In Class 1A baseball (over the weekend) – the Marquette Explorers brought home the third place trophy from the state tournament in Peoria.  Marquette lost to Effingham St. Anthony, 6-2 in the state semi’s Friday but came back to win the third place game Saturday, 6-2 over Lena-Winslow. 

Marquette finishes its baseball season at 28-9 with two seniors on the roster:  Derrik and Johnny . 

The Explorers used a 6-run 6th inning rally to beat the Lena-Winslow Panthers in the Class 1A third place game (6-to-2).  The state baseball tournament was held over the weekend at O’Brien Field in Peoria. 


Marquette senior Derrik Starrett:

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Marquette senior Johnny Wilson:

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Marquette shortstop Austin :

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Explorers’ junior catcher Nick :

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