Blue Springs South’s Jeffrey Lemberger and Logan Taylor combined for a four-hitter as the host Jaguars posted a 4-1 Suburban Big Six victory over the visiting Tigers on Monday.

Blue Springs South’s Jeffrey Lemberger and Logan Taylor combined for a four-hitter as the host Jaguars posted a 4-1 Suburban Big Six victory over the visiting Tigers on Monday.

“It was a very good win,” South coach Ben Baier said. “Both teams played a good ballgame. We executed and played small ball very well tonight,”

Jared Ginter singled twice with a run scored and two stolen bases and Landon Mason singled twice with a run scored in accounting for four of the five hits for South (12-3, 3-2).

LEE’S SUMMIT WEST 12, TRUMAN 2: Truman coach John Eglich knew Lee’s Summit West would be a tough assignment.

“West showed it is one of the top teams in the state,” he said after the host Patriots suffered a Suburban Middle Six loss.

West (16-4, 6-0) collected 17 hits and was led by John Fairchild’s two-run homer, Matt Graham’s solo homer and Matt Fultz’s two singles and a double.

J.T. Hayes powered Truman (11-5, 2-4) with two singles and one RBI.

West never looked back after scoring four runs in the top of the first inning off losing pitcher Brian Read.

RAYTOWN 17, WILLIAM CHRISMAN 1: A 21-hit attack led Raytown to the Suburban Middle Seven victory over William Chrisman at Crysler Stadium.

Tyler Kobel pitched five innings for the victory. Michael Babbitt went 5-for-5 with two doubles and four runs scored in powering the Blue Jays (5-9, 3-4). Chrisman fell to 0-14 and 0-8.

RIVER CITY BASEBALL FESTIVAL: Blue Springs split its final two games Saturday in the River City Baseball Festival at Lawrence, Kan.

The Wildcats (8-6) defeated Shawnee Mission West 16-6 in six innings. David Stober had three singles, Corbin Hare, Kyle Reed and Brian Burasco two singles and a double each, Matt Morrison two singles and Nick Gulotta single and triple.

The Wildcats had 20 hits and scored 14 runs over the final three innings.
Blue Springs fell to Blue Valley (Kan.) North 14-12.

The Wildcats scored eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning for an 11-8  lead. But North came back with five runs in the sixth to take the lead for good.

Reed had a single and three doubles and James McKinley and Nick Dorman a double each.

“It was a good weekend and we played well the first two games,” Blue Springs coach Marc Hines said. “I was disappointed in our focus for the first four innings against Blue Valley North and it ended up costing us at the end of the game.”

PINE TAR CLASSIC: St. Mary’s (3-5) fell to West Platte 12-2 and the host team 10-5 in the first Pine Tar Classic at Barstow.