Fort Zumwalt West defeated Hickman softball 3-2 on Monday.

The Kewpies outhit the Jaguars nine to seven and drew four more walks than their opponent, but they still couldn’t capitalize.

Hickman faces Battle at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at home.

Rock Bridge softball suffers one-run loss

Rock Bridge’s comeback attempt fell short against Capital City in a 6-5 loss.

The Bruins scored one run with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to cut their deficit to a single run, but a pop out ended the game with the bases loaded.

Junior Sophie Schupp and freshman Addie Morris both homered for Rock Bridge.

The Bruins travel to play Jefferson City at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Tolton softball falls to Fatima

Tolton couldn’t overcome an early deficit in its 7-4 loss to Fatima.

The Trailblazers collected three more hits than the Comets, but they walked seven Fatima hitters and committed one more error.

Tolton plays at St. Francis Borgia at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Battle softball scores double digits in road victory

Battle beat Camdenton 10-4 behind a seven-run sixth inning.

The Spartans tallied 17 hits in the game, getting three apiece from Lauren Martin and Aubrei Roland. Battle’s Brooke Nutter went 4 for 5 with three RBI and a run.

The Spartans play Hickman at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Blair Oaks volleyball sweeps Battle

Blair Oaks defeated Battle 3-0, including a 25-6 beatdown in the opening set.

The Spartans’ next game will come against Helias at 8 p.m. Wednesday on the road.

COMO public schools swim against Missouri Military Academy

Rock Bridge, Hickman and Battle swam in their first dual meet Monday against Missouri Military Academy (MMA).

Rock Bridge’s Noah Robinson, Phillip Fritschi, Asher Kempf and Ben Stephens won the 182.8-meter medley relay with a time of 2 minutes, 22.58 seconds. Hickman’s Scott Smale-Murillo, Luke Gardner, Josh Gephardt and Talin Sapp (A relay) finished in third place with a time of 2:25.81. Kewpies Wilson Eastman, Jihun Kim, Liam Coon and Santiago Calle (B relay) placed fourth with a time of 2:31.21.

In the 200 IM, Bruins swimmer Noah Robinson finished second with a time of 3:04.50.

Battle’s Graham Turner-Diaz won the 50 freestyle with a 28.88. The Bruins’ Ben Stephens and Connor Marshall finished second with a 29.00 and fourth with a 31.03 respectively. The Kewpies had some solid placements as well: Josh Gephardt was third, Luke Gardner fifth, Talon Sapp sixth, Santiago Calle seventh, Derek Jantz eighth, Jihun Kim ninth, Yonghyun Kim 10th and Wilson Eastman 11th.

Turner-Diaz also won the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:18.52. Kewpies Liam Coon and Josh Gephardt got second with a 1:19.20 and third with a 1:20.67, respectively.

Asher Kempf of Rock Bridge won the 100 freestyle with a time of 1:02.40. The Bruins had four other placements in the top 10 as well: Ben Stephens finished third, Noah Robinson foutth, Parker Atkins sixth and Phillip Fritschi ninth. Scott Smale-Murillo of Hickman got second in the event with a time of 1.03:34. Three other Kewpies placed in the top 10: Liam Coon fifth, Talon Sapp seventh and Santiago Calle eighth.

The Kewpies A relay won the 200 free relay, and their B relay grabbed third. Kewpie A relay swimmers Talon Sapp, Josh Gephardt, Coon and Luke Gardner swam a 2:05.07 and Kewpie B relay swimmers Yonghyun Kim, Jihun Kim, Derek Jantz and Wilson Eastman swam a 2.24.68. The Bruins grabbed second place with Stephens, Parker Atkins, Phillip Fritschi and Connor Marshall swimming a 2:08.57.

Smale-Murillo won the 100 backstroke with a 1:08.24. Kewpies’ Derek Jantz and Wilson Eastman got third with a 1:30.37 and fourth with a 1:32.19, respectively.

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