Emily York’s seventh-inning RBI double propelled Benet to an 8-7 victory over Carmel on Wednesday.
A player doesn’t get too many walk-off game-winning hits in a career so Benet’s Emily York celebrated accordingly when her seventh-inning RBI double ended Wednesday’s game against Carmel. “That felt really good,” York said. “I just wanted to hit the ball where it was pitched and hit it hard somewhere.”
Lincoln-Way East remains No. 1, while St. Charles East, Lyons and WW South all crack the top 10 after spending last week unranked.
With Malek Harris committing to Kansas State, that makes 47 players headed to Division I programs from the Class of 2014. Here is a recruiting rundown of this ultra-talented and deep class, as well as where each Division I prospect is headed.
With the recent spring commitments and signings from Sandburg’s Malek Harris (Kansas State), Springfield Lanphier’s Larry Austin (Xavier) and Morgan Park’s Josh Cunningham (Bradley), the recruiting window on the Class of 2014 is coming to a close.
As far as averages go, this stellar Class of 2014 surpasses the average amount of Division I players this state annually produces. There are now a whopping 47 scholarship players in the senior class in Illinois headed to Division I programs, with 14 players having signed with high-major conferences.