Local tennis athletes claim all-state honors

The MSHSAA Class 1-2 singles and doubles tennis tournaments wrapped up on Saturday at Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield, and several local athletes claimed all-state honors.

Brett Eibner's single capped the biggest ninth-inning comeback in Kansas City Royals history, a seven-run rally off David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle that lifted the World Series champions over the Chicago White Sox 8-7 Saturday.

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez had to be helped off the field in the ninth inning Saturday against the Chicago White Sox after colliding with rookie third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert.

Below is a list of all-conference baseball teams for leagues in Southwest Missouri. If a team is not listed we are still awaiting the coaches to send it.

Fueled by a seven-run seventh-inning outburst and big games from a quartet of seniors, Missouri State rallied for its second come-from-behind win of the day to keep its MVC Championship hopes alive.

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