The Centreville Bulldogs took the field Thursday at Quincy, which knocked off the Bulldogs in the district finals last season.
This time around, Centreville came away with a 4-2 win after Chase Alexander threw a no-hitter.
Quincy came out hot on the mound and led 2-0 after three innings, keeping the Bulldogs at bay until the fifth. During the final at bat by the Bulldogs in the top of the seventh, Nick Kelley and Coletin Gascho made it a 4-2 advantage with key hits.
“We never ran out of fight,” Alexander said.
Quincy took advantage of three Centreville errors and Chase Cook produced a sacrifice fly to get on the board earlier in the game. One earned run was attributed to Alexander, who walked four batters and struck out 10.
Tyler Powell have up eight hits and one earned run for Quincy.
Geoff Miller and Koal Roach each had three hits for Centreville, with Kelley adding two and Alexander, Kool, Gascho and Jalen Brown finishing with one apiece.
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