Ozark, MICDS advance in Class 3 semifinals

Saturday, June 5, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 9:53 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 17, 2008

Ozark pitcher Lucas Harrell picked the perfect time to get a strikeout.

Harrell struck out Sikeston's Cullen Dehart with the bases loaded to end the game and give the Tigers a 2-1 victory in a Class 3 semifinal game Friday morning at Taylor Stadium.

The Tigers (28-4) meet MICDS on Saturday at 5 p.m. for the title.

Harrell also scored the Tigers' runs. His winning run came in the bottom of the sixth with a first-pitch home run over the right field fence.

In the first inning, Harrell scored on Thomas Stilson's single.

Sikeston's run came in the fifth when Lance Rhodes drive in J.R. Bizzell.

Harrell struck out seven and walked six.

Sikeston (26-2) plays Grain Valley in the third-place game at 11 a.m. Saturday.


In the other Class 3 semifinal, the Rams took advantage of two errors on one play in the bottom of the sixth to win.

Grain Valley had a 3-2 lead with the Rams' John Sedgwick and Peter Hales on base. Both advanced on a passed ball, and they scored on first baseman Jack Arnold's error.

Grain Valley scored in the fourth with Zach Schellenberger's single and in the fifth with Steven King's two-run double.

The Rams are 23-3, and Grain Valley is 23-5.

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