The Fenwick baseball team’s game against St. Joseph at the Dominican Priory in River Forest on Saturday produced a total of 26 runs, 29 hits, eight errors and a victory for the Friars.

Fenwick (9-10) emerged victorious on the windblown day behind the big bats of Mike Trucco, John Planek and Quinn Collins. Trucco went 4-for-4, hitting a triple and driving in three runs. Planek also finished 4-for-4 on the day with a double and two RBIs.

Leading 4-3 in the bottom of the third inning, the Friars swelled the advantage by scoring five runs. Sam Ainsworth singled in a run and Ryan Fitzgerald doubled in two.

St. Joseph roared back in the fifth by scoring six runs, but John Buchta and Billy Meyer closed out the victory on the mound for the Friars. Buchta allowed one earned run on five hits in two innings, while Meyer retired the side in the top of the seventh.

The loss went to Tyler Sewall, who allowed nine runs – eight earned – on nine hits. He walked two and struck out four.

The Friars outhit the Chargers 16-13, but finished with five errors. St. Joseph had three miscues in the game.

Fenwick lost the opener of the series 5-4 on Friday despite a late-game rally. Fitzgerald went 3-for-4 with a double and a triple. Joe Patzelt took the loss, allowing four earned runs on six hits in 3¹Ú³ innings. He finished with no walks and two strikeouts.

On Thursday against Seton, Fenwick’s magic number seemed to be two. Jack McGann pitched a two-hitter, while Sewall and Collins both hit two doubles en route to an 11-1 Friars victory.

McGann finished with two walks and six strikeouts in five innings of work. John Rooney finished with four RBIs on the day, while Sewall, who went 3-for-3, drove in two runs. The Friars, who took a three-run lead in the first and boosted it to eight with a five-run third, scattered a total of 10 hits in the game.

In order to make up games previously postponed due to last month’s wet weather, the Friars were scheduled to play everyday this week with the exception of Friday. The team travels to De La Salle on Saturday (11 a.m.) to start a two-game series. The Friars will host the Meteors on Monday at 4:30 p.m.