JEFFERSON CITY - Chase Patton was dominating for Rock Bridge.
The Bruins beat Helias 34-7 on Saturday at Pete Adkins Stadium to win the North Central Missouri Conference and end a seven-game losing streak to the Crusaders.
Missouri didn’t have a problem putting the ball in the net. The problem was finding the right net to put it in.
The Tigers lost to Texas 2-1 on Friday at Audrey J. Walton Stadium after defensive miscues led to two own goals.
Rolla’s few runners stood out among Hickman’s on Saturday. Although the Kewpies won the meet and had almost twice as many runners, Rolla’s Kim Shank and Jake Garner were the individual winners at Bethel Park.
Hickman’s girls scored 23 points and Rolla’s had 39. Hickman won the boys’ meet 38-43 after a tiebreaker that added each team’s six runner.
Offensive superstars often determine the outcome of important matches, but for Columbia College on Friday, the defense made the difference.
The Cougars upset Illinois-Springfield 2-1 at Owens Stadium to repeat as American Midwest Conference champions.