Daily Roundup: April 19 Games



By Drake Skleba
Senior Writer

For Games of April 19

Catholic League Crossovers

No. 7 St. Laurence 10, St. Joseph 0
Purdue-recruit junior RHP Mike Kornacker faced 15 St. Joseph Charger batters on Friday afternoon.The future Boilermaker pitcher retired all 15 Chargers to record a five-inning perfecto. Kornacker struck out six of them. Kornacker with his bat fell a triple shy of hitting for the cycle and plated four Viking runs. Viking senior 3B Zach Lewis hammered a solo-shot and doubled.

Fox Valley Valley

No. 8 Huntley 16, Prairie Ridge 10
Huntley (13-0; 7-0) outslugged Prairie Ridge behind the booming bat of University of Illinois-recruit junior Mike Skonieczny. The future Fighting Illini slugger went deep three times and plated eight Red Raider runs. University of Louisville-bound Colin Lyman singled, doubled, tripled, scored three runs and drove in two. University of Nebraska-bound Bryce Only had two singles two runs scored and two RBI.

Prairie Ridge (11-4; 5-2) was led by University of Missouri-bound Jordan Getzelman, who homered singled and drove home five PR runs. Joe Van Doorn added a pair of singles and three RBI.

Crystal Lake South 11; Cary-Grove 4
In a battle of FVC-Valley unbeatens, Crystal Lake South (10-0; 7-0) scored seven times in the first inning, and when on to crush Cary-Grove (11-3; 6-1) on Friday. Michael Danca led the Gator attack with two singles a double and drove home two Gator runs. Red-Hot Max Meitzler continued his hot-hitting with a 4-for-4 afternoon with a double and an RBI. Ryan Wilkening chipped in with a single triple and a pair of RBI. Eric Schiller improved to 3-0 on the mound with seven-hitter, with five strikeouts. 

Big 12

Bloomington 12-19, Decatur Eisenhower 2, 2
Bloomington s (11-6; 2-0) swept past Decatur Eisenhower in the Purple Raiders Big 12 Conference opening twin-bill. Junior Nick Chapin led the Raiders in game one, with two hits and three RBI. Senior Jacob Scogin went the distance to improve to 4-1 and chipped in with a pair of hits.

In game two, junior Jacob Whitcomb won his first decision of 2013 with a complete-game effort. Senior Roman Visintine, led the Purple Raider attack with three hits and three RBI. 

East Suburban Catholic

Marist 19, St. Patrick 2
Marist (4-5; 1-0) opened up ESCC play with a bang on Friday. Redhawk senior Conor Funk had three hits and drove home seven Marist runs. Fellow senior Marty Mehalek had two hits and three RBI.  

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