Varsity defeats Chester in first round of regional

by Max Simpson

The Musketeers opened the first round of regional play on June 2 with a commanding 7-2 victory over the Chester Yellowjackets. 

Red Bud got on the board early with Parker Van Dorn’s single driving in Devin Hall in the first inning. The Musketeers pulled away with four runs in the third inning with RBI’s by Brandon Voss and Max Simpson. Red Bud put up one run each in the fifth and sixth innings with RBI’s by Easton Lucht and Brandon Voss. 

The Musketeers had 10 hits for the night with every member of the team contributing a hit. Van Dorn led the team with two hits in four at bats. Brandon Voss tallied up four RBI’s for the night. 

Max Diewald had an outstanding night on the mound, throwing a complete game while only giving up two runs on four hits, striking out ten. 

For more on the Musketeers, please see this week’s print edition.