The senior legion baseball playoffs rolled on Monday night with victories for Alton, Highland, Fairview Heights, and Freeburg-Smithton.

In the District 22 North division playoffs Monday night at Gordon Moore Park:  Alton topped Edwardsville, 5-2 while Highland eliminated Bethalto, 13-1.

Alton starting pitcher Blake Novack worked 8 innings to pick up the win with Mike Sabatino notching the save. 

Alton got two RBI’s each from Shane Mathews and Matt Halliday.  Luke Edwards drove in the other run for Post 126.  

Elsewhere on offense,  Ryan Gvillo and Jordan Bodenbach had two hits apiece as Alton outhit Edwardsville, 9-5.


In game one Monday,  Highland blew out Bethalto, 13-1.  Bethalto Post 214 ends the season at 14-13.  Tonight – Edwardsville (15-9) meets Highland Post 439 (19-11) in an elimination game.