The Helias Lady Crusaders are figuring things out.
Playing games is the fun part. Practice sometimes can be a necessary evil.
After falling behind Waynesville almost immediately Tuesday, the Helias baseball team did the best thing it could: It hit the reset button.
The Jefferson City Jays tennis team defeated Hickman 5-1 in the Class 2 District 9 semifinals Tuesday at Washington Park.
The Helias boys tennis team advanced to the championship match of the Class 1 District 8 Tournament with a 5-1 win against Father Tolton in Tuesday’s semifinal match at Washington Park.
The Blair Oaks baseball team defeated School of the Osage 8-1 on Tuesday behind a combined three-hitter from Ryan Paschal and Clayton Graessle.
Ryland Johnson pitched a complete game as the Russellville defeated St. Elizabeth 6-1 on Tuesday.
The Linn Wildcats finished their regular season with a 13-4 defeat of Belle on Tuesday, entering the postseason with a 20-3 record.
The top-ranked team in Class 5 took it to the No. 1 team in Class 3 on Tuesday, as the Rock Bridge Bruins beat the Fatima Comets 14-4 in five innings.
CAPE GIRARDEAU — Gannon Withers of New Bloomfield and Tristan Bolin of Tipton advanced to the Class 1 state tournament with their finishes Monday in the sectional tournament.
ST. LOUIS — The Helias Crusaders finished in a tie for fifth Monday in the Class 3 sectional tournament.
CAMDENTON — The Jefferson City Jays took three golfers to Monday’s sectional tournament at Old Kinderhook.
KIRKSVILLE — The Southern Boone Eagles and Blair Oaks Falcons claimed team spots in the Class 2 state golf tournament by finishing 1-2 in the sectional tournament Monday.
Putting crooked numbers on the scoreboard is key to being successful in baseball, but Blair Oaks didn’t necessarily need that in its 11-1 win Monday against California, thanks to Bryce Pritchett and Jason Rackers combining on a one-hitter.
The Linn Wildcats eased to an 8-0 Senior Night win against Eugene behind a 4-for-4 performance from Cameron Laughlin on Monday. Laughlin also had three RBI.