Local Sports Update for 5/27/15…
In high school softball, several area teams were involved with post-season games yesterday. In the Class 1A St. Anthony Sectional, the Cumberland Lady Pirates beat St. Anthony 10-8. At the 2A Teutopolis Sectional, Fairfield beat T-Town by the score of 4-3. At the 3A Mattoon Regional, Mattoon won against Effingham 4-0 while Mount Zion beat Charleston 19-0.
Coming up today in high school baseball, Altamont will play Edwards County at the 1A St. Anthony Sectional while T-Town plays Piasa Southwestern in the 2A Vandalia Sectional. The 3A Effingham Regional will open up with Charleston playing Centralia at 4 PM, then Effingham will take on Salem at 6 PM.
In Major League Baseball yesterday, the St. Louis Cardinals beat Arizona 6-4. In other action, the Chicago Cubs won against the Nationals 3-2 while the Chicago White Sox lost to the Blue Jays 10-9.