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OTHS Baseball takes two wins over Chicago area schools

The team congratulates the players from Adlai Stevenson on a good game. 
(Photo by Marci Lowery)

The OTHS Varsity baseball team continued their season with two more wins over Chicago area teams, Adlai Stevenson and Wheaton Warrenville South.  

The Panthers scored three runs in the bottom on the fifth inning to come from behind and defeat Adlai Stevenson 4-3.  Luke Gasser started on the mound and earned the win allowing three runs over five innings.  Logan Lowery pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings to record the save. Lowery and Josh Gibson each collected two hits and Gibson also had 2 RBIs to lead O’Fallon.  The Panthers also defeated Wheaton Warrenville South 4-0 as two pitchers combined for the shutout.  Ben Koenig threw six innings, allowing five hits and no runs.  Drew Tebbe threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.  The Panthers tallied nine hits against WWS, including a double by Kyle Becker and two hits each for Logan Lowery and Luke Biehn. 

O’Fallon Varsity ended the week with a 4-1 loss to Christian Brothers College (CBC), one of the top ranked teams in the St. Louis area.  Vonner Panek started on the mound for the Panthers and allowed seven hits and four runs over six innings.  Lowery threw one scoreless inning in relief.  Kyle Becker lead the Panthers, going 2-3 at the plate.  

The Panthers will begin conference play April 2 at Belleville West.  O’Fallon will then play West at Blazier Field on Thursday, April 4 and Civic Memorial at Blazier Field on Friday, April 5.