Wednesday’s softball roundup
Updated: May 23, 2012 10:45PM
CLASS 4A REGIONAL SEMIFINALS
Homewood-Flossmoor 8, Lincoln-Way North 6: Haley Gibbons was 3-for-4 with four RBI to lead Homewood-Flossmoor (18-14), while Jessica Taylor, Sarah Burke, Jocelyn Velazquez were all 2-for-4.
Sandburg 11, Shepard 3: Amanda Barna struck out 12 and gave up five hits in the win for Sandburg (20-15). Ellie Forkin powered the offense going 4-for-5 with one home run and six RBI.
Marist 10, T.F. South 0: Audra Hecker had four strikeouts in five innings pitched for Marist (15-21).
Trinity 13, Proviso West 0: Nicole Lavar hit a grand slam and Monica Garcia was 2-for-3 with three RBI in the rout for No. 16 Trinity.
Young 6, Morton 5: Zoe Nykoza hit a two-run homer in the win for Young.
Lane 11, Lincoln Park 0: Kaleigh Ambrose (15-6) had eight strikeouts and gave up two hits in a complete game for Lane (25-11). Emily Espinosa was 2-for-3 with five RBI.
McHenry 2, Zion-Benton 1: Kristin Koepke had seven strikeouts and gave up six hits in a complete game for McHenry. Danielle Walsh scored the game-winning run.
West Chicago 6, Downers South 3: Katie West was the winning pitcher and Jessica Wood had three hits and two RBI to lead West Chicago.
Loyola 7, Niles West 0: Nina Puch was 3-for-3 with one triple and three runs scored for Loyola (21-7).
Niles North 11, Stevenson 3: Jess Loy was the winning pitcher for Niles North. Jackie Lockhner was 3-for-4 with one double and Brittany Reilly had four RBI.
Neuqua Valley 7, Plainfield South 2: Jamie O'Brien (2-for-4, one RBI) and Brooke Meyer (2-for-4, one double, one RBI) led the way for Neuqua Valley.
Waubonsie Valley 6, Metea Valley 0: Shannon Hohman earned the win for Waubonsie Valley, and Jessica Sarch (2-for-4) and Amanda Minahan (1-for-3, two RBI) charged the offense.
CLASS 3A REGIONAL SEMIFINALS
Lakes 5, Antioch 4: Jamie Dykstra hit one home run in the win for Lakes.
Providence 10, Lincoln-Way West 0: Allie Strick (15-4) struck out eight in a complete game for Providence (24-12). Amanda Wilson (3-for-4, three RBI) and Ellie Bartosz (2-for-3, two doubles, one RBI) helped charge the offense.
Tinley Park 10, Rich Central 0: Cosette Tomita was perfect through five innings of pitching (no hits, no runs) in the win for Tinley Park. Alyssa Gunther, Liz Brezenski and Amber Buss all had two hits and two runs scored to lead a balanced offensive attack.
Payton 16, Muchin 1: Maya Rodriguez struck out 12 and gave up just one run in the win for Payton.
Nazareth 10, Morgan Park 0: Catherine Usher had 12 strikeouts in the win for Nazareth. She also had two home runs and five RBI, while Colleen McGivney had one home run and three RBI to carry the offense.
Montini 10, Brooks 0: Shaylee Lewis was 3-for-3 with two doubles and Emily Barg was 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and four RBI to lead Montini (22-14).
Kennedy 13, King 0: Nicole Radtke (8-4) had seven strikeouts and gave up two hits in the win for Kennedy (16-5). Emma Calvo was 1-for-2 with one double and three RBI.