NEW LENOX – Lemont’s baseball team advanced to Saturday’s Class 3A Lincoln-Way West Sectional final after claiming a 7-1 win over Illiana Christian on Thursday.
Danny Doiwarz had three hits while Nick Wisz (two RBIs) and Mike Papierski added two hits each for the Indians. Charlie Wright (four strikeouts) and Garrett Acton (five strikeouts) combined for the win on the mound.
The Indians will meet the winner of the day’s second contest, which was between Manteno and Morgan Park.
Class 3A Glenbard South Sectional: Lemont fell, 10-7, to the host Raiders in the sectional semifinal game.