Central senior Blake Driskell and Jackson junior Josh Wheeler shared medalist honors at the 16-team Notre Dame Invitational with a three-over-par 75 at Bent Creek Golf Course on Monday.
Poplar Bluff won the event with a score of 307. Central was second with a 318, followed by Jackson (322), Dexter (347) and North County (362). Notre Dame finished seventh with a 374.
Kirk Lohmann shot a 76 for Central, tied for third. Robert Kaverman shot a 78, and Zach Kluesner rounded out Central's top four with an 89.
Gabe Sauer shot 77 for Jackson, and T.J. Smith and Nic Robinson each shot 85.
Brandon Holzum led the Bulldogs with an 83, followed by Austin Hunter (96), Brett Slaten (96) and Austin Gelscheimer (99).
Scott City started off its season by committing nine errors in a five-inning thrashing from visiting New Madrid County Central.
Andy Stephens was the losing pitcher, allowing seven hits and 14 runs -- only four earned -- in over two innings.
Rynn Eskew went 2-for-4 with a double and triple for the Rams, and Cody Carlyle was 2-for-2 with a triple.
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WP -- Whitehead. LP -- Andy Stephens, 0-1. 3B -- Kimbal 2 (N), Rynn Eskew (S), Cody Carlyle (S). 2B -- Lingle (N), Eskew (S). Multiple hits -- NMCC, Kimbal 2-2, Sullenger 3-4, Whitehead 2-4, Lingle 2-4; Scott City, Eskew 2-4, Carlyle 2-2. Records -- Scott City 0-1, NMCC 1-0.
Kelly pounded out 16 hits in an error-plagued road win over Chaffee.
Both teams committed five errors.
Russell Carroll earned the win for Kelly, striking out six batters and allowing five hits in four innings.
Blake Lee led the Hawks with four hits. Caleb Daughetee and Brandon Ayers had three hits apiece.
Chris Hanback and Brad Daugherty both had three hits for Chaffee (1-2).
WP -- Russell Carroll. LP -- Adam Uhrhan, 0-1. 2B -- Blake Lee (K), Caleb Daughetee (K), Brandon Ayers (K), Chris Hanback (C), Andy Hendrix (C), Jarod Stegar (C). Multiple hits -- Kelly, Lee 4-6, Daughetee 3-4, John Simpher 2-4, Ayers 3-4, Jordan Felter 2-4; Chaffee, Hanback 3-5, Brad Daugherty 3-5. Records -- Chaffee 1-2.
JV -- Chaffee 6, Kelly 5
Jacob Gillis allowed just one earned run in three innings and added three hits and two RBIs at the plate to pace the Cardinals to a home win.
The game was called after five innings due to darkness.
Gillis struck out five and walked four to pick up the win. Andrew Wagoner pitched the final two innings for Woodland and added two hits and three RBIs.
Tyler Martin had two hits for the Bobcats (1-1).
WP -- Jacob Gillis, 1-0. LP -- Alex Parks. . 2B -- Gillis 2 (W), Andrew Wagoner (W), Dale Long (W), Jerry Seabaugh (D). Multiple hits -- Delta, Tyler Martin 2-3; Woodland, Gillis 3-4; Wagoner 2-3; Long 2-3. Records -- Delta 1-1, Woodland 1-0.
Meadow Heights scored three runs in the fifth inning to win on the road. The game was called after five innings due to darkness.
Terry Wagner had three hits for the Panthers, who played their first game of the season.
Nathan Revelle pitched three innings for the win, and Heath Fulton pitched a scoreless fifth for the save.
Austin Hahs and Walter Ruesler had two hits apiece for Oak Ridge.
WP -- Nathan Revelle, 1-0. LP -- Austin Hahs. 2B -- Tyler Wagner (M), Derek Hanners (M). 3B -- Hahs 2 (O). Multiple hits -- Meadow Heights, Terry Wagner 3-3; Oak Ridge, Hahs 2-2; Walter Ruesler 2-3. Records -- Meadow Heights 1-0.
Scott City let a 4-1 lead slip away after the second inning and lost on the road.
Emily Essner suffered her first loss on the mound for the Rams (1-1).
WP -- Deere. LP -- Emily Essner, 1-1. 3B -- Essner (S), Walker (P). 2B -- Walker (P), Penn (P), Deere (P). Multiple hits -- Portageville, Walker 2-3. Records -- Scott City 1-1.
Kayla Seabaugh struck out eight and had four hits offensivley in a road win.
Seabaugh improved to 2-0 on the mound, holding Woodland to just two hits. Kaci Menz added four hits for Delta (2-0), Shea Smith had three and Seabaugh added three RBIs.
Notre Dame suffered its first loss of the year at the hands of visiting district rival Sikeston.
Sikeston scored about 15 minutes into the second half to put away Notre Dame (3-1), which won the Noon Optimist tournament title on Saturday.
-- From staff reports