The Helias Crusaders pushed across a run in the bottom of the fourth inning Thursday to take a 2-1 lead against the Boonville Pirates. But they also left two runners in scoring position in the inning. Then left the bases loaded in the fifth and sixth. And the Pirates took advantage.
Normally, it can take some time for a team to hit its stride. This is not a normal year for the Jefferson City Jays golf team.
After pushing across a run in the top of the ninth inning to take a 2-1 lead, the Fatima Comets were just three outs from a win Tuesday against the Helias Crusaders.
It’s a good problem to have. In preseason golf practice, the Helias Crusaders have had five players average within 1.5 strokes of each other. Now it’s a matter of getting them all to improve a little more.
Until May rolls around, the Helias Crusaders and Lady Crusaders are treating the track and field season as an extended practice.
The pieces appear to be there for the Helias Crusaders.
What’s better than a 1-2 punch?
A healthy number of starters returning, most at key positions, from a Final Four team should mean continued success this season.
Kim Anderson likes to split basketball seasons into four portions — non-conference, conference, conference tournament and the postseason.
Tim Rulo wasn’t in any hurry to leave South Callaway High School.