Shannon Hohman struck out 14 as Waubonsie Valley shut out Streamwood 11-0 Friday morning.
You only hit one first career home run and Waubonsie Valley’s Monica Sanchez’s first one was absolutely crushed. “It was right down the middle,” Sanchez said of the pitch she hit out. “It felt good off my bat and I knew right away it was gone.”
In an Upstate Eight game in Streamwood, Sanchez and the Warriors pounded out 15 hits in winning 11-0 in six innings against the host Sabres, as Waubonsie pitcher Shannon Hohman struck out 14 to win her seventh start of the year.
Naperville Central senior Sam Bransby edged Willowbrook’s Matt Burns, who denied Bransby a state title last spring, in the 400-meter dash at Saturday’s John Bell Invitiational. Downers North took home the team title.
The 400-meter dash was the unquestioned marquee event at the John Bell Invitational on Saturday in Aurora.
Naperville Central senior Sam Bransby was looking for a little payback against Matt Burns.
Winless in its first six games, talented Neuqua Valley has now put together a four-game winning streak after rolling past visiting Naperville Central 3-1 Saturday.
Neuqua Valley went winless in its first six games but everyone knew it was just a matter of time before the Wildcats found their form.
That time is now.
Benet outshot Glenbard South 31-3 in a 5-0 rout in Glen Ellyn.
Christina Stopka has a good last name for a goalkeeper.
But the Benet senior hasn’t been required to showcase her skills much this season.
Luke Brennan gave up four hits and struck out one in a complete-game performance in Naperville North’s 3-1 victory over Glenbard North.
There’s no doubt Naperville North junior Luke Brennan stomached some pre-game jitters during Friday’s DuPage Valley Conference series finale against Glenbard North in Naperville.
Brennan walked Nolan Jasinski to start the game.
Kristen Dodson scored in the 46th minute after having a number of scoring chances turned away in the first half to lead Waubonsie Valley in a 2-0 victory over Naperville North on Friday.
Time and again Kristen Dodson created an electric moment only to see a deflection, a slightly off-line shot or a daring save by Naperville North keeper Fiona Baenziger.
In the 46th minute her best opportunity availed itself and her persistence was not going to be denied.
St. Rita keeps its claim to the top spot, while Lincoln-Way North climbs nine spots to the No. 2 ranking.
Two new teams enter Mike Clark’s boys track and field top 10 this week. Find a complete list of the rankings here.
Neuqua Valley (5) cracked the top 10.