St. Rita Baseball Heats Up!

Senior Ray Hansen tags out an OP-RF baserunner.

Buoyed by a strong six-inning performance from junior starter Matt Verdun and a three-run first inning, the Mustangs captured the fifth annual Steven M. Bajenski Memorial Baseball Tournament with a 7-2 victory against Oak Park-River Forest (OPRF), the final contest before state tournament play begins, at Standard Bank Stadium on May 21.

Senior Mateo Zunica lays down a squeeze bunt in the third inning

Next up for the St. Rita Baseball Mustangs is IHSA Regional Playoffs on Wednesday, May 25 at 4:30p.m. vs. Nazareth Academy at Nazareth in La Grange Park.