Keegan Hayes retired 17 of the first 18 batters she faced in Saturday’s Class 4A Oswego East Sectional championship game before Julie Kestas struck out two in relief to close Naperville Central’s 4-0 win over Downers Grove South.
Metea Valley put up five runs in the fourth inning on six singles and one walk in winning 7-5 in Upstate Eight action Wednesday over host Waubonsie Valley. The win marked the first time the Mustangs have beaten the Warriors since 2011.
The Alexis Solak story at Naperville North began two years ago, when she was a freshman playing shortstop on the varsity. Although she hit .350 as the Huskies’ leadoff hitter that year, she made 28 errors in the field.
Benet’s firepower was a little too much for Marist as the Redwings pulled out the 5-2, 10-8 conference sweep. The games featured five home runs, two by the Redwings — raising their season total to 43, now 17 shy of the state record.
05/29/2014, 9:45am CDT
, By Jon Kerr | For Sun-Times Media | @prepspioneer
One game away from being bounced out of a berth in the boys tennis state tournament, the Vernon Hills doubles team of David Dobrik and Nikita Lunkov had a brief conversation with their coach, Doug Gerber.