High School Sports
Some people would be happy setting one record at the state track meet. Not Aiesha Irvin-Muhammad. Competing in the Class 2 girls portion of the Missouri State High School Activities Association Track and Field Championships, the senior from St. Elizabeth Academy racked up two sprint records at Dwight T. Reed Stadium.
A whopping 35 area individuals in 52 events will take part in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 1-2 Track and Field Championships that begin today at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City.
This one meant more.
Call them the comeback kids.
The Russellville Indians did almost everything right in Wednesday night’s Class 2 District 8 title game against Linn. That is except for the postgame celebration. Russellville coach Lucas Branson was a little too quick when his team tried to give him a bath of water after the game.
Patrick Schnieders pitched a complete-game shutout to lead Fatima past Blair Oaks 3-0 in the Class 3 District 13 Tournament championship at the Falcon Athletic Complex, delivering the Comets their first district baseball title since 2002.
Alec Shoop’s two big hits sent Linn to the Class 2 District 8 Tournament championship.
Helias ambushed the Bolivar Lady Liberators with 40 shots in their Class 2 District 10 Tournament semifinal Tuesday night.
Eldon’s Braden Atkinson shot an 81 to finish in a tie for 31st at the Class 3 tournament in Springfield.
Blair Oaks freshman Tanner Elder was in position right until the end. Unfortunately for Elder, no one was going to catch Justin Wrozier of Lutheran: St. Peters. The senior fired a 71 Tuesday to take the Class 2 state golf championship with a two-round 145.
The Tipton Cardinals finished seventh in the Class 1 tournament at Silo Ridge in Bolivar. The Cardinals were 13 strokes better Tuesday and finished at 737.
Jefferson City freshman Gabe Trowbridge finished the Class 4 state golf tournament with an 87 on Tuesday at Rivercut in Springfield.
Jacob Wadley thought it was a job he wanted. And now, he’s got it. “It was always in the back of my mind,” Wadley said Tuesday after he was announced as the new wrestling coach at Helias High School. “I’ve always loved the program, being raised in such a successful program, you always have pride about it. “I feel like this is God’s will for my life.”
The Helias Crusaders ended their tennis season Saturday in the district individual tournament.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays had no trouble advancing to their district soccer final.