Crystal Lake Central’s Braydon Gibour had a grand slam, and Tommy Korn tossed seven scoreless innings for the Tigers in a 9-0 win against Deerfield in a Class 3A Vernon Hills Regional semifinal. Plus more postseason results in Wednesday's prep roundup.
Richmond-Burton squandered a six-run lead in the bottom of the seventh, but came back with four runs in the 10th inning to beat Rockford Christian, 10-6, Wednesday in their Class 2A Stillman Valley Sectional semifinal.
Crystal Lake South's Jackson Schuetzle will make his return to the boys tennis state tournament after playing through a stress fracture in his lower back. The Class 1A and 2A state meet begins Thursday.
Sam Sander and Lizzie Gray tallied goals for Crystal Lake Central, lifting the Tigers to a 2-0 win over Belvidere North in a Class 2A Freeport sectional semifinal Tuesday afternoon. Plus more postseason results in girls soccer and softball.
Richmond-Burton’s Taylor Davison hit a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the sixth inning, Hailey Holtz threw a no-hitter, and the Rockets beat Oregon, 2-1, in their Class 2A Richmond-Burton Sectional semifinal on Tuesday.
Margaret Slove fulfilled Richmond-Burton's goal of making it to the Class 1A state finals when she scored in the final five minutes Tuesday against IC Catholic to help the Rockets win the Class 1A Concordia University Supersectional.