Riley, Kelly shut out Central

Thursday, September 13, 2007
Kelly's Jessica Riley delivered a pitch to a Central batter Wednesday at Kelly High School. (Fred Lynch)

Jessica Riley pitched a five-hit shutout and Londyn Backfisch homered as the Kelly softball team beat visiting Central 4-0 on Wednesday.

Riley struck out two and walked two as the Hawks improved their record to 10-2.

Backfisch and Casey Kern both had two hits for the Hawks. Kern drove in two runs.

Central's Amanda Nichols struck out nine, walked six and allowed six hits. She and Sirena Watkins both had two hits.

The Tigers return to action Saturday when they play in the Jackson tournament.


WP -- Jessica Riley. LP -- Amanda Nichols. HR -- Londyn Backfisch (K). 3B -- Katee Moore (K). 2B -- Nichols (C), Casey Kern (K). Multiple hits -- Central, Nichols 2-3, Sirena Watkins 2-3; Kelly, Backfisch 2-3, Kern 2-3. Records -- Kelly 10-2.

Notre Dame 10, Chaffee 0

Lauren Reinagel and Heather Menz combined for a two-hitter in Notre Dame's six-inning win against the visiting Red Devils.

Reinagel pitched the first three innings, and Menz threw the second three, allowing only two singles in the final frame.

Reinagel had two hits, as did Erika Reinagel for the unbeaten Bulldogs (9-0).

Notre Dame tries to start the season with 10 wins today when it travels to Jackson.

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WP -- Lauren Reinagel, 8-0. LP -- Shelby Ancell. 2B -- Heather Menz (ND), Alexis Ralls (ND), Nikki Chambers (ND). Multiple hits -- ND, Erika Reinagel 2-2, Lauren Reinagel 2-4, Brittney Schott 2-3. Records -- Notre Dame 9-0.

Fredericktown 6, St. Vincent 3

St. Vincent starting pitcher Olivia Schemel got out of a bases-loaded jam in the first inning, but could not overcome defensive mistakes.

Kristen Wengert came on in relief for the Indians and threw five innings, striking out four. Elizabeth Rozier went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for the Indians (3-5).

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WP -- Mascaro. LP -- Olivia Schemel. Multiple hits -- St. Vincent, Elizabeth Rozier 2-4. Records -- St. Vincent 3-5; Fredericktown 10-3.

Perryville 10, Scott City 7

Perryville earned the victory on the back of Emily Hanquist's 3-for-3 performance at the plate, including a home run.

Alyssa Bauwens went 2-for-4 with a double and Rebecca Hanquist added a triple for the Pirates (3-6).

Becky Holder went 3-for-3 for the Rams (5-9).

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WP -- Emma Littge LP -- Emily Essner HR -- Emily Hanquist (P). 3B -- Rebecca Hanquist (P). 2B -- Alyssa Bauwens (P), Macy Heisserer (SC). Multiple hits -- Perryville, E. Hanquist 3-3, Bauwens 2-4; Scott City, Becky Holder 3-3. Records -- Scott City 5-9, Perryville 3-6.

Delta 5, Kennett 1

Kendra Burnett threw seven innings, struck out seven batters and allowed zero earned runs as Delta earned the road win.

Amanda Seabaugh went 2-for-3 with a triple and Amanda Drew finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Bobcats (6-4).

Delta returns to action Saturday when it plays in the St. Vincent tournament.


WP -- Kendra Burnett. LP -- Morrow. 3B -- Amanda Seabaugh (D). 2B -- Downs (K). Multiple hits -- Delta, Seabaugh 2-3, Amanda Drew 2-3; Kennett, Hively 2-2. Records -- Delta 6-4; Kennett 6-4.

BOYS SOCCERNotre Dame 4, Farmington 1

Notre Dame battled back to score four consecutive goals after trailing 1-0 at halftime.

Joda Holloway, Brock Dirnberger, Ty Williams and Ryan Willen scored the goals for the Bulldogs (7-1).

Notre Dame goalie Ryan Bass had seven saves.

-- From staff reports

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