Tigers blank Kennett 3-0 in season debut

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Garrett Stevens pitched Central past Kennett in the baseball season opener for both teams Monday.

Stevens struck out four and allowed one hit for the Tigers. Two other Central pitchers finished the shutout.

Alex Shell recorded a double in the win.



@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP -- Garrett Stevens, 1-0. LP -- Austin Jackson, 0-1. 2B -- Alex Shell (C). Records -- Central 1-0, Kennett 0-1

Saxony Lutheran 6, East Prairie 1

Chris Roth struck out seven over 5 2/3 innings to help the Crusaders win their season opener.

Saxony Lutheran used a Max Wieser bunt, then singles from Garrett Fritsche and Ben Courtois to score two runs.

The Crusaders added four runs in the seventh to put the game out of reach. All seven of Saxony's hits in the game were singles.


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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP -- Chris Roth. LP -- Tyler Whyback. Multiple hits -- Saxony: Ben Courtois 2, Max Wieser 2. Records -- Saxony 1-0; East Prairie 0-1.

Chaffee 9, Advance 0

Andrew Dooley struck out eight over five scoreless innings to pick up the win for the Red Devils.

Jerrod Steger knocked in a pair, and smacked a double, while teammate Andy Hendrix drove in three runs.



@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP -- Andrew Dooley, 1-0. LP -- Adam Cato, 0-1. 2B -- Jerrod Steger 2, Andy Hendrix, Trent Horman (C). Multiple hits -- Chaffee: Steger 2-4; Hendrix 2-3. Records -- Chaffee 1-0, Advance 0-1.

SOFTBALL Greenville 4, Leopold 3

Casey Bucher and Desiree Arnzen both went 2-for-4 to lead the Wildcats in their season opener.



@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP -- Condray, 1-0. LP -- Alison Bueter, 0-1. 2B -- Casey Bucher (L), Henson, Porter, Becker (G). Multiple hits -- Leopold: Bucher 2-4, Desiree Arnzen 2-4; Greenville: Henson 3-4, Poter 2-4, Becker 2-3. Records -- Greenville 1-0, Leopold 0-1.

-- From staff reports

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