South 15, North 1: Kayla LaPierre pitched a 1-hitter
with 7 strikeouts and had a pair of hits for the host Colonels (3-7, 2-1 Inter-High).
Antioch 10, Resurrection 0: At Antioch, the top-seeded Sequoits won their Class 3A regional semifinal in five innings, as Jeri Bonaguidi pitched a 1-hitter
with 3 strikeouts and no walks.
Verlander received a hearty ovation after ending his night with a perfect eighth before Hector Rondon took over for the ninth and finished the 1-hitter
Junior Lauren Clausen fired a 1-hitter
with 4 strikeouts for EG, whose multiple hitters were Morgan Leach (3-for-3, 2B, 2 runs), Jaimie Klicka (2-for-3, 2 RBI, 2 runs) and Clausen (2-for-3, 3 RBI).
Maine West 10, Elmwood Park 0 (5 inn.): Jessica Steingard threw a 1-hitter
with 14 strikeouts for the host Warriors (14-10) in the nonconference game.
Conant 11, Meadows 1: Teague Conrad and Daniel LaRosa teamed up on a 1-hitter
for Conant (5-10 MSL).
Maine West 5, Highland Park 0: Sophomore Abby Gawlinski fired a 1-hitter
with 11 strikeouts as the visiting Warriors improved to 13-9 and 8-2 in the CSL North.
Palatine 6, Conant 0: Shailan Rajpurkar fired a 1-hitter
with 6 strikeouts and 3 walks to lead Palatine (18-11-1, 10-4) to the MSL West win.
Elk Grove 11, Wheeling 0: Junior Lauren Clausen (12-3), who had a triple, tossed a 1-hitter
with 11 strikeouts as the Grenadiers improved to 19-5 and 6-4.
Hersey 14, Conant 2: James Denten threw a six-inning 1-hitter
with 8 strikeouts and 3 walks and added 2 double and 4 RBI with his bat as Hersey (12-10, 5-5) won the MSL crossover.