Prep Baseball & Softball

Mater Dei rallies late to knock Carlyle out of baseball regional

The Mater Dei Knights took down the Carlyle Indians 13-3 in the Class 1A high school baseball regional Monday afternoon.

The Indians got off to a three-run lead until the Knights erupted for 13 runs in the final three innings. Alex Loepker notched a 3-for-3 day at the plate while Wil Rakers had a 3-for-4 performance with a double and an RBI.

Nolan Robben was the winning pitcher, allowing two earned runs with a pair of walks and a couple of strikeouts to his credit.

Mater Dei next faces Teutopolis in Greenville Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.