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Wilson sparks Rebels past Pirates, into state playoffs
Tucker Wilson
Rebels left fielder Tucker Wilson swatted two hits and tallied the go-ahead run against the Pirates on Wednesday. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

SPRINGFIELD -- Senior Tucker Wilson had two of his team's three hits and scored the go-ahead run in Effingham County's 4-2 win over Brunswick to clinch a state playoff berth.

Pitchers Caden Kessler and Matthew Ford combined to scatter six hits and help the Rebels snap a three-game losing streak.