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Bears 4-and-0 at State Tourney - Win Legion State Title

Senior Legion baseball

Illinois State Tournament @ Rantoul

 

The Metro East Bears (Alton, Edwardsville) won the Illinois State title with back-to-back wins over Danville Post 210 on Friday and Saturday. 

 

-- Saturday - Day 4 --

Bears def. Danville, 8-1

**Metro East Post 126/Post199 (40-8) - advance to Great Lakes Regional in Ohio.

 

*Runner-up Danville (36-5) also advance to Great Lakes Regional.  

 

 

-- Friday - Day 3 --

Bears def. Danville, 10-6

 

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-- Thursday - Day 2 -- 

**Metro East Bears (Alton, Edwardsville) Post 126/199 def. Arlington Heights, 8-1

 

Arlington Heights (23-11) - eliminated

 

WP - Andrew Frank - 7-IP, 0-R

>>5-run 2nd inning

>>Will Messer - 2-3, 2-3B's, 4-RBI's

 

Other Thursday results from state tourney: 

Danville def. Barrington, 7-5

Peoria def. Rantoul, 7-1

 

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-- Wednesday - Day 1 -- 

**Metro East Bears (Alton, Edwardsville) def. Rantoul, 6-4

WP - Storm Coffman

Corey Price - HR, 2-RBI's

Steven Pattan - 2-RBI's

 

Danville def. Arlington Heights, 1-0

Barrington def. Peoria, 5-1 (10-innings)

 

 

 

 











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