Illinois High School Sports Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Softball: Bihun, Neuman power Conant past BartlettRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Conant's Morgan Bihun and Sara Neuman delivered a 1-2 punch to knock host Bartlett out of the playoffs on Saturday. The Cougars captured their second straight Class 4A regional title with a 6-0 win at Bartlett.

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  2. Cahokia wins 6th consecutive Illinois boys' Track titleRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Cahokia Comanches have won a record sixth consecutive Illinois Class 2A boys' Track and Field title despite the absence of last year's champion in both the long and triple jumps. New Berlin won its first ever Class 1A title Saturday at O'Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

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  3. Softball: Newport escapes a couple jams, hits big double in Barbs' regional final victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    ROCKFORD – Bases loaded, no one out, top of the first – not exactly the way Morgan Newport and the DeKalb softball team wanted to start against Belvidere North in the Class 4A Rockford East Regional Championship game on Saturday. But Newport and the Barbs' defense got the next three outs, and DeKalb did just enough to escape with a 3-1 win and a trip to the Class 4A Belvidere North Sectional Championship at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday against Crystal Lake Central.

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  4. Softball: Kaneland advances to sectional with win over FenwickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    MAPLE PARK – Behind a six-hit pitching performance by senior Courtney Davis, the Kaneland softball team beat Fenwick, 10-4, on May 28 to win its own IHSA Class 3A regional. “Courtney pitched a good game and we hit the ball well today," Knights coach Mike Kuefler said.

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  5. Baseball: Kaneland's season ends in regional finalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    MAPLE PARK – Marmion took more than its fair share of lumps during the baseball regular season with 22 losses. Behind a stellar pitching effort from sophomore Brandon McPherson, the Cadets beat host Kaneland, 6-1, in the Class 3A Kaneland Regional championship.

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  6. Baseball: Breidigan, St. Charles East top Geneva for regional crownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Though he "strongly considered" offers from Division-III college programs to continue pitching, the right-hander felt his best life choice was to hang up the cleats and pursue his love of science and chemistry by studying chemical engineering next year at the University of Wisconsin. If Saturday's 2-1 victory over No.

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  7. Baseball: Sycamore avoids disaster late, beats Central for regional titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore baseball team avoided disaster in the bottom of the seventh inning to hold on to win the Class 3A Regional championship against Burlington Central 10-6 on Saturday. Sycamore held a 10-3 lead in the bottom of the seventh inning when Burlington Central came up to the plate with one last chance to extend their season.

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  8. High school softball: Johnson a dominant force for PeotoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The Peotone senior tossed a no-hitter Saturday and struck out 16 - her third straight game with at least 16 strikeouts - to lead the Blue Devils to a 3-0 win at the Class 2A Dwight Sectional championship. "It feels like she keeps saving her best performance for the next game," said Peotone coach Zach Myers.

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  9. High school baseball: Reed-Custer's Wilkins puts it in cruise controlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The last time Reed-Custer's Eddie Wilkins was on the pitcher's mound he wasn't very happy with things. He must of got past it as there were smiles all around involving everything Wilkins did on Saturday as he struck out 14 batters in helping lift Reed-Custer to a 3-1 victory over St. Bede in the Seneca Class 2A Sectional championship.

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  10. Baseball: Cristofaro, Neuqua Valley squeeze out winRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Herald

    With the bases loaded and his baseball team leading by a run in the fifth inning Saturday, Tyler Cristofaro was hoping to put a good swing on the upcoming full-count pitch. Quickly switching gears, the junior executed the perfect squeeze play, pushing across the eventual winning run in a 4-3 victory over Naperville Central in the Class 4A Bolingbrook regional final.

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  11. McPherson, Marmion baseball quiet Kaneland, win 3A regionalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    MAPLE PARK – Marmion took more than its fair share of lumps during the baseball regular season with 22 losses. Behind a stellar pitching effort from sophomore Brandon McPherson, the Cadets beat host Kaneland, 6-1, in the Class 3A Kaneland Regional championship.

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  12. East baseball squeezes most out of attack, tops Geneva for regional titleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The host St. Charles East baseball team had to take advantage of any scoring opportunities it had in May 28's IHSA Class 4A regional title game against Geneva, since runners in scoring position were few and far between. And the Saints did, scoring all the runs they needed on a suicide squeeze and a fielder's choice to beat Geneva, 2-1, to win the crown on their own diamond, their first regional title since 2013.

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  13. Geneva softball encounters 'tough combination' in regional final lossRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – Both Downers Grove North softball coach Eric Landschoot and Geneva counterpart Greg Dierks knew their respective teams were in for a tough pitching matchup in the 4A Geneva Regional championship. That notion crystallized May 28, as the Trojans outlasted the Vikings, 4-0, to take the regional championship and move on to the Plainfield East Sectional next week.

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  14. North softball goes extra mile to win own 4A regionalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    To be sure, the North Stars' ability to "Make the play after the play" produced a tide-turning, sixth-inning double play on the basepaths against Lake Park on May 28. Armed with renewed momentum, North held on to win its own IHSA Class 4A regional, 2-1, advancing to June 1's Schaumburg Sectional semifinal against Conant, where the opportunity to make even more plays awaits. "We all have the same goal," North Stars junior center fielder Jordyn Wolfe said.

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  15. State boys tennis entries reflect on swan songsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A third-set tiebreaker did in the last remaining Kane County Chronicle-area boys tennis players in IHSA state tournament on May 27. The St. Charles North doubles team of Matt Ernst and Matt Kramer had rallied to take the second set in their fourth-round consolation match against Lyons Township's Demetri Triantafel and Matt Dickett to force the tiebreaker. “I really don't know what the problem is.

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  16. Sycamore plays Kaneland girls soccer's foil again in sectional finalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Sycamore's Claire Schroeder clears the ball off the far post in one of Kaneland's closest attempts at scoring in the IHSA Class 2A DeKalb Sectional girls soccer championship on May 27. Sycamore beat Kaneland, 1-0. DeKALB – For about five minutes after Sycamore girls soccer defender Claire Schroeder used her body to turn away what would have been a Kaneland goal, the Spartans senior said she was a little distracted.

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  17. North girls soccer holds off Geneva for sectional championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Hailey Rydberg took a touch, and drilled a pass from Jordan Karom past Geneva goalkeeper Emma Harkleroad less than seven minutes into the IHSA Class 3A Bartlett Sectional girls soccer championship. Little did the North Stars know that would be all they needed as a 1-0 victory, though not easy, helped North capture the program's fourth sectional title in seven years May 27. It wasn't an easy last 73 minutes after the Rydberg goal, as couple of late Geneva chances fell by the wayside, and North moved on to face New Trier in an essential road game at the New Trier Supersectional 7 p.m. May 31. "When you get to a sectional final, Xs and Os kind of go out the window," North first-year head coach Brian Harks said.

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  18. Dawn Patrol: Cubs top Brewers in 13 innningsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Pitcher Travis Wood drove in the go-ahead run when he walked with the bases loaded in the 13th inning after getting out of bases-loaded jam in the 12th to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Full story .

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  19. Girls track and field: State meet scouting, NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Quick take -- Lincoln-Way East appears to have the firepower to fuel a fourth straight Class 3A state title run. The Griffins have the top sectional mark in the 400, 800, and 1,600 relays.

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  20. Area Roundup: Berggren's no-no lifts Huskers past HBRRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Times

    There's no better way to start the postseason than the way Trace Berggren did for the Serena Huskers on Wednesday afternoon. Berggren fired a no-hitter, striking out 12 and walking only one as the Huskers whipped Hinckley-Big Rock 10-0 in six innings in the semifinals of the Royals' Class 1A Regional here at Kenny Field.

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