1, 6-1), while Emily Sulikowski and Christina Toniolo each knocked in one run.
Marengo 10, Johnsburg 0 (5 inn.): At Johnsburg, Lauren Aubry hit two homers and drove in five to lead the Indians (12-10, 4-2) past the Skyhawks in Kishwaukee River Conference play. Hannah Ritter was 3 for 4 with two RBIs, McKenna Skow had two hits and two RBIs, and Jenna Turner, Mikayla Wzientek, Dani Hartmann and Grace Houghton all had two hits. Wzientek had a double and one RBI.
Brooke Behrens pitched a five-inning shutout, allowing three hits with four strikeouts and a walk. Adriana Montewska had a double for Johnsburg (7-11, 2-4).
Hampshire 5, Dundee-Crown 0: At Hampshire, Miki Snider had a home run, double and drove in two for the Whip-Purs (9-8, 2-3) in an FVC win over the Chargers (5-12, 1-6). Katie Del Re tossed a seven-inning shutout, giving up six hits with eight strikeouts and a walk.
Del Re, Alyssa Cork, Shai-Ann Currie and Morgan Haefling all had doubles. Haefling, Currie and Shelby Siegbahn had one RBI apiece. Grace Dierwechter and Caleigh Gertz had doubles for D-C.
Harvard 7, Burlington Central 5: At Harvard, Kimmyra Neal went 2 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs as the Hornets (10-4, 2-3) picked up their second consecutive KRC win. Michaela Froehlich added a solo homer, Kerrigan Kotecki scored twice, and Jennah Brookner drove in one.
Cary-Grove 18, Prairie Ridge 11: At Crystal Lake, both teams scored seven runs in the fifth, but the Trojans (8-7, 3-3) came out on top against the Wolves (4-11, 3-4), collecting 18 hits, in the FVC win. Jill Deering (2 for 5) had a grand slam and drove in five runs for C-G, Alina Krembuszewski was 3 for 5 with a double and three RBIs, and Kelly Johnson was 4 for 6. Grace Clarke and Frankie Cruz had two RBIs apiece.
Mackenzie Scully (2 for 4, 3 RBIs), Kylie Leverenz (2 for 4, 3 RBIs) and Maggie Schremp (2 RBIs) had homers for Prairie Ridge. Isabella Crimaldi had two doubles and two RBIs, and Nichole Kiddy was 3 for 5 with a steal and two runs.
Alden-Hebron 11, IMSA 0 (6 inn.): At Aurora, Zoe Deeringer was 3 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs for the Giants (7-6, 4-1) in a Northeastern Athletic Conference victory. Deeringer had 12 strikeouts, allowing three hits and a walk.
Brea Knoll was 2 for 4 with three RBIs, Rachel Pahl was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, and Anna Webber was 3 for 4 with a double and one RBI.
Richmond-Burton 14, Woodstock 4 (6 inn.): At Woodstock, Peyton Bannon went 2 for 4 with a grand slam and four RBIs for the Rockets (10-2-1, 4-1) in a KRC victory over Woodstock (5-9, 0-6). Combined with Burlington's loss to Harvard, R-B moved into a tie for first place.
Rachel Baker went 2 for 4 with two runs and an RBI, Bella Spittler had three steals and three runs, and Jesse Klicker and Kaitie Regnier (2 RBIs, double) each went 2 for 4. Carys De Lucia was 3 for 4 with a double and one RBI.
Nichole Piquette was 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs for the Streaks, Kylie Ryan had two hits, and Katie Walsh had a double and a run scored.
Woodstock North 7, Lakes 0: At Woodstock, Ellie Thurow struck out 10 in a complete game and gave up only one hit and a walk for the Thunder (8-8-1) in a nonconference win. Thurow was 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, Chloe Vermett was 3 for 4 with a double and one RBI, and Mykenzie Selof was 2 for 4 and knocked in a run.
Huntley 11, Jacobs 0 (5 inn.): At Huntley, Michael Talesky was 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs as the Red Raiders (18-4, 12-2) defeated the Golden Eagles (8-12, 3-8) in their FVC game.
The Raiders remain one game ahead of Cary-Grove for the FVC lead. Jason Peters and Dylan Janke each knocked in two runs for Huntley. Evan Tocmo and Zach Model both went 2 for 3 with an RBI.
Pitchers Jimmy Fairley and Davis Pasco held Jacobs to four hits. Tommy Slavic doubled for the Eagles.
Prairie Ridge 15, Hampshire 3: At Crystal Lake, Dom Listi homered and drove in three runs as the Wolves (16-6, 10-4) won their FVC game over the Whip-Purs (13-7, 8-6).
Keegan Garis, Ben Harris and Jared Lindquist drove in two runs apiece, and Jacob Reichert, Luke Fiantago and Chris Rafford each had one RBI.
Matt Jachec doubled and drove in two runs for the Whips.
Cary-Grove 11, Crystal Lake Central 1 (5 inn.): At Cary, Quinn Priester struck out seven and allowed five hits as the Trojans (16-4, 10-2) beat the Tigers (6-13, 1-10) in their FVC game.
LJ Waco homered for C-G, which has won seven consecutive games. Jack Thompson was 2 for 3 with two doubles and three RBIs. Dymitri Kanellakis was 2 for 4 with two RBIs.
Alec Bolanowski had an RBI single for Central.
McHenry 8, Dundee-Crown 1: At Carpentersville, Jake Evans was 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs and threw five scoreless innings as the Warriors (13-6, 8-4) defeated the Chargers (4-14, 0-10) in their FVC game.
Joe Kaminski was 2 for 2 with three RBIs, Trevor Rockweiler was 2 for 4 with an RBI and Jaedin Kotecki was 2 for 4 with a double.
David Guzman (3 for 3) and Evan Echlin (2 for 3) accounted for five of D-C’s nine hits.
Richmond-Burton 8, Woodstock 1: At Richmond, Dalton Wood threw a five-hit complete game and drove in two runs to lead the Rockets (12-10, 9-3) in their KRC game over the Blue Streaks (4-11, 2-7).
Wood worked around 13 Woodstock hits and did not allow an earned run. Nick Ross was 1 for 3 with two RBIs and Clayton Jarocki was 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Rockets. Luke Uhwat also was 2 for 3.
Evan Bridges was 3 for 4 for the Blue Streaks.
Burlington Central 13, Woodstock North 0 (5 inn.): At Woodstock, Felipe De Avila and Luke Freeman had the only hits as the Thunder (8-11, 6-6) fell to the Rockets (11-8, 8-1) for a KRC series sweep.
Alden-Hebron 11, IMSA 0 (5 inn.): At Aurora, Brad Judson was 3 for 3 with three triples, four runs, two RBIs and two steals for the Giants (12-4, 9-1) in NAC play. Kyle Judson was 2 for 3 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs, Mikey Ellison had two hits and one RBI, TJ Pauly had a triple, three runs scored and one RBI.
Kyle Judson earned the win, striking out eight in five innings and allowing two hits and one walk.
Marengo 12, Johnsburg 3: At Marengo, Nick Wascher struck out six in seven innings as the Indians (9-12, 5-7) picked up a KRC win over the Skyhawks (7-9, 3-6). Wascher gave up three runs on seven hits and walked none. Aiden Smith went 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs, Wascher had a triple and drove in one, and Andrew Erbstoesser was 2 for 2 with two walks and one RBI. Ryan Wilwers added two hits, two walks and four runs.
Matt Harris was 2 for 3 with two RBIs for Johnsburg, Evan Frasch had a double and an RBI, and Josh Notriano had two hits and two runs.
Dundee-Crown 3, Crystal Lake South 0: At Crystal Lake, Katelyn Skibinski had a hat trick for the Chargers in their FVC win against the Gators. Skibinski opened the scoring in the sixth minute, assisted by Makayla Gotter, and added unassisted goals in the 36th and 79th.
Diana Santillan made four saves for D-C (7-6, 2-3). South dropped to 4-10-1 overall and 1-4 in the FVC.
Cary-Grove 7, McHenry 0: At McHenry, Jenna Stayart picked up her fourth hat trick, and second in a row, in the Trojans' FVC victory against the Warriors. Kenedi Jones had two goals and two assists, and Katie Glowinski and Kelli Ives added one goal apiece for C-G (9-1-1, 5-0). McKenna Sheehan and Sydney Schmidt combined in goal for the shutout.
Crystal Lake Central 3, Huntley 2: At Crystal Lake, Emma Bolanowski scored twice for the Tigers (11-2, 4-2), and Grace Rokos added a goal and an assist in an FVC victory against the Raiders (7-6-2, 3-3). Nora Ryan made eight saves for Central.
Emma Vasconez and Avery Fitzgerald both scored for Huntley, and Madissen Gough added an assist. Jenna Franklin made six saves and Ashley Lovins had 10.
Prairie Ridge 8, Jacobs 1: At Algonquin, Nikki Anderson collected four goals, and Abby Eriksen had a hat trick with three assists to lead the Wolves (13-1-1, 5-1) past the Eagles (8-8-1, 2-2) in FVC play. Chelsea Gale added a goal and an assist, and Reanne Weil had two assists. Sam Gablenz made five saves for Prairie Ridge.
Marengo 2, Johnsburg 1: At Marengo, Layla Rentner and Abby Burns scored for the Indians (5-7-3, 5-5) in a KRC win. Hannah Scholl added an assist, and Marissa Knobloch made eight saves.
Huntley 7, Hampshire 0: At Hampshire, Saarav Desai (No. 1), Thomas Patel (No. 2) and Matt Grubbs (No. 3) swept their singles matches for the Raiders (11-2, 6-1) without dropping a game. Julian Collins and Jack Adams won, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, at No. 1 doubles, and Drake Southwell and Justin Schee (No. 2), Ben Saiz and Andrew Burkey (No. 3) and Jason Coleman and Dani Dharmaratne (No. 4) each won in straight sets.
Crystal Lake Central 6, Dundee-Crown 1: At Crystal Lake, Johnny Wallace (No. 1), Luke Reupert (No. 2) and Joel Brickey (No. 3) all won in singles for the Tigers (10-2, 4-2) in FVC action. Winning in straight sets in doubles were Nate Kopp and Kolbe Wallin (No. 2), Austin Goze and Carl Weckerlin (No. 3) and Matt Dziewior and Matt Bass (No. 4).
JT Butcher and Sneh Shah picked up a 4-6, 7-6, 6-0 win at No. 1 doubles for D-C.
Crystal Lake South 7, McHenry 0: At Crystal Lake, the Gators (12-3, 3-3) didn't drop a set in an FVC win over the Warriors. Jackson Schuetzle (No. 1), Ethen Schock (No. 2) and Adam Russell (No. 3) won at singles. Alex Freeman and Will Howard (No. 1), Dan Minogue and Carson O'Connor (No. 2), Sam Palmer and Nathan Koh (No. 3) and Michael Herrmann and Alex Krawczyk (No. 4) won at doubles.
Jacobs 6, Cary-Grove 1: At Cary, Thomas Nelson (No. 1), Kyle Burton (No. 2) and Jed Philip Sia (No. 3) each won in straight sets for the Eagles in an FVC victory. Ethan Schmidt and Brandon Dinh (No. 2 doubles), Ben Cannon and Justin Brzeski (No. 3), and Alex Luy and Chris Kastritis (No. 4) also picked up wins.
Thomas Conneen and Ted Conneen won, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5, at No. 1 doubles for the Trojans.
Woodstock 6, Marengo 1: At Marengo, the Blue Streaks won all four doubles matches in a KRC win against the Indians.
McHenry 16, Jacobs 11: At McHenry, Ryan Starch had 10 goals and two assists for the Warriors in an FVC win against the Golden Eagles. Kyle Hephner added three goals and three assists for McHenry.
Prairie Ridge 10, Dundee-Crown 5: At Carpentersville, the Wolves beat the Chargers in FVC play.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
R-B Rocket Relays: At Richmond, Cam Reedy anchored Hampshire’s first winning relay (4x800) and its last (4x400) as the Whip-Purs won the eight-team varsity division.
Alex Surprise, Darius Nguepi, Riley Ciolino and Reedy won the 4x800. Collin Sylvain, Isai Morales, Jake Louis and Reedy won the 4x400. The Whips’ Ryan Higgins took first in the long jump and second in the triple jump. Sylvain, Owen Schrader, Giovanni Patino and Kyle Sese won the 4x100 shuttle hurdle relay.
Crystal Lake South was second with 66 points, led by Matt Reall, who won the triple jump and was second in the long jump. Reall also teamed with Jace Langguth, Dan Sage and Zach Borgert to win the 4x200.
GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD
R-B Rocket Relays: At Richmond, McHenry’s Holly Vogt and Jamie Howie went 1-2 in the long jump and ran on two winning sprint relays as the Warriors won the eight-team varsity division with 87 points.
Vogt, Howie, Karsen Cox and Jenna Pauly won the 4x100 and 4x200 relays for the Warriors. Jessica Letmanski, Taylor Stebbins, Ariel Pala and Lydia Zancho won the distance medley relay for the Warriors. McHenry also got a win in the 4x100 shuttle hurdle relay from Mya Cermak, Delia Irwin, Blossom Ramos and Catarina Calabrese.
Crystal Lake South was second with 72 points, and Hampshire was third with 64.
South’s Ashley Ciezadlo won the triple jump and the Gators’ Emma Murphy, Emma Heuck, Chelsea Greene and Mackenzie Aldridge won the 4x800.
Marengo’s Bailey Bertrand won the shot put and discus, which were not relay events, for all of the Indians’ 16 varsity team points.