MRH’s Biship no-hits Brentwood; Blue Devils win districts second year running

For the second year in a row, Maplewood Richmond Heights beat Brentwood for the Class 3 District 4 baseball championship. Last year’s championship was the first for MRH since 1963, now Coach Jonathan Webb will have returning players who have done it twice. Senior Zech Biship, who relieved in last year’s district final, pitched a complete game Saturday afternoon at Heine Meine Field in Lemay, dominating the Eagles with a no-hit, 10-strikeout performance, and a 4-1 win. See also: MRH baseball takes Districts over Brentwood: been a while

“He’s been everything we hoped he could be today,” Webb said. “It takes a lot for a kid to face your rival in a district title game like this—and throw a no-hitter?

Eagles’ Bradley Jones featured, Districts next week

Brentwood senior infielder/pitcher, Bradley Jones led the Eagles to a 4-0 week in the beginning of the month, going 6-for-12 with a home run, two doubles, five RBI and eight runs scored, earning the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Athlete of the Week award. He also pitched 6 1-3 innings, allowing just two hits and one earned run, while striking out 12, improving his record to 5-0, according to the Post-Dispatch. See the full article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

MRH baseball takes Districts over Brentwood: been a while

After 51 years, Maplewood Richmond Heights baseball on Tuesday won their district championship, 5-3, against Brentwood. The last time MRH won districts was 1963, according to coach, Jonathan Webb. MRH lost to Brentwood in the district final 4-3 in Webb’s first year as head coach, four years ago. They lost to Brentwood last year 14-4. This year, batting as the home team in Brentwood Park, MRH took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning, with Chris Tronicek and Jacob Speed singling and Gabe Jackson and Rich Rassmussen getting the RBIs.