Mariah Witvliet's eighth-inning single scored Daviea Cowans with the winning run to give the T.F. South softball team a 6-5 come-from-behind win over Reavis in its season opener on Thursday.
Cowans was 3-for-4 with three runs scored. Ashtyn Kapovich was 3-for-3 with an RBI. Winning pitcher Devin Pieper went the distance and struck out six, walked two and allowed five hits.
Beecher 12, Gardner-South Wilmington 2 (5 inn.): Sarah Crews, Mallroy Ivers and Savannah Soppet combined to throw a three-hitter as the Ladycats (1-0, 1-0) opened with a River Valley Conference win.
Isabel Woolsayer was 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs. Katie Howard was 2-for-2 with an RBI.
Seton Academy 16, Calumet Perspective 6 (5 inn.): Arian Rogers went 3-for-3 with three RBIs to lead the Sting in the rout.
Tiffany Ellis pitched five innings and struck out nine.
Beecher 7, Gardner South Wilmington 2: Zach Aring struck out 10 and was 2-for-3 with an RBI to give the Bobcats (1-0, 1-0) the River Valley Conference win.
Anthony Olszewski was 3-for-3 with a double, RBI and two runs scored.
Mount Carmel 7, Marian Catholic 1: Richard Fordon struck out five in four innings to lead the Caravan (3-1) past the Spartans (1-1).
Marian's Brad Bohlen was 2-for-2.
Reed-Custer 6, Crete-Monee 5: Reed-Custer scored three runs in the sixth as the Warriors (0-1) committed three errors.
Kyle Bumpass (0-1) struck out seven in six innings.
Seton Academy 15, Muchin Prep 14: Bryson Westbrook went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, including a walk-off, two-run single.
Greg Alexander went 3-for-5 with three RBIs, and Ryan Walker hit 2-for-3 with three runs and five stolen bases.
Shepard 2, Bloom Twp. 1: Mitch Nenn scored for the Blazing Trojans in their season-opening loss to the Astros.
Bradley-Bourbonnais 4, T.F. South 1: Gerardo Gomez picked up T.F. South's lone win, defeating Ryan Gross 6-2, 6-0.
Marian Catholic 5, Oak Forest 0: The Spartans (6-2) won every match in straight sets to beat the host Bengals.
Kyle Scheffers and Kevin Kwok won in singles, while the doubles teams of Tim LaVelle and Patrick Murday, Sam Roche and Paul Lamb, and John Kirschenhieter and Justin Matticx were also winners.
T.F. South 14, Reavis 1: Jessica Gomez won No. 1 singles for the Rebels, upping her record to 20-0 this season.
The No. 1 doubles team of Jenna Pasko and Shannon Pollard recorded a win, also bringing their record to 20-0.
Marian Catholic 14, Metea Valley 3: Celeste Friel and Sam Kinder had four goals each to lead the Spartans (4-1) to the win.
Robin Wilson had two goals and Corina Gonzales had five saves.
Richards 25-25, Thornton Fractional 11-13: Ruben Maciel and Jose Gonzalez had a kill each as Thornton Fractional (0-7, 0-3) fell to the Bulldogs in a South Suburban Conference match.
Bloom Township 2, Thornton Township 0: Isabel Aldape and Andi Hernandez each scored to give the Blazing Trojans (1-2) the win. Jasmine Villanueva and Erika Garcia had an assist each. Maria Narcisi had three saves.
Peotone 6, Crete-Monee 1: Marissa Diaz scored for the Warriors (1-2) in the loss to the Blue Devils.