Illinois Daily Roundup: April 22 Games



By Drake Skleba
Senior Writer

Tuesday April 22 Games

No. 2 Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin 4,Chatham Glenwood 2
SHG (15-1; 7-0) scored single runs in the bottom of the fifth and sixth innings to take-down archrival Chatham Glenwood (6-8; 5-3)  at Comstock Field in Springfield. With the score tied at 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth, Kevin Zanger hit a line RBI single to right, to give the Cyclones the lead 3-2. In the bottom of the sixth, junior Sean Mason crushed a solo-shot to give the Cyclones a 4-2 lead. Belmont University-bound Connor Etheridge (6-0) picked up the win on the mound but needed relief help in the bottom of the seventh from Cyclone closer Peter Young. Young retired the last two Titan batters to nail down the save for Etheridge.

Stanford Olympia 7, Bloomington Central Catholic 2
Stanford Olympia (13-6; 4-3) surprised the Saints in Bloomington. RHP Austin Brunner fired a two-hitter at BCC with eight strikeouts and seven walks. Ryan Schultz had two singles and two RBI to lead the Spartan offense. Bloomington Central (9-5; 5-1) with the loss falls out of a first-place tie with Mahomet-Seymour in the CBC.

Jacobs 2, No.18 Huntley 1
Jacobs (13-5; 8-0) slipped past the Huntley (11-3-1;5-2)  in a battle of the Valley’s best. McHenry College-bound RHP Riley Peltier (3-1) outdueled Hunley ace RHP Eric Luecht. Peltier allowed one run and two hits with 13 strikeouts to pick up the win. The Golden Eagles won the game in the bottom of the sixth on a huge Red Raider miscue. Golden Eagle closer RHP Jake Jemmi pitched a 1-2-3 seventh with two strikeouts to nail down his fourth save of the season in four opportunities. Luecht (4-1) went the distance, allowing one earned run and three hits.

Roundup from Tuesday's action is loaded with conference action all over the state. Enjoy ...

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