SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Congratulations to this week’s High School Athletes of the Week the Willard Tigers baseball team.
Last week the Willard Tigers took on the Grain Valley Eagles in the Class 5 State Championship game.
The Tigers got off to a hot start scoring in the first four innings to take a 7-2 lead.
The Eagles fought back scoring six unanswered runs to take the lead heading into the final inning.
But Willard tied the game back up and drove in the winning run with a two-out-walk-off-single to win the state championship 9-8.
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Again, congratulations to this week’s High School Athletes of the Week the Willard Tigers baseball team.