Prep roundup: Hampshire's Widmayer throws 1-hitter
Hampshire softball pitcher Haley Widmayer took a no-hitter into the bottom of the sixth inning against St. Edward before allowing a hit into the left-field gap.
Widmayer moved to 1-1 on the season as the Whip-Purs defeated St. Edward, 11-3, Wednesday afternoon at The Dome at the Ballpark in Rosemont. She allowed only the one hit and finished with 11 strikeouts and seven walks.
The Whip-Purs (1-2) were led offensely by Aly Snider, who went 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs. Sara Finn also added three RBIs while teammate Ellie Lapi hit a triple during her 3-for-4 afternoon.
Hampshire's next game is against Elgin at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rosemont.
DeKalb 3, Huntley 2: At Rosemont, DeKalb's Rachael Johnson had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Huntley pitcher Haley Spannraft the loss.
Spannraft went all seven innings and allowed three unearned runs to go along with six strikeouts and a walk. Taylor Stone had an RBI and a stolen base while teammate Jessica Shields went 1 for 3 with a triple and a run scored for the Red Raiders (1-2) in the loss.
Quincy 8, Dundee-Crown 7: At Quincy, Brett Johnson had all three of Dundee-Crown's hits and scored a run. Zach Girard scored three runs while teammate Tyler Lewan scored two and walked once.
Chargers pitcher Nick Munson took the loss after allowing seven runs, five of which were earned, on two hits in a little more than an inning of work.
Pleasant Plains 5, Cary-Grove 4 (8 inn.): At Pleasant Plains, the Trojans had seven hits, including two from Will McGarrigle.
McGarrigle had two RBIs and a double during his 2-for-4 effort at the plate in the extra-inning loss. Pitcher Clayton Ramsey took the loss after allowing three hits and an earned run in the bottom of the eighth.
Jacobs 7, Cary-Grove 6: At Marion, Danny Vandewalker was 3 for 3 at the plate with a double and two RBIs for Jacobs in the win at Rent One Ballpark.
Golden Eagles pitcher Reilly Peltier earned the win after throwing six innings, allowed three runs – two earned – while striking out five.
Matt Sutherland led the Trojans with three hits, four stolen bases and a run scored.