Lose to SEMO South in the first game in bracket play 7-0
The Boonville 15-year-old All-Stars closed out the Babe Ruth State Tournament Sunday in Joplin by losing to SEMO South 7-0 in bracket play.
While finishing the tournament at 3-2, the Boonville 15 All-Stars also received the No. 3 seed going into bracket play behind Mineral Area and SEMO South. Sikeston was the No. 4 seed.
Needless to say, the Boonville 15-year-old All-Stars cruised in the opening round on Thursday by blanking Carthage in five innings 11-0.
While out-hitting Carthage 13-1 in the game, the Boonville 15 All-Stars also led from start to finish by pushing across two runs in the first, four again in the third and five in the fifth.
Cole Meisenheimer picked up the win on the mound for Boonville by striking out four batters in two innings. Meisenheimer also gave up just one hit.
Cameron Stornello then came in and pitched one inning in relief and walked three batters while striking out one batter. Then, to finish the game, Jack Kindle pitched two innings and struck out two batters.
As for the hitting in the game for Boonville, Kealin Vinson went 3-for-3 with two singles, one double and one RBI. Kindle also had three singles and drove in one run while Cole Meisenheimer added a single, double and one RBI, Carson Campbell, Dawson Barnthouse and Reece Lang each with a RBI-single, Peyton Keeran and Josh Polk with one single each, Quess Frerking and Cameron Stornello each with two runs batted in and Andy Neal with one RBI.
Tanner Fly had the only hit in the game for Carthage, being a single.
Of course things all turned for the worse on Friday as the Boonville 15 All-Stars fell to Southwest 3-1.
Although the Boonville 15 All-Stars scored the first run of the game, they had nothing to show for their efforts for the rest of the game as Southwest rallied back with two in the fourth and one again in the fifth for the win.
Cole Meisenheimer took the loss in relief for Boonville by giving up three runs on five hits and three walks in one inning pitch.
Carson Campbell and Josh Polk each had two hits in the game for Boonville while Meisenheimer finished with one single and one RBI.
Of course it didn’t take long for the Boonville 15 All-Stars to get on the winning side of things after beating Aurora 12-2 in five innings in the third game of the tournament.
The Boonville 15 All-Stars never trailed against Aurora and led 4-1 after one, 5-1 after two and 10-2 after four.
Peyton Keeran picked up the win on the mound for Boonville by giving up just one run on two hits and three walks in three innings.
Quess Frerking had two doubles and one RBI in the game for Boonville. Reece Lang finished the game with two singles and one RBI while Andy Neal added one double and two RBIs, Carson Campbell and Cole Meisenheimer each with one single and two RBIs, Jack Kindle with one single and one RBI, Josh Polk with one single and Kealin Vinson and Dawson Barnthouse each with one RBI.
In the next game against SEMO South, the Boonville 15 All-Stars again led from start to finish for a 6-3 victory.
Reece Lang picked up the win on the mound for Boonville by giving up one run on two hits and one walk while striking out two batters in 2 1/3 innings.
Kealin Vinson led the hitting attack in the game for Boonville with a single, double and one RBI.
Cole Meisenheimer had two singles and three RBIs while Jack Kindle and Peyton Keeran added one single each and Josh Polk and Reece Lang each with one RBI.
In the final game against SEMO South, the Boonville 15 All-Stars couldn’t seem to buy a run while going scoreless in seven innings.
SEMO South, meanwhile, put up two runs in the second, four again in the third and one in the fifth to garner the victory and avenge a earlier loss.
Cole Meisenheimer took the loss on the mound for Boonville by giving up five runs on three hits and one walk while striking out two batters in two innings. Reece Lang then came in and pitched four innings in relief and allowed two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out three batters.
Carson Campbell had the only extra base hit in the game for Boonville, being a triple.
Jack Kindle, Quess Frerking and Reece Lang each had one single.