FREEBURG 10, MARQUETTE CATHOLIC 0: In the regional final at Gordon Moore Park, Freeburg four times in the first, twice in the fourth and four more times in the fifth to take the 10-run rule win over Marquette and advance to the Gillespie sectional.

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Sydney Ehrman had the Explorers' only hit, with Lauren Lenihan striking out two while in the circle.

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The Midgets are now 29-1 and take on Staunton, who won the Vandalia regional over Greenville 6-0, in the second semifinal Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. Marquette was eliminated with a 15-12 record.

The Bulldogs are now 17-3 on the year, while the Comets end their season at 14-16.