Crusaders post perfect score at Advance

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

The defending Class 1 state champion Saxony Lutheran boys tuned up for Saturday's district cross country meet with a perfect score at Monday's six-team Advance Invitational.

Saxony Lutheran had the top five finishers as the Crusaders totaled 15 points.

Brandon Etzold led the way, followed by Trey Maevers, Peter Winningham, Max Wieser and Grant Lehmann.

"It's our first ever perfect score," Crusaders coach Larry Cleair said. "We're ready for districts."

Oak Ridge was a distant second with 65 points, led by Walter Ruesler (10th) and Caleb Schoen (11th).

The Crusaders did not field a full girls team, but Deanna Dippold finished fourth individually.


Team scores -- 1. Saxony Lutheran 15; 2. Oak Ridge 65; 3. Advance 99; 4. Meadow Heights 103; 5. Dexter 131; 6. Delta 151

Individuals -- 1. Brandon Etzold (SL) 17:59; 2. Trey Maevers (SL) 18:01; 3. Peter Winningham (SL) 18:09; 4. Max Wieser (SL) 18:18; 5. Grant Lehmann (SL) 18:30; 9. Andrew Etzold (SL) 19:41; 10. Walter Ruesler (OR) 19:50; 11. Caleb Schoen (OR) 19:52; 12. Ross Gage (SL) 19:57; 13. Dustin Owens (OR) 20:21; 14. Scott Schwiesow (SL) 20:21; 15. Justin Aden (OR) 20:22; 16. Ricky Wilkens (OR) 20:35; 18. Tyler Williams (OR) 21:14; 26. Kaz Lange (OR) 21:48; 31. Alex Parks (D) 22:27; 37. Nathan Stroder (D) 23:51; 40. Allen Seabaugh (D) 24:25; 43. A.J. Horn (D) 25:35


Individuals -- 4. Deanna Dippold (SL) 23:34; 7. Jessica Drew (D) 24:20; 13. Jessica McIntyre (OR) 26:15; 14. Jessica Kidd (D) 27:00; 19. Aleshia Trovillion (D) 28:39; 20. Amanda Drew (D) 24:11; 21. Amanda Seabaugh (D) 30:23; 22. Susannah Green (D) 31:43

VOLLEYBALL Central252328 Poplar Bluff182526

Central barely snuck by visiting Poplar Bluff in three sets, as the Tigers posted their 10th win of the season.

Melissa Espinoza had 12 kills, 11 digs and six ace serves, and Kristin Shirrell had 29 assists for the Tigers (10-16-1). Ashton Gerlach had 13 digs and Carissa Wheeler added eight kills.

Central will play host to Scott City tonight to decide the SEMO Conference championship. The Rams topped the Tigers on Saturday to win the conference tournament.

JV -- Poplar Bluff won 21-25, 25-17, 19-25

Leopold2725 St. Vincent2517

Leopold edged St. Vincent on the road.

Cassie Seiler had 23 assists, Cassi Jansen had nine kills, and Jenny Vandeven had eight kills for the Wildcats (19-4).

JV -- St. Vincent won 25-22, 25-21

Jackson2525 Clearwater1515

Jackson improved to 21-10 with a home win.

Natalie Koeper had 21 digs for Jackson, Jodie Gipson had seven kills and Lucy Hartmann added six kills.

JV -- Jackson won 25-16, 25-11

Dexter212525 Notre Dame252123

Notre Dame won the first game but lost the next two to the Stoddard County champion for a road loss.

Ashley Nenninger had 16 kills for the Bulldogs (11-12-3), and Kaitlyn Scheeter added seven digs and six kills. Meridith Medlin had 35 assists, Claire Goodson had six kills, and Amanda Toole and Destiny Dirnberger had six digs apiece.

JV -- Notre Dame won 14-25, 25-23, 25-15

Saxony Lutheran2525 Charleston1318

Saxony Lutheran picked up its third win in a home sweep.

Stacey Manche led the Crusaders (3-20) with nine digs, five kills and four blocks. Nicole Petzoldt had seven kills and five digs, Tiffany Haertling had six assists and six digs and Whitney Pohlman had eight assists.

JV -- Saxony won 18-25, 26-24, 25-18

Advance2525 Greenville1311

Advance improved to 15-3-2 with a win on the road.

Angela Broshuis had six kills and Alicia Reaves added five digs for the Hornets.

JV -- Advance won 25-17, 25-13

Oran2525 Oak Ridge1618

Oran defeated host Oak Ridge in straight sets.

Carmen Duncan had 11 digs for Oran (7-15-2), Alyson Seyer had five kills and Mandi Wood had six assists.

JV -- Oran won 25-17, 25-12

Scott City2525 Puxico139

Scott City hammered Puxico in its last home match.

Kacie Ritter led the Rams (22-7-2) with nine kills and seven digs.

Lindsey Amick added 17 assists, Brittany Licare had five digs, Amanda Braun had four kills and Rachel Watkins added four digs.

JV -- Scott City won 26-24, 25-21

BOYS SOCCER Jackson 5, Fredericktown 0

Chris Shelton scored three goals for Jackson in an easy home victory.

Josh LaForest had one goal and two assists for the Indians (9-9-2).

Cameron Keller added a goal and an assist.

Tyler Holman recorded the shutout.


* The Central junior varsity football team defeated Poplar Bluff 10-8.

Derek Walker scored on a 6-yard run, and Tyler McNabb kicked a 38-yard field goal.

The Tigers will play Jackson on Monday in their season finale.

-- From staff reports

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