Wildcats on the menu

The Mexico varsity baseball team, 8-13 overall, took the field this morning at Winfield for Class 4, District 8, seeded sixth, at 10:30 a.m. against third-seed Wright City, 11-10 overall.

If all goes well what comes next will be playing second-seed and fellow North Central Missouri Conference member Hannibal, 7-12 overall, May 13 at 1:00 p.m. On the flip side of all this the host Warriors, 8-10 overall, are seeded fifth and will be launching their efforts today at 1:00 p.m. against number-four Warrenton, 9-11 overall, and the winner advances to competes against number-one St. Dominic's, 17-6 overall, on Monday at 3:30 p.m.

That just leaves the championship to be decided on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.


Mexico Silver Hair Horse Shoes

Pitching League results for May 8, 2019, include Eugene Freels 8-1, Rodney Freels 7-2, Larry Brown 6-3, Ralph Throckmorton 5-4, Charlie Maupin 4-5, Louie Schmidt 1-8, Joe Jackson 1-2 DNC.

In Doubles competition Larry Brown and Ralph Throckmorton defeated Rodney Brewster and Charlie Maupin 25-21. Details: Charlie Maupin, 573-581-8559.


Another time, same place

The Centralia Clarence Cannon Conference varsity baseball game against South Shelby at home on Wednesday was postponed and now new date has been listed as of yet.

The Panthers, 10-4 overall, start Class 4, District 9, today at Southern Boone as the fifth seed against fourth-seeded Marshall, 14-6 overall at 10:30 a.m. The winner will face Helias, 17-3 overall, the top seed in the bracket, on Monday at 5 p.m. On the other side of the bracket number-two Boonville, 14-8 plays Moberly, 5-12 overall at 12:45 p.m. at the same place and day followed by sixth-seeded Fulton, 9-13 overall, taking on the host third-seeded Eagles, 16-5 overall, at 3:00 p.m.

The winners of those contests will then square off on Monday at 7:15 p.m. and the championship will be decided on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.


New mark has been met

On Monday at the Centralia Classic, the Panthers Jake Friedel set a new school record in the Pole Vault with a height of 15-2.5. Not only does this break his own record of 15-0 that he set earlier this season, but this is a season high for Class 3 in this event for the state according to the Centralia Panthers Boosters Facebook Page.


Looking good, feeling better

The Community R-6 varsity baseball team, 5-7 overall, is much improved this season under first-year head coach Joel Krato and when Class 1, District 11, kicks off today at 4 p.m. the Trojans will be doing so as the fourth-seed facing fifth-seeded Glasgow.

The winner will play Wellsville-Middletown, 10-4 overall, on Monday at 6:00 p.m. at New Franklin. The host Bulldogs, 6-8 overall, which are seeded third, will also begin district play today at 2:00 p.m. against sixth-seed Higbee for the right to face number-two Madison, 6-3 overall, on Monday at 4:00 p.m. The title game will then take place on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.


No time like the present

When Class 3, District 8, starts today at 6:30 p.m. at South Callaway it will be the third-seeded North Callaway varsity baseball team, 8-16 overall, that takes on the sixth-seeded Missouri Military Academy form the chance to play number-two seed Hallsville, 10-7 overall, on May 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Number-four Father Tolton commences this district today, as well, at 5:00 p.m. against number-five New Bloomfield, 4-18 overall. Whichever squad emerges from this contest will go up against the host Bulldogs on Monday at 5:00 p.m. and the championship will be decided on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.


One of these things is not like the other

As the only area squad to start the playoffs on Saturday, Montgomery County, 10-7 overall, begins Class 3, District 6, at Lutheran North as the second-seed against number-seven North Technical at Lutheran North at 12:30 p.m. The crew that comes out on top then moves on to square off on Monday at 4:30 p.m. against the winner of third-seeded Duchesne, 8-15 overall, and the number-six host Crusaders, 1-16 overall, which face-off Saturday at 3 p.m.

Fifth-seed Elsberry, 4-9 overall, and fourth-seed Bowling Green 6-4 overall, will also begin the second season this weekend at 10 a.m. for the right to compete on the diamond on May 13 at 2:00 p.m. against top-seeded Hermann, 11-8 overall. The last two teams remaining then meet up on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. to compete for the title.