Softball notes: Lemont star Sage Mardjetko off to stellar start in encore high school season

South Carolina recruit, after leading Lemont to state title as junior, looking ahead to collegiate career

Lemont pitcher Sage Mardjetko delivers a pitch to St. Ignatius College Prep in the Class 3A State Championship game on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at Louisville Slugger Sports Complex in Peoria. Mardjetko pitched a no-hitter against St. Ignatius College Prep to win the state championship.

Erin Metz takes on mantle of Wheaton North’s leader

Joshua  Welge

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.