Roxana won at Metro East, 4-1. Logan Reardon pitched a 3-hitter and struck out 14. Nelson Martz was the scheduled starting pitcher – but was injured in the top of the first inning when he fouled a ball off of his leg. Reardon went the distance throwing 110 pitches.
Jordan Briggs broke a 1-1 tie with a three-run home run in the 5th inning.
MEL – 11-16
Roxana – 13-18
The Shells will face top-seeded Gillespie tomorrow in the regional semi’s. Today at the Gillespie regional: it’s Southwestern against Staunton. The Staunton Bulldogs eliminated EA/WR, 8-2 on Monday.
Roxana senior shortstop Jordan Briggs:
Roxana baseball coach Nathan :
Elsewhere in 2A baseball:
The Vandalia – Carlinville game was called after 11 innings due to darkness with the score tied, 2-2. They will resume play today at Carlinville.
In Class 1A baseball Monday:
Brussels beat Greenfield, 9-4. Brussels will face North Greene tomorrow in the regional semi’s.
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