St. John Lutheran, Columbia Advance in Baseball Playoffs, Vanguard Falls in Extras
St. John Lutheran made quick work of Faith Christian in the Class 2A Baseball Regional Quarterfinals, winning 17-0 in five innings. The Saints used a seven-run third inning to pull away. Pitcher Kevin Hayes led the way with four solid innings of shutout ball, striking out nine batters. Teammate David Haun finished the game in style, striking out the side in his lone inning on the mound.
In other high school baseball action, in Class 6A, Columbia beat Middleburg on the road 1-0 to advance to the Regional Semifinals.
However, in other Class 6A action, Vanguard saw its season come to a close in extra innings, as Citrus hit a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat the Knights 2-1.
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