High school sports roundup for Monday, May 3: Newark’s Joe Martin strikes out 16 in one-hitter


Newark 11, Hinckley-Big Rock 0

Joe Martin struck out 16 in a complete-game one-hitter for the Norsemen. Mitch Kruser, Jake Kruser and Tegan Kruser each had two hits for Newark.

Oswego 4, West Aurora 3

Devin Hoffman struck out four and allowed zero earned on three hits and a walk over 5.2 innings, and the Panthers (7-3, 2-2 Southwest Prairie West) scored two runs in each of the first and second innings. Brady Peterlin went 2-for-2 with a double, run scored and two RBIs and Gavin Arseneau was 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Yorkville Christian 10, Alden-Hebron 0

Blake Salek struck out 10 over five one-hit innings, Donny Barbanente drove in three runs and Brett Bridel and Trey Lombardo each had two RBIs for the Mustangs (8-4, 5-1).


Newark 8, Dwight 7

The Lady Norsemen scored two runs in the fourth, three in the fifth and a tie-breaking run in the sixth to rally from a 6-1 deficit. Kaitlyn Schofield struck out eight over 4.1 innings and had four hits. Danica Peshia had two hits and four RBIs.

Joliet West 8, Oswego East 4

Megan Leonard went 2-for-4 with a homer, single and two RBIs for the Wolves (7-2, 3-1), who had a seven-game winning streak snapped. Mia Corres was 1-for-4 with an RBI and stolen base.


Oswego East 6, Plainfield Central 1

Joshua Welge

I am the Sports Editor for Kendall County Newspapers, the Kane County Chronicle and Suburban Life Media, covering primarily sports in Kendall, Kane, DuPage and western Cook counties. I've been covering high school sports for 24 years. I also assist with our news coverage.