Senior Owen Murphy had a perfectly great week for the Riverside-Brookfield High School baseball team.
Murphy pitched a six-inning perfect game as the Bulldogs defeated St. Patrick 10-0 on April 5. Murphy also struck out 17 of the 18 hitters faced.
For the week, the Bulldogs (8-2) went 5-0 by also defeating Lake Forest Academy 3-0 Saturday, Immaculate Conception 11-5, University High 20-2 and Schaumburg Christian 7-0.
Over the five games, Murphy was 7-for-15 with eight runs batted in with three home runs, 14 runs batted in, 12 runs scored and six walks. Eight RBIs came against University High.
As a pitcher, Murphy is now 3-0 with a 0.00 earned run average, striking out 54 in 21 innings with no walks, four hits allowed and one hit batter. He’s also hitting .500 with six homers and 24 RBIs.
RBHS is hitting .348 as a team with other standouts such as Luke Yachim (.429), Jake Tyler (.476), Rex Dockendorf (.385), Ryan Novak (.321) Brian Twomey (.281, 12 RBIs), Cooper Marrs (.308) and Sean McDermott (.348).
Wyatt Murphy is 2-0 pitching with a 1.68 ERA.
RBHS defeated Wheaton Academy 15-2 on April 11 with Owen Murphy collecting four more RBIs.
RBHS boys lacrosse
The Bulldogs (2-2) lost to Oak Park and River Forest.
Coach Joe Urbanski cites continued strong play from Drew Swiatek and Wyatt Dosek and goalie Alex Gomez.
The Bulldogs (9-3) defeated Shepard 11-4 on April 6 and Morton 10-5 on April 5.
At the Willowbrook Invite on April 9, Alyssa Krivak was second at No. 3 singles and Alice Sylvie was third at No. 2 singles.
Top performers on the season include Claire Shanahan (11-4 at No. 1 singles), Sylvie (12-2) and Shanahan and Sylvie (11-2 at No. 1 doubles).