Lazers enjoy winning season

The LC Lazers 9-and-Under baseball team recently clinched its second U.S. Specialty Sports Association state championship in three seasons by defeating the St. Louis Tigers 10-9 at the Pond Athletic Association. The Lazers also won tournaments at Hazelwood and Ste. Genevieve and claimed the National Division title at the Kirkwood Athletic Association. The team finished the season at 26-5-1 and carries a three-year mark of 65-10-1. Team members, front row, from left, are: Will Speeler, Adam Aldridge, Austin Blom, Jack Klingler, Tyler Mueller and Danny Vogt. Back row, from left, are: Coach Pete Mueller, Max Twardowski, Kalen Stallman, Jacob Bonczkowski, Jake Bekemeier, Sam Smith, Connor McArthy and Manager Rich Phillips.