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Metro East Bears Win District 22 Playoff Opener

Senior Legion baseball

- District 22 Playoffs -

 

*The Metro East Bears opened the postseason with a 9-2 win over Smithton/Freeburg on Wednesday night in Edwardsville.

 

Bears (Alton, Edwardsville) - (30-7)

Smithton/Freeburg - (8-8-1)

 

WP - Kade Burns - 7-IP, 7-K's, 2-unearned runs

 

>>Metro East (Post 126/Post 199) - trailed 2-0 after one inning last night.  They finally grabbed the lead with an 8-run 5th inning.

 

In the big 5th inning:

Blake Vandiver - 3-run (bases loaded) triple

Dylan Burris - 2-run double

Cole Hansel - 2-run single

 

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Two more playoff games will be played tonight (Thursday) in District 22 Senior Legion baseball: 

Winner's bracket --

7 pm - Highland @ Metro East Bears - @ Edwardsville  

 

Loser's bracket --

8 pm - Smithton/Freeburg @ Belleville - elimination game

 

 









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