By TOMMY REZAC
St. Joseph Post
An overall pretty busy Thursday for all sports. Let's get to it.
Baseball - Pony Express tournament
Championship - Smithville 17 Lafayette 4. Full coverage here.
3rd place - Savannah 4 Platte County 0
5th place - Maryville 5 Benton 4
Other baseball action
Bishop LeBlond 6 East Atchison 1
East Buchanan 4 Mid-Buchanan 3
North Kansas City 3 St. Joseph Central 1
Platte Valley 13 North Nodaway 2 (6 innings)
Pattonsburg 15 King City 1
University Academy 7 DeKalb 4
South Holt 11 Northeast Nodaway 5
Mid-Buchanan 1 Chillicothe 0 (2 OT). Emily Parrott scored the winning goal on a header.
- The Dragons avenge a 5-0 loss to the Hornets from earlier this year. The first-year soccer program is red hot with a 9-3 record, including a 5-1 mark in their last six. And in case you missed it, we did a feature on the Dragons' soccer program earlier this spring.
Bishop LeBlond 8 Cameron 0
Ruskin 4 Lafayette 3 (2 OT)
Savannah 6 Benton 1
Bishop LeBlond defeated St. Michael the Archangel 148-194. Jeffrey Johnston shot a two-under 34. Tim Johnston a 37, Sam Schoeberl 38, Pat Johnston 39 and Davis Jungbluth 45.
St. Joseph Central finished 3rd at the Liberty Invitational with a team score of 309 - the lowest team score for the Indians in over a decade. Daniel Love finished second overall with a 73.
Mid-Buchanan took first at the Stanberry Invitational. Noah Hughes led the way, shooting an 82.
Maryville finished second (351) and Savannah third (352) out of 13 teams at the Chillicothe Invitational.
Savannah 9 Benton 0. The Savages move to 9-0 on the season during their senior night match.
Maryville 6 Trenton 3
Track and Field
The Bishop LeBlond boys took second at the St. Joseph Christian meet. The Eagles logged eight total PRs between the boys' and girls' teams. No other results from the meet were immediately available.