ND boys nip St. Pius in SoccerFest semis

Saturday, September 1, 2007

The Notre Dame boys soccer team slipped past Festus St. Pius 3-2 on Friday in the semifinals of the annual Notre Dame SoccerFest.

Notre Dame (3-0) received goals from Ryan Willen, Josh Robert and Ty Williams.

In the other semifinal, Jackson edged Carbondale, Ill., 2-1.

Notre Dame and Jackson will meet at 7 p.m. today for the title.

Also Friday, in the consolation bracket, Central beat Marion, Ill., 3-0 as Brooks Osburne scored all three goals.

Central will play Sikeston at 5 p.m. today in the consolation final.

VOLLEYBALLWoodland tournament

Leopold beat host Woodland 25-17, 25-13 to capture the championship.

Cassie Seiler had 19 assists and four digs to lead to the Wildcats (2-0). Cassi Jensen and Casey Bucher led in kills with five each.

Woodland (3-1) was paced in kills by Chelsea Morris, Lauren Johnson and Jessica Santi with five apiece. Brandi Killian had nine assists.

In other matches, Meadow Heights beat Saxony Lutheran 25-18, 25-16 for third place and Oak Ridge downed Zalma 25-22, 25-22 for the consolation title.

Notre Dame Volleyballfest

St. Vincent won two matches in Notre Dame's annual tournament, beating the host squad 25-17, 25-15 and Central 25-15, 25-20.

Sara Moll led in digs and Lacey Siegmund led in assists in both matches for St. Vincent (3-0).

Perryville beat Caruthersville 25-15, 25-16 and split with Marshfield, winning the first game 25-17 and losing the second game 26-24.

Liz Martin paced Perryville against Caruthersville with 21 digs and 16 blocks.

GIRLS TENNISGreat 8 tournament

Central dropped two matches in the Great 8 tournament in Columbia, Mo, falling to Columbia Rock Bridge 7-2 and Belleville (Ill.) West 8-1.

Lindsey Pingel won both her singles matches for the Tigers, while Kristi Lazarova won against Rock Bridge.

Rock Bridge 7, Central 2


1: Whitley Zisch (R) def. Sarah Ford

2: Lindsey Pingel (C) def. Allison Wulff 6-2, 6-4

3: Lauren Cane (R) def. Christen Edmonds 6-3, 6-2.

4: Sara Hecter (R) def. Brooke Morris 6-0, 6-2

5: Kristi Lazarova (C) def. Kelsey Kinderkanecht 2-6, 6-4, 10-7

6: Timmi Kosztin (R) def. Sami Gross 6-4, 0-6, 9-7


1: Zisch-Wulff (R) def. Ford-Pingel 8-4

2: Cane-Kinderkanecht (R) def. Edmonds-Lazarova 8-2

3: Hecter-Caitlin Sturchi (R) def. Morris-Groves 8-4

Belleville West 8, Central 1


1: Kelsey Delsignore (B) def. Sarah Ford 2-6, 6-4, 16-14

2: Lindsey Pingel (C) def. Taylor Cook 6-3, 6-3

3: Nicole Sonnenberg (B) def. Christen Edmonds 6-1, 6-0

4: Alonna Kurek (B) def. Brooke Morries 7-5, 6-0

5: Sarah Benson (B) def. Kristi Lazarova 6-2, 6-2

6: Paige Elde (B) def. Sami Gross 6-4, 6-1


1: Delsignore-Cook (B) def. Ford-Pingle 8-6

2: Sonnenberg-Kurek (B) def. Edmonds-Lazarova 8-1

3: Benson-Elde (B) def. Morris-Gross 8-5

CROSS COUNTRYChester (Ill.) Invitational

Chaffee's girls finished second among four full teams, although seven squads had runners. Sarah Reischman led the Red Devils by placing ninth.

Chaffee results

9. Sarah Reischman, 25:59; 11. Sarah Sigman, 27:01; 15. Elizabeth Schlosser, 28:04; 17. Randi Wiley, 28:25; 25. Rachel Reischman, 34:10; 27. Chelsie Welker, 35:49; 31. Jessica Brown, 38:19

--From staff reports

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