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Posted: Friday, March 22, 2013 5:30 pm

Before some teams in the Four Rivers Baseball Classic even took the field, Pacific wrapped up the Pool C title with home wins of 7-1 Tuesday over New Haven and 4-3 Wednesday over Wright City.

The Indians, the defending tournament champions, will play in the championship bracket Saturday at the Pool B winner’s home field (Washington, St. Clair or Festus). They will play the Pool B winner in the semifinals at noon. The third-place and championship games will follow.

“We have a lot of younger, new players in new positions, so I’m very happy to win our first two games and get to the championship bracket,” said Pacific Head Coach Jeff Reed. “I’m especially happy with the way we didn’t get down and came back in the last inning to beat a good Wright City team.”

New Haven

New Haven, the home team on the scoreboard, took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning, but Pacific responded with seven runs over the final four innings.

Hank Vandaveer pitched the first four innings for Pacific to earn the win. He allowed one earned run on five hits with four walks and eight strikeouts.

Noah Brocato tossed three scoreless innings in relief and was credited with a save. He allowed three hits and two walks while striking out three.

“Hank threw the ball OK. He just fell behind too many hitters. He still had eight strikeouts,” Reed said. “Noah is a freshman who got his feet wet. He did what we needed him to do. It was a good experience for him.”

Both teams collected eight hits in the contest.

Pacing the Indians in the game was Vandaveer, who reached base three times with two hits and a walk to go with three RBIs. Tanner Brown and Brandon Colter also reached base three times with one hit and two walks to go with one RBI.

Zeth Boyer finished with one hit, one walk, three runs and one RBI.

Tyler Straatmann, James Howie and Brocato each had one hit. Straatmann and Howie also walked. Howie added two runs and one RBI. Straatmann had one run and one RBI.

Hunter Finney drew a pair of walks. Jake Null and Lucas Zurliene both scored a run.

Ross Seitter got the start on the mound for New Haven and took the loss. In five innings, he allowed two runs, one earned, on three hits with six walks and three strikeouts.

Andrew Schwentker worked the final two frames. He allowed five runs, four earned, on five hots with two walks and two strikeouts.

Garrett Schoenfeld and Tyler Strobel both had two hits for the Shamrocks.

Austin Madden, Blake Eggers, Seitter and Schwentker each had one hit. Eggers and Seitter also walked twice.

“Through the first four innings, they held us in check. We were out in front of everything,” Reed said. “We made some adjustments and put together some better at-bats in the final three innings.”

Wright City

Trailing 3-2, Pacific scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Wright City.

With runners at first and second bases with two outs, Vandaveer lifted a fly ball to right field, which went off the glove of the Wright City player, allowing both runners to score to end the game.

“Their right fielder got a late jump on the ball and it went in and out of his glove,” Reed said. “We gave them a run in the fourth inning with a couple of defensive mistakes.”

Boyer pitched the first four innings in a no-decision. He allowed one earned run on two hits with three walks and five strikeouts.

Brown worked the final three frames for the win. He allowed two earned runs on four hits with one walk and two strikeouts.

“Zeth did a good job allowing only one run in four innings. The best thing about Tanner was he was around the plate. Our outfielders ran down some balls that could have been hits,” Reed said. “They had six guys in their lineup who could swing it. They also have a couple of good arms.”

Vandaveer collected two of Pacific’s five hits. He scored one run and had one RBI.

Straatmann, Howie and Brown each added one hit. Brown added one run and one RBI. Howie scored a run. Eain Roberts also scored.

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Area Scoreboard

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Blue Division

Pool 1

McCluer North

Normandy

Carnahan

Pool 2

Cardinal Ritter

Pacific

Rockwood Summit

Gold Division

Pool 1

CBC

Soldan

Washington

Pool 2

Borgia

North Tech

Union

Monday, Nov. 24

CBC 77, Washington 52

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Cardinal Ritter vs. Rockwood Summit, PPD

Washington 63, Soldan 62

Borgia 83, Union 50

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Carnahan 71, Normandy 46

Pacific 64, Rockwood Summit 22

North Tech 67, Union 37

Thursday, Nov. 27

McCluer North 95 Carnahan 68

CBC 82, Soldan 55

Borgia 50, North Tech 45

Friday, Nov. 28

McCluer North 93, Normandy 39

Pacific 70, Cardinal Ritter 57

Saturday, Nov. 29

Blue Consolation — Rockwood Summit 47, Normandy 38

Gold Consolation — Soldan 78, Union 59

Gold Third Place — North Tech 63, Washington 57

Blue Third Place — Cardinal Ritter 71, Carnahan 46

Blue Championship — McCluer North 64, Pacific 58 (OT)

Gold Championship — CBC 67, Borgia 66

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 8

Lutheran S 64, St. Clair 48

Borgia 61, Carnahan 51

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Lafayette 44, Washington 35

Friday, Dec. 12

Potosi 72, St. Clair 45

*Washington 69, Ft. Zumwalt North 65

Montgomery Co 62, New Haven 61

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

Bourbon 75, Union 74

Glendale 63, Pacific 46

Saturday, Dec. 13

New Haven 46, Barat 40

Nixa 56, Pacific 46

Tuesday, Dec. 16

*Pacific 70, New Haven 35

*Hermann 67, St. Clair 49

*Ft. Zumwalt South 61, Washington 50

*Union 81, St. James 74

Friday, Dec. 19

*Owensville at St. Clair    4 p.m.

Washington vs. Parkway Central, GAC/Suburban Shootout, St. Charles Family Arena, 5:30 p.m.

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific at Union    7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Sullivan Shootout

Owensville vs. Rockwood Summit, 11:30 a.m.

St. Clair vs. Lindbergh, 1 p.m.

Jefferson City vs. Jackson, 2:30 p.m.

Washington vs. Lutheran South, 4 p.m.

Borgia vs. Poplar Bluff, 5:30 p.m.

Sullivan vs. Affton, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Saturday, Dec. 6

Cor Jesu 63, Borgia 60

New Haven 46, Moberly 39

Monday, Dec. 8

Pacific 73, Rolla 40

St. Clair 68, Dixon 37

Washington 54, New Haven 15

Tuesday, Dec. 9

*Borgia 59, Rosati-Kain 38

Union 53, Northwest 44

Thursday, Dec. 11

*Borgia 60, Notre Dame 53

Union 81, Bourbon 53

Friday, Dec. 12

New Haven 45, Principia 30

*Washington 59, Ft. Zumwalt North 32

Saturday, Dec. 13

West Plains 76, Pacific 37

Monday, Dec. 15

*Pacific 46, New Haven 28

*St. Clair 59, Hermann 50

*St. James 64, Union 37

Sullivan Tournament

Cuba 48, Principia 27

Borgia 68, Patriettes 29

Sullivan 56, Pattonville 43

Owensville 78, Farmington 54

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Sullivan Tournament

Farmington 61, Pattonville 39

Sullivan 68, Owensville 64

Principia 55, St. Louis Patriettes 42

Borgia 56, Cuba 38

Thursday, Dec. 18

*St. James 72, New Haven 21

*Union 49, Pacific 48

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Francis Howell    7 p.m.

Sullivan Tournament

Seventh Place — Pattonville vs. St. Louis Patriettes, 4 p.m.

Consolation — Farmington vs. Principia, 5:30 p.m.

Third Place — Owensville vs. Cuba, 7 p.m.

Championship — Borgia vs. Sullivan, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Union at Waynesville    5 p.m.

Wrestling

Monday, Dec. 8

Maplewood 48, Borgia 30

Brentwood 47, Borgia 36

Winfield 48, St. Clair 36

St. Clair 42, St. James 40

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Pacific 55, North County 10

Jackson 63, Washington 12

Farmington 63, Washington 6

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Borgia 36, Lutheran St. Charles 34

Winfield 54, Borgia 30

Thursday, Dec. 11

Union 72, Ft. Zumwalt East 9

Union 52, Principia 30

Union 54, Winfield 27

Saturday, Dec. 13

Union Tournament    9 a.m.

Borgia at McCluer S-Berkeley Tny    9 a.m.

Pacific at Farmington Tny    9 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Owensville 61, St. Clair 16

Union 48, Owensville 27

Union 65, St. Clair 18

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Saturday, Dec. 20

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Girls Swimming

Monday, Dec. 8

Washington at Eureka    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Washington at Nerinx Hall    4 p.m.

LSC/OFC 134, Borgia 101, St. Dominic 83

Monday, Dec. 15

Borgia at Notre Dame (Forest Park)    4 p.m.

Kennedy 88, Washington 84

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Lindbergh 128, Washington 48

*Conference Games

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