MO State HS Sports

Cougars Remain Undefeated in AMC Tournament Play, Advance to Ninth-Consecutive Title Game

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Columbia, Mo. – The Columbia College softball team continued their winning ways in the American Midwest Conference (AMC) Softball Tournament this afternoon, upsetting No. 2 seeded Missouri Baptist, 2-1. The win, combined with another loss by Missouri Baptist, means the Cougars have earned an automatic berth to the NAIA Softball Opening Round for the sixth season in a row. 
Stat Tracker:
CC def. MBU, 2-1

  • AMC co-Pitcher of the Year Ella Schouten added nine strikeouts, while also striking out the final batter of the contest
  • Bailey Merritt went 3-4 at the plate, scoring one run
  • Abigail Pringer, Emily King, Tasia Green, and Jazlin Gottman each provided one hit
  • A sacrifice fly from Athena Wheeler scored the winning run of the contest in Abigail Pringer

Columbia (23-17) is set to play Cottey College (Mo.) in the championship game tomorrow at 12:00 p.m.
The Cougars remain unbeaten in AMC tournament play, recording a 1-0 win over the Comets yesterday. Columbia looks to secure their sixth-straight AMC Tournament title.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics