Made school history with regional win

REGIONAL SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS–St. John the Baptist Catholic School, SPPCS and St. Mary’s co-op team defeated St. Boniface of Edwardsville 2-0 to win the first softball regional for the school on Sept. 26. St. John’s co-op team, with a record of 12-0, has now advanced to the SIJHSAA Class S state tournament at Coulterville. The team will play Elverado at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Pictured kneeling from left: Maci Montroy, Brynn Westerman, Maren Wilkens, Claire Schuchardt, Katie Juelfs, Emma Eckart and Mikayla Shields. In back: Coach Brian Steibel, Kylie Edwin, Maria Murry, Lauren Eckart, Julia Ohlau, Peyton Kreher, Molly Steibel, Taylor Korando, Brynn Klein, Marlie Caby and Coach Jason Ohlau.