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Mudcats baseball team wins Show-Me State Games title

The 8U Mudcats baseball team celebrates after winning their division title.
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For the Courier-Post
Posted: Jul. 31, 2019 11:41 am

COLUMBIA, Mo. – It didn’t take long for the 8U Mudcats to gel.


That resulted in a state title.


The team, comprised of baseball players from Hannibal, was formed at the end of June to compete in the Show-Me State games last weekend. The Mudcats went 4-0 on the way to winning the title last weekend.


The Mudcats opened pool play with a 10-2 victory over Krae’s, and they followed that with a 17-2 drubbing over Versailles.


In bracket play, the Mudcats again defeated Krae’s 10-3 to advance to the championship game against NEMO Show. There, the Mudcats won 13-10 over a NEMO Show team that scored 58 runs in the first three games.


The Mudcats finished the tournament 5-0 and outscored their opponents 50-17.

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