Baseball team becomes district champions, moves on to play for state title


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The baseball team poses for a picture with the district championship plaque. The boys defeated Holden to become the Class 3 district champions.

Makayla Mais, Staff Writer

On May 25, the baseball team fought for a district title against the number one ranked team, Holden.

The boys defeated Holden 10-3 to claim a Class 3 district championship title. They went on to play Summit Christian on May 27. They defeated them 5-2 to advance to the state final four.

The first game for the team in the final four will be played in O’Fallon, Missouri, on June 1 at 4:30 p.m. They will compete against Scott City.

Shortstop Jeremy Eierman was also named Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year. Eierman is hitting with a batting average of .542 with eight home runs, 33 RBIs and 39 runs scored throughout the season. This has helped lead the team to a 22-2 record.