HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL THURSDAY:
CLASS 3 THIRD PLACE GAME AT OZARK-
JEFFERSON 7 ELSBERRY 5
CLASS 3 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME-
KANSAS CITY ST. PIUS 10 LINN 5
CLASS 4 THIRD PLACE GAME-
ST. JOSEPH LAFAYETTE 12 HOLLISTER 2
CLASS 4 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME-
KENNETT 16 BLAIR OAKS 5
CLASS 5 SEMIFINALS-
GRAIN VALLEY-ROCKWOOD SUMMIT AT 11 AM FOLLOWED BY WILLARD-FORT ZUMWALT SOUTH AT 1:30 PM
CLASS 6 SEMIFINALS-
C.B.C.-LIBERTY AT 4 PM FOLLOWED BY JEFFERSON CITY-FORT ZUMWALT WEST AT 6:30 PM
STATE SOCCER THURSDAY:
CLASS 1 THIRD PLACE GAME-
LUTHERAN SOUTH 2 NEW COVENANT ACADEMY 1
CLASS 1 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME-
JOHN BURROUGHS 3 ST. MICHAEL 2
CLASS 3 THIRD PLACE GAME-
UNION 1 NOTRE DAME ST. LOUIS 0
FORT ZUMWALT SOUTH 5 GRAIN VALLEY 2
CLASS 2 SEMIFINALS-
OAK GROVE-ST. CHARLES AT 10 AM FOLLOWED BY PLEASANT HILL-URSULINE ACADEMY AT 12:30 PM
CLASS 4 SEMIFINALS-
LEE’S SUMMIT WEST-ST. DOMINIC AT 4 PM FOLLOWED BY NERINX HALL-ST. TERESA’S ACADEMY AT 6:30 PM
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL THURSDAY:
CINCINNATI 4 CARDINALS 2
Vladimir Gutierrez earned his first career win as he led the Reds to a 4-2 victory at Busch Stadium. In just his second start, the rookie tossed five innings of two-run ball. The Cards offense was active early..
Jesse Winker smacked a two-run homer, while Tyler Naquin and Tucker Barnhart plated a run each for Cincinnati, which has won three-of-four. Lucas Sims earned his fourth save… Adam Wainwright gave up three runs in seven innings to sustain the loss.
Yadier Molina and Tyler O’Neill drove in the runs for the Cardinals, who have dropped four-of-five. Game 2 of the 4-game set is tonite with pre-game airing at 6:20 on Regional Radio….
ROYALS 6 MINNESOTA 5
Salvador Perez went deep twice as Kansas City edged the Twins.. Perez became the fourth player in franchise history to have consecutive multi-home run games. He’s had four in the last two games. Jarrod Dyson had the game-winning run, scoring off a throwing error in the seventh inning. Starter Kris Bubic struckout six, but left in the fifth having allowed four runs on eight hits for no-decision.
The Royals have won four straight. Jakob Junis earned his second win in relief. Hansel Robles was tagged with the loss. Scott Barlow gained his 2nd save with a two inning stint…Minnesota’s Josh Donaldson had a big day at the plate, going 3-for-5 with two home runs. The Twins have lost four of their last five and meet the Royals again tonight at Kauffman Stadium with first pitch at 7:10.
DOUBLE A BASEBALL:
SAN ANTONIO 9 SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS 1
LEBANON’S TONY JACKSON, JUNIOR WON THURSDAY NIGHT’S LUCAS OIL M.L.R.A. FEATURE AT MAQUOKETA, IOWA..