CARLINVILLE, Ill. -- Jared Smith (Henry, Ill./Henry-Senachwine/Illinois Valley) limited Blackburn to one run over 6.0 innings in game one and Jimmy Peterson (Bloomington,Ill./Monmouth) broke out for four hits and four RBI in the nightcap, lifting Eureka to a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of Blackburn, Wednesday afternoon in Carlinville, Ill.
EUREKA – Eureka’s Ryan Bredeson (Washington, Ill./Washington) threw a complete game and Kyle Christman (Peru, Ill./La Salle-Peru), Braden Cross (Clinton, Ill./Clinton) and Dylan Hill (Steeleville, Ill./Steelville) delivered three straight home runs in the eighth inning to help the Red Devils snatch a 5-3 come-from-behind win over Greenville on Friday.
EUREKA – Gregory Cluskey (East Peoria, Ill./Metamora) cooked up a gem on the mound and the Eureka baseball team held off Westminster in a dramatic 10-7 victory over the Blue Jays on Monday afternoon at Henry Sand Field.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. — The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference released its preseason baseball poll on Wednesday. The poll, which was conducted by the league baseball coaches, selected the Red Devils to finish seventh in the SLIAC with 13 points.