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Prep Illinois baseball roundup: Prost sparks Blue Devils' comeback

Posted: Apr. 22, 2019 12:01 am Updated: Apr. 23, 2019 1:30 am

Donovan Prost hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift the Quincy High School baseball team to a comeback 11-8 victory over Beardstown Monday.

The Tigers scored the first four runs, but Quincy trimmed the deficit to one after four innings. The Blue Devils used a five-run fifth to lead 8-6.

Trevor Wiemelt had an RBI single, while Prost and Jayden Rice each had RBI doubles.

Beardstown tied the game at 8 in the sixth before Prost's three-run shot.

Jacksonville Routt 8, Pittsfield 6: The Saukees couldn't hold to a 4-3 lead going into the sixth inning in a loss.

Pittsfield had erased a 3-0 deficit as Will Guthrie hit an RBI single in the second, and a run scored on an error in the third.

The Saukees tied the game in the fourth on a passed ball, and Hayden Gresham had an RBI single.

The Rockets took the lead with a three-run homer in the sixth and didn't look back.

Liberty 12, South Fulton 3: The Eagles scored seven runs in the second and five more in the third to win in Astoria.

Cole Hanlin had three RBIs and three hits. Hayden Spilker drove in two runs off three hits, and Karson Kasparie had two doubles and a triple.

Craig Doane struck out eight on the mound.

Winchester West Central 7, Payson Seymour 5: The Indians led 4-0, but couldn't maintain the lead in Payson.

Payson's runs came on two groundouts, a wild pitch and an RBI single.

Payson led 5-4 after five innings, but West Central scored the final three runs in the final two frames.

Brady Hieland had two hits and scored a run for Payson.

Quincy 11, Beardstown 9

Beardstown 220 022 1--9 13 4

Quincy 001 253 x--11 9 2

Brannan, Piehler (5), Davidsmeier (5), Pate (6) and Orr;Harbin, Henninger (5), Schwinder (7) and Camerer, Wiemelt (6). WP--Henninger. LP--Piehler. 2B--Beardstown 3 (Cooper, Davidsmeier, Villegas), Quincy 3 (Zanger, Prost, Rice). 3B--Beardstown 1 (Quigley). HR--Quincy 1 (Prost).

Jacksonville Routt 8, Pittsfield 6

Routt 030 004 1--8 12 3

Pittsfield 011 202 0--6 9 1

Kafer, Cors (5), Muller (7) and Hayes; Guthrie, Scranton (5) and VanWinkle. WP--Cors. LP--Scranton. 2B--Routt 1 (Winters), Pittsfield 1 (Gay). HR--Routt 1 (Plunk).

Liberty 12, South Fulton 3

Liberty 075 000 0--12 15 3

South Fulton 012 000 0--3 9 2

Doane and Owens; Malott, Parks (3) and Pilger. WP--Doane. LP--Malott. 2B--Liberty 6 (Kasparie 2, Thompson, Spilker, Robbins, Hedrick), South Fulton 2 (Krukewitt), Brooks. 3B--Liberty 2 (Hanlin, Kasparie).

Winchester West Central 7, Payson 5

West Central 030 102 1--7 12 4

Payson 400 010 0--5 4 1

Barnett, Smith (3), Williams (6) and Ford; Cannady, Triplett (7) and Tedrow. WP--Smith. LP--Tedrow. 2B--West Central 1 (Evans). 3B--West Central 1 (Brown).