The local soccer players were represented well in the area. Three players and one coach were named to the KTJJ girls soccer dream team on June 4.
The awards keep rolling in for the St. Vincent and Saxony Lutheran girls soccer teams. There were a total of seven St. Vincent players and five Saxony players named to the Class 1, Region 1 team. The all-region team encompasses players from districts 1-2.
The prospect of a trip to the Class 3 baseball Final Four was never a thought for Saxony Lutheran baseball coach Paul Sander or his team at the beginning of the season.
I have been blessed in my time working at the newspaper to cover a lot of great sporting events from record-breaking performances, to state championship victories.
KANSAS CITY— After the regular season ended, St. Vincent girls soccer coach Caitlin Pistorio made it a point to practice penalty kicks just on the outside chance her team would be forced to win a game in that fashion in the postseason.
O’FALLON— The question remained in the back of Saxony Lutheran baseball coach Paul Sander’s head: How would his team respond to not playing for the Class 3 state championship?
The St. Vincent High School girls soccer team participates in a victory parade through downtown Perryville on Friday, June 1, 2018, a day after winning their second consecutive state championship by beating Principia 2-0 in Kansas City. (Republic-Monitor video by Robert Cox) #perryvillenews