COLUMBIA — The Daniel Boone Little League's 9- and 10-year-old Nationals won the championship of the Missouri Little League's State Softball Tournament with a 7-6 victory over Webb City on Monday night in Concordia.
The Daniel Boone team won three straight games to reach the title game.
The Nationals started the tournament with a 12-8 victory over Perryville on Friday night.
On Saturday, the Nationals earned their first victory over Webb City, the defending state champions, winning 10-5.
On Sunday, a 13-5 victory over Carroll County gave them a 3-0 record in pool play and sent them to the championship game and a rematch with Webb City.
The Daniel Boone Nationals team consists of Bella Batek, Eliyah Bennett, Maren Jones, Samantha Mackley, Katelyn Rhine, Samantha Schupp, Brooklynn Spillman, Madi Steuber, Shelby Thomas, Avery Throckmorton and Allison Widmer. They are coached by Rebecca Jones, Joe Henderson and Joe Steuber.