The Boonville 12-year-old All-Stars had its title hopes come to an end in the opening game in bracket play on Sunday by losing to Kennett in a close game by a score of 10-9.
Of course the Boonville 12 All-Stars were lucky to be playing on the final day after losing to Carthage in the opening round on Thursday 8-2. However, the Boonville 12 All-Stars bounced back with three straight wins by beating Scott County 27-2, Cape Girardeau 14-3 and MABA American 12-2 before losing to Kennett.
In the opening game against Carthage, Colby Caton took the loss on the mound for Boonville.
Caton also went 2-for-3 in the game with a single, home run and one RBI. Max Eckerle and Skyler Duncan each had one single while Isaac Marriott added one RBI.
In the second game, Boonville led Scott County 6-1 after one, 11-2 after two and 22-2 after three before putting up five more runs in the fourth.
Austin Schuster picked up the win on the mound.
Caton had three hits in the game with one single, one double, one triple and three RBIs.
Owen Armentrout finished the game with a single and a double while Connor Acton added two singles and one RBI, Skyler Duncan with two singles, Keaton Eads with one double and three RBIs, Cameron Poulsen with one double and one RBI, Clayton Wilmsmeyer and Luke Green each with one single and two RBIs, Lane Keeran with one single and one RBI, Jackson Johns, Alex McBain, Max Eckerle and Michael DeLeon each with one single and Austin Schuster with one RBI.
In the third game of the tournament, the Boonville 12 All-Stars again jumped out early with 13 runs in the first-three innings against Cape Girardeau.
Jackson Johns picked up the win on the mound.
Johns also had three hits in the game with two singles, one double and four RBIs.
Duncan and Eckerle finished the game with two singles and three RBIs each while Schuster added two singles and one RBI, Caton with a RBI-single,  and Marriott, Eads, Acton, Wilmsmeyer and DeLeon each with one single.
In the first game on Saturday against MABA American, the Boonville trailed 2-1 after 3 1/2 before rallying back with 11 unanswered runs.
Marriott picked up the win for Boonville.
Caton led all hitters with a single, double and one RBI. Johns had two singles and four RBIs while Armentrout added one double and two RBIs, Eads with one double and one RBI, Poulsen with one RBI-single and Duncan, Schuster and Marriott each with one single.
In the final game, Boonville led Kennett 9-8 after 4 1/2 but couldn’t hold on as Kennett tacked on one in the fifth to tie and one in the seventh for the win.
Johns took the loss on the mound for Boonville.
Duncan led all hitters with two singles, one double and six RBIs. Armentrout had three singles while Acton added one double, Keeran with one single and two RBIs, Poulsen with one single and one RBI and Caton with one single.