MOKANE — The South Callaway Bulldogs capped another Show-Me Conference championship Friday, routing the New Bloomfield Wildcats 15-1 in five innings.
South Callaway, ranked No. 5 in Class 3, improves to 19-8 overall and finishes its Show-Me schedule with a 6-0 record.
New Bloomfield falls to 4-17 overall with its fifth straight loss, still looking for its first conference win.
The Wildcats scored the game's first run, as junior Nash Quick crossed the plate on a passed ball in the top of the first inning. The Bulldogs would go on to score the game's next 15 runs.
Senior Peyton Leeper opened the bottom of the first with a solo home run to center field, his sixth homer of the season, to tie the game at 1.
South Callaway then scored four runs in the second, three more in the third and then seven more in the fourth to end the game early by run-rule.
The Bulldogs finished the game with 14 hits. Leeper led the way by going 4-for-4, adding two singles, a double and two RBI to improve his season batting average to .462 (36-for-78). He also scored four runs.
Junior Caleb Hall went 2-for-4 with a single and a double, while seniors Tyklen Salmons and Dustin Loucks each had two singles. Senior Drake Davidson had a double and two RBI and senior Austin Loucks finished with a single and two RBI.
Junior Jared Mistler had a double and junior Tyler Lepper had a single.
Salmons earned the win on the mound for the Bulldogs to improve to 3-3. In four innings, he allowed one run on four hits and walked two batters. Davidson pitched a scoreless fifth, walking one and striking out one.
Sophomore Breycin Dysart accounted for two of New Bloomfield's four hits, both singles. Senior Luke Nadler and freshman Lucas Buscher each had one single.
Dysart was the losing pitcher for the Wildcats. In three innings, he surrendered eight runs (five earned) on nine hits with four walks and one strikeout.
South Callaway concludes the regular season Monday with a game at Fulton, while New Bloomfield hosts Class 2 No. 6 Russellville on Monday.