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Perryville boys run to first place at Notre Dame
The Perryville boys cross country team placed four runners in the top 10 to edge host Notre Dame at the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday.
Jesse Kueker led the Pirates with a second-place finish in 16:49. William Benline (sixth), Kyle Bert (ninth) and Montana Giesler (10th) rounded out Perryville's top four runners. Andrew Thieret finished 22nd for Perryville.
The Pirates had a team score of 43, just ahead of Notre Dame's 45. Saxony Lutheran finished a distant third with 87.
Matt Pfau set a school record for Notre Dame with a 16:59 in third place. Greg Kanneberg (eighth), Neil Kanneberg (12th), Logan Davis (13th) and Dillon Klaffer (16th) rounded out Notre Dame's top five. Jonathan Ramsey also medaled for Notre Dame in 19th.
Brandon Etzold was Saxony Lutheran's top finisher in seventh.
In the girls race, Kendra Schilli of Perryville finished second in 20:51. Leslie Schilli finished ninth for Perryville.
Jessica Banda was Notre Dame's top finisher in 11th.
De Soto won the girls race.
This year's race included 16 schools and more than 350 runners.
NOTRE DAME INVITATIONAL
Perryville -- 2. Jesse Kueker 16:49, 5. William Benline 17:01, 9. Kyle Bert 17:11, 10. Montana Giesler 17:12, 22. Andrew Thieret 18:12.
Notre Dame -- 3. Matt Pfau 16:59, 8. Greg Kanneberg 17:07, 12. Neil Kanneberg 17:14, 13. Logan Davis 17:22, 16. Dillon Klaffer 17:45.
Saxony Lutheran -- 7. Brandon Etzold 17:05, 17. Trey Maevers 17:54, 20. Peter Winningham 18:09, 23. Max Wieser 18:30, 35. Alex Jauch 19:46.
Notre Dame -- 11. Jessica Banda 21:50, 15. Victoria Pfau 22:18, 19. Brooke Heischmidt 22:56, 26. Christen Edmonds 23:49, 34. Jennifer Hinkebein 24:34
Perryville -- 2. Kendra Schilli 20:51, 9. Leslie Schilli 21:37, 16. Kasey Riney 22:36, 27. Melissa Freeman 23:54
Kelly -- 12. Sarah Ruff 21:55, 18. Tara Johnson 22:51, 42. Lena Gray 25:55
Delta -- 36. Jessica Drew 24:45
Parkway West Invitational
The Central boys finished fourth in a 15-team field at Parkway West.
John Kipper finished sixth in 16:44 to lead the Tigers. Dan Austin was 14th and Tyler Yeargain 32nd for Central, which scored 157 points and was just eight behind the host.
Blue Springs won with 45 points.
In the girls race, Jackson finished eighth, led by Amy Sterling's 28th-place finish.
Central finished ninth, led by Linnea Woldtvedt's 22nd-place finish in 21:02.
Team scores -- 1. Blue Springs 45, 2. Howell North 87, 3. Parkway West 148, 4. Central 157.
Central -- 6. John Kipper 16:44, 14. Dan Austin 17:11, 32. Tyler Yeargain 18:13, 44, Dale Brannock 18:31, 61, Brya Schott 19:16.
Jackson -- 39. David Welker 18:24, 80. Earl Popp 21:02
Jackson -- 28. Amy Sterling 21:20, 29. Heather O'Connor 21:22, 48. Beth Barton 22:13, 55. Mandy Craven 22:22, 60. Casey Hatton 22:32.
Central -- 22. Linnea Woldtvedt 21:02, 45. Veronica Schabbing 22:04, 67. Alyx Waterman 22:52, 68. Allison Dohogne 22:52, 69. Liz Alberson 23:05.
BOYS SOCCER Quincy Tournament
Central posted a pair of wins Saturday to finish 2-1 at the Quincy Tournament.
The Tigers improved to 14-2 with a 2-1 win over Collinsville, Ill., and a 4-1 victory against Brother Rice of Chicago.
Sam Bornstein scored in the second half to force a shootout against Collinsville. Central and Collinsville were tied 3-3 after the first five shooters. Jordan Young made the save for Central on Collinsville's next shot, then scored himself to give the Tigers the win.
Matt Hester, Lance Altenthan and Tyson Whiteside all scored within the first four minutes of Central's win over Brother Rice. Zach Zaruba added a second-half goal. Hester had two assists and Altenthal had one.
Bornstein and Cody Gaither made the all-tournament team.
Notre Dame 0, Lafayette 0, 2 OTs
Nathan Kolda recorded the shutout in Notre Dame's scoreless tie at Lafayette.
Notre Dame (12-2-2) had a shot off the crossbar in the second overtime.
JV -- Tied 1-1.
Jackson 2, Belleville (Ill.) West 0
Steven McKinney and Matt Mueller each scored in a road shutout.
Tyler Holman made four saves in goal for the Indians (7-5-2).
JV -- Belleville West won 2-1.
SOFTBALL Cape Notre Dame 4, St. Louis Notre Dame 0
Beth Schnurbusch allowed just two hits in shutting out Notre Dame of St. Louis at home.
The Bulldogs improved to 23-2 with the win. Paris Burger had two of Notre Dame's four hits in the game.
WP -- Beth Schnurbusch, 14-0. LP -- Kelly Bauer. 2B -- Kristain Burger (N). Multiple hits -- Notre Dame, Paris Burger 2-3. Records -- Cape Notre Dame 23-2.
GIRLS TENNIS Jackson Doubles Tournament
The Jackson girls tennis team had two of four flight winners and two second-place duos in its own tournament.
Sikeston's Jenny DeWitt and Tess Marshall won the No. 1 flight while Jackson's Jessica Drum and Sarah Detring placed fourth among four teams.
Dexter won at No. 2 doubles with Jackson's Shannon Cobb and Ellyn Beil finishing second.
Alynda Lane and Sarah Hinkebein topped the No. 3 flight.
Erinne Haff and Maura Neader were first at No. 4. Jackson also had a runner-up team at No. 4, Maddie Rupke and Kami Miinch.
-- From staff reports