18th ANNUAL MIDWEST CLASSIC BASEBALL TOURNAMENT 2014

MARCH 31 - APRIL 5

GENERAL INFORMATION:

1. Each team will play 5 games, with 4 pools during the week. You will play 2 teams in your pool and we will be using 4 sites. Friday and Saturday we will have a championship bracket and a consolation bracket.

2. There will be 5 tie breakers: 1) Record in pool play, 2) Head to head competition, 3) Runs allowed in pool play, 4) Runs scored for, 5) Coin toss.

3. The entry fee will be prorated upon completion of the tournament.

4. Make checks payable to: Francis Howell High School

5. Send checks to: Dave Witter, Francis Howell High School Activities Office 7001 S. Highway 94 St. Charles, MO 63304

6. Each team will supply 2 baseballs for each contest.

7. Home team will be established by a flip of the coin for all games.

8. The winning team will be responsible for calling the scores into sports stats. If the winning teams are not from St. Louis, have the teams that are from St. Louis call them in, regardless if they won or not. Site managers will have to call in scores if both teams are not from St. Louis.

9. Umpires will be assigned by the Greater St. Louis Umpires Association - Bill Buchanan, 355-5878.

10. A barbecue will be set up at FH, C&H, FZW, FHN, and FHC, on both days where you may purchase food. Coaches and administrators may eat for free. Please support our host sites.

11. Tournament T-shirts will be on sale for $10. Coaches will get one free.

12. We will select an all tournament team and Most Valuable Offensive and Most Valuable Defensive player. Each honoree will receive an award directly following the championship game at C&H. Any all tournament players would be encouraged to stick around so that a picture could be taken directly after the championship.

13. Team trophies will be given out to 1st-4th place finishers at C&H on Saturday.

14. Teams:

 

POOL A - FRANCIS HOWELL, SUMMIT, FARMINGTON, BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH

POOL B - FT. ZUMWALT WEST, DESMET, CBC, FT. ZUMWALT EAST

POOL C - FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH, VIANNEY, HICKMAN, FT. ZUMWALT SOUTH

POOL D - FRANCIS HOWELL CENTRAL, LEE'S SUMMIT WEST, RITENOUR, WESTMINISTER

 

2014 18TH ANNUAL MIDWEST CLASSIC

 

MONDAY MARCH 31

AT FT. ZUMWALT EAST

4:15 FT. ZUMWALT EAST V. DESMET

AT FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH

4:15 FT. ZUMWALT SOUTH V. VIANNEY

AT FRANCIS HOWELL CENTRAL

4:15 FRANCIS HOWELL CENTRAL V. RITENOUR

 

TUESDAY APRIL 1

AT C&H

6:30 FT. ZUMWALT SOUTH V HICKMAN

AT FT. ZUMWALT WEST

4:15 FT. ZUMWALT WEST V CBC

AT FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH

4:00 FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH V HICKMAN

AT FRANCIS HOWELL CENTRAL

4:15 WESTMINISTER V RITENOUR

WEDNESDAY APRIL 2

AT FRANCIS HOWELL

4:00 FRANCIS HOWELL V FARMINGTON

AT C&H

6:30 FARMINGTON V SUMMIT

AT FT. ZUMWALT WEST

4:15 FT. ZUMWALT WEST V DESMET

AT FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH

4:15 FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH V VIANNEY

 

FRIDAY MARCH 4

AT FRANCIS HOWELL

2:00 FRANCIS HOWELL V FARMINGTON

4:15 FRANCIS HOWELL V BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH

AT C&H

5:30 FARMINGTON V SUMMIT

7:30 BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH V SUMMMIT

AT FT. ZUMWALT WEST

4:15 FT. ZUMWALT WEST V DESMET

AT FT. ZUMWALT EAST

4:15 FT. ZUMWALT EAST V CBC

AT FRANCIS HOWELL CENTRAL

2:00 FRANCIS HOWELL CENTRAL V LEE'S SUMMIT WEST

4:15 LEE'S SUMMMIT WEST V WESTMINISTER

AT FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH

4:15 HOWELL NORTH V VIANNEY

 

 

POOL BRACKET RESULTS AND SEEDS

 

CHAMPIONSHIP AND CONSOLATION BRACKETS

 

DIRECTIONS TO FIELDS FROM THE HAMPTON INN 3720 WEST CLAY ST. CHARLES, MO 636-947-6800 (OFF OF INTERSTATE 70 AND CAVE SPRINGS)

 

TO FRANCIS HOWELL

South on 94
Straight on 94 as you cross over highway 40/64
Pass the school on your right after a mile or so
Enter the park on your right hand side

TO FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH

Right out of motel onto West Clay .3
Left on Cave Springs and stay straight, Cave Springs becomes Muegge Rd 2.0
Right on Hackman Rd. .7
Left at stop sign which is still Hackman road and .2 to the school entrance to the right

TO FRANCIS HOWELL CENTRAL
Right out of motel onto West Clay .3
Left onto Cave Springs .3
Right onto Mexico Road 3.3
Left onto Mid Rivers Mall Drive 3.3
Right on Highway N .6
School entrance on the right. Ball field is all the way in the back to the right

TO C&H PARK
Right out of motel onto West Clay .3
Left onto Cave Springs .3
Right onto Mexico Road 3.3
Left onto Mid Rivers Mall Drive 1.1
Left onto St. Peters-Howell Rd 1.7
Ball park entrance is on your right.

TO FT. ZUMWALT WEST
Right out of motel on West Clay for .4
Left on Cave Springs rd. .5
Merge onto I 70 West 7.2

Exit 217 K Left on Highway K .8

Right on Mexico 1.7

Turn right on Turtle Creek Drive to school

 

PAST CHAMPIONS OF THE MIDWEST CLASSIC

1997 JEFFERSON CITY, MO

1998 KANSAS CITY TRUMAN

1999 MOLINE, ILL.

2000 JEFFERSON CITY, MO

2001 NORTHWEST HOUSE SPRINGS, MO

2002 ROCK ISLAND, ILL.

2003 FRANCIS HOWELL, MO

2004 EDWARDSVILLE, ILL.

2005 FRANCIS HOWELL, MO

2006 FRANCIS HOWELL, MO

2007 ST. CHARLES WEST, MO

2008 FRANCIS HOWELL, MO

2009 FORT ZUMWALT WEST, MO

2010 VIANNEY, MO

2011 FRANCIS HOWELL, MO

2012 VIANNEY, MO

2013 FRANCIS HOWELL, MO

 

 

PAST AND PRESENT PARTICIPANTS IN THE MIDWEST CLASSIC

HIGH SCHOOL YEARS PARTICIPATED

 HIGH SCHOOL YEARS PARTICIPATED
   
BELTON, MO

1
CBC, MO
1
CAPE GIRARDEAU CENTRAL, MO

1
CHICAGO HARLAN, ILL.

1
 COLLINSVILLE, ILL.

2
COLUMBIA HICKMAN, MO

5
COLUMBIA ROCKBRIDGE, MO

1
DESMET, MO
1
EDWARDSVILLE, ILL.

1
EUREKA, MO

 3
FARMINGTON, MO

 10
FOX, MO

 12
FRANCIS HOWELL, MO

 18
FRANCIS HOWELL CENTRAL, MO

 15
 FRANCIS HOWELL NORTH, MO

 18
FORT ZUMWALT EAST

 6
FORT ZUMWALT SOUTH, MO

7
FORT ZUMWALT WEST, MO

6
GALESBURG, ILL

 2
GLENBROOK NORTH, ILL.

 2
HERCULANEUM, MO

 4
 INNISDALE, CANADA

1
WENTZVILLE HOLT, MO

 1
JEFFERSON CITY, MO

 2
JEFFERSON CITY HELIAS, MO

 1
KANSAS CITY GRANDVIEW, MO

 4
KANSAS CITY RAY-PEC, MO

 9
KANSAS CITY TRUMAN, MO

 10
LAFAYETTE, MO

1
LEE'S SUMMIT WEST, MO

 3
LINDBERGH, MO

 6
MCCLUER NORTH, MO

 4
MEXICO, MO

 7
MOLINE, ILL.

 2
NILES NORTH, ILL.

1
NORTHWEST HOUSE SPRINGS, MO

 16
OAK GROVE, MO

 1
O'GORMAN, SD

1
ORAN, MO

2
PACIFIC, MO

 7
 PARKWAY SOUTH, MO

 2
RITENOUR, MO
1
RIVERVIEW GARDENS, MO

1
ROCKWOOD SUMMIT, MO

4
SEDALIA SMITH-COTTON, MO

5
 ST. CHARLES, MO

 1
 
ST. CHARLES WEST, MO

 11
VIANNEY, MO

6
WESTMINISTER, MO
2
WAUKEGAN, ILL.

 2





2013 MIDWEST CLASSIC CHAMPIONS FRANCIS HOWELL

 

Coach Perkins with his old High School coach Gary Bender, who is retired and is in the Illinois Coaches Hall of Fame. This was in the 1999 tournament and Coach Benders last year as Rock Islands coach.

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