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MONDAY'S ILLINOIS PREP ROUNDUP: McHerron's two homers lead Thornton baseball to win

2013-04-29T21:30:00Z 2013-08-20T18:20:11Z MONDAY'S ILLINOIS PREP ROUNDUP: McHerron's two homers lead Thornton baseball to winTimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 29, 2013 9:30 pm  • 

Antaun McHerron hit a grand slam and a two-run homer to lead the Thornton baseball team to a 15-5 SouthWest Suburban Red win over rival Thornwood on Monday.

Ronnie Cross was 4-for-4 and Jamal Towns was 3-for-3 for the Wildcats (7-12, 3-4). Jason Towns was the winning pitcher.

St. Francis de Sales 10, Seton Academy 0 (5 inn.): Colton Lopez yielded one hit and no runs while going the five-inning distance, and was 3-for-3 with three RBIs for St. Francis de Sales, which improved to 10-8 while remaining undefeated in the Chicago Catholic League Red (7-0).

Ryan Williams was 4-for-4 with a double and four runs scored, and Jacob Rozek was 3-for-4 for St. Francis.

Illinois Lutheran 13, Tri-Point 3 (6 inn.): Sam Geraci was 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs as the Chargers (14-2) rolled.

T.F. South 16, Hillcrest 6 (5 inn.): Tre'sean Hall had two hits, two RBIs, three stolen bases and scored three runs as the Rebels (11-8, 7-5) had little trouble with the Hawks.

Alex Schell was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and two stolen bases. Josh Jentry struck out six in four innings.

Mount Carmel 4, Loyola 0: Marko Boricich threw a two-hit shutout the Caravan (20-4, 9-1) to the Catholic League Blue win over the Ramblers.

Jason Gasser's hit a two-run homer.

Bremen 12, T.F. North 0 (5 inn.): Fabian Del Real had a double for the Meteors (11-1, 2-8) in the South Suburban Blue loss.

Rich Central 6, Homewood-Flossmoor 4: Patrick Sheehan was 3-for-3 and Jesse Forrestel was 2-for-2, but the Vikings (9-8) fell to the Olympians in a nonconference game.

Jeremy Orbik struck out nine in 5 1/3 innings.

 

Girls Soccer

Thornton Fractional 7, Richards 0: Monica Munoz, Nelly Alvarez and Nicole Vega had two goals each to lead Thornton Fractional (14-3, 8-2 South Suburban Blue) past the Bulldogs.

Bloom Twp. 9 Oak Lawn 1: Samantha Realford's two goals led the Blazing Trojans (7-4) to the win.

Andi Hernandez had a goal and three assists.

Crete-Monee 11, Rich Central 0: Amanda Baron's four goals led the Warriors (6-6-1, 4-0) in the Southland Athletic Conference blowout of the Olympians.

 

Girls Track

T.F. South triangular: Illiana Christian won 10 events, including three of four relays to beat host T.F. South and Bishop Noll.

The Vikings had 99 points, while T.F. South had 35 and Bishop Noll 30.

Illiana's Victoria Archie won the long jump (15 feet, 4 inches) and was second in the 100 (13.2)

T.F. South's Amber Bell won the triple jump (32-5).

 

Softball

T.F. North 12, Hillcrest 2 (5 inn.): Sara Daw had two singles and threw a three-hit complete game to lead the Meteors to the win.

T.F. South 8, Thornton 0: Ashytn Kapovich was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs to lead the Rebels past the Wildcats.

Marian Catholic 4, Joliet Catholic 0: Ally Wallace threw a complete game and Allison Spence doubles to give the Spartans (9-7, 5-5) the East Suburban Catholic Conference win over the Angels.

Alex Nickel scored twice.

Crete-Monee 9, Kankakee 3: Melanie Lambert hit a two-run homer and Abby King hit a bases-clearing triple to lead the Warriors (7-6, 5-1) to the Southland Athletic Conference win over the Kays.

Sarah Rizzo struck out five.

 

Boys Tennis

Marian Catholic 5, Marist 0:  The Spartans (16-5, 3-3) won all their matches in straight sets for the East Suburban Catholic Conference win.

Kyle Scheffers and Kevin Kwok won in singles. Tim laVelle and Patrick Murday, Paul Lamb and Sam Roche, and John Kirschenheiter and Chuck Helsel won in doubles.

Oak Forest 3, Illiana Christian 2: Kent Pitsenberger and James Zandstra won in singles for the Vikings, but the Bengals swept the doubles.

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