SJB and SJL teams place at state

The St. John the Baptist Catholic/SPPCS/St. Mary’s co-op softball team (top picture) closed out their season with a third place state trophy. They defeated Woodlawn 3-0 in the third place game after being defeated by Okawville in the semi-finals. The team finished with a 14-1 record. Pictured are team members: in front: Mikayla Shields, Emma Eckart, Brynn Westerman, Brynn Klein, Katie Juelfs, Maci Montroy and Maren Wilkens; in back: Coach Brian Steibel, Marlie Caby, Claire Schuchardt, Molly Steibel, Lauren Eckart, Peyton Kreher, Julia Ohlau, Maria Murry, Taylor Korando, Kylie Edwin, Coach Jason Ohlau and Coach Phil Shields.

The St. John’s Lutheran School baseball team (bottom picture) took third place at the recent state tournament. Pictured are team members: in front: Liam Kilpatrick, Colby Voss, Joey Bifer, Brendyn Wegener and Lyle Schlueter; in the middle: Carson Moll, Ian Moll, Landon Ruebusch, Brodie Stenzel, Ty Voss, Cason Birch and Collin Korando; in back: Head Coach Jeremy Voss, Alan Wolter, Lucas McCarthy, Landon Kilpatrick, Brayden Schlesinger, Barrett Wagner, Connor Bumann and Coach Quent Stenzel.