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The Monticello Sages used an eight-run sixth inning to get by Mt. Zion 11-2 in non-conference high school boy's baseball action from Millikin University in Decatur on Friday afternoon.

 

Jacob Trusner tripled twice in and drove in four runs as part of a 3-for-4 afternoon at the plate. Biniam Lienhart hit third on Friday and finished 2-for-4 with three runs scored and had two runs batted in.

 

Triston Foran finished 3-for-5 from the leadoff spot. Jack Buckalew added a triple and Joey Sprinkle doubled for the Sages. 

 

Buckalew struck out ten across six innings of two-run ball, both runs were unearned. He issued two walks and permitted four hits. 

 

Sprinkle struck out the side in a scoreless seventh for Monticello. 

 

The Sages improve to 18-8 overall. They conclude the regular season Monday afternoon and head to postseason action on Thursday at Tolono Unity taking on Westville. 

 

Hear Thursday's action from Tolono on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com.

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