Wildcats become state’s most successful baseball program

The New Bloomfield Wildcats form a human pile near the mound after demolishing Summit Christian Academy 20-4 in the Class 2 state championship Thursday afternoon at Meador Park in Springfield. The convincing victory gave New Bloomfield its first-ever Class 2 title and its seventh state championship overall, the most in Missouri history.

The New Bloomfield Wildcats form a human pile near the mound after demolishing Summit Christian Academy 20-4 in the Class 2 state championship Thursday afternoon at Meador Park in Springfield. The convincing victory gave New Bloomfield its first-ever Class 2 title and its seventh state championship overall, the most in Missouri history. (Contributed photo)

It seems only fitting that on a record-setting day, the New Bloomfield Wildcats set records all over the place.

Going into Thursday’s Class 2 state championship game, the Wildcats knew they could set a record for most state team titles with a win.

What they couldn’t have imagined was how they would do it.

New Bloomfield not only broke a tie with Oak Park for most team titles by getting its seventh, but the Wildcats went wild offensively in a resounding 20-4 win over Summit Christian Academy.

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