Baseball: Libertyville completes two-game series sweep over Stevenson
Lincolnshire Tuesday Apr 24 2012 Libertyville's Evan Skoug (11) home after hitting a home run.| Michelle LaVigne~Sun-Times Media
Updated: May 1, 2012 10:08PM
Libertyville’s baseball team came up with a football score on Tuesday.
Highlighted by the hitting of Anthony Mack, Evan Skoug, Nick Coutre and Justin Guarnaccio — to name just a few — the Wildcats put 17 runs on the board against host Stevenson.
The Patriots countered with 8 runs on 10 hits but it was not enough.
Libertyville received some amazing results from the top of its order.
Coutre, in the leadoff role, went 2-for-5 with three RBI.
Hitting in the two hole, Mack drove in three runs on three hits.
And the No. 3 hitter, Skoug, knocked in four runs on three hits, including a home run.
Guarnaccio was the other run producer. He finished with two hits and two RBI.
Matt Vogt (two singles, triple) and Kevin McQuillen (single, doubles) also came through.
Darwin Townsend, Kyle Cibrario and Victory Scarpone had the other hits. Townsend also had an RBI.
Cibrario picked up the win. He was touched for eight hits over 5-plus innings, allowing only three earned runs.
Stevenson, which scored four in the bottom of the first inning, also had plenty of hot hitters.
Max Golembo, Willy Bourbon, Steve Galanopoulous, Anthony D’Angelo and Jack Karras had two hits apiece. D’Angelo and Karras had doubles.
Galanopoulous and Karras drove in two hits each, while Zach Novoselsky and D’Angelo also had RBI.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday afternoon, Libertyville completed the two-game series sweep over the Patriots.
Behind the pitching of Townsend and the hitting of Vogt, Skoug and Mack, the host Wildcats improved to 14-6 overall and 5-1 in the NSC Lake with an 8-4 win.
Vogt went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs. Mack and Skoug had two hits and one RBI apiece.
P.J. Newmann and Townsend also knocked in runs.
Townsend worked six innings and allowed five hits and only one earned run. He had six Ks and two walks.
Stevenson (12-8, 3-3) was led by Karras (1-for-3, 2 RBI). Galanopoulos and Novoselsky also had RBI.