Prep Baseball & Softball

O’Fallon knocks off Freeburg in non-conference baseball

The O’Fallon Panthers defeated the Freeburg Midgets 8-3 in high school baseball Friday.

Josh Gibson, Hayden Juenger, Quinn Lowery, Matthew Albritton, and Chase Hackstadt had RBIs for the Panthers.

Heath Zuber pitched nearly five innings for O’Fallon picking up the win.

For Freeburg, Brady Schmitz went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Jakob Hoffman doubled and Jack Lugge drove home two.

Jordan Fritz pitched five innings for the Midgets, striking out three Panthers.

The Panthers (29-4) is at home against Triad on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Midgets (25-9) opens regional play at Triad with a semifinal game against Highland on Thursday at 4 p.m.