Photo gallery: QND, Pittsfield to renew longstanding rivalry in regional title game


Quincy Notre Dame first baseman Dalton Miller completes the force out of Pleasant Plains leadoff hitter Charlie Severino in the first inning of Wednesday's 9-1 victory in the Class 2A QND Regional semifinals. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — A West Central Illinois rivalry gets a postseason chapter added to it Saturday.

The Quincy Notre Dame and Pittsfield baseball teams advanced to the championship game of the Class 2A QND Regional by winning Wednesday’s semifinals and will square off at 11 a.m. Saturday in the title game at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield.

The top-seeded Raiders advanced with a 9-1 victory over Pleasant Plains, while the fifth-seeded Saukees knocked out Warrensburg-Latham 8-2.

Muddy River Sports Editor Matt Schuckman spent Wednesday at The Ferd and put this photo gallery together from both games:

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