Jasper County Advances to Junior High Semifinals; St. Anthony Loses in Quarterfinals

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Published on September 28 2012 7:21 pm
Last Updated on September 28 2012 7:21 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Jasper County has advanced to the Final Four at the Class 2A State Junior High Baseball Tournament.

Jasper County pounded Morris Saratoga 12-1 Friday in a game called after five innings due to the 10-run rule.  Jasper County improved to 15-2 on the campaign with the victory.

Jasper County will take on Springfield Christ the King Saturday at 10am in semifinal action.  The winner will play for the state 2A championship at 4:30pm Saturday; the loser will play for third place at 2:30pm.

Meanwhile, St. Anthony saw its season come to an end in quarterfinal play in the State 1A Tournament Friday, losing 2-0 to Champaign St. Matthew.

St. Anthony finishes its season with a 10-8 record.