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Posted: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 3:00 pm

Sandwiching wins around a semifinal loss, the Borgia softball Lady Knights (13-8) captured third place Saturday at the Montgomery County Tournament.

Borgia opened with a 16-5 win over Hannibal before losing 3-2 to Silex.

Borgia defeated Clopton for third place, 2-0.

Borgia Head Coach Stan Westhoff reported both wins ended with 5-3-2 double plays.

“Clopton (in the third-place game) had a runner on third with one out when we had a sharp grounder to third, looked the runner back, threw out the girl at first and then threw home to nail the runner trying to score from third,” Westhoff said. “It was a fitting finish to a tournament that has always provided it good challenge in the last third of the season. It is a good tune-up for the district tournament.”

Borgia won 13-9 over Bishop DuBourg Monday.

“It was a big win, giving us sole possession of second in the conference behind St. Dominic,” Westhoff said.

Hannibal

“We hit well and Rachel Boley pitched the entire game (five innings),” Westhoff said. “There were any number of hitting stars and Megan Jensen and Rachel both hit the ball well.”

Borgia’s big inning was the second, where it scored nine runs to make it 11-1. Borgia scored five times in the third. Hannibal scored twice in the third and twice in the fifth.

Taylor Nadler had the only extra-base hit, a double, while also walking and scoring three times.

Jensen had two hits, one run, two RBIs and a stolen base.

Others with hits were Boley, Katelyn Gratza, Kaylee Heggemann, Michaela Morhaus, Madelyn Tuepker and Cali Witte. Elizabeth Westhoff walked twice and scored.

Silex

Borgia gave the eventual champion a run for its money but lost, 3-2. That loss ended Borgia’s six-game winning streak.

“We lost the semifinal game to Silex, eventual champs if my sources are correct, 3-2,” Westhoff said. “It was a game marred with controversial calls, but it was well-thrown by both pitchers and well played by both teams. Silex has been a major player in the state tournament in Class 2 over the years.

Boley drove in both runs for Borgia.

Silex took a 3-0 lead with two runs in the second and one in the third. Borgia got both of its runs in the fourth.

Witte pitched and allowed three runs (none earned) on five hits and one walk. She struck out six.

Boley had Borgia’s lone hit. Tuepker and Nadler scored. Nadler walked three times in the game and stole a base.

Clopton

Borgia closed out the tournament with a 2-0 win over Clopton to claim third place.

“We won the third-place game against perennial power, Clopton,” Westhoff said.

Borgia scored its runs in the second and fourth innings.

“Cali Witte threw a masterful game and solid defense in the field led the way,” Westhoff said.

Witte allowed two hits and three walks while striking out one in the shutout.

Boley and Jensen drove in runs.

Boley had two hits, including a double. She also scored.

Gratza, Jensen and Nadler ahd the other hits. Morhaus scored the other run. Nadler tripled. Westhoff walked and Heggemann added a sacrifice.

DuBourg

Borgia won a wild one at DuBourg Monday. Each team scored twice in the first. DuBourg led 4-3 after two innings and the teams were tied 5-5 in the third.

Borgia scored five times in the sixth and three times in the seventh. DuBourg scored four times in the bottom of that inning.

Nadler doubled twice and had three hits overall.

Boley, Gratza, Morhaus and Jensen each had two hits. Gratza and Morhaus each homered.

Boley pitched and earned the win, allowing nine runs (five earned) on seven hits and 10 walks. She struck out three.

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Area Scoreboard

Area Sports Schedule

American Legion Baseball

Ninth District Senior Legion Tournament

Thursday, July 17

At Westhoff Park

G1 (1) West 11, (8) Pacific 1

G2 (4) St. Charles 17, (5) Elsberry 2

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G3 (3) Washington 4, (6) Wentzville 0

G4 (2) Daniel Boone 8, (7) St. Peters 2

Friday, July 18

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G5 Elsberry 8, Pacific 3

G6 St. Peters 9, Wentzville 1

At Westhoff Park

G7 St. Charles 4, West 1

G8 Daniel Boone 7, Washington 4

Saturday, July 19

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G9 Washington 9, Elsberry 4

G10 West 9, St. Peters 6

G12 West 14, Washington 1

At Westhoff Park

G11 St. Charles def. Daniel Boone (fft)

Sunday, July 20

Rest at Westhoff Park

G13 Championship — West 2, St. Charles 1 (13 innings)

Monday, July 21

G14 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 13, West 11

Zone 1 Senior Legion Tournament

At Lindenwood University, St. Charles

Thursday, July 24

G1 West 13, Daniel Boone Post 262 8

G2 Jefferson City Post 5 11, Hannibal Post 55 2

Friday, July 25

G3 West 11, St. Charles Post 312 1

G4 Daniel Boone 10, Hannibal 2

Saturday, July 26

G5 Jefferson City 9, West 2

G6 St. Charles 11, Daniel Boone 0

G7 West 6, St. Charles 2

Sunday, July 27

G8 Championship — West 11, Jefferson City 0

G9 If-Needed Game — Jefferson City 14, West 12

Jefferson City advances to state tournament in Sedalia.

Ninth District Junior Legion Tournament

Tuesday, July 8

At Union High School

G1 (1) Elsberry 3, (8) New Haven 0

At Ronsick Field

G4 (3) Washington 7, (6) Wentzville 1

G4 (2) Union 8, (7) Hannibal 1

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G2 (5) St. Peters 8, (4) St. Charles 6

Wednesday, July 9

At New Haven

G5 Wentzville 4, New Haven 0

G6 St. Charles 8, Hannibal 7 (9 innings)

At Ronsick Field

G7 St. Peters 5, Elsberry 2

G8 Washington 2, Union 1

Remainder at Ronsick Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 Union 7, Wentzville 1

G10 Elsberry 3, St. Charles 2

Friday, July 11

G11 Washington 12, St. Peters 11 (10 innings)

G12 Elsberry 6, Union 3

Saturday, July 12

G13 Elsberry 4, St. Peters 3

G14 Championship — Washington 3, Elsberry 1

Washington wins district, to host Zone 1 Tournament at Borgia. Schedule below.

Junior Legion Zone 1 Tournament

At Borgia

Thursday, June 17

G1 Elsberry Post 226 10, Chillicothe Post 25 2

Friday, June 18

G2 Washington Post 218 5, Elsberry 1

G3 Chillicothe 5, Elsberry 4

Saturday, June 19

G4 Championship — Washington 16, Chillicothe 0 (5 innings)

Washington advances to State Tournament in Jackson.

Junior Legion State Tournament

At Jackson

Thursday, July 24

G1 Jackson 3, Springfield Glendale 2

G2 Eureka 7, Sedalia 0

Friday, June 25

G3 Jackson 8, Washington 3

G4 Springfield Glendale 8, Sedalia 3

G5 Jackson 4, Eureka 2

G6 Washington 8, Springfield Glendale 0

Saturday, June 26

G7 Eureka 11, Washington 10 (9 innings)

G8 Championship — Jackson 7, Eureka 6

Jackson advances to Regional Tournament in Leavenworth, Kan.

Sunday, June 27

G9 If-Needed Game — G8 winner vs. G8 loser, 1 p.m.

Freshman Legion Ninth District Tournament

Tuesday, July 8

At Elsberry Legion Field

G1 (1) St. Charles 7, (8) St. Peters 0

G2 (4) Elsberry-Winfield 4, (5) Wentzville 3

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G3 (3) Hannibal 3, (6) Warrenton 2

G4 (2) Washington 10, (7) West 1

Wednesday, July 9

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G5 St. Peters 17, Warrenton 6

G6 Wentzville 5, West 4

At Elsberry Legion Field

G7 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 2

G8 Washington 3, Hannibal 0

Remainder at Elsberry Legion Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 St. Peters 11, Hannibal 9

G10 Elsberry-Winfield 13, Wentzville 4

Friday, July 11

G12 Elsberry-Winfield 8, St. Peters 3

G11 Washington 6, St. Charles 0, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 12

G13 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 1

G14 Championship — St. Charles 5, Washington 2

Sunday, July 13

G15 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 2, Washington 0

Missouri Freshman

Legion State Tournament

At Rotary Recreational

Complex - Ronsick Field

Wednesday, July 16

G1 Creve Coeur Post 397 16, St. Robert Post 331 2

G2 Ste. Genevieve Post 150 4, St. Charles Post 312 0

G3 Jackson Post 158 1, vs. Springfield Glendale Merchants 0

G4 Washington Post 218 9, Eureka Post 177 4

Thursday, July 17

G5 Springfield Glendale 11, St. Robert 1 (St. Robert eliminated)

G6 St. Charles 10, Eureka 2 (Eureka eliminated)

G7 Ste. Genevieve 4, Creve Coeur 2

G8 Washington 12, Jackson 10

Friday, July 18

G9 Jackson 12, Springfield Glendale 0 (Springfield Glendale eliminated)

G10 Creve Coeur 8, St. Charles 3 (St. Charles eliminated)

G11 Ste. Genevieve 3, Washington 2

G12 Creve Coeur 11, Jackson 7 (Jackson eliminated)

Saturday, July 19

G13 Washington 8, Creve Coeur 3 (Creve Coeur eliminated)

G14 Championship—Washington 5, Ste. Genevieve 2

Sunday, July 20

G15 Championship Game 2—Washington 3, Ste. Genevieve 0

Great Midwest Football League

July 19

Missouri Cyclones 34, Illinois Justice 0

Swim Team Schedules

Washington Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Oaks Landing    Washington 192-100

6-16    Westglen    Washington 259-206

6-23    at Fox Creek    Washington 311-225

6-30    at Chadwick    Chadwick 264-258

7-7    Cherry Hills    Washington 291-140

7-11 at Division Meet, Westminster Christian First

Pacific Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    Lake of the Woods    LOtW 176-130

6-16    at Union    Union 289-220

6-23    Bridle Creek    Pacific 371-124

6-30    at Arbor Oaks    Pacific 282-241

7-7    at Indian Hills    Cancelled, weather

7-12    Division Meet    First

Union Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Arbor Oaks    Union 180-120

6-16    Pacific    Union 289-220

6-23    at Lake of the Woods    LoTW 312-201

6-30    Indian Hills    Union 322-275

7-7    Bridle Creek    PPD

7-12    at Division Meet, Pacific    Third

Pacific Diving Team

Date    Opponent    Time

6-14    at MAC West    MAC West 40-30

6-21    at Lindgate    Lindgate

6-28    at Cool Dell    9 a.m.

7-13    at Championships    8 a.m.

*Indicates League Games

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