Panthers roar through regional, fight through rain


The Panthers celebrate their Regional Championship victory (O’Fallon Weekly Photo by Sam Scinta)

O’FALLON – The downpour that interrupted Saturday’s IHSA Regional Final between Belleville East and O’Fallon served as an almost literal parallel between the weather and what the Panther opponents have gone through so far this postseason.

Six Panther home runs have battered opposing pitching, leading the way to an IHSA Regional Title and a date with the Edwardsville Tigers in the IHSA Sectionals.

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