Central earns 59-45 road win at Kennett

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Wendi Zickfield wasn't about to let her team fall on the road.

The Central junior scored a game-high 30 points to lead the Tigers girls basketball team to a 59-45 victory over Kennett on Saturday.

Sophomore point guard Sadie Pittman added 14 in the victory.

The Tigers (9-8) return to action Monday when they face Notre Dame at the Show Me Center.

Central21161012--59
Kennett148812--45

Central (59) -- Sadie Pittman 14, Tierra Walker 2, Chelsea Pannier 6, Taylor Kirn 7, Wendi Zickfield 30. FG 24, FT 11-17, F 20 (3-pointers: None. Fouled out: None)

Kennett (45) -- Brown 4, Wheeler 4, Sparks 12, Luce 2, Greenway 15, Amos 2, Walker 2, Walls 2, Calloway 2. FG 13, FT 17-23, F 19 (3-pointers: Greenway 2. Fouled out: Walker, Greenway)

JV -- Kennett won 39-29.

GIRLS SWIMMINGSpringfield invite

The Central girls team finished 13th out of 20 teams, but did have two relay teams make state cut times.

The Tigers' 400 freestyle relay team of Annie Wolpers, Jessica Baker, Mary Catherine Ford and Jennifer Willett finished in 3 minutes, 56.79 seconds, good enough for sixth and a trip to the state meet. The same four swimmers also earned a state cut time in the 200 freestyle relay Friday.

Wolpers added a seventh in the 50 freestyle (26.56) and a 12th in the 100 freestyle (59.87).

Villa Duchesne 105, Notre Dame 71

Brittany Menz and Abbie Messmer provided the Bulldogs' lone individual titles in their home dual meet.

Lauren Castleman finished second in two individual events for Notre Dame.

Notre Dame top finishers

200 medley relay -- 2. Notre Dame, 2:08.75

200 individual medley -- 1. Brittany Menz, 2:30.80

50 freestyle -- 2. Lauren Castleman, 26.90

Diving -- 1. Abigail Messmer

100 butterfly -- 2. Jackie Bader, 1:16.16

100 freestyle -- 2. Jenny Brant, 1:04.66

500 freestyle -- 2. Rachel Henson, 6:38.16

200 freestyle relay -- 2. Notre Dame, 1:50.95

100 breaststroke -- 2. Castleman, 1:23.42

400 freestyle relay -- 2. Notre Dame, 4:31.92

Other events

SEMO Conference JV tournament team scores -- Jackson 365, Farmington 250, Dexter 187, North County 149, Poplar Bluff 142, Winsor 126.5, Ste. Genevieve 96.5, New Madrid County 64, Park Hills Central 36, Central 23, Sikeston 15.

-- From staff reports

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