On Thursday, the top two teams in the current league standings will go head to head, as O'Fallon
meet. The Panthers currently hold a 2.5-game lead over the Redbirds for first place.
Southwestern's top pitcher this week was Austin Buzick
. He won zero games and struck out nine batters. Granite City
boasted the best pitching over the past week, holding opponents to the league's fewest hits and issuing the fewest walks. The Warriors have given up a mere 213 hits on the year in addition to compiling 166 strikeouts. Riley Vanyo
is the leader in that category with 48 Ks on the season. Alex Godair
led the league with six hits this week for Granite City. On the season, he's hitting .400 and ranks first in the league with 32 hits.