Juniors, Seniors Serve As Tournament Hosts

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Ste. Genevieve Post No. 150 junior team began postseason district tournament action last night.

Post No. 150 played DeSoto at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Yanks Field.

The tournament began on Monday with Rock Memorial defeating the Festus 16s. They played the No. 1 seed Festus 17s on Tuesday evening.

Loser’s bracket games begin at 5 p.m. tonight, with a tournament semifinal at 7:30 p.m. The championship game will be at 5 p.m. Friday, with an “if necessary” game to follow.

Pitch counts will be given, recorded and sent to Ste. Gen coaches Dr. Jeff Nix or Matt Fallert after each game.

The freshman district tournament is taking place at the Trojan Sports Complex in Potosi.

The Herald has not yet received the freshmen or senior brackets.

The senior tournament also will be taking place in Ste. Genevieve, set for next week.

SCOREBOARD

LEGION BASEBALL

Ste. Genevieve Post. 150

SENIORS

Monday, June 28

At Yanks Field

Ste. Genevieve 6, DeSoto 2

DeSoto       001  010  0    2  6  3

Ste. Gen                           112  020  X    6  6  0

Highlights: Keaton Boyer was 2-for-3 and Zach Boyer 2-for-4 with a double as Ste. Genevieve topped DeSoto by four runs. Hunter Lorance drove in two runs and Jayden Gegg also slugged a double. Nathan Selby pitched four innings, earning the win. Selby struck out seven and walked four while allowing one earned run on two hits.

Tuesday, June 29

At Festus

Festus 5, Ste. Gen 2

Ste. Gen       000  020  0    2  5  2

Festus       000  140  X    5  6  4

Highlights: Aiden Boyer and Jayden Gegg drove in the only runs for Ste. Genevieve. Drew Bauman and Boyer pushed across those runs. Austin Burnett took the loss, pitching 4-2/3 innings. Burnett yielded five runs (just one earned) on five hits with five walks and four strikeouts.

Thursday, July 1

At Potosi

Ste. Genevieve 10, Potosi 3

Ste. Gen                         000  131  5    10  9  4

Potosi         000  003  0    3  8  5

Highlights: Jayden Gegg walked three times and scored two runs for the winners in this sloppy game with nine combined errors. Drew Bauman excelled, going 3-for-4 with three RBI. Josh Bieser was 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI. In fact, Bieser had Ste. Genevieve’s lone extra-base hit. Zach Boyer also plated two runs. Quentin Wittkopf earned the win, pitching a complete game (three runs, one earned, eight hits, one strikeout and one walk).

Friday, July 2

At Yanks Field

Ste. Genevieve 7, Cape Girardeau 5

Cape 100  300  1 —   5  8  3

Ste. Gen 003  202  X    7  7  1

Highlights: Austin Burnett fueled Ste. Genevieve with a three-run home run and a double as part of a 3-for-4 hitting performance. Jayden Gegg and Bieser both scored twice. Keaton Boyer also drove in two runs. Keaton Boyer and Bieser also doubled for the winners. Carter Klump and Drew Bauman both pitched, with Bauman picking up the win. Bauman struck out five and walked two while allowing four earned runs on six hits in four innings.

Record: Ste. Genevieve, 14-6

Schedule: July 6, at Perryville; 9, at Sikeston; 12-18, SENIOR DISTRICT TOURNAMENT; 20-25, at Zone Tournament, Jackson; 29-August 1, Senior State Tournament, Sedalia; August 4-8, Regional Tournament, at Hastings, Neb.

JUNIORS

Tuesday, June 29

Rock Memorial 5, Ste. Genevieve 4

Ste. Gen                 002  200 0 —  4  7  0

Rock           000  301 1 —  5  9  1

Highlights: Austin Viox was 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI. Cannon Wolk also drove in two runs for Post No. 15. Isaac Viox, Austin Viox and Rylan Fallert all doubled. Wolk took the loss, allowing two earned runs on five hits with four strikeouts and just one walk in three innings of work.