Cicero Prep got out to an eight-run lead in the fourth inning and held on for a 10-8 victory over Arete Prep on Monday.
Arete Prep took the early lead scoring a solo run in the top of the first inning. However, Cicero Prep notched four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning. The four run burst included RBIs for Andrew Smith and Stratton Knee and a 2 RBI single by David Yourkoski.
Alessandro De los Santos pitched Cicero Prep to victory. He allowed four hits and three runs (only two earned) over four innings, striking out eight. Ryan Tomey threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
De los Santos went 2-for-2 at the plate, including a 2 RBI double, to lead Cicero Centurions in hits.