Wintlend drives in 5 for Hononegah

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ROSCOE - Hononegah bounced back from a loss at Freeport to top visiting Belvidere North in a 17-16 slugfest Thursday at Swanson Park.

Brooke Wintlend led the Indians with a three-run home run and a two-run single. Emilie Hooker was also 3-for-5 (two singles, double) with three RBI, including the game-winner. Carrie Anderson also belted a two-run homer.

Pitcher Ashton Melaas picked up the victory and Casey Neiber took the loss.

• BRODHEAD 8, CLINTON 7: The Cardinals edged the visiting Cougars Thursday afternoon, scoring five times in the third inning and hanging on for the win.

Ally Steiner had three hits while also getting the victory by pitching four innings for the Cardinals.

Sophomore Emma Brewer knocked in a pair of runs for the Cougars, who are still looking for their first win of the season.

• PREP BASEBALL: TURNER 9, BIG FOOT 1: The Trojans got a measure of revenge Thursday as they pounded Big Foot, allowing them to split the series after the Chiefs handed Turner its first loss Tuesday.

The Trojans got a much-needed stellar pitching performance from Mitch Seager, who went the distance and allowed just two hits and an unearned run. Seager walked four and struck out eight while also going 1-for-3 with three RBI at the plate.

Cory Walker, Drew Ries and Riley Phalin each had two hits while Kyle Hanaman cracked an RBI triple. Turner scored at least one run in each of the first four innings to take command of the game.

• PARKVIEW 4, DEERFIELD 3: The Vikings avenged a loss to Deerfield on Tuesday by scoring a walk-off win Thursday.

The teams matched single runs in the first, fifth and sixth innings before the Vikings closed it out with a run in the seventh. Riley Carroll pitched the first six innings, while Jarrett Brown picked up the win with a scoreless seventh. Carroll also went 2-for-3 with a double at the plate.

• VERONA OVER BELOIT MEMORIAL: The Wildcats swept the visiting Purple Knights Thursday. The Knights fell by scores of 6-4 and 12-8.

In game one, the Knights out-hit the Wildcats 8-5, but fell in a 5-0 hole from which they couldn't recover. Jaron Coleman and Brett Kiger each had two hits, with Kiger contributing three RBI.

In game two, Beloit trailed 8-1 in the top of the fourth inning when they exploded for eight runs to take the lead. However, Verona struck back with a run in the bottom of the inning to tie the game and four in the sixth to take the lead.

• PREP GOLF: TRAILWAYS MEET: Parkview finished third in a sixTrailways South Conference Mini Meet.

The Vikings finished with 186 points. MCDS/ALCS was first with 178 points, followed by Williams Bay (185), Parkview, Palmyra-Eagle (194), Pardeeville (228) and Horicon (265).

Thomas Korsholm of Williams Bay took medalist honors with a score of 39. Parkview's Isaiah Jester was fifth at 44.

Parkview's jayvees won with a 228 total.

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