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:

Metro East defeated top seeded Roxana, 5-1.  Tyler Moore was the winning pitcher over Roxana’s Derek Schaaf.  Moore allowed only 4 Roxana hits in 6 innings of work.

The Knights improved to 11-13 on the season while the Shells end the year at 17-14.

The Knights were led by Nick Hoff – who went 3-4 – with two runs scored.  Willie Garner pounded an rbi double - and – Ryan Dawdy added a two run single. 

Metro East Lutheran baseball coach Joel Rempfer:

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Roxana baseball coach Nathan Smay:

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