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    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17:
    SB: The 3-Central Lady Rebels are MAAA Conference champions for the 4th time after knocking off the defending 4-time titlists 4-West County. Jess Hulsey went 2 for 3 with a triple and drove in a pair while Millie McDowell went 2 for 2 with an RBI for Central. Taylor Marler got the win in the circle going 5IP, 4R, 4ER, 6H, 2BB, 3K. Ivy Meinershagen was 3 for 4 for the Lady Bulldogs, but took the loss in the circle. Central has now won 10 straight overall.
    BASE: Potosi manages to stun North County in a game that forges a first place tie in the conference race between the Raiders and Ste. Genevieve with one more conference game to go. Ryker Walton gets the win on the mound: 5.2IP, 3R, 7H, 2BB, 5K. North County outhit Potosi 7-5, but three errors did in the Raiders.
    BASE: West County thought they were set up for winner-take-the-conference-title showdown Thursday, but Valle Catholic came up with a 4-run 6th inning to stun the Bulldogs. Owen Viox had the key hit, a 3-run inside-the-park homerun to put the Warriors ahead. Kellen Blum went the distance to get the win for Valle Catholic who has won 6 straight and is now 16-3-1. The loss snaps West County’s 8-game win streak.
    SOC: Farmington’s Bryce Sancegraw signed to play at Jefferson College after having wrapped up his record-setting career with the Knights.

    MONDAY, APRIL 15:
    SB: 3-Central blasts 6-Bismarck in a run-rule effort to advance to the Conf. Tourn. semifinals. Jess Hulsey led Central going 3 for 3 with 3 runs scored, a pair of doubles and 4 RBI’s. Becca Voyles went 2 for 2 and drove in three. The Lady Rebels will face 2-Ste. Genevieve in the semis on Tuesday.
    SB: 2-Ste. Genevieve one-hits 7-Kingston to reach the Conf. Tourn. semifinals. Alyssa Huber needed only three innings to close out the Lady Cougars walking 2 and fanning 8. Huber was 2 for 2, 2 2B, 3RBI. Julia Koetting was 2 for 3, 2R, 3B, 2RBI for the Dragons who banged out 10 hits as a club.
    SB: Ivy Meinershagen goes the distance allowing only three hits and striking out a dozen leading 4-West County to a shutout win over 5-Valle Catholic. Megan Perkins was 2 for 4, 2B, 2RBI for the Lady Bulldogs while Jenna Simily was 1 for 3 with a pair of RBI’s.
    BBB: Former DeSoto Dragons head coach Allen Davis will succeed Adam Barton in Park Hills as head coach of the Central Rebels. Davis won a district title in his final season, 2011-2012, beating the Farmington Knights 56-54. Davis finished his 28-year career at DeSoto with a record of 536-221 (.708). Davis moved on to Grandview, serving mostly in an assistant role.

    FRIDAY, APRIL 12:
    GBB: KFMOsports has confirmed that Kingston girls head coach Jordan Conaway has stepped down. The Lady Cougars went 9-17 in Conaway’s only season at the helm. Conaway was the fourth head coach in four years for the Lady Cougars.

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10:
    BASE: Carter Dunn cruised through six innings as North County built a 5-1 lead over Union. But Dunn ran into trouble in the 7th, and it took Shelby Lee and back to back great defensive plays by Layton Mallow and Kolten Poorman to preserve a one-run Raider win. Four different Wildcat pitchers combined for 12 walks. North County wins their 7th straight game and finishes a stretch of four games in five days on Friday when they visit DeSoto.
    SOC: Kayleigh Slinkard, Abby Parson and Arika Buxton all get a pair of goals as Fredericktown buries Kelly to reach the championship game of the Hillsboro Tournament.
    GOLF: North County’s Braden Swift and Wil Claywell each shoot an 82 to earn a share of 3rd place at the Ste. Genevieve Dragon Tournament. The Raider duo helped North County to a 2nd place finish as a team with a 358, behind Cape Notre Dame who won the tournament with a 336. St. Vincent finished 3rd at 360. Farmington was 4th as a squad with a 367, but the Knights also sent a contingent to the 27 team Camdenton Tournament where they finished 17th with a 354. Jonah Burgess led the Knights at Camdenton with an 82 finishing 28th out of 135 golfers. Marquette won the Camdenton Tournament with a team score of 308.

    TUESDAY, APRIL 9:
    BASE: North County beats Farmington for the 5th straight time as they shutout the Knights behind a strong performance from Kolten Poorman. The Raider righthander picked up the win with a complete game, 4-hit, 11-strikeout effort sending the Knights to their 9th straight loss. Jaysen Mattingly, who took the loss, deserved a better fate after tossing 5 innings of 1-run, 4-hit baseball while fanning seven. Farmington manager Scott Hibbits was ejected in the game.
    BASE: Potosi’s Ryker Walton delivers the game-winning walk-off hit to rescue the Trojans at home against Central. The loss dumps the Rebels to 2-9.
    GOLF: Jonah Burgess leads the way for Farmington with a 71 and teammate Dylan Wiles notches a 75 as the Knights win a tri-match at Ste. Genevieve. Farmington shot a 301, while the Dragons shot 343 and were led by Landon Rose who tied for 4th with a 79. Fredericktown’s Grant Ebert was 8th with an 86 as the Blackcats shot a 361.
    SOC: Abby Parson nets a pair as Fredericktown blanks Hillsboro to go to 2-0 in pool play of the Hillsboro Tournament. Kyndal Dodd was the winning keeper for the Lady Blackcats who play Kelly in their final pool play game on Wednesday.