Alex Nickel drilled three home runs to provide the bulk of Marian Catholic's offense in a 7-5 softball loss to Lockport.
Meghan Henson doubled twice and drove in a run for the Spartans (11-9).
Haley Earl went 3-for-3 and scored twice. She took the loss for Marian, giving up five earned runs in a complete game.
Bolingbrook 5, Homewood-Flossmoor 3: Meagan Donermeyer had three hits, but the Vikings (3-13, 2-7 SWSC) dropped a close contest.
Angela Roberts gave up two earned runs in six innings pitched.
Bradley-Bourbonnais 19, Thornwood 2 (5 inn.): Madison Schweitzer drove in a run for the Thunderbirds (3-13, 1-7 SWSC Red), but the Boilermakers scored eight runs in the first inning to break open the game early, and Thornwood couldn't recover.
News and notes
Seton's Foster to make visits: Seton Academy boys basketball player Alex Foster will visit San Jose State and Rhode Island next week, according to Seton coach Brandon Thomas.
Foster originally signed with Minnesota, but asked for a release from his letter of intent after Tubby Smith was fired and replaced by Richard Pitino.
He was a Times second-team All-Area pick and helped lead the Sting to a second-place finish in the Class 2A tournament.