BRIGHTON - Southwestern’s summer baseball squad opened on the right note with a 4-3 win over Gillespie at Southwestern High School on Wednesday night.

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Brian Bergesch guided the Piasa Birds attack with two hits, then Isaac Marshall, Chase Stahl, Kyler Seyfried, Ryne Hanslow, Brady Salzman and Austin Brown all added hits.

The 1-0 Piasa Birds play a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. Saturday against Collinsville.

Piasa Birds – 0-0-0-0-2-0-2 = 4 Runs 8 hits 3 errors
Gillespie -1-0-0-0-2-0-0 = 3 Runs 7 Hits 1 Error

Piasa Pitching:

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Ryne Hanslow IP-3 H-2 R-1 ER-1 BB-2 K-3
Austin Brown IP-2 H-4 R-2 ER-2 BB-1 K-1

WP – Brian Bergesch IP-2 H-1 R-0 E-0 BB-1 K-2

Piasa Hitting:

Isaac Marshall 1-4 RBI
Chase Stahl 1-4
Kyler Seyfried 1-3
Ryne Hanslow 1-2
Brady Salzman 1-3 (2B)
Austin Brown 1-1 RBI
Brian Bergesch 2-2 RBI-2

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