BATAVIA – Mitch Boyer and Nick Rogalski combined on a no-hitter for the Batavia baseball team Monday as the Bulldogs walloped West Aurora, 10-0, in the first round of the summer state playoffs.
Michael Fossali ended the game with a walk-off triple while Joe Burke also added a triple to help Batavia (16-6-1) advance. The Bulldogs will travel today to Kaneland for a 1 p.m. second-round matchup.
Kaneland baseball tops Cary-Grove
MAPLE PARK – Kaneland’s Colton Fellows threw a complete game for the Knights baseball team Monday as Kaneland won its first-round playoff meeting with Cary-Grove, 4-1.
Nick Stratman (2 for 2, home run, two RBIs, walk), Austin Wheatley (2 for 3), Dan Hammermeister (1 for 2, double, RBI) and Connor Fedderly (1 for 2, stolen base, run scored) helped the Knights (20-9-3) advance.
Geneva baseball shuts down Oswego
GENEVA – The Geneva baseball team got a combined pitching shutout Monday from Mitchell Merges and James Prisco as the Vikings blanked Oswego, 3-0, in the first round of the summer playoffs.
The Vikings’ Justin Hasagawa notched an RBI single in the sixth inning to supply an insurance run.
The Vikings and Panthers waited out a two-hour rain delay.
Geneva advances to face St. Charles East in a 2 p.m. second-round matchup today at East.
East baseball hammers Harlem
ST. CHARLES – Reid Olson, Max Powers, Anthony Adduci and Monty Carbonell all doubled Monday to boost the St. Charles East baseball team’s offense as the Saints won their first-round summer playoff game against Machesney Park Harlem, 7-1.
Winning pitcher Mick Vyzral pitched a complete game, allowing one unearned run and two hits. East improved to 20-9-2 for the summer.
North Stars surge past Hampshire
ST. CHARLES – Tyler Madsen had two hits with a triple and was part of a five-run outburst in the bottom of the fifth inning Monday as the St. Charles North baseball team topped Hampshire, 7-2, in the first round of the summer playoffs.
Brendan Joyce and Cory Wright also had big hits during the rally, according to North coach Todd Genke, whose team improved to 20-1 in summer play.
Winning pitcher Zach Fick pitched three innings of one-hit, shutout relief as North advanced to host Yorkville at 3 p.m. today in the second round.
Post 342 advances in districts
ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles American Legion Post 342 baseball team defeated Hampshire, 8-2, in the opening round of district tournament play.
Post 342 will face host Wheaton in the next round at 7:30 p.m. today.