Warriors baseball takes league's top spot from Wabash on Sunday
April 29, 2013
MT. CARMEL, Ill. (April 28, 2013) - Jarret Bednar threw six scoreless innings for Rend Lake as the Warriors won 3-1 twice on Sunday at Wabash Valley and took first place in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference with only four games to go before postseason play.
Bednar (Decatur) improved to 6-1 as a starter for the Warriors this season. He gave up only three hits and had three strikeouts in the 3-1 nightcap win for RLC. The victory makes Rend Lake 16-5 in the league - the same as Wabash Valley. Since RLC took two out of a three-game series, the Warriors from The Lake move into the top GRAC spot.
Justin Busekrus (O'Fallon) and Blake Deaton (Mt. Vernon) each had a RBI for RLC in the nightcap. Ty Broady (Greenville, Ky.) scored Rend Lake's third run on Brandon Allen's wild pitch in the top of the fourth. Wabash's run came in the bottom of the seventh after Jeff Smith advanced to third on Brady Wright's (Jonesboro) wild pitch and was then brought in on a double by Tim Barry. Wright picked up his 10th save of the season. Allen got the loss. RLC outhit Wabash 5-4 and Rend Lake had two errors to WVC's zero.