Melanie Schadley's bases-loaded triple and Melissa Metcalf's two-run triple Saturday helped the Thornwood softball team hold off St. Francis de Sales 10-8.
"We played and won another close one," Thornwood coach Mark Anderson said. "We gave up 14 walks, but for the second straight day we won a close one."
Benet Academy 6-9, Marian Catholic 4-6: The Times No. 3 Spartans (13-10, 9-5) were swept in the East Suburban Catholic Conference doubleheader.
Susie Baranski continued her hot streak as she was 5-for-7 with a homer in the first game. Gabi Angellotti had two hits in the opener.
Allison Spence homered in Game 2 and Carlee Wisniewski was 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Bishop Noll 11, Hebron 3: Monica Martin hit a three-run homer and Brittany Anderson was 3-for-4 with two runs scored as The Indiana Times No. 7 Warriors (16-4) topped the Hawks.
Mount Carmel 8, Providence 6: Ako Thomas had a two-run double and A.J. Lewis hit a two-run single to lead No. 1 Caravan (21-4, 11-2) past the Celtics (16-11, 7-6) in the Catholic League Blue.
Scott Kapers got the win in relief.
Homewood-Flossmoor 8, Andrew 1: Jeremy Orbik struck out seven and threw a four-hitter as No. 2 Vikings (17-5) beat the Thunderbolts in a SouthWest Suburban crossover.
Kendall King and Cole Tronsen each homered and doubled for Homewood-Flossmoor.
St.Francis de Sales 12, Seton Academy 9: Michael Roggekamp, Erik Rodriguez, Ade Olaniyan and Joey Perez had two hits each as the Pioneers (11-8-1) beat the Sting.
Shepard 3, Illiana Christian 1: Kyle Van Kalker drove in the lone run for the Vikings (10-13) with a sacrifice fly.