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Marvs Sports-KFBD-Wednesday May 5

BASEBALL
PARKVIEW 8-3 OVER WAYNESVILLE

TURF FIELDS MAKE RAIN OUTS FEW AND FAR BETWEEN AND THE WAYNESVILLE TIGERS TASTED THE TURF FIELD AT PARKVIEW YESTERDAY AND GOT IN THEIR BASEBALL GAME WITH THE VIKINGS.
THE TIGERS JUMPED OUT TO A 2-0 LEAD IN THE FIRST INNING BEFORE THE VIKES COUNTERED WITH 3 IN THE 3RD, THEN ADDED A 5 SPOT IN THE 5TH AND WHILE THE TIGERS PICKED UP 1 MORE, IT WAS NOT ENOUGH AND PARKVIEW PICKS UP AN 8-3 OZARK CONFERENCE WIN….THE TIGERS HITTING WOE’S CONTINUED…THEY PICKED UP 4 HITS IN THE GAME, ALL SINGLES FROM L.J. BEAM, DUSTIN MURPHEY, AIDEN McFARLAND AND ZACH HALE….
LEFTY BLAKE ALTHUSIUS GOT THE START AND TOOK THE LOSS..HE WORKED 4 1/3 INNINGS, GAVE UP 7 RUNS ON 6 HITS, AND STRUCK OUT 6……
THE TIGERS DROP TO 4-13 ON THE SEASON AND HIT THE ROAD TO THE SALEM TOURNAMENT ON FRIDAY AND MEET THE ONE TIME RANKED LICKING WILDCATS IN AN 11:30 FIRST PITCH….

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IF IT WAS NOT TURF, IT DID NOT HAPPEN IN BASEBALL….
IBERIA AT MACKS CREEK WAS CANCELLED

LICKING AT CABOOL-POSTPONED

STOUTLAND AT OSCEOLA-CANCELLED…
ALL OF THOSE ARE NON CONFERENCE GAMES AND THERE’S NOT MUCH TIME BEFORE DISTRICTS, SO MAKE UPS ARE DOUBTFUL…..

PLATO AT LAQUEY ALSO GOT THE BUMP…THAT’S BEEN RE-SCHEUDLED FOR TODAY AT LAQUEY AT 5:45….IT FOLLOWS THE IBERIA-LAQUEY MAKE UP, THAT STARTS AT 4…BOTH CONFERENCE GAMES….

THE BASEBALL RANKINGS ARE OUT FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF MAY…
ORAN IS NO. 1 IN CLASS 1….
WEAUBLEAU IS 2, ST. ELIZABETH 10TH..
CLASS 2, IBERIA RETAINS THE N0.1 SPOT….RUSSELLVILLE IS 6TH, EUGENE 8TH…ALL 3 ARE IN TEH SAME DISTRICT 9 TOURNAMENT….THAT’S BEEN SEEDED WIHT IBERIA THE TOP SEED..EUGENE IS 2ND, RUSSELLVILLE 3RD, VIENNA 4TH AND NEW BLOOMFIELD 5TH…THE TOURNAMENT STARTS MAY 17TH AT VIENNA….

SOME OTHER AREA TEAMS AND THE TOP RANKED IN CLASSES 3, 4, 5, AND 6…

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SOME SOCCER FIELDS WERE PRETTY WET YESTERDAY WITH STANDING WATER, SO SOME OF THE GAMES ON THE PITCH DID NOT HAPPEN…..
OTHERS DID:
AT ST. JAMES, THE LAQUEY LADY HORNETS PLAYED A COLD RAINY GAME, AND CAME HOME WITH A 5-1 WIN…..ALEXIS SHELTON PUNCHED IN 2 GOALS, 3 OTHERS ADDED THEIR NAMES TO THE SCORE SHEET…..THE LADY HORNETS HOST COLUMBIA BATTLE ON SATURDAY AT 11, THEN TRAVEL TO OWENSVILLE NEXT TUESDAY BEFORE THE CLASS 1 DISTRICT 5 TOURNAMENT, WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO BE AT LAQUEY THIS YEAR…..

SOCCER ON THE TURF..
IN THE OZARK CONFERENCE:
KICKAPOO SHUT OUT CAMDENTON 7-0
GLENDALE KNOCKS OFF ROLLA 3-1
PARKVIEW BLANKED HILLCREST 6-0

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SOFTBALL

TOP SEED PLATO TAKES ON 4TH SEED KOSHKONONG WHEN THE DISTRICT 4 ,CLASS 1 TOURNAMENT RESUMES AT FORDLAND TODAY…THE DISTRICT SEMI FINALS WERE BUMPED YESTERDAY…
THE LADY EAGLES AND KOSHKONONG HAVE A 4:30 FIRST PITCH…..
3RD SEED FORDLAND MEETS 2ND SEED CRANE IN THE OTHER SEMI AT 6…

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THE OTHER GAMES AND MEETS ON TODAY’S SCHEDULE..
PARKVIEW’S JFK STADIUM IN SPRINGFIELD WILL HOST THE OZARK CONFERENCE TRACK MEET TODAY….WAYNESVILLE JOINS THE OTHER 9 PROGRAMS IN THE O.C.
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ALSO TODAY, A COUPLE OF MAKE UP BASEBALL GAMES, BOTH FRISCO LEAGUE MATCH UPS AND BOTH AT LAQUEY..
THE HORNETS PLAY IBERIA IN THE FIRST GAME AT 4….THAT’S A MAKE UP FROM APRIL 29TH..
THEN, THE HORNETS GET THE PLATO EAGLES SCHEDULED FOR 5:45….THAT’S A MAKE UP FROM YESTERDAY……

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THEY’RE GOING TO TRY THIS AGAIN THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AFTER GETTING WASHED OUT ABOUT A MONTH AGO..

THE FIRST ANNUAL Dixon “Legends of Lumber” INVITATIONAL BASEBALL TOURNAMENT, SPONSORED BY DEREK ROLLINS INSURANCE LLC…
THE WOOD BAT TOURNAMENT GOT THE WASH OUT BUMP BACK ON APRIL 9TH AND 10TH ……
ST. LOUIS PATRIOTS, CAPITAL CITY CAVALIERS, AND THE STEELVILLE CARDINALS JOIN THE DIXON BULLDOGS…

Friday, May 7th:
4:00 – STL Patriots vs. Capital City
6:30 – Dixon vs. Steelville

Saturday, May 8th:

10:00 – Capital City vs. Steelville
12:30 – Dixon vs Capital City
3:00 -STL Patriots vs Steelville
5:30 -Dixon vs STL Patriots

RIGHT NOW, THE WEATHER FRIDAY LOOKS GOOD, CHANCE OF RAIN ON SATURDAY, BUT THE GREEN LIGHT IS STILL ON…..

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BABY BIRDS

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS LEFTY DOMINGO ROBLES THREW 5 SHUTOUT INNINGS, GIVING UP 3 HITS, FANNED 5, AND WALKED 2 BEFORE RELEIVER DALTON ROACH CAME IN… HE WOULD SURRENDER 2 RUNS, AND TOOK THE LOSS TO THE VISITING WICHITA WIND SURGE ON TUESDAY NIGHT ON OPENING DAY IN THE QUEEN CITY… THE GAME MARKED THE FIRST FOR SPRINGFIELD SINCE SEPTEMBER 2, 2019, ENDING A 610-DAY STRETCH WITHOUT BASEBALL.

CARDINALS SHORTSTOP DELVIN PEREZ (2-FOR-4) AND LEFT FIELDER NICK PLUMMER (2-FOR-3) LED THE BABY BIRDS AT THE PLATE WITH TWO HITS EACH, BUT NO RUN SUPPORT FOR THE PITCHERS, AND IT COST THE CARDINALS….
THE TEAMS COMBINED FOR 27 STRIKEOUTS WITH CARDINALS PITCHERS STRIKING OUT 13…..

THE CARDINALS HOST THE WIND SURGE FOR THE SECOND GAME OF A SIX-GAME SERIES AT 6:35 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY.

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CARDS

RAIN TOOK CARE OF LOT OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AS IT MOVED FROM THE SOUTHWEST TO THE NORTHEAST AND IT TOOK CARE OF A MAJOR LEAGUE GAME IN THE GATEWAY CITY, BUT THERE WAS STILL A LOT TO TALK ABOUT….

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THE ST. LOUIS BLUES ARE INCHING CLOSER TO A PLAYOFF SPOT IN THE WEST DIVISION OF THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE….THEY DEFEATED THE ANAHEIM DUCKS 3-1 ON MONDAY AND HAVE THE DUCKS AGAIN TONIGHT IN ST. LOUIS…
THE BLUES ARE 5 POINTS AHEAD OF 5TH PLACE ARIZONA IN TEH WEST..
THE TOP 4 IN EACH DIVISION MAKE THE PLAYOFFS…
LAS VEGAS, MINNASOTA AND COLORADO HAVE ALREADY CLINCHED A PLAYOFF SPOT OUT WEST…


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