When: 5 p.m. today
Where: Standard Bank Stadium, Crestwood.
Marian Catholic Spartans (22-17) vs. Simeon Wolverines (31-7)
Advancement: Winner plays either Nazareth Academy or Grayslake Central at noon Friday in one semifinal of the IHSA Class 3A semifinals at Silver Cross Field in Joliet.
Players to watch
Marian Catholic -- Brett Lilek, Sr., P; Robby Cifelli, Sr., OF; Robby Nunn, Sr., P; Devin Pickett, Sr., OF; Erik Callaghan, Jr., SS/P; Brad Bohlen, Jr., 3B; Mitch Weissenhofer, Sr., C/P.
Simeon -- Blake Hickman, Sr., 1B/3B; Shane Brown, Sr., P/OF; Corey Ray, Jr., OF; Marshawn Taylor, Jr., IF.
Fast fact: Both Pickett and Hickman will play at the University of Iowa.
!~ Mike Nieto