May 4, 2015
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Saturday prep baseball roundup

Ottawa 10, Sandwich 2
OTTAWA, Ill. – Ottawa got the bats going Saturday, cranking out 10 hits in a 10-2 rout of Sandwich.

John Carroll was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, Seth Coffey added a two-run single and Cahill Horner finished with a pair of hits as Ottawa (10-14) rolled on Senior Day.

Tripp Walsh earned the win in relief, tossing two perfect innings. Walsh, starting pitcher Michael Donovan and Garrett Hoffman combined to hold Sandwich to just four hits. Hoffman, who entered in the fifth inning with the Pirates leading 4-1, was credited with a save.

Austin Smith had a double for the Indians.

Ottawa hosts Sterling on Tuesday. Coverage on WCMY 1430 begins at 4:25.

Marquette 10, Alden-Hebron 1
OTTAWA, Ill. – Marquette wrapped up its regular season with a 10-1 rout of Alden-Hebron at the Johnny Mac Tournament.

The Crusaders (27-6) jumped out to a 7-0 lead right out of the gate and never looked back. C.J. Norman had a two-run double for Marquette and Nolan Durdan plated two runs as well.

Patrick Killelea threw three shutout innings to earn his seventh win of the season. The senior struck out five while allowing two hits and three walks.

Marquette opens postseason play against Prairie Central on Wednesday in Minonk.

Somonauk 7, Hiawatha 6 (8 innings)
KIRKLAND, Ill. – Somonauk earned its eight consecutive Little Ten Conference championship with a 7-6 extra-inning victory over Hiawatha.

Jacob Kenyon had a pair of doubles and two RBIs for the Bobcats (18-4, 15-1 LTC), Trevor McCoy tallied three hits and two RBIs and Johnny Johnson scratched out three hits as well.

A six-run third inning for Hiawatha erased an early 5-0 Bobcats lead. Starting pitcher Nick Saltzman allowed the first three runs before he was lifted for McCoy, who allowed another three runners to come across before shutting out the Hawks the rest of the way.

Somonauk begins its postseason run on Wednesday in Serena. They will face the winner of Monday’s regional quarterfinal between Dwight and Newark.

Marquette 4, Henry-Senachwine 2
Marquette 14, Henry-Senachwine 0 (5 innings)

After narrowly holding off Henry-Senachwine in the first game of a doubleheader, Marquette left no doubt about the outcome in the second game.

The Crusaders' JV pounded out 12 hits in the second half of Saturday's twin bill, closing out the season with 14-0 in five innings after holding off the Mallards in the first game 4-2.

Zack Haben allowed just three hits and a walk in the second game to earn the victory.Josh Kowalski and Colton Oakes each had three hits, while Ben Kowalski and Joe Hawks drove in two runs apiece.

In the first game, Bryce Fanti allowed two runs and scattered six hits over seven innings, striking out 13 batters to earn the win. He also collected a pair of hits.

Marquette finished the season 13-4.
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