Jackson tops Bulldogs in Soccerfest

Saturday, September 3, 2005

Jackson's Cameron Keller scored with about seven minutes remaining to defeat Notre Dame 1-0 in the semifinal round of the Notre Dame Soccerfest on Friday.

Keller's shot hit the top right corner of the goal from about 40 yards out.

"It was a great shot," Notre Dame coach Brad Wittenborn said.

Jackson (2-0) will meet Carbondale, which defeated Festus St. Pius 4-0, in the championship game tonight at 7 p.m. Notre Dame (1-1) will play St. Pius at 5 p.m. for third place.

Jackson's Tyler Holman was in goal for the shutout.

"It was a really good game," Jackson coach Zack Walton said. "Tyler made some good saves."

In the consolation semifinal, Central eased by Poplar Bluff 4-0.

Tyson Whiteside scored three first-half goals to lead Central.

Whiteside scored his first goal 9 minutes into the game off an assist from Lance Altenthal. He scored on a penalty kick midway through the first half, then received an assist from Matt Hester for his third goal.

Jordan Young, who shared the shutout in goal with Clayton Uptin, scored on a penalty kick in the second half.

The Tigers (1-1) will take on Sikeston, a 5-2 winner over Marion (Ill.), in today's consolation championship game at 5 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL Notre Dame Volleyballfest

Both Central and Notre Dame lost one and split one in the first day of the tournament.

Central lost 25-20, 25-21 to Marshfield in its first game and finished with a 26-24, 23-25 split with Bell City.

Notre Dame fell to Perryville, then split a two-game match with Caruthersville.

Notre Dame will play Trinity and Central will take on St. Vincent at 9:15 a.m. today before pool play begins.

Central's Ashton Gerlach had 10 digs, Kyla Valleroy had eight assists and Laura Burdick added six digs in a losing effort against Marshfield.

Against Bell City, Gerlach had 20 digs, Valleroy had 15 assists, and Melissa Espinoza had 12 digs for the Tigers (1-2-1) against Bell City.

JV -- Central split with Marshfield 26-24, 16-24; Central def. Bell City 25-18, 25-21.

Woodland Tournament

Leopold claimed the championship game with a 25-22, 25-12 victory over Meadow Heights.

Woodland defeated Zalma 25-10, 21-25, 25-22 to take third, and Oak Ridge won the consolation championship 25-11, 25-23 over Greenville.

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Advance made quick work of visiting Oran to win its first game.

Angela Broshuis led the Hornets (1-1) with six kills and five assists. Autumn VanGennip had six digs, and Alicia Reaves added four aces.

JV -- Advance won 25-13, 25-11.

GIRLS TENNIS Great 8 Tournament

Central went 1-1 on the first day of the tournament in Columbia. The Tigers lost 5-4 to Blue Valley North of Kansas in their first match, then defeated Columbia Hickman 7-2.

In the loss, Lindsey Pingel and Kristen Ford each had a singles victory and a doubles victory.

Pingel, Kristen Ford, Sarah Ford and Paige Foley won both singles and doubles matches in the second game.

Blue Valley North 5, Central 4

Singles -- 1. Katherine Rust (B) def. Dani Gross 6-2, 6-1; 2. Kathryn Marquon (B) def. Sarah Ford 6-0, 6-1; 3. Aroel Booker (B) def. Monica Toole 6-3, 6-1; 4. Lindsey Pingel (C) def. Sarah Golden 6-0, 6-3; 5. Christina Golden (B) def. Paige Foley 6-4, 6-1; 6. Kristen Ford (C) def. Emily Deupel 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles -- 1. Rust-Booker (B) def. Gross-Toole 8-4; 2. S. Ford-Pingel (C) def. Golden-Golden 9-8; 3. Foley-K. Ford (C) def. Betsy Dunlap-Emily Wolnek 8-4.

Central 7, Hickman 2

Singles -- 1. Katie Glenn (H) def. Gross 6-0, 6-4; 2. S. Ford (C) def. Carrie Ingensol 6-0, 6-3; 3. Toole (C) def. Meghan Darter 6-1, 6-1; 4. Pingel (C) def. Ashley Thompson 6-0, 6-0; 5. Foley (C) def. Morgan Billington 7-5, 6-4; 6. K. Ford (C) def. Alex Parks 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles -- 1. Glenn-Ingensol (H) def. Gross-Toole 8-4; 2. S. Ford-Pingel (C) def. Darter-Hagan 8-2; 3. Foley-K. Ford (C) def. Thompson-Billington 8-1.

-- From staff reports

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