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Cissna Park 3, Fisher 2

The Timberwolves rallied to score the last three runs of the game, including Bailey Sluis’ RBI in the top of the seventh that drove in Keegan Boyle, to knock off the Bunnies on opening day.

Sluis had a pair of hits, including a double, on the evening. Boyle also doubled, and Ian Rogers and Rudy King also had a hit and RBI apiece.

Mario Renteria started on the mound for the Timberwolves, allowing two earned runs on two hits and three walks in four innings. His brother, Damian Renteria, earned the relief victory by striking out six and allowing two hits in three scoreless innings.

Wilmington 2, Joliet West 0

Conner Dempsay was tremendous on the hill for the Wildcats as they picked up their first win of the young season Monday. He allowed just four hits and a walk in 5 1/3 innings of scoreless ball, and Nolan Smith finished off the shutout by giving up just one hit and one walk during the final 1 2/3 innings.At the dish, Mark Youngquist went 2-3 with the Wildcats’ lone RBI. Smith went 1-3 with a run scored, and Kyle Lewis also scored a run and was 1-4 at the plate.

Families of Faith 7, Grace Christian 0

Four errors cost the Crusaders five unearned runs in a game they fell behind in early and never recovered from.

Nate Kemnentz allowed just one earned run on three hits and six walks during 3 1/3 innings, but Families of Faith also put up four of their five unearned runs with him on the bump.

Will LaMore had the Crusaders’ lone hit and also drew a walk.

SOFTBALL

Watseka 10, Grant Park 0 (5 innings)

It was the Magan Harris show in Watseka on Monday, where the senior pitcher pitched five innings of one-hit ball and helped her own cause with a three-run homer.

Courtney Thompson went 3-4 for the Warriors with a double, two RBIs and a run. Kennedy Bauer and Hailey Lazarov each had a hit, a run and an RBI.

Sarah DeJonge had the Dragons’ lone hit.

Dwight 12, Fieldcrest 11

The Trojans rallied to score eight runs in the final two frames to narrowly knock off the Knights in a game that saw a combined 31 hits.

The Trojans had 15 hits, led by a spectacular day at the dish from Katy Edwards. Edwards went 4-5 with two doubles, three RBIs and a pair of runs. Jordan Schultz went 3-4 with two doubles, a triple, two RBIs and three runs.

Kayla Kodat and Danielle Carlson each drove in a pair and scored once, with Carlson picking up a pair of hits, including a double, and Kodat finishing with one hit.

Kelly Deterding and Isabele Schultz each had a double and single, the former driving in one run and the latter driving in two.

Edwards earned the win, allowing 10 earned runs on 16 hits in seven innings of work.

GIRLS SOCCER

Peotone 4, Crete-Monee 2

Dani Piper and McKenna Evans each scored a pair of goals in the Blue Devils’ first action of the season.Piper also assisted each of Evans’ goals, and Ray Kendra also had an assist.

Bradley-Bourbonnais 3, Lockport 0

No stats were reported for this game.

COLLEGE BASEBALL

KCC 11, Sauk Valley 1 (5 innings)

Nick Anderson had a perfect 3-3 day at the plate, including two runs scored and a three-run triple for the Cavaliers. Dylan Post also had a three-run triple.

Wade Rankin went 3-3 and finished a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. Michael Machnic had a pair of hits and a pair of RBIs. Cole Stigleman scored twice and drove in a run, and Cole Eshelman went 1-3 with a run and two RBIs.

Bobby Nowak threw all five innings for the Cavaliers, allowing an unearned run on two hits and a walk.

KCC 10, Sauk Valley 0 (6 innings)

The Cavaliers picked up their second 10-run-rule victory of the day in Monday’s nightcap that saw four players record multi-hit games.

Cole Stigleman had two hits, two walks and two runs. Koltan Moore had a pair of hits, including a triple, and two RBIs and a run scored. Nick Anderson and Alex Hoss each had two hits, two RBIs and a run scored.

Dylan Post went 1-3 with a walk, an RBI and two runs. Michael Machnic and Jaret Humphrey each had a hit and a run, and Wade Rankin had a hit and an RBI.

Owen Behrens earned the win by striking out four in two perfect frames. Jacob Duffy also struck out four while allowing a hit and a walk in four scoreless innings.

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