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The Niles Notre Dame (Niles, IL) varsity baseball team won Thursday's home tournament game against Taft (Chicago, IL) by a score of 6-2.

Game Details: IHSA State Tournament

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Taft-------2--
Niles Notre Dame-------6--
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Game Story

Illinois High School Baseball - Niles Notre Dame holds off Taft

May 24, 2018: Niles, IL 60714

In Thursday's non-league challenge, the Niles Notre Dame Dons (Niles, IL) baseball squad the visiting Taft Eagles (Chicago, IL), by a margin of 6-2.

With the win, Niles Notre Dame betters its record to 11-12 on the season. The Dons travel to Loyola Academy (Wilmette, IL) to encounter the Ramblers in a non-league challenge on Saturday, May 26. The Ramblers come into the challenge with a record of 20-9. Loyola Academy won 4-2 in their recent non-league challenge against Leyden (Franklin Park, IL)

With the defeat, Taft falls to 23-5 on the season.

Rankings & Records

Taft (17-18)

NationalILClass
2,87014372
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %RFRA
23-5-112-1-115-1-18-30-1.810.89326398

Niles Notre Dame (17-18)

NationalILClass
2,52712563
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %RFRA
11-136-87-54-60-2.458.429104113

Team Scoring Averages

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Taft
1.6.91.71.92.21.7.39.15.72.7
Niles Notre Dame
.3.8.91.3.6.804.36.91.3

Team Stat Comparison

TaftNiles Notre Dame
-Batting Average.162
-On Base Percentage.271
-Slugging Percentage.243
-Fielding Percentage.962
-Win Loss Percentage.333

Team Leaders

TaftNiles Notre DameNational Avg.
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Batting Average#24 Ty Gavin.333.254
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On Base Percentage#3 Kevin Pritt.571.370
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Slugging Percentage#25 Frank Giamarusti.500.316
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Fielding Percentage#15 Sam Grillo1.000.855
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Win Loss Percentage#26 Joe Buikema1.000.529

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Taft0-1Niles Notre Dame0-1
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
3/22/18TaftLoyola Academy(L) 10-05/26/18Niles Notre DameLoyola Academy(L) 4-1

Record Breakdown

Taft (17-18)

Niles Notre Dame (17-18)

23-5-1
Overall
11-13
12-1-1
League
6-8
9-2
Non-League
4-4
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
0-1
Common Opponent
0-1
15-1-1
Home
7-5
8-3
Away
4-6
0-1
Neutral
0-2
1-1
Playoff
0-1
23-5-1
In-State
11-13
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0