Images: Boys state semifinal baseball games: St. Charles North, Hampshire, Montini

 

See action from the boys baseball state semifinal games in Joliet featuring St. Charles North, Hampshire and Montini High Schools.

Montini Catholic catcher Nicholas Wind, right, celebrates the team's 5-1 victory over Dixon during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Montini Catholic catcher Nicholas Wind, right, celebrates the team's 5-1 victory over Dixon during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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Montini players celebrate their team's 5-1 victory over Dixon during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Montini players celebrate their team's 5-1 victory over Dixon during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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Montini Catholic pitcher Michael Sclafani celebrates after getting the putout at first to seal the team's 5-1 victory over Dixon during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Montini Catholic pitcher Michael Sclafani celebrates after getting the putout at first to seal the team's 5-1 victory over Dixon during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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Montini center fielder Nate Kremkow catches a fly ball during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Montini center fielder Nate Kremkow catches a fly ball during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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Montini's Michael Koszewski is safe at home as he collides with Dixon catcher Kyle Crawford during the third inning of the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Montini's Michael Koszewski is safe at home as he collides with Dixon catcher Kyle Crawford during the third inning of the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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Montini Catholic pitcher Michael Sclafani makes his delivery during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal against Dixon in Joliet Friday.
  Montini Catholic pitcher Michael Sclafani makes his delivery during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal against Dixon in Joliet Friday.
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Montini's Ryan Nelson slides home safely during first inning of the Class 3A state baseball semifinal against Dixon in Joliet Friday.
  Montini's Ryan Nelson slides home safely during first inning of the Class 3A state baseball semifinal against Dixon in Joliet Friday.
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Montini's Ryan Nelson, right, has Dixon's Isaac Sanchez caught in a rundown between second and third during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Montini's Ryan Nelson, right, has Dixon's Isaac Sanchez caught in a rundown between second and third during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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Montini Catholic shortstop Justin Lazowski holds up the ball to the umpire after tagging out Dixon's Tucker Cole at second base, while second baseman Ryan Nelson celebrates during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Montini Catholic shortstop Justin Lazowski holds up the ball to the umpire after tagging out Dixon's Tucker Cole at second base, while second baseman Ryan Nelson celebrates during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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Montini center fielder Nate Kremkow knocks down a fly ball but can't catch it during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal against Dixon in Joliet Friday.
  Montini center fielder Nate Kremkow knocks down a fly ball but can't catch it during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal against Dixon in Joliet Friday.
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Montini's Michael Koszewski slides safely into third base during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal against Dixon in Joliet Friday.
  Montini's Michael Koszewski slides safely into third base during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal against Dixon in Joliet Friday.
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Montini's Nate Kremkow reacts after getting tagged out by Dixon catcher Kyle Crawford during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Montini's Nate Kremkow reacts after getting tagged out by Dixon catcher Kyle Crawford during the Class 3A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
St. Charles North's Ryan Thiesse slides safely past St. Rita catcher Luke Napleton during the fourth inning of the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North's Ryan Thiesse slides safely past St. Rita catcher Luke Napleton during the fourth inning of the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North's Kevin White slides safely into third ahead of the tag by St. Rita third baseman Reed Ohlson during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North's Kevin White slides safely into third ahead of the tag by St. Rita third baseman Reed Ohlson during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North's Kyler Brown (9) throws up his arms in celebration after the North Stars defeated St. Rita 6-4 during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North's Kyler Brown (9) throws up his arms in celebration after the North Stars defeated St. Rita 6-4 during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North players including relief pitcher Nick Demarco, top left, celebrate their 6-4 victory over St. Rita during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North players including relief pitcher Nick Demarco, top left, celebrate their 6-4 victory over St. Rita during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North relief pitcher Nick Demarco delivers the final pitch during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday. The North Stars defeated St. Rita 6-4.
  St. Charles North relief pitcher Nick Demarco delivers the final pitch during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday. The North Stars defeated St. Rita 6-4.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
St. Charles North's Pat Bellock shouts encouragement to teammate Alex Najera, who was batting, during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday. Najera delivered, driving home Bellock for an insurance run during the top of the seventh inning of the North Stars' 6-4 victory over St. Rita.
  St. Charles North's Pat Bellock shouts encouragement to teammate Alex Najera, who was batting, during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday. Najera delivered, driving home Bellock for an insurance run during the top of the seventh inning of the North Stars' 6-4 victory over St. Rita.
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St. Charles North first baseman Kyler Brown, front, celebrates with his teammates as his unassisted double play ended St. Rita's half of the sixth inning during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North first baseman Kyler Brown, front, celebrates with his teammates as his unassisted double play ended St. Rita's half of the sixth inning during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North shortstop Egon Hein forces St. Rita's Matt Callahan at third base on a failed sacrifice attempt during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North shortstop Egon Hein forces St. Rita's Matt Callahan at third base on a failed sacrifice attempt during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North's Johnny Lambert delivers a pitch against St. Rita during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North's Johnny Lambert delivers a pitch against St. Rita during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North third baseman Kevin White tags out St. Rita's Brendan Carrane during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North third baseman Kevin White tags out St. Rita's Brendan Carrane during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North first baseman Kyler Brown crashes into the railing while catching a foul popup during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North first baseman Kyler Brown crashes into the railing while catching a foul popup during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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St. Charles North's Ryan Thiesse, left, and St. Rita second baseman Brendan Carrane become entangled on a play at second during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  St. Charles North's Ryan Thiesse, left, and St. Rita second baseman Brendan Carrane become entangled on a play at second during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Hampshire's Andrew Krajecki is out at the plate during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire's Andrew Krajecki is out at the plate during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
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Hampshire's Andrew Krajecki tries to show that he was safe, but he was called out at the plate during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire's Andrew Krajecki tries to show that he was safe, but he was called out at the plate during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
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Hampshire shortstop Gavin Kriegel makes a throw to first base during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire shortstop Gavin Kriegel makes a throw to first base during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
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Hampshire pitcher Logan Nespor delivers against Edwardsville during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire pitcher Logan Nespor delivers against Edwardsville during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
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Hampshire's Caden Pyszka holds up the ball but Edwardsville's Aaron Young is safe at second base with a steal during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire's Caden Pyszka holds up the ball but Edwardsville's Aaron Young is safe at second base with a steal during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Hampshire's Thomas Ugalde hustles to first base after putting the ball in play during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire's Thomas Ugalde hustles to first base after putting the ball in play during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
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Hampshire's Kevin Burke reacts after being picked off at second base during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire's Kevin Burke reacts after being picked off at second base during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Edwardsville in Joliet Friday.
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Hampshire's Logan Nespor (17) walks off the field after his team's 2-0 loss to Edwardsville during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire's Logan Nespor (17) walks off the field after his team's 2-0 loss to Edwardsville during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Hampshire players react to their team's 2-0 loss to Edwardsville during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
  Hampshire players react to their team's 2-0 loss to Edwardsville during the Class 4A state baseball semifinal in Joliet Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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