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Father McGivney (31-7) 2nd in State

The Father McGivney Griffins finished 2nd in state in Class 1A baseball.  The South Central Cougars from Farina won the state title game last night (THU), 4-2 over the Griffins at Illinois State University in Normal.

Griffins (31-7)

Cougars (26-3)

WP - Spencer Johannes - 6-IP, 2-R, 6-H, 9-K's, 3-BB's, 1-HBP

LP - Daniel Gierer - 5-IP, 4-R, 7-H, 2-K's, 2-BB's 


Thursday morning in the Class 1A state semi's -- Father McGivney beat Newark, 5-1.  Jackson Rodgers was the winning pitcher improving his record to 9-and-0 on the season. 

> Newark won the 3rd place game at the 1A state tourney, 6-2 over Mt. Pulaski. 

Newark Norsemen (27-2), Mt. Pulaski Hilltoppers (21-3)




Father McGivney baseball head coach Chris Erwin after the state title game: 









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