Monday, March 23, 2015

Baseball: Prairie Stars split with Maryville

Junior Adam Warda hit a two-run double and had three hits in the University of Illinois Springfield’s 12-7 win over Maryville in the second game of a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader.

Junior Aaron Kuper was 3-for-5 and collected three RBIs for the Prairie Stars (9-10 overall, 3-4 in the GLVC). Junior Matt Farrington was the winning pitcher with three strikeouts and four walks in seven innings.

Maryville held on for a 5-4 victory in the first contest.

UIS fell behind 5-1 after the Saints scored four runs in the sixth inning. The Stars scored three runs in the seventh. Junior Mark Self’s two-run single made it 5-3. Junior Lance LeBaron’s RBI double got UIS within 5-4.

The story was reported by The State Journal-Register on March 23, 2015.

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