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It was a bitter sweet day for the Elsberry Indians as they were unable to medal at the 2013 State Track Meet. However, Elsberry Head Coach Scott Cleveland said he is still extremely happy at how well the team did in the season, with all the challenges they faced. “We had several athletes improve their personal records, several were first team all conference, some made it through district and sectionals
For the second time in three years the Elsberry Indians are District Champions. After a first round bye the Indians took care of business against Clopton and Barat Academy to secure the Class 2 District 5 Championship. “It feels really good to win that title,” said Coach Shannon Wells. “The kids did a good job coming together and playing as a team. I could not be more proud of them.”
With the number one seed at Districts locked up the Elsberry Lady Indians headed to Montgomery County on Saturday to take part in the first annual EMO Conference Softball Tournament. After the dust cleared Elsberry captured a second place finish propelling them into the playoffs this week. “The weekend was very successful overall. The girls played up to their ability and beat one of the best teams in the state.
For the third straight game the Elsberry Lady Indians offense was shutdown 7-0 Monday night against “Softball Powerhouse” Palmyra Lady Panthers in Elsberry. With a little luck and a few less mental mistakes Head Coach Trudy Bull said her girls would have still been in the game at the end. “That could have been 2-2 in the seventh,” said Coach Bull. The Lady Indians played last night against Community R-6
Indians get number one seed as they look to enter Districts on Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. in Monroe City, with their first game against Van Far. If they win there they will play again on Monday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. Following a victory there they will head into the championship game on Wednesday, May 16 at 5 p.m. District 7 Tournament Bracket