With the conclusion of the baseball state championships in O’Fallon and the girls soccer championships at Swope Soccer Village in Kansas City, that wraps up the athletic competition for Missouri high schools for the 2015-16 school year. Below are the box scores from each of those games courtesy of MSHSAA.
Jason West recaps the weekend and looks ahead to MSHSAA’s summer plans.
|Class 1 (Monday and Tuesday)|
|5/31||10:00 a.m.||Semifinal #1||Bell City def. Silex, 5-4||Watch||Box Score|
|12:30 p.m.||Semifinal #2||New Covenant Academy def. Northwest (Hughesville), 5-0||Watch||Box Score|
|10:30 a.m.||Championship||Bell City def. New Covenant Academy, 7-2||Watch||Box Score|
Rain forced MSHSAA to cancel the third place games. Bell City’s Cole Nichols pitched a complete game and went 3-for 4 with two RBIs to lead the Cubs to Class 1 championship. Austin Hicks drove in three runs for Bell City.
|Class 2 (Tuesday and Wednesday)|
|5/31||4:30 p.m.||Semifinal #1||Valle Catholic def. Plato, 7-0||Watch||Box Score|
|7:00 p.m.||Semifinal #2||Canton def. Lincoln, 5-4||Watch||Box Score|
|1:30 p.m||Championship||Valle Catholic def. Canton, 15-2||Watch||Box Score|
Canton entered the championship game undefeated, having won 21 straight games, but Valle Catholic put together a great year, finishing 34-2. First baseman Chet Meyer finished the game 4-for-4. Kaden Bauman hit a pinch-hit grand slam in the win.
|Class 3 (Wednesday and Thursday)|
|6/1||4:30 p.m.||Semifinal #1||Mountain Grove def. Scott City, 12-1||Watch||Box Score|
|7:00 p.m.||Semifinal #2||Summit Christian Academy def. South Callaway, 11-7||Watch||Box Score|
|6/2||10:30 a.m.||Third-Place||Scott City def. South Callaway, 5-4||Box Score|
|1:30 p.m||Championship||Mountain Grove def. Summit Christian Academy, 4-1||Watch||Box Score|
Mountain Grove scored three in the first and another in the second inning and then left the game into the hands of pitchers Brock Coffman and Alex Moore, who combined to throw a three-hitter to win the Class 3 title. Moore got the win striking out eight in four innings.
|Class 5 (Thursday and Friday)|
|6/2||4:30 p.m.||Semifinal #1||Jefferson City def. Lindbergh, 7-4||Watch||Box Score|
|7:00 p.m.||Semifinal #2||Francis Howell def. Lee’s Summit West, 6-1||Watch||Box Score|
|6/3||10:30 a.m.||Third-Place||Lee’s Summit West def. Lindbergh, 9-8||Box Score|
|1:30 p.m.||Championship||Francis Howell def. Jefferson City, 8-2||Watch||Box Score|
The Vikings put together a pair of four run innings…in the third and sixth to open up an 8-0 lead before the Jays managed to score two in the bottom half of the sixth. Jefferson City had their chances, stranding 11 runners on base, including four innings where two runners were left stranded.
|Class 4 (Friday and Saturday)|
|6/3||10:30 a.m.||Semifinal #1||MICDS def. Aurora, 7-4||Watch||Box Score|
|1:30 p.m.||Semifinal #2||Boonville def. Fulton, 6-5||Watch||Box Score|
|6/4||10:30 a.m.||Third-Place||Aurora def. Fulton, 10-6||Box Score|
|1:30 p.m.||Championship||MICDS def. Boonville, 7-3||Watch||Box Score|
Luke Layton allowed 11 hits, but held Boonville off the scoreboard until late after his team jumped out to a 6-1 lead, thanks to a four-run fifth inning. Boonville advanced after their walk-off win over the Hornets in the semifinal game.
|Class 1 Schedule|
|12 Noon(Wed.)||Semifinal #1- Trinity Catholic def. Summit Christian Academy, 3-2||Watch||Box Score|
|2 p.m. (Wed.)||Semifinal #2- Saxony Lutheran def. Father Tolton Regional Catholic, 8-0||Watch||Box Score|
|10 a.m. (Thur.)||Third-Place – Summit Christian Academy def. Father Tolton Regional Catholic, 9-0||Box Score|
|2 p.m. (Thur.)||Championship- Saxony Lutheran def. Trinity Catholic, 1-0||Watch||Box Score|
Saxony Lutheran draws on two shutouts to go back-to-back with state titles.
|Class 2 Schedule|
|4 p.m. (Wed.)||Semifinal #1- Duchesne def. St. Pius X (Kansas City), 4-0||Watch||Box Score|
|6 p.m. (Wed.)||Semfinal #2 – Pembroke Hill def. Notre Dame (St. Louis), 2-0||Watch||Box Score|
|Noon (Thurs.)||Third-Place – St. Pius X (Kansas City) def. Notre Dame (St. Louis), 2-1||Box Score|
|4 p.m. (Thur.)||Championship – Duchesne def. Pembroke Hill, 4-1||Watch||Box Score|
Duchesne had no trouble defending their Class 2 title and haven’t had any issues in moving up a class. This was Duchesne fourth straight state title, the other coming in Class 1.
|Class 3 Schedule|
|Noon (Fri.)||Semifinal #1- Rockwood Summit def. Visitation Academy, 3-0||Watch||Box Score|
|2 p.m. (Fri.)||Semifinal #2- Notre Dame de Sion def Incarnate Word Academy, 5-0||Watch||Box Score|
|10 a.m (Sat.)||Third-Place – Visitation Academy tie. Incarnate Word Academy, 0-0||Box Score|
|2 p.m. (Sat.)||Championship – Notre Dame de Sion def. Rockwood Summit, 1-0||Watch||Box Score|
A rarity in the final four. Visitation Academy and Incarnate Word went scoreless at state. Their third place game ended in a 0-0 tie and both were shutout in their semifinal losses.
|Class 4 Schedule|
|4 p.m. (Fri.)||Semifinal #1- St. Joseph’s Academy def. Lee’s Summit, 2-1||Watch||Box Score|
|6 p.m. (Fri.)||Semifinal #2- St. Teresa’s Academy def. Cor Jesu Academy, 3-0||Watch||Box Score|
|Noon (Sat.)||Third-Place – Lee’s Summit def. Cor Jesu Academy, 4-1||Box Score|
|4 p.m. (Sat.)||Championship – St. Teresa’s Academy def. St. Joseph’s Academy 4-2||Watch||Box Score|
Lily Farkas scored two goals for St. Teresa’s, but Kate Scofield scored what would be the game winner at the 51:20 mark.