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Prep Roundup: Green pitches Batavia baseball team to win against South Elgin

BATAVIA – Colby Green turned in the Batavia pitching staff’s first seven inning, complete game of the season on Friday, helping the Bulldogs baseball team knock off South Elgin, 2-0, in an Upstate Eight Conference crossover.

Bulldogs coach Matt Holm said Green was “absolutely fantastic.”

“Today he did a real nice job of setting people up, getting ahead of counts and getting the outs for us,” Holm said.

Green allowed two hits, striking out five and walking one. He worked around a leadoff triple by the Storm in the fourth inning.

Catcher Dino Simoncelli went 2 for 3 and right fielder Aaron Hurd added an RBI single for the Bulldogs (10-1, 5-1 UEC River), who outhit the Storm, 8-2.

The game was originally scheduled to be played in South Elgin but was moved to Batavia because of field conditions.

Geneva 11, East Aurora 0 (5 inn.): At Geneva, Jordan Touro and Tony Landi combined on a two-hitter for Geneva (5-6, 2-4 UEC River) in the crossover win.

Anthony Bragg homered and had four RBIs.


South Elgin 5, Geneva 2: At South Elgin, Geneva out-hit the hosts, 11-5, but was unable to overcome four errors in falling to 3-5 (1-4 UEC River). Emily Plocinski and Bridget Weitzel had two hits apiece for the Vikings.


St. Francis 5, Aurora Central Catholic 0: At Aurora, Anna Vonderhaar scored two goals and Andrea Ravlin had a goal and two assists for the unbeaten Spartans.


Glenbard North 4, Wheaton Academy 2: At Carol Stream, Wheaton Academy registered both its victories at doubles, including a 7-6, 7-6 win from Matt Hamm and James Drury in the No. 3 slot.


St. Francis 2, Benet 1 (25-20, 22-25, 25-19): At Wheaton, in front of a packed house, St. Francis (9-2) won a rivalry match behind big nights for Patrick Flood (12 kills), Jeff Jendryk (nine kills), Greg Churney (eight kills), Matt Metzler (six kills), Alex Shulski (16 assists, seven service points) and Robert Smith (17 assists, four service points).


Sandburg tournament: Sandburg 17, St. Charles North 10: At Orland Park, North (6-10-1) lost its tourney opener despite four goals from John Pretet.

The Eagles led, 11-4, at halftime.

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