Monday, March 7, 2016

Baseball: Prairie Stars split with Tritons

Gabriel Acevedo’s RBI double and Austin Peterson’s two-run double spotted the University of Illinois Springfield a three-run lead in the first inning of the Prairie Stars’ 5-0 win over Missouri-St. Louis.

Chance Simpson was the winning pitcher. He had six strikeouts and allowed four hits.

UIS’ Matt Farrington struck out seven in the first game, but the Tritons won 2-1.

Acevedo hit a home run in the second inning. Matt Foster hit the winning two-run single in the fourth.

Acevedo and Kenny Hansen were 2-for-3 for the Stars (2-1).

The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on March 6, 2016.

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