Central's Williams earns victory No. 250

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Central edged Francis Howell 7-6 on Monday in a makeup game from the Jeffco Showcase, as Tigers coach Steve Williams recorded his 250th career victory.

Blake Slattery, Matt Hester and Alex Shell had three hits apiece for the Tigers (10-6), who ended a two-game losing streak.

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WP -- Justin Myers, 5-1. LP -- Gronek. 2B -- Blake Slattery (C), Matt Hester (C), Cook (H). 3B -- Slattery (C). Multiple hits -- Howell, Tierney 2-3; Central, Slattery 3-4; Hester 3-4; Alex Shell 3-4; Brad LaBruyere 2-3. Records -- Howell 13-7, Central 10-6.

Notre Dame 12,New Madrid CC 4

Chad Friend had three hits, including a home run and a double, and four RBIs in a win.

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WP -- Dylan Drury, 2-3. LP -- Sullinger. HR -- Chad Friend (ND), Jordan Buchheit (ND), Harris (NM). 2B -- Abe Dirnberger (ND), Mark Himmelberg (ND), Jacob Valleroy (ND), Blake Gaddis (ND), Friend (ND), Marshall (NM). 3B -- Ryan Bass (ND). Multiple hits -- Notre Dame, Friend 3-4; Drury 3-5; Valleroy 2-4; Dirnberger 2-5. Records -- Notre Dame 8-6.

Kelly 5, Jackson 3

Jackson stranded 12 runners in a SEMO Conference loss.

Andy Winkleblack and Matt Lang had three hits apiece for the Indians. Jackson fell to 11-7 overall and 6-3 in the conference.

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WP -- Felter. LP -- Ryan Cheney. 2B -- Falkner (K). Multiple hits -- Jackson, Andy Winkleblack 3-3; Rex Meyr 2-2; Matt Lang 3-4; Kelly, LeGrand 2-2. Records -- Jackson 11-7.

Charleston 13, Delta 1

Delta fell to 2-7 with a home loss. The Bobcats made more errors (6) than they had hits (5).

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WP -- J. Smith. LP -- Michael Smith. 2B -- Butler (C), Medlock (C), Rowling (C), Rowing (C). Multiple hits -- Charleston, Johnson 2-2; Butler 2-3; Medlock 2-4; Rolwing 2-3. Records -- Delta 2-7.

Saxony Lutheran 15, Zalma 0

Garrett Fritsche hit a three-run home run and pitched three scoreless innings in a win.

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WP -- Garrett Fritsche, 2-0. LP -- Josh Freeman. HR -- Fritsche (S). 2B -- Chris Roth (S), Kory Mueller (S). Multiple hits -- Saxony Lutheran, Roth 2-2; Bret Steffens 2-3; Ben Courtois 2-4. Records -- Saxony 6-3.

Scott City 11, Woodland 0

Jaris Hye belted a three-run homer to help propel the Rams to the victory.

Cody Carlyle and Blake Dirnberger both knocked in a pair of runs for Scott City (8-5).

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WP -- Shae Simmons, 2-0. LP -- Wagner. HR -- Jaris Hye (SC). 2B -- Shae Simmons (SC), Blake Dirnberger (SC), Cody Carlyle (SC), Clayton Hall (SC). Multiple hits -- Scott City, Cody Page 2-2, Jaris Hye 2-4. Records -- Scott City 8-5.

St. Pius 5, St. Vincent 2

St. Vincent was held to just one hit in a road loss.

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WP -- Albano. LP -- Matt Hotop. 2B -- Conway (SP). Multiple hits -- St. Pius, Buhler 2-3; Conway 2-3. Records -- St. Vincent 4-10.

SOFTBALLDelta 11, Charleston 3

Taylor Smith and Jodi Menz drove in two runs apiece in a home win.

Kendra Burnett pitched the first three innings for the win.

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WP -- Kendra Burnett, 9-2. LP -- Kayla McKenzie. 2B -- Sara Blattel (D). 3B -- Emily Dugan (C), Blattel (D), Jodi Menz (D). Multiple hits -- Delta, Taylor Smith 3-5; Kaci Menz 2-4; Blattel 2-4. Records -- Delta 10-2.

Scott City 6, Woodland 2

Scott City scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth for a comeback win.

Emily Essner picked up the win in relief.

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WP -- Emily Essner, 11-2. LP -- Rhodes. 2B -- Macy Heisserer (S), Lauren Schaefer (S), Holly Shemonia (S), Chelsi Bradley (S). Multiple hits -- Scott City, Bradley 3-4. Records -- Scott City 12-2.

Oak Ridge 18,Scott County Central 2

Hannah Sedgwick, Erin Owens, Genger Jones and Camie Roberts had two hits apiece for Oak Ridge in the victory.

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WP -- Hannah Sedgwick. 2B -- Nikki Moll (O). Multiple hits -- Oak Ridge, Camie Roberts 2-3; Erin Owens 2-3; Sedgwick 2-3; Genger Jones 2-3. Records -- Oak Ridge 4-7.

Leopold 23, Advance 1

The Wildcats took a 13-1 lead to the fifth inning and added 10 insurance runs to end the contest at five innings.

Allison Beuter allowed three hits and one walk over five innings to earn the win and improve to 4-0. The run she allowed was unearned.

Leopold benefited from 10 walks, nine hit batsmen and six Advance errors.

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WP -- Allison Beuter, 4-0. LP -- Gina Moroni. 2B -- Cassie Jansen (L), Desiree Arnzen (L). Multiple hits -- Leopold, Cassie Seiler 2-3, Casey Bucher 3-5, Cassie Jansen 3-3, Desiree Arnzen 3-4. Records -- Leopold 8-2.

Saxony Lutheran 17, Meadow Heights 1

Courtney Shelton improved to 3-1 on the mound as Saxony Lutheran earned the victory, improving to 6-4.

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WP-- Courtney Shelton, 3-1. LP-- L. Mayfield. 2B -- Kara Versemann (SL), Alexis Martin (SL), Angel Stone (SL). Multiple hits -- Saxony Lutheran, Lauren Roth 3-3, Courtney Shelton 2-3, Tiffany Haertling 2-3. Records -- Saxony Lutheran 6-4.

GOLFSikeston Invitational

Jackson's duo of T.J. Smith and A.J. Balsman shot a 74 to finish second in the Sikeston Invitational Four-ball Tournament.

Clearwater's team of Tanner McKinney and Eddie Courville shot a 71 to finish in first.

Notre Dame's team of Brett Slaten and John Oliver finished fourth with a 76, followed by the St. Vincent pair of Zach Richardet and Corey Brueckner with a 77.

Central's top team of Tim Simmons and Jack Connell finished in a five-way tie for sixth with a 78.

Jackson -- Smith-Balsman 74, Brian Hill-Joe Schultz 78

Notre Dame -- Slaten-Oliver 76, Joe Wiggans-Brandon Pleimann 83, Austin Gelsheimer-Jack Wedemeier 86

Central -- Simmons-Connell 78, Jordan Sheets-Cole Viers 88, Garrett Brown-Garrett Pannier 91

St. Vincent -- Richardet-Brueckner 77, Lucas Schumer-David Rhoden 88

Perryville -- Jonny Zahner-Rick Dunn 83

GIRLS SOCCERPerryville 3, Windsor 0

Junior forward Kendra Schilli scored all three of Perryville's goals in the second half as the Pirates (8-5, 2-0) won on the road.

Goalkeeper Chastity Marr made four saves for her fourth shutout of the season.

-- From staff reports

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