(photo by David Jenkins, Staff)
JUNIOR BABE RUTH
KSIM 19, Market Place 7
Travis Hudson drilled an inside-the-park grand slam, leading KSIM to an uncontested win over Market Place. He finished the day 2-for-2. Tyler Baker also went deep with a home run.
On the mound, Jared Scott, Chris Monroe and Cody Black all pitched in the win, allowing five hits and 10 walks with six strikeouts.
Market Place hits came from Phenecie, Gardner, Rodgers, Meredith and Dicus. K. Cork, C. Matthews and R. Dicus all threw in the loss.
KSIM 24, DeWitt 8
In the night cap, KSIM turned up the dial to full blast, hammering DeWitt auction 24-8. Cody Black was 3-for-5, Jared Scott was 2-for-4 and Chris Monroe was 2-for-3. Black and Travis Hudson both pitched for KSIM, allowing four hits and eight walks with five strikeouts.
DeWitt saw hits from A.J. Box, Brandon Ayers, Cody Cooper, and Chris Hampton. Cooper, Ayers, Box and Spencer Ayers all threw in the loss.
Burger King 12, House of Color 2
Reed was 2-for-3 with two RBIs in Burger King's 12-2 win. Bohannon and Drury both pitched for the King, allowing five hits and three walks with five strikeouts. Strom paced the House of Color offense, batting 1-for-3. Strom, Brittan and Bohannon all threw in the loss.
Lewis 20, American Legion 5
Hart was 3-for-4 with four RBIs, leading Lewis to a blowout win. Lewis saw two hits each from Beydler, Dillender, Matthews, Green, Gilmore and McIntosh. Gilmore and Baker both pitched in the win, allowing three hits and eight walks with three strikeouts. For the Legion, Bizzell and Baker were both 2-for-3. Brooks also contributed a hit. Williams, Baker, Bizzell and Freed all pitched in the loss.
Fabrite 19, Blanchard 18
Fabrite scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to edge Blanchard Funeral Home, 19-18. Milan pulled through at the plate, batting 3-for-5. Milan also pitched the first five innings, before McDowell came on in relief to throw the final frame. For Blanchard, Hampton led the charge, bating 4-for-5. Copeland, Hampton and Gilliland all threw in the loss.
Steward Steel 13, Old Security 4
Rice was 3-for-4, leading Steward to a 13-4 win. Carlyle pitched five dominant innings, recording 15 strikeouts while allowing two hits and six walks. For Old Security, Lambert led the charge, batting 1-for-3. Lambert, Hodgkiss and Hatcher all threw in the loss.
Nunnelee 11, Leible 5
Alec Burden blasted an in-the-park home run in the fourth inning, leading Nunnelee Funeral Chapel to an 11-5 win. Burden finished the day 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Bryan Freed and Caleb Pruitt were also 3-for-3. Ben Freed went 2-for-3 with an RBI.
Ben Freed, Pruitt and Josh Boese all threw for Nunnelee, allowing 13 hits and one walk with 11 strikeouts.
For Leible, Parker Williams had a first-inning homer and finished the day 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Kyle Brashear was also 3-for-3. Dillon Taylor and Trey D. both pitched in the loss.
Noffel-Feurhahn 9, Sikeston Auto Service 4
Culver and Hopkins were both 2-for-3, leading Noffel-Feurhahn to a 9-4 victory. Brady pitched all six frames for Noffel, allowing four hits and three walks with an eye-popping 14 strikeouts. For Sikeston Auto Service, Chris Limbaugh was 2-for-2 with an RBI. Evan Deere was charged with the loss.
Sikeston Motors 10, Randy's Rx 0
Sam Lincoln and Ian Householder each blasted triples, leading Sikeston Motors to a 10-0 win. Sikeston Motors saw two hits each from Adam Cooksey, Lincoln, Blake Angle, Householder, Vashawn Ruffin, and Gage Britton. Randy's Rx saw shortstop Hayden Brooks make a super catch on a pop fly in the second inning. The squad had one hit each from Kyle McElwain, Isaac Protzel, Hayden Polly and Colten Williams.
731 5, Ferguson 4
731 saw two hits each from Nick Nichols, Conner Macgillivray, Cory Taylor, Tommy Masterson, Mike Burdin and Luke Keefer. Ferguson saw two hits each from Justin Deen, Chris Alley, Taylor Scott and Dustin Deen.
Ponder 5, First Midwest 3
Ponder saw three hits from Drew Harper, and two hits each from Ben Walker, Ryan Vanover, and Ian Weeks. Matt Keene and Cord Sheehy also had hits.
For First Midwest, Cory Evans, Blake Hoskins, and Bradley Burks each had two hits. Garrett Self, Aleah Little, Connor Landers and Clayton each contributed one.