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UPDATED: Clinton Ends Baseball Season at Champaign Central RegionalA

As heard on WHOW and at dewittdailynews.com, early offense paced the Champaign Central Maroons past the Clinton Maroons 10-0 in 5 innings Wednesday afternoon from McKinley Field in Champaign in Class 3A boys baseball regional action.


Champaign Central capped a four run fourth inning with a three-run home run by Marshall Thompson and the Maroons added four more in the second.


Illinois State commit Joe Aielts hit a solo home run in the fourth inning.


Northern Illinois commit Alec Barger went 1-for-2 with a triple, two runs scored and a stolen base. Matt Brown, Tanner Gordon and Joe Bagger each had triples for Champaign Central, who will play for a Regional title Saturday morning.


The Stephen York Country Financial Player of the game, Jacob Overton led the game off with a double. He finished 1-for-3.


Mac Hickman, Tanner White and Cody Wheery each had base hits and Dylan Walsh was hit by a pitch.


Philip Swartz threw five complete innings as Clinton left four runners on base, three in scoring position.


Clinton finishes their 2016 season 7-20. 


Class 3A Regional results:


At Dunlap


Limestone3  F/12
Dunlap 2


Peoria Richwoods 2
Illinois Valley Central 1


At Galesburg


Rock Island Alleman 3 F-5
Peoria Notre Dame 14


At Mattoon


Champaign Centennial 3

Mattoon  1


Mahomet-Seymour 11
Charleston 3


At Metamora


Morton 3
East Peoria6


Washington 4
Bloomington 2


At Springfield Lanphier


Decatur Eisenhower 0
Springfield 11


Lincoln 4
Rochester 8


At Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin


Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin  19 F-5
Taylorville   0


Chatham Glenwood 13 F-5
Jacksonville 3


Class 4A Regional results:


At Bradley-Bourbonnais


Normal Community 3
Joliet West 7


Class 2A Sectional results:


At Champaign St. Thomas More


St. Joseph-Ogden  6

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 2


At Pleasant Plains


Beardstown 2
Maroa-Forsyth 1


At Illinois Wesleyan


LeRoy  8
Henry-Senachwine 6


At Danville Schlarman


Central A & M 4
Catlin Salt Fork 9

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