Salem has been seeded fourth for the Missouri Class 4 District 9 Tournament, to be held Friday-May 18 at the Sullivan Bank Ball Park in Sullivan.
Salem senior Tatum Hatridge has advanced to Missouri Class 1 Sectional competition through the Missouri Class 1 District 2 Individual Tournament, held Saturday, May 7 at Osage Beach.
Salem opened its season by competing in two tournaments last week. The Tigers began the season March 30 by placing second in the Salem Open at Spring Creek Golf Course. And Thursday, Salem was third in the Mountain Grove Open.
The Salem High School baseball team jumped on St. James pitching for nine runs in the middle innings, as Salem won the battle of the Tigers 11-2 in non-conference action Tuesday, April 6 at Salem High School.
Hoping to save the program due to low numbers, the Salem R-80 school board last week moved the high school’s softball program from a fall sport to a spring participant, beginning in the 2022-23 school year.
An RBI walk-off bloop single by senior Josh Arzt allowed Salem to clip St. James 4-3 Saturday to salvage a victory in the Four Rivers Tournament.