Friday’s softball roundup
Updated: May 4, 2012 11:34PM
Conant 7, Barrington 1, 9 inn.: Miranda Cavin went 2-for-3 including a triple with two RBI and a run to break open a tight game for the No. 3 Cougars. Winning pitcher Briana Cavin yielded just an earned run and five hits while fanning ten Fillies.
Elk Grove 4, Buffalo Grove 0: Devan Parkison wreaked havoc on the Bison with three runs knocked in, while Andrea Starr starred in the pitchers circle with a five-hit, complete-game victory for the No. 7 Grenadiers (19-4, 10-2 Mid-Suburban East).
Trinity 7, Homewood-Flossmoor 3: Multiple threat star Chase Machain (16-4) earned the victory allowing no earned runs and two hits with six K's, in addition to slapping a pair of hits and driving home four runs for the No. 10 Blazers (22-5). Taylor Lang served as the perfect aide de camp for Machain's exploits with a 2-for-3, two runs scored effort.
Fremd 15, Hoffman Estates 0: Leigh Farina was 4-for-4 with a triple and three RBI and Megan Hubbard added two hits and two RBI to trigger the No. 18 Vikings' merry-go-round offense. Ashlynne Schwantz turned in a brisk five innings of two-hit ball with five K's to take home a victory.
Downers South 6, Leyden 1: Winning pitcher Alicia Bozek went 2-for-3 with a walk and scored twice to help the the Mustangs (16-9, 5-2 West Suburban Gold) hold down the Eagles. Jessie Andree (2-for-4, run) and Danielle Trezzo (3-for-3, two runs) joined the fun offensively.
Fenwick 2, Nazareth 1, 8 inn.: The Roadrunners blinked first in the nonconference extra-innings affair between area rivals. Olivia Soja worked all eight frames giving up three hits and striking out for to notch the Friars' close win. Ashley Parenti assumed the role of offensive catalyst for the Friars (13-7) with two hits and an RBI.
Glenbard West 4, Lyons 2: Hilltoppers' ace Taylor Langtry (12-5) went the distance, scattering six hits and fanning four as Glenbard West (14-9, 7-1) earned a solid West Suburban Silver road win.
Lincoln Park 13, Maine East 3: The Lions smashed Maine East behind sweet-swinging Tatiana Gonzalez, who finished 3-for-4 and drove home four runs. Amanda Ramirez shared the marquee with a complete-game victory.
Lisle 5, Reed-Custer 0: Melanie Early (12-2) mesmerized Reed-Custer with 13 strikeouts while yielding just a pair of hits. Kellie Brennan paced the offense with two hits and a run scored.
New Trier 6, Resurrection 0: Brigit Ieuter and Molly Morrison joined forces wth two RBI apiece to power the highly-regarded Trevians (19-3).
Oak Forest 15, T.F. South 1: The Bengals got busy thanks to the impressive bat work of Marissa Padilla (2-for-4, double, two runs) and Kylie Powers (2-for-4, double, two runs).
Seneca 8, Herscher 0: Winning pitcher tamed the Tigers with a complete-game, four-hit gem. She also made her presence felt at the plate with two hits and three RBI for surging Seneca (21-9, 9-4 Interstate Eight).