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The Clinton Maroons are looking to stay hot off a weekend sweep of a Saturday double-header with Ridgeview when they host Tuscola in Central Illinois Conference boys baseball action today from Clinton High School. 


The Maroons won the first game 5-1 then the second game 11-1 in five innings.


The Saturday double-header was only the second and third games of the season but it bumped the Maroons to 2-1 overall. 


Matthew Overton finished the two games with five hits and four runs batted in. Braden Cross went 3-for-4 in the first game and Parker West had a pair of hits, including a double, in the second game.


Drew Stacey pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning in game one, he struck out 10. Michael Oswald pitched all five innings in the second game allowing an unearned run with 11 strikeouts. 


Game time this afternoon from Clinton High School can be heard on The Big 1520 AM/92.3 FM in DeWitt County/106.5 FM in Logan County and online at dewittdailynews.com. 

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