Local Sports Update for 5/29/15…
In high school baseball yesterday, the Neoga Indians were able to advance to their first Sweet 16 in program history with an 8-2 win over St. Anthony in the second semi-final of the 1A St. Anthony Sectional. Neoga is now 20-7 and will play Edwards County tomorrow in the Sectional Final. Elsewhere, Shelbyville lost to Williamsville 11-0 in the semi-final round of the 2A Beardstown Sectional. Shelbyville ends their season at a record of 17-15.
In college baseball, the University of Illinois will host an NCAA Tournament Regional this weekend. Notre Dame and Wright State will face off in the first game of the Regional at Noon today, then Illinois will be in action against Ohio tonight at 7 in Champaign.
In Major League Baseball yesterday, the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs were both off. However, the Chicago White Sox played a double-header against Baltimore. The White Sox won the first game 3-2 but lost in the second contest 6-3.