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Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 2:00 pm

Can St. Charles Post 312 continue its perfect run in the Ninth District?

That’s the big question which will be answered this week during the Ninth District Tournament being hosted by Elsberry.

The tournament is scheduled to end this weekend. The championship game is set for Saturday at 4 p.m. with the if-needed game Sunday at 1 p.m.

The tournament winner advances to the state event in Washington the following week.

St. Charles went 20-0 in the district to claim the regular-season title. Post 312 is the top seed for the district tournament.

Washington Post 218 is seeded second after going 17-3 in the league. Washington already has a berth in the state tournament due to the event running at Rotary Recreational Complex - Ronsick Field.

“The team is focused and playing the best ball of the season so far,” Washington Post 218 Manager Scott Forrester said. “Our pitching has been great, our defense has been really good and our offense is really starting to show signs of improvement. I like our chances and think we are one of the frontrunners to win the district.”

Hannibal Post 55 earned the third seed at 16-4 in league games with one of the Elsberry teams, the Winfield squad, rounding out the top half of the eight-team bracket at 14-6.

Wentzville (9-11), Warrenton (8-12), West (7-13) and St. Peters (6-14) round out the bottom half of the district tournament.

The season ended for three other teams, which did not qualify for the postseason. New Haven (5-15), Pacific (4-16) and Elsberry (4-16) missed out on making the playoffs this season.

Tournament games start Tuesday at the Elsberry Legion Field and Pacific Khoury League Park.

In first-round games at the Elsberry Legion Field, St. Charles takes on St. Peters at 6 p.m. and Wentzville plays Elsberry-Winfield at 8:30 p.m.

At the Elsberry Khoury League Field, Hannibal plays Warrenton at 6 p.m. with Washington taking on West at 8:30 p.m.

“I like where are team is situated,” Forrester said. “Of course we are only looking and concentrating on West our opponent tonight. Our approach is one game at a time and focus on that game. We cannot control what other teams do so we are focusing on what we can control.”

All teams go back to action Wednesday in the double-elimination tournament. The losers’ bracket is at the Khoury League Park with the winners’ bracket at the Legion Field.

All games move to the Legion Field starting Thursday, July 10.

Updates can be found on the scoreboard page on this site and and on the Ninth District site.

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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

Normandy vs. Carnahan, 5:30 p.m.

Pacific vs. Rockwood Summit, 7 p.m.

North Tech vs. Union, 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 27

McCluer North vs. Carnahan, 5 p.m.

CBC vs. Soldan, 6:30 p.m.

Borgia vs. North Tech, 8 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 28

McCluer North vs. Normandy, 6 p.m.

Cardinal Ritter vs. Pacific, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 29

Blue Consolation, noon

Gold Consolation, 1:30 p.m.

Gold Third Place, 3 p.m.

Blue Third Place, 4:30 p.m.

Blue Championship, 6 p.m.

Gold Championship, 7:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball

Tuesday, Nov. 25

New Haven at Belle    6 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 1

New Haven at Montgomery Co. Tny    TBA

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Festus at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

#St. Clair vs. St. Vincent    6 p.m.

New Haven at Montgomery Co. Tny    TBA

Wednesday, Dec. 3

#St. Clair vs. Jefferson    6 p.m.

New Haven at Montgomery Co. Tny    TBA

Thursday, Dec. 4

New Haven at Montgomery Co. Tny    TBA

Friday, Dec. 5

Washington at Union    7 p.m.

#Crystal City Tny    5/6:30/8 p.m.

New Haven at Montgomery Co. Tny    TBA

Girls Basketball

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Washington 61, St. Clair 49

Saturday, Nov. 29

@Pacific vs. North County    2 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 1

St. Louis Patriettes at Union    7 p.m.

&Pacific vs. Marquette    7 p.m.

St. Clair at Clayton Tny    TBA

New Haven at Montgomery Co Tny    TBA

Tuesday, Dec. 2

St. Clair at Clayton Tny    TBA

New Haven at Montgomery Co Tny    TBA

Wednesday, Dec. 3

&Pacific vs. Ft. Zumwalt West/Rosati-Kain    4/5:30 p.m.

St. Clair at Clayton Tny    TBA

New Haven at Montgomery Co Tny    TBA

Thursday, Dec. 4

St. Clair at Clayton Tny    TBA

New Haven at Montgomery Co Tny    TBA

Friday, Dec. 5

Washington at Union    7 p.m.

Pacific at Marquette Tny    TBA

New Haven at Montgomery Co Tny    TBA

Wrestling

Tuesday, Dec. 2

Washington at Owensville/Rolla    5 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Union at Ladue    5 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 4

Union, Borgia at Washington    6 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 5

Washington, Pacific at Westminster Tny    TBA

Girls Swimming

Thursday, Dec. 4

Borgia at Burroughs    4 p.m.

*Conference Games

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