In the Class 2 baseball final four…Valle Catholic shutout Linn 4-0 at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon. Hartville beat Archie 8-3, on Monday. Linn plays Archie at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday for third place. Valle Catholic and Hartville plays at 1 p.m. The Class 3 semifinals play later. Fatima plays Springfield Catholic at 4 p.m. Then a battle between Eagles. Central-New Madrid County plays Christian High School at 6:30 p.m.
Warrior pitcher Daniel Bergtholdt struck out 15 leading Valle Catholic to their victory. Linn recorded just four hits.
Archie scored three runs in the first inning, but Seth Henley struck out seven over 6.2 innings as he was called on in relief for Hartville.