Dixon falls to Montini in state semifinals

JOLIET, Ill. (WIFR) In its first appearance at state in school history, Dixon lost to Montini in the 3A semifinals 5-1 on Friday at Route 66 Stadium in Joliet.

The Broncos ended the Dukes 17-game winning streak as they out-hit them 9-5.

Dixon senior pitcher Payton Lawrence went six innings allowing five runs on nine hits and struck out 10.

The Dukes will play Waterloo in the third place game on Saturday at 9 a.m.