Waters' walkoff single pushes Wright City to district semifinals

By John Rohlf, Sports Editor
Posted 5/13/22

Hayden Waters' walkoff single in the eighth inning propelled Wright City past Bowling Green in Friday's district quarterfinal. 

Waters singled to left field with the bases loaded and no outs …

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Waters' walkoff single pushes Wright City to district semifinals

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Hayden Waters' walkoff single in the eighth inning propelled Wright City past Bowling Green in Friday's district quarterfinal. 

Waters singled to left field with the bases loaded and no outs in the eighth inning. Duan McRoberts scored on the single.  Wright City won the game 7-6. 

Wright City trailed 3-0 after one inning but scored one run in the second inning and two runs in the third inning to tie the game 3-3. Waters hit a double scoring two runs in the third inning to tie the game. 

Wright City scored two runs in the sixth inning to take a brief 5-3 lead. Bowling Green scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to claim a 6-5 lead. Wright City scored one run in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie the game 6-6 after seven innings. Nick Moore scored from second base on Jake Orf's sacrifice bunt with one out in the seventh inning. 

Wright City will square off against Lutheran St. Charles Monday in the Class 4, District 6 semifinals. Lutheran St. Charles is the top seed in the district. The game will start at 1 p.m.  at Orchard Farm High School. 

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