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The Class 2A Bethalto baseball regional semi-finals were held on Wednesday with the host C.M. Eagles and the Metro East Lutheran Knights picking up victories. Those two teams will now meet in the regional title game Saturday at 11 am at the Bethalto Sports Complex (and you can catch all the live play-by-play right here on z-1570).
Wednesday in the regional semi’s:
C.M. shutout Staunton, 8-0. The Eagles broke a scoreless tie with a big 5-run second inning. Brett Beckham threw a three hit shutout for C.M. (10-22). Beckham threw just 58 pitches in the win.
Bryan Ricci had two hits and an rbi -- Jaren Linton added a 2-run triple. The Eagles also got one RBI apiece from Cory Howard, Casey Fair, and Zach Klaustermeier.