Baseball: Forreston defeats Ashton-Franklin Center to win IHSA 1A Regional Championship

Cardinals take down Raiders on Saturday to reach sectional tournament


ASHTON — The Forreston High School varsity baseball team defeated Ashton-Franklin Center on Saturday, May 18 to win the IHSA 1A Ashton-Franklin Center Regional Championship. Forreston opened the tournament with a 17-2 win over Indian Creek on Wednesday, May 15 before defeating Ashton-Franklin Center 13-3 to advance to the sectional tournament. The Cardinals are now 21-8-1 overall on the season.

The team includes Alex Ryia, Ayden Book, Brendan Greenfield, Nathan Webster, Darin Greenfield, Kendall Erdmann, Daniel Koehl, Patrick Wichman, Brady Gill, Carson Akins, Kaden Ganz, Mickey Probst, Alec Schoonhoven, Bryce Miller, Ethan Bocker and Kaden Brown. The team is coached by Michael McClellan, Matt Hanley, Jason Fyock, Daryl Prisby and Scott Timm.