Rockets, Chargers Advance To Championship Game

The Rockridge Rockets and Orion Chargers advanced to the Orion Class 2A baseball regional championship game Saturday with semi-final wins Wednesday.  In the first game of the day Orion rallied for a 5-2 win over Sherrard and in the nightcap Rockridge held off Mercer County 4-2.  At the other regional sites that will feed into the Sherrard sectional, Monmouth-Roseville rallied to down West Hancock at Carthage, Eureka pounded Fieldcrest 14-4 at Eureka and Brimfield-Elmwood rolled over Farmington 13-2 at Brimfield.  At Rock Island, Alleman handled Annawan-Wethersfield 11-1

In Class 1A at Stark County, Ridgewood blanked Galva 10-0 in six innings.