The Rams possess a pair of aces at the top of their pitching staff and sport a team earned run average of 2.20.
Brock Fulkerson leads the team with 10 wins. Two of his victories have happened in the playoffs. Fulkerson pitched the Rams past Herrin before his most recent win, a shutout against Effingham in Wednesday’s sectional semifinal.
Tyler Ellis has returned to his form from early this season after an injury. The senior has seven wins this year Ellis hurled a complete game in Mt. Vernon’s regional final win against Centralia.
Mt. Vernon tries for its first sectional title since 2001 at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Paul Hines is the sports editor at the Register-News.