MO State HS Sports

Baseball Forces Winner Take All Game With Two Wins on Friday


St. Louis, Mo. – The Columbia College Baseball team falls to picked up two must win games to force a winner take all championship game on Saturday against Lyon. The game will take place at Maryville University in St. Louis, Mo.
(2) Columbia def. (3) Missouri Baptist, 17-14
The Scoring:

  • B1 (CC): Kellen Williamson doubled down the right field line (CC 1, MBU 0)
  • T2 (MBU): A single tied the game up (CC 1, MBU 1)
  • B2 (CC): The Cougars hit two home runs in the inning (CC 8, MBU 1)
  • B3 (CC): Braden Desonia hit a sac fly (CC 9, MBU 1)
  • T4 (MBU): A seven run inning got MBU within one run (CC 9, MBU 8)
  • B4 (CC): The Cougars answered back with four runs with RBIs from Tegan Woods, Kole Ficken, and Tom McKenna (CC 14, MBU 8)
  • T5 (MBU): MBU added two runs (CC 14, MBU 10)
  • B6 (CC): Indy Stanley and Williamson had RBIs in the inning (CC 16, MBU 10)
  • T7 (MBU): Another single scored a run (CC 16, MBU 11)
  • B8 (CC): Stanley hit an infield RBI single (CC 17, MBU 11)
  • T9 (MBU): The Spartans added three runs (CC 17, MBU 14)

Inside the Box:

  • Nine different Cougars had at least one hit.
  • Indy Stanley and Kellen Williamson had four hits each.
  • That duo combined to go 8-11 with eight RBIs and four runs scored.

(2) Columbia def. (1) Lyon, 6-4
The Scoring:

  • T1 (CC): Indy Stanley doubled home Tom McKenna (CC 1, Lyon 0)
  • T2 (CC): Jarrett Newell crossed home on a wild pitch (CC 2, Lyon 0)
  • B4 (Lyon): The Scots tallied three runs (CC 2, Lyon 3)
  • T6 (CC): Tegan Woods singled to center for two RBIs (CC 4, Lyon 3)
  • B7 (Lyon): Lyon tied the game with a run in the seventh (CC 4, Lyon 4)
  • T9 (CC): Devyn Lopez singled to right field scoring Stanley and David Dell (CC 6, Lyon 4)

Inside the Box:

  • Indy Stanley, Devyn Lopez, and Riley Poulton had two hits each.
  • Lopez led the Cougars with two RBIs.
  • Stanley, Kellen Williamson, and Lopez reached base three times each.
  • JP Schneider went the distance on the mound allowing four unearned runs on seven hits and striking out 11.
  • Schneider struck out the side in the bottom of the 9th to secure the win.

Up Next:
Columbia and Lyon face off in a winner take all game on Saturday, May 7. Game time from Maryville University in St. Louis is 7:00 PM.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics