WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago lost its fifth game of the season by one run Monday, falling 4-3 against Metea Valley in an Upstate Eight Valley contest.
Austin Kordik went 3-for-4 at the plate with two runs scored in the losing effort, and Jon Michiels drove in two runs.
Alex Cabral allowed no earned runs in a complete-game pitching performance, striking out two while walking none.
West Chicago also lost a doubleheader Saturday against the Mustangs by scores of 2-1 and 8-4.
Dave Kordik allowed just one earned run in seven innings of work in the opener while Antonio Solis went 2-for-3 at the plate. Connor Dall drove in the run.
In Game 2, Dave Kordik went 2-for-3 with a run scored.
The Wildcats had closed out their UEV series against Neuqua Valley by dropping a 10-6 decision April 30.
Austin Kordik was 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs, and Ryan Koester added a home run and three RBIs. Solis added a hit and two RBIs.
West Chicago returns to the diamond Saturday for a doubleheader against East Aurora and will play the Tomcats again Tuesday before beginning a series May 15 against South Elgin.
The Warriors were held to three hits in a 4-1 loss Monday against Aurora Christian. Chris Johnson drove in the lone run with a homer and Jake Lindstedt, and Michael Moses each had a single.
Brett Albaugh allowed two earned runs in seven innings, yielding five hits while striking out four.
On Saturday, with Austin Ebeling tossing a complete game, the squad pulled out a 2-1 win against St. Edward. Ebeling allowed five hits while striking out eight. Offensively, Tanner Philipps was 2-for-3, and Luke Kram had a hit and RBI.
Wheaton Academy fell 15-1 April 30 in five innings against Marian Central Catholic. Bryce Sandberg was 1-for-2 with an RBI, and Kram scored the lone run for the Warriors.