REPUBLIC, Mo. — The third-seeded Carthage Tigers advanced to the Class 5 District 6 championship game behind a complete-game shutout from Sophomore Jensyn Elder in a 6-0 win over the second-seeded Republic Tigers on Wednesday.
The scoring began when Carthage’s Presley Probert homered in the second inning to break a scoreless tie. The Tigers added another run in each of the third and fourth innings before closing out the game with a three-run seventh frame.
Carthage (19-11) takes on top-seeded Kickapoo (22-3) at 4:30 p.m. on Friday at Republic High School.
Elder dominated in the contest scattering two hits, allowing only two walks and striking out four over seven innings of work to earn the win.