Central baseball loses pair of games in Midwest Classic

Saturday, March 22, 2008

The Cape Central baseball team was knocked into the consolation bracket after consecutive losses to Francis Howell North and Fort Zumwalt South at the 12th Annual Midwest Classic in St. Louis on Friday.

The Tigers fell to Francis Howell North 13-3 in the first game. Garrett Stevens took the loss for Central (1-2). Stevens was the only Tigers player with an extra-base hit.

In the second game, Fort Zumwalt South banged out eight hits in a 6-2 victory over Central. Brooks Osburn led the Tigers with a triple and an RBI. Hive Tanaka added two base hits.

The Tigers will face Northwest Howell Springs at 11 a.m. and Fox at 1 p.m. in the consolation bracket today.

@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:Francis Howell North 13, Cape Central 3



@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:LP -- Garrett Stevens, 1-1. 2B -- Stevens (C). Records -- Central 1-1.

@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:Fort Zumwalt South 6, Cape Central 2



@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:LP -- Blake Smith, 0-1. 3B -- Brooks Osburn (C). Multiple hits -- Central, Hive Tanaka 2-4. Records -- Central 1-2.


Jackson seniors Caleb Beussink and Andrew Lysell have signed to play soccer next year at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo.

-- From staff reports

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