Saturday’s baseball roundup
Updated: March 31, 2012 10:35PM
Addison Trail 4-0, Lyons 3-10: Anthony Catanese hit the game-winning RBI for the Blazers (4-4-1) in game one.
Andrew 9, Marian Catholic 1: Pat McKeown (3-0) went five innings and allowed an earned run and two hits in the win for Andrew (3-0). Pat Elget went 3-for-4 with three RBI.
Bishop McNamara 8, Bloom 3: Drew Nichols (2-0) pitched a solid 6 2/3 innings for the Fightin' Irish (5-3-1), scattering four hits and striking out 11. He also had a big game from the plate, finishing 3-for-4 with a triple, double, single, and two RBI. Jake Tutt went 2-for-3 with two RBI while stealing two bases.
Bremen 3, Thornton 2: A complete game effort by Tyler Banovich, including one earned run and seven punchouts, was instrumental in Bremen squeaking past Thornton. Miguel Iniguez hit the game-winning RBI while Brandon Ochoa added two RBI.
Brother Rice 4, Jacobs 3: Garrett O'Neill threw a complete game for the victorious Crusaders (5-2), allowing just one earned run while fanning three. He also hit two doubles and batted in two RBI.
Downers North 2-3, York 1-7: Zach Miller blasted the game-winning homer for the Trojans in the first matchup. Troy Southard (1-1) had a an impressive, going all seven innings. David Wilk finished 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Elgin 12-7, St. Edward 2-3: Game one saw Ryan Sitter (1-0) throw six innings, fan nine, and allow just two earned runs and five hits for Elgin (3-2). Derek Strohmaier was a perfect 3-for-3, knocking in two runs while scoring four times. In game two, Kiko Mari went 6 2/3 innings, giving up seven hits and three earned run while sitting down five batters. Andrew Higdon chipped in three RBI.
Fenwick 10, Kenwood 0: Kyle Pulliga dazzled on the mound for the Friars (7-0), striking out 10 and allowing just three hits and one walk. Joe Parzelt (2-for-3, three RBI) and Ryan Fitzgerald (2-for-2, two RBI) provided the offense.
Fremd 9, Notre Dame 1: The Vikings beat up on the Dons as Lee Breitzman (1-0) earned the win with three strikeouts. Keith Browning (3-for-4) and Josh Jyawook (2-for-4, three RBI, two stolen bases) provided the offense.
Glenbrook South 5, Wheaton North 0: Sam Koloms was virtually unhittable in his season debut with a masterful 15-strikeout complete-game win against the Falcons.
Gordon Tech 10, Parker 0: Noe Arteaga (4-0) dominated Parker with 12 strikeouts over five effective innings of work for the Rams (9-1).
Guerin 3, Schurz 0: Anthony Mara (1-0) dominated on the rubber for Guerin (5-4), going five innings, striking out five, and allowing five hits and a walk. Kevin Kross knocked in two runs and finished 2-for-2.
Herscher 2-5, Streator 0-4: Jordan Ruckman pitched a complete game for Herscher (9-3), striking out nine in the first contest. His brother, Justin Ruckman, threw another complete game in the second mathup, striking out five. Landon Hoffman gave him some help in the second game, hitting a three-run homer.
Hersey 3, Evanston 0: The Huskies (5-0) won a low-scoring affair behind Mike Danielak's (2-0) 15 strikeout, one-hitter. He allowed just one walk in seven innings of work.
Illinois Lutheran 3-3 Shoreland Lutheran (Wis.) 0-0: Colton Moore (2-1) took game one, throwing seven innings and striking out seven. Illinois Lutheran (4-2) also took the shut-out win in game two with Grant Farmer going six innings, allowing a run and three hits while punching out seven. he was also 2-for-2 from the plate with two RBI.
Lincoln-Way East 9, Reavis 0: The Phoenix (4-3) cruised past Reavis as Brandon Nathan (1-0) picked up the win. He lasted six innings and gave up just two hits while striking out six.
Marist 6, St. Rita 0: No.14 Marist (6-2) knocked off St. Rita behind Mike Hearne (3-1), who went seven innings and allowed four hits. He also struck out three batters while finishing 2-for-3 and scoring two runs. Bryan Polak had a three-run triple and Marty Mehalek added an RBI.
Mundelein 11, Wheeling 1: No.19 Mundelein (10-2) easily defeated Wheeling as Bryan Wiener (1-0) threw for five innings, striking out five. Will Farmer batted in three runs and Ryan Borucki added an RBI.
Niles West 6, Buffalo Grove 3: Nick Reyes went five innings and allowed just one earned run and four hits in the win for the Wolves (8-1). Eric Stojanoff knocked in three RBI and Quinn Winkler went 2-for-3 with an EBI.
Nazareth 4, Sacred Heart-Griffin 0: Ryan Marske (1-0) dazzled in his season debut on the mound tossing a complete-game six-hitter while striking out 11. Dominic Purpura finished 4-for-4 including a double at the plate for the red-hot Roadrunners (8-0), ranked 20.
Oak Lawn 8, Harlan 4: Connor Niemac allowed no runs and no hits over three innings to earn the victory for Oak Lawn (4-4). Cody Marek ignited the offense with a double, walk and two runs scored.
Plainfield Central 13, Plainfield South 6: Joe Sparacio lifted Plainfield Central to the win in the cross-town rivalry, finishing 2-for-3 with three RBI and two runs scored.
Plainfield Central 10, Lockport 3: Matt Ryan knocked in two runs for Plainfield Central.
Plainfield East 11, Coal City 4: The Bengals (4-4) smashed Coal City, as Tom Vachon led the offensive explosion, going 4-for-5 with an RBI. Brandon Cymerman (5 IP, 2 K) earned the win.
Simeon 8, Von Steuben 3: Marshawn Taylor (2-for-3, RBI), Robert Fletcher (2-for-4, 2 R), and Darien Clifton (2 RBI) powered the No.8 Wolverines (8-2) past Von Steuben.
St. Laurence 12, Lane 0: Joel Rotkvich led the No.2 Vikings (9-0), going 3-for-3 with three RBI. Mike Kornacker earned the win, going five innings and giving up no hits while striking out eight. Zach Lewis finished 2-for-3.
T.F. North 13-10, Thornridge 4-0: The duo of Bill Wilson (3-for-5, 3 R) and Francisco Galvan (2-for-4, three RBI, two runs) sparked T.F. North (2-2) to the win in game one. Fabian Delreal was unhittable in six innings in game two. He struck out ten and did not allow a walk.
Taft 4, Maine East 0: The Eagles (7-0) shut out Maine East behind Lorenzo Aguayo's (2-0) two-hit, nine-strikeout game.
Tinley Park 4, Thornton 1: Ryan Bunn (1-2) struck out eight in the win for Tinley Park (2-6).
Yorkville 4, East Aurora 0: The duo of Anthony Romano (5 IP, 2 H) and Tom Kinney (2-for-3) helped lift Yorkville to the win.