The Boonville 10U All-Stars put themselves in the drivers seat in the Babe Ruth State Tournament in Mt. Vernon after winning back to back games on Thursday.
The Boonville 10U All-Stars beat Advance Stingers 12-0 and Sikeston 4-3 in the nightcap.
In the first game, the Boonville 10U All-Stars opened the game with six runs in the bottom half of the first and then sent six runs across in the second inning to win by the mercy rule.
Aubrey Ritchie picked up the win in the circle for Boonville by striking out seven batters in three innings. Ritchie also walked three.
Leah Thies led the hitting attack for Boonville with one double. Ritchie finished the game with one single and three RBIs while Cecelia Gaddis added one single and two RBIs, Elizabeth Eichelberger with one single and Grace Poulsen with one RBI.
In the second game, Boonville trailed Sikeston 2-1 after two and 3-2 after three before rallying back with two runs in the bottom half of the fourth for the come from behind victory.
Payton Kindle pitched all four innings for the win for Boonville and struck out seven batters while giving up three runs on six hits.
Boonville had no hits in the game against Sikeston but was issued 10 walks.
Boonville will play again today at 2 p.m. against the winner of Advance and Sikeston.