KXEO Sports Report 4/12/23

(Photo Credit To Marci Orr) 

The Mexico Bulldogs high school baseball team picked up a North Central Missouri Conference win last (Tuesday) night with a 16-8 victory over the Marshall Owls on the road.

Mexico got things started in the first inning when Andrew Runge singled, scoring a run. The Bulldogs scored four runs in the seventh inning. Landyn Kleinsorge, Tyson Carr and Drew DeMint each had RBI’s in the frame. Austin Maxwell got the start for Mexico and struck out nine.

The Bulldogs racked up 19 hits in total with Tyler Thoenen, Drew DeMint, Andrew Runge, Landon Hilderman, Tyson Carr and Landon Kleinsorge racked up multiple hits.

Mexico won their third game in a row.

The Bulldogs have the day off today (Wednesday) and return home tomorrow (Thursday) night when they play the Centralia Panthers.

The Mexico Boys tennis team competed against Boonville. It was a close contest with Boonville winning 5-4.

Varsity Doubles:
Brendan McKeown and Declan Gleeson 8-2
Camden Williams and Jackson Lamb 2-8
Zeven Ruiz and Quaid Grubb 3-8
Varsity Singles:
Brendan 8-1
Declan 9-8
Camden 0-8
Zeven 8-2
Jackson 2-8
Quaid 3-8
JV Doubles
Trevor Wright and Brixton Goerne 8-7
David Schweim and Carter Blackburn 4-6
Brennon Beasley and Christian Frederickson 3-6
Briian Bynum and Jonathan St. Martin 2-6
Skylar Shaw and David Schweim 2-6
Skylar and Jonathan 6-4
Mexico Head Coach Tony Senor says “Brendan and Declan have been playing very good this season. Brendan took care of business with an 8-1 victory in singles and Declan won a close match in Tiebreaker 9-8. Both Declan and Brendon won their Doubles match too. To compete like this every night will help them when they get to conference and in District play. Senior Zeven Ruiz also had a very convincing win at singles with an 8-2 score.” The Bulldogs are back it on Wednesday, when they play North Point High School, a potential District Championship match up.

The St. Louis Cardinals blasted their way to a 9-6 win over the Colorado Rockies last (Tuesday) night.

Redbirds rookie right fielder Jordan Walker took another step toward writing his way into the record books getting a hit in 11th consecutive game to start his Major League career.

It also tied the longest active streak in the Majors. St. Louis climbed back from down four runs, marking its biggest comeback win of the season.

The Kansas City Royals dropped a second consecutive game to the Texas Rangers 8-5.