The top four finishers in each event qualified for state, which will be held next weekend at Lincoln University.
Tolton scorekeeper Kelsey Bequette has played three of the last four games for the Tolton baseball team after making the switch from softball.
Nathan Keown was mentored by his brothers Jimmy and Ben as he grew up. By going to their high school and college cross country and track meets, he developed a love for distance running.
Another Rock Bridge offensive explosion, this one a 12-hit barrage, resulted in a 13-7 win over Camdenton on Wednesday in the Class 5, District 9 championship game.
Golden is Tolton's first golfer to qualify for the state tournament.
In Tuesday's final round in Springfield, the Bruins matched their team total from Monday's first round at 316 for a final score of 632, which put the Bruins 13 strokes behind champion Timberland.
Quick improvement helped Sam Harrison move from a novice to a member of the Rock Bridge boys varsity golf team that is competing Monday and Tuesday at the Class 4 state championships.
A sloppily played first inning resulted in seven Rock Bridge runs, all the Bruins needed to end the Kewpies' postseason.
Losing its starting catcher in the first inning wasn’t the only obstacle Rock Bridge had to overcome in a 7-3 victory over Hickman on Monday in the semifinals of the Class 5, District 9 tournament.
The Rock Bridge High School boys golf team is in fourth place after the first day of the MSHSAA Boys Golf Championship on Monday at the Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.
The Hickman girls soccer team beat Rock Bridge 2-1 in double overtime Monday in the semifinals of the Class 3, District 9 tournament in Sedalia.
Both Rock Bridge doubles teams advanced to the state tournament with wins Monday in the Class 2 Section 5 sectionals.
Nicole Neville, a senior, finished first in the 100, 200 and 400-meter dashes last week at the Class 1 Sectional 3 tournament. Davis Atkins, a freshman, finished fourth in the 800-meter run to qualify for her first trip to the state tournament.
Freshman Cameron Dorth's emergence coincided with the team's improved play.
Senior pitcher Andrew Roseman silenced Smith-Cotton bats to help the Kewpies advance in the district tournament with a 2-1 victory.
Hickman boys tennis player Daniel Shyu played his final high school match Saturday and earned third place in the doubles tournament with Juyni Wu.
Rock Bridge High had athletes advance to sectionals in 18 events at the District 5 meet in Camdenton on Saturday. The top four athletes in each event advanced at the meet. In the 3200-meter run, the Bruins swept all four qualifying spots.
Chase Freidel finished second in the 400 meters.
Five Rock Bridge players advanced to Monday's sectional tournament.
Tolton finish the season 4-11 in the program's second year.