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Area roundup: The Tigers baseball team uses 7-run 1st to beat Wolves

Lincoln-Way West's (8) Mike Bremmer 2nd baseman can not hold on to the ball as Joliet West's (1) Tyler Pransky is safe at 2nd base safe on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 held at Lincoln-Way West High School, New Lenox, Ill. Lincoln-Way West won 10 to 0 in 6 innings.
Lincoln-Way West's (8) Mike Bremmer 2nd baseman can not hold on to the ball as Joliet West's (1) Tyler Pransky is safe at 2nd base safe on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 held at Lincoln-Way West High School, New Lenox, Ill. Lincoln-Way West won 10 to 0 in 6 innings.

JOLIET – Few things will serve you better than a fast start. And that certainly was the case for the Joliet West baseball team on Thursday, as it posted a seven-run first inning on its way to a 10-6 victory over Oswego East.

Tyler Pransky and Ty Batusich each had three hits for Joliet West (9-6).

Plainfield South 3, Romeoville 2: The Cougars (12-2) scored the pivotal run in the sixth inning to emerge with a Southwest Prairie victory. Michael Bunch had two hits for Romeoville (3-9).

Plainfield East 8, Joliet Central 0: The Bengals (8-5) got an electric performance from Gavin Schmidt on the mound, as he whiffed 14 Steelmen batters.

Plainfield North 5, Plainfield Central 2: The Tigers sprung loose for a three-run sixth that broke a 2-all tie in a battle of district rivals.

Oswego 8, Minooka 5: John Forneris struck out six for the Indians (5-7), but the offense couldn’t match the Panthers.

Lincoln-Way Central 13, Bradley-Bourbonnais 7: The Knights (6-6) scored some runs early, and it held up for a SouthWest Suburban win.

Loyola 6, Providence 4: The Celtics (8-5) did little damage other than a four-run second inning and dropped a Chicago Catholic League game.

Coal City 14, Herscher 8: A nine-run second inning put the Coalers on the right path to an Interstate Eight Conference win. Mickey McDowell had two hits for Coal City (12-2).

Kaneland 7, Morris 2: Kaneland scored five runs in the first inning, and Morris (9-4) was forced to play catch-up the rest of the way.

Lisle 6, Peotone 1: The Blue Devils (6-5) mustered just five hits in an Interstate Eight Conference loss.

Clifton Central 9, Dwight 8: The Trojans (3-9) fell short in an eight-inning game as Cade Enerson and Cal Schultz each had three hits.

PREP SOFTBALL

Joliet West 21, Romeoville 3: The Tigers (8-5) erupted for 16 hits in an easy Southwest Prairie win. Lanie Chizmark led the offensive with three hits.

Minooka 3, Plainfield North 1: Samantha Norman struck out eight and limited the Tigers (7-6) to just four hits in the Southwest Prairie win for the Indians (4-10).

Providence 12, Mother McAuley 2: The Celtics had an eight-run first inning and coasted from there. Brittany Rabe and Teagan Sopczyk each had three hits for Providence (8-3).

Lincoln-Way Central 11, Bradley-Bourbonnais 1: The Knights (10-2) got three- hit performances from Gabriella Gedville and Amanda Weyh, as they cruised to a SouthWest Suburban win. Weyh struck out seven.

Plainfield Central 6, Joliet Central 3: Sarah Parker had three hits for the Wildcats, as they jumped out to an early lead that led to a win.

Richards 1, Lemont 0: Maddy Wallace allowed three hits and a run while striking out six, but the Indians took the tough loss.

Yorkville 3, Morris 1: Four hits were not enough for Morris (3-8) in a narrow loss.

Dwight 4, Clifton Central 3: Katy Edwards struck out nine, while Isabella Schultz keyed the Trojans (7-5) offense with three hits.

GIRLS SOCCER

Lincoln-Way Central 4, Riverside-Brookfield 1: The Knights (10-3) were led by Nicolette Gossage (two goals, assist) and Jenni Andjelic (two assists).

PREP WATER POLO

Lincoln-Way West 13, Andrew 4: The Warriors were led by Delaney Janosek, who scored seven goals.

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