Notre Dame cruises in opener

Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Jackson's Ryan Gibson swam the 100 butterfly Monday at the Central Municipal Pool. (Fred Lynch)

Notre Dame, the defending state champion in Class 2 boys soccer, opened the season at home Monday with a 10-0 win against Kennett.

The game was stopped with about 12 minutes left because of the 10-goal mercy rule.

Ryan Willen and Ty Williams both scored two goals for the Bulldogs, while Matt Kiblinger, Trenton Vance, Josh Robert, Chris McMillan, Brock Dirnberger and Nick Wren all added a goal.

Joda Holloway led in assists with three, followed by Willen and John Unterreiner with two each. Robert and Dirnberger also had assists.

Ryan Bass and Austin Westrich shared the shutout.

Jackson's Ryan Gibson swam the 100 butterfly event Monday at Central Municipal Pool. He placed second in the event, but made the state cut. (Fred Lynch)

JV -- Notre Dame won 10-0.

Saxony Lutheran 11, St. Louis Metro 1

Bryant Steffens scored four goals to lead the Crusaders in a season-opening victory.

Ben Courtois and Garrett Fritsche each added two goals, while Joe Buerck and Andrew Etzold rounded out the attack with a goal apiece.

SOFTBALLScott City 11, St. Vincent 0

Scott City won in five innings at home and evened its record at 2-2.

Emily Essner got the win with a one-hitter.

Becky Holder had three hits for Scott City.

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WP -- Emily Essner. LP -- Kristen Wengert. 2B -- Kim Klipfel (SC), Chelsea Bradley (SC), Donielle Howell (SC). Multiple hits -- Scott City, Becky Holder 3-3, Kim Klipfel 2-2. Chelsea Bradley 2-3. Records -- Scott City: 2-2.

Central 5, Hillsboro 3

Central evened its record with a road win as Amanda Nichols pitched a four-hitter.

Nichols struck out eight and walked two. Taylre Scott had two hits for the Tigers (2-2).


WP -- Amanda Nichols. LP -- Franklin. 2B -- Taylre Scott (C). Multiple hits -- Central, Scott 2-4. Records -- Central, 2-2.

Notre Dame 10, Perryville 0

Lauren Reinagel pitched a two-hit shutout and had three hits in the Bulldogs' six-inning win at home.

Lauren Bond had three hits, while Erika Reinagel and Allison Peters each had two in the win.

The Bulldogs improved to 2-0 and will host the 12-team SoftballFest this weekend.

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WP -- Lauren Reinagel, 2-0. LP -- Littje. 2B -- Erika Reinagel (ND), Alex Fowler (ND), Bauwens (P). Multiple hits -- ND, E. Reinagel 2-3, L. Reinagel 3-4, Lauren Bond 3-4, Allison Peters 2-2. Records -- Notre Dame, 2-0.

JV -- Notre Dame won, 10-1.

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Host Saxony Lutheran lost its season opener in two games.

Nicole Petzoldt had nine kills, five blocks and two service points for the Crusaders. Brooke Kasten had 21 assists and four digs, and Lauren Roth had four service points.

JV -- Saxony won in two games


Woodland won on the road, as Brandy Killian and Morgan Winchester each had five aces. Lauren Johnson and Chelsea Morris had five kills apiece, and Jessica Santi had four kills.

Zalma's Hillary Merick had four kills and Jerica Rogers had five digs.

JV -- Zalma beat Woodland in three games

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Meadow Heights won its season-opening match at home.

JV -- Meadow Heights won in two games


Wendi Zickfield had five aces and eight kills to lead the Tigers in a comeback victory at Bloomfield.

Katie Scholl had five aces, Taylor Kirn had six kills and Rita Walter had seven digs in the victory.

JV -- Bloomfield won in two games


Oran won at home in two games in its opener for new coach Sara Heisserer.

Beth Griffin had six assists and four aces, while Alyson Seyer had four kills and three aces. Cassie Graviett added five kills and three digs.

JV -- Charleston won in two games

GIRLS TENNISJackson 8, Sikeston 1

The Indians' only loss came at No. 1 singles as they improved to 3-1 in dual matches.

Jackson, which beat Kennett 7-2 last week, won its third straight match by sweeping the three doubles matches and Nos. 2 through 6 singles.


No. 1 -- Jenni DeWitt (S) def. Erinne Haff 8-1

No. 2 -- Chelsea Jones (J) def. Megan Underhill 8-0

No. 3 -- Maura Neader (J) def. Hannah Moore 8-0

No. 4 -- Ellyn Beil (J) def. Caroline Murray 8-2

No. 5 -- Allison Keiper (J) def. Danielle Ahlfield 8-3

No. 6 -- Rachel Batz (J) def. Jacaiia Lampkin 8-0


No. 1 -- Haff-Beil (J) def. DeWitt-Underhill 9-7

No. 2 -- Neader-Keiper (J) def. Moore-Ahlfield 8-2

No. 3 -- Jones-Batz (J) def. Murray-Lampkin 8-0

JV -- Jackson won 1-0. Winner: Andrea Penzel

SwimmingCentral meet


100 butterfly -- Caleb Coots (56.69); Ryan Gibson, (56.80); Logan Bollinger (57.51).

100 breaststroke -- Peyton Waggener (1:04.44)

200 individual medley -- Peyton Waggener (2:09.39)

500 freestyle -- Sam Gramling (5.02.76) Nick Welker: 5:07.65;

200 medley relay -- Gramling, Waggener, Coots, Matt Holmes (1:48.67).

200 medley relay -- 1. (C) Sam Gramling, Peyton Waggener, Caleb Coots, Matt Holmes 1:48.67; 2. (ND): Jacob Buckenmyer, Logan Bollinger, Coleman Schott, Matthew Caplan 1:53.58; 3. (J): Nick Welker, Ryan Gibson, Austin Gilliard, Miles Puls, 2:07.24.

200 freestyle ­-- 1. Caleb Coots (C), 1:55.90; 2. Nick Welker (J), 1:58.31; 3. Sean Doyle (ND), 2:05.69.

200 individual medley -- 1. Peyton Waggener (C), 2:09.39; 2. Ryan Gibson (J), 2:15.37; 3. Logan Bollinger (ND), 2:17.25

50 freestyle -- 1. Matt Holmes (C), 25.18; 2. Mathew Caplan (ND), 25.19; 3. Austin Mehner (C), 25.70.

Diving -- 1. Trey Simpson (C), 1:58.60; 2. Austin Gilliard (J), 1:19.45; 3. Taylor Herbst (C), 101.80.

100 freestyle -- 1. Sean Doyle (ND), 54:31; 2. Matt Holmes (C), 55:47; 3. Matthew Caplan (ND), 56.36.

500 freestyle -- 1. Sam Gramling (C), 5:02.68; 2. Nick Welker (J), 5:07.65; 3. Coleman Schott (ND), 5:51.48.

200 freestyle relay -- 1. (C): Austin Mehner, Trey Simpson, Michael Merritt, Matt Holmes, 1:46.37; 2. (ND): Aaron Tomaszewski, Sean Doyle, Daniel Neff, Jake Burns, 1:46.66; 3. (J): Miles Puls, Zach Dumey, Kevin Goodman, Zack DeBoe, 2:04.11.

100 backstroke -- 1. Sam Gramling (C), 1:04.11; 2. Aaron Tomaszewski (ND), 1:14.23; 3. Ian Spaeth (ND) 1:21.65.

100 Breaststroke -- 1. Peyton Waggener (C), 1:04.44; 2. Coleman Schott (ND), 1:10.82; 3. Jacob Buckenmyer (ND), 1:17.34.

400 freestyle relay -- 1. (C) Austin Mehner, Peyton Waggener, Caleb Coots, Sam Gramling 3:41.9; 2. (ND) Logan Bollinger, Matthew Caplan, Sean Doyle, Jacob Buckenmyer, 3:43.64; 3. (J) Nick Welker, Austin Gilliard, Ryan Gibson, Brad Groening, (4:12.33).

-- From staff reports

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