Wildcats stay hot, take pair from Urbana

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NCWHS scored seven runs in the third inning against Urbana in the first half of their double header, en-route to an 11-3 victory Saturday morning.

Zack Jones notched the victory on the hill with a dominant ten strikeout performance against just one hit and no earned runs over 5 2/3 innings.  Tyler Ott rang up two more strikeouts and gave up just two earned runs in 1 1/3 innings of relief.

Ben Smith (double, single, 3 RBIs), McCade Brown (2 singles, 2 RBIs), and Chase Hacker (2 singles, 1 RBI) led the hit parade for the Cats, with Jeremy Fischer (single, 2 RBIs), Mark Ogden (single, 2 RBIs), and Camden Schwarz (single) all delivering clutch hits in the victory.

 

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West also took the second half of their double-header 20-3 in 5 innings against Urbana on Saturday.

Camden Schwarz earned the victory for the Wildcats, striking out three while allowing three hits and no earned runs over 3 innings of work.  Ethan Stroyan closed with 2 innings of relief, recording two additional strikeouts against one hit and just one earned run.

Ben Heberer (double, single, 4 RBIs), Holden Lueck (double, single), and Max Deffenbaugh (2 singles, 2 RBIs) set the tone for the West offense.  Chase Hacker (double, RBI), Tyler Ott (single, 2 RBIs), Camden Schwarz (single, 2 RBIs), Ethan Stroyan (single, RBI), Jake Rutkowski (single), Matthew Pritchett (2 RBIs), and Zack Jones (RBI) all played a key role in the win.

The Wildcats will look to keep the streak alive when they travel to Peoria Central to take on the Lions Tuesday evening at 4:30pm.

NCWHS bats stay hot, down Olympia 17-7 in final home game of season

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NCWHS hit the ball early and often, recording 14 hits enroute to a 17-7 victory over Olympia at Parkside field Tuesday evening.

Jake Marti (4 singles, 4 RBIs) and Jeremy Fischer (double, single, 2 RBIs) stayed hot for the Wildcats, with Ethan Stroyan (2 singles, RBI), Mark Ogden (2 singles), Chase Hacker (single, RBI), Camden Schwarz (single, RBI), and Zack Jones (single) also coming up big.  Ben Smith (single, RBI) sealed the deal for the Cats with a line drive, walk off single in the bottom of the sixth to end the game.

Marti started on the hump for NCWHS, allowing just one earned run, four hits, and recording three strikeouts in three innings of work.  Tyler Ott closed out the final three innings for the Wildcats, giving up two earned runs, no hits, and ringing up four more strikeouts.

NCWHS will look to end their season with a win on the road against cross-town rival NCHS at 4:30pm Wednesday afternoon.

NCWHS jumps out with early homerun, coasts to 7-3 victory over Peoria Richwoods

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NCWHS jumped out to an early 2-0 lead on a Jake Marti homerun and never looked back, coasting to a 7-3 conference victory against Peoria Richwoods at Parkside field Saturday morning.

Marti (homerun, single, 2 RBI), McCade Brown (2 singles, 3 RBI), Holden Lueck (2 singles), and Ben Smith (2 singles) led the way for the Wildcats, with Tyler Ott (single, RBI) and Zack Jones (single, RBI) also coming up big in the victory.  Brown also added a pair of sparkling diving catches in centerfield to seal the win for the Cats.

Ben Smith pitched another gem for NCWHS, holding the Knights scoreless through five and lasting 6 2/3 – scattering six hits, recording five strikeouts, and allowing just three earned runs.  Chase Hacker came in to make quick work of the final out for the Wildcats.

NCWHS returns to action for their final home stand Tuesday afternoon at 4:30pm against Olympia.