VanGennip hurls no-hitter for Leopold

Saturday, April 8, 2006

Leopold freshman Darren VanGennip tossed a no-hitter in his first high school start Friday, and Victor Vandeven had two RBIs as the Wildcats knocked off visiting Zalma 7-0.

VanGennip struck out 14 and walked four.

Vandeven led Leopold (2-3) with three hits, and Eric Seiler and Eric Fluchel added two hits apiece.


WP -- Darren VanGennip. LP -- Kyle Conley. 2B -- Victor Vandeven 2 (L), Eric Fluchel (L). Multiple hits -- Leopold, Vandeven 3-5; Eric Seiler 2-4; Fluchel 2-4. Records -- Leopold 2-3.

Oran 14, Delta 0

Oran bounced back from its first loss of the season to rout Delta at home.

The Eagles (6-1) pounded out 10 hits, as Alex Chasteen, Caleb Seyer and Chase Seyer had two apiece.

Kody Campbell picked up the win and improved to 2-0.


WP -- Kody Campbell, 2-0. LP -- Tyler Martin. HR -- Caleb Seyer (O). 2B -- Alex Daniel (O), Alex Chasteen (O), Chris Asmus (O), Aaron Criddle (D), Martin (D). Multiple hits -- Oran, Chasteen 2-2; Caleb Seyer 2-3; Chase Seyer 2-3. Records -- Oran 6-1.

Chaffee 7, Advance 0

Steven Dooley threw a one-hitter as Chaffee picked up a road win, and handed defending Class 1 district champion Advance its first loss.

Dooley struck out 12 and walked just one to even his record at 2-2. Chris Hanback had a pair of doubles and a solo home run to pace Chaffee's 14-hit attack.

Josh Steger added three hits for the Red Devils (4-5). Dooley and Jerrod Steger added two hits apiece.


WP -- Steven Dooley, 2-2. LP -- Trenton Moses, 0-1. HR -- Chris Hanback (C). 2B -- Hanback 2 (C), Jerrod Steger (C). Multiple hits -- Chaffee, Hanback 3-4; Josh Steger 3-4; Dooley 2-3; Je. Steger 2-4. Records -- Chaffee 4-5, Advance 1-1.

Bell City 6, Oak Ridge 2

Cubs freshman Melvin Johnson pitched four innings for his first high school win.

Cody Bailey threw three scoreless innings of relief for the save. Garrett McIntyre had two hits and two RBIs for Bell City (5-0).

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WP -- Melvin Johnson, 1-0. LP -- Austin Hahs. 2B -- Nick Niemczyk (B). Multiple hits -- Oak Ridge, Kaz Lange 2-3; Hahs 2-4; Garrett McIntyre 2-3. Records -- Bell City 5-0.

Dexter 9, Scott City 3

Blake Dirnberger had three hits, including a home run and a double, but the Rams could not stop Dexter's offense in a home loss.

Andy Stephens was roughed up for 10 hits and seven runs in 4 2/3 innings for Scott City (1-4).

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WP -- Matthews. LP -- Andy Stephens, 0-3. HR -- Blake Dirnberger (S). 2B -- Dirnberger (S), Curtis Hall (S), Cox (D), Swindle (D). 3B -- Smith (D), Cox (D). Multiple hits -- Dexter, Smith 3-4; Cox 2-3; Swindle 2-3; Matthews 2-4; Stevens 2-4; Pixley 2-5; Scott City, Dirnberger 3-4. Records -- Scott City 1-4.

Meadow Heights 9, Clarkton 6

Derek Hanners and Terry Wagner combined to throw a one-hitter as Meadow Heights claimed a road win.

The Panthers (3-2) committed nine errors.

Hanners struck out eight batters in the first five innings, and Wagner earned the save with four strikeouts in the final two frames.

Wagner led Meadow Heights offensively with three hits.

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WP -- Derek Hanners, 1-1. LP -- Bizzel. 2B -- Terry Wagner (M), Tyler Wagner (M), Bryce Wallis (M). Multiple hits -- Meadow Heights, Heath Fulton 2-3, Te. Wagner 3-4, Ty. Wagner 2-4, Wallis 2-4, Zac Hotop 2-4, Zack Bynum 2-4. Records -- Meadow Heights 3-2.

SOFTBALL Oran 10, Delta 6

Delta outhit Oran 12-1 but could not overcome six errors.

Kayla Seabaugh allowed 10 runs, just one earned, to take the loss.

Jodi Menz led Delta's offense with three hits. Kaci Menz, Shea Smith, Seabaugh and Amanda Drew added two hits apiece for the Bobcats (3-1).


WP -- Hannah Seyer, 4-1. LP -- Kayla Seabaugh, 3-1. 2B -- Kaci Menz (D), Shea Smith (D), Jodi Menz (D), Kayla Seabaugh (D). Multiple hits -- Delta, J. Menz 3-4; Amanda Drew 2-3; K. Menz 2-4; Smith 2-4; Seabaugh 2-4. Records -- Oran 5-1, Delta 3-1.

Scott City 2, East Prairie 0

Scott City used three singles and two walks in the fifth inning to pull out a home win.

Emily Essner pitched four innings for the win.

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WP -- Emily Essner, 5-2. LP -- Thomure. Records -- Scott City 6-2.

GIRLS SOCCER ND 5, Poplar Bluff 0

Meridith Medlin racked up four goals and an assist to lead Notre Dame past Poplar Bluff on the road.

Amanda Pleimann scored the other goal for the Bulldogs.

Brooke Beussink dished out three assists, and Mindy Siebert added one for Notre Dame (7-2-1).

Claudia Brauss was in goal for the shutout.

JV -- Notre Dame 5, Poplar Bluff 0

Kickapoo Shootout Jackson 1, Parkway West 0, 2OT

Jenni Tenholder netted the game-winning goal from 45 yards out in the second overtime to help Jackson advance to the second round of the tournament in Springfield, Mo.

The Indians (5-3) will play today at 10:15 a.m.

"The girls played phenomenal tonight," Jackson coach Zack Walton said. "They played some good defense against some good players."

Kylie Werner made 10 saves in goal for the shutout.

-- From staff reports

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