Monticello senior Spencer Mitze got a rare start and pitched five innings of one-run ball to lead the Sages over Tri-Valley 12-1 in five innings of non-conference high school baseball action Wednesday in Monticello.
Mitze struck out eight, walked one and permitted five hits.
Biniam Lienhart finished 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles at the top of the Monticello lineup. Ike Young was 3-for-4 with a double and three runs batted in while Jacob Trusner was 1-for-3 with three RBIs.
Matt Swartz doubled in a run and scored three times for the Sages.
Monticello goes to 13-4 overall. They host Bloomington Central Catholic this afternoon at Monticello High School. Hear all the action on 95.9 FM WEZC and online at dewittdailynews.com, starting at 4:30 pm.