C2D2: Neelyville vs. Alton

Monday, May 13, 2019
DAILY AMERICAN REPUBLIC/Paul Davis

Altonís defense lifted it to a win over Neelyville on Monday. Cainan Heck struck out seven and pitched a complete game to lead the Comets to a 3-1 win in the quarterfinals of the MSHSAA Class 2 District 2 Tournament in Van Buren. Heck allowed four hits and three walks, striking out seven. With the win, fourth-seeded Alton moves on to play top-seeded Ellington in the semifinals.