Softball: Sage Mardjetko records 750th career strikeout, pitches Lemont past Beecher in matchup of state-ranked teams

Mardjetko strikes out 15 in three-hit, 3-0 shutout, out-duels Beecher freshman phenom

The Lemont softball team poses for a picture celebrating pitcher Sage Mardjetkos 750th career strikeout after its 3-0 win over Beecher on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

“I just sit there and let it come to me. I try to make her look as good as possible, but she’s already looking pretty good.”

—  Frankie Rita, Lemont catcher
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.