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
6/1 Third-Place Game Cancelled
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
6/1 Third-Place Game Cancelled
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.