On another field — perhaps anywhere else in the state of Missouri — Saturday’s Class 3 quarterfinal at Monett may have turned out differently.
Sullivan captured their second straight district volleyball championship Tuesday with a 25-21, 25-12 sweep over the Owensville Dutchgirls at Owensville.
Sullivan’s girls took third place Tuesday at the Owensville Invitational, with Maggie Jones again leading the way.
Behind solo home runs by Hannah Cox and Kamryn Lohden and nine strikeouts from Addison Purvis, Sullivan edged Osage 2-1 Wednesday and advanced to the Class 3 quarterfinal against Monett on Saturday
Owensville scored four touchdowns in the first quarter Friday en route to a 53-14 win over Sullivan.