St. Elizabeth blanks Cooter to advance to Class 1 baseball title game

St. Elizabeth’s Noah Chipman slides across home plate to score a run during the third inning of Monday morning’s Class 1 state semifinal game against Cooter at Sky Bacon Stadium in Ozark. (Greg Jackson/News Tribune)

OZARK -- The St. Elizabeth Hornets knocked off the top-ranked team in the state in a rout.

Caleb Oligschlaeger pitched a three-hitter, Jace Kesel had three hits and Isaac Green reached base five times Monday morning, leading the second-ranked Hornets to a 9-0 victory against the Cooter Wildcats in the Class...