Poplar Bluff retains title at ND Invitational

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Jackson's Brett Leimbach and Tanner Werner tied for second place overall after firing 79s at Monday's Notre Dame Invitational played at Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson.

Poplar Bluff defended its team title with a score of 338.

Notre Dame was led by Brett Slaten (81) and finished second with a 340.

Jackson finished at 343 in third place, and Jack Connell (85) led fifth-place Central to a 364.

Brandon Trapp (96) paced St. Vincent to a seventh-place finish, Tyler James (93) helped Saxony Lutheran to a ninth-place finish and Wes Buchheit (116) was Perryville's top scorer as the Pirates placed 11th.

Chance Holden of Dexter was the medalist with a 4-over-par 76.

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Team scores -- Poplar Bluff 338, Notre Dame 340, Jackson 343, Sikeston 346, Central 364, Dexter 366, St. Vincent 402, New Madrid 411, Saxony Lutheran 419, Clearwater 458, Perryville 488

Jackson -- Brett Leimbach 79, Tanner Werner 79, Joe Schultz 84, Todd Heuring 101

Notre Dame -- Brett Slaten 81, John Oliver 82, Joe Wiggans 82, Emily Matthews 90

Central -- Jack Connell 85, Tim Simmons 87, Cole Viers 95, Cory Fowler 107

St. Vincent -- Jason Carron 98, Brandon Trapp 96, Ben Schremp 100, Cory Schaaf 108

Saxony Lutheran -- Tyler James 93, Nick Murphy 102, Zack Vieth 103, Adam Bohm 121

Perryville -- Wes Buchheit 116, Liam Price 120, Matt Sippel 125, Drew Palisch 127

BASEBALL Saxony Lutheran 10, Century, Ill., 1

Saxony Lutheran romped at home for its second win to start the season.

Chris Roth pitched his second consecutive victory for the Crusaders (2-0) with six strong innings. He allowed two hits and struck out 10.

Ben Courtois led Saxony's offense with three hits and three RBIs. Garrett Fritsche and Bryant Steffens both had two hits and two RBIs. Saxony finished with 11 hits.

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WP -- Chris Roth, 2-0. LP -- Reichert. 2B -- Garrett Fritsche (S), Bryant Steffens (S), Ryan Winkler (S). Multiple hits -- Saxony, Ben Courtois 3, Fritsche 2, Steffens 2. Records -- Saxony 2-0.

Scott City 18, NMCC 0

Scott City scored 13 runs in the fourth inning as it blanked New Madrid County Central on one hit during a five-inning home romp.

Skylar Cobb had two doubles and four RBIs, Ryan Modglin added two hits and two RBIs, and Clayton Hall had three RBIs.

Scott City (2-0) had eight hits and received 14 walks from NMCC pitchers.

Winning hurler Shae Simmons struck out seven and walked two in four hitless innings. Cobb pitched one inning of one-hit relief.

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WP -- Shae Simmons, 1-0. LP -- Marshall. 2B -- Skylar Cobb (SC) 2. Multiple hits -- Scott City, Cobb 2-4, Ryan Modglin 2-2. Records -- Scott City 2-0, NMCC 0-1.

Chaffee 13, Kelly 5

Aaron Horrell went 2-for-2 and delivered six RBIs to lead Chaffee over visiting Kelly.

The Red Devils (2-0) were also aided by Andy Hendrix, who went 2-for-2 with two doubles and three RBIs.

Josh Steger, Hunter Thomas, and Adam Horton all added two hits. Steger and Horton each had two RBIs.

Andrew Dooley notched the victory as Kelly had just one hit.

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WP -- Andrew Dooley, 2-0. LP -- Bryce Fulkner. 2B -- Andy Hendrix (C) 2, Aaron Horrel (C). Multiple hits -- Chaffee, Josh Steger 2-4, Hendrix 2-2, Horrell 2-2, Adam Horton 2-4, Hunter Thomas 2-3. Records -- Chaffee 2-0, Kelly 0-1.

St. Vincent 8, Perryville 0

Darren Yamnitz pitched a two-hit shutout, striking out 11 and walking none as St. Vincent crushed host Perryville.

Kyle Rollet went 3-for-3 with a home run and two doubles for the Indians (1-1). Quint Robinson had two hits, including a homer, while Adam Bucheit and Matt Hotop both added two hits.

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WP -- Darren Yamnitz, 1-1. LP -- Ethan Reise. HR -- Kyle Rollet (SV), Quint Robinson (SV). 3B -- Andrew Martin (P). 2B -- Rollet (SV) 2, Lance Ross (P). Multiple hits -- St. Vincent, Rollet 3-3, Robinson 2-4, Adam Bucheit 2-3, Matt Hotop 2-4. Records -- St. Vincent 1-1, Perryville 0-2.

GIRLS SOCCER Notre Dame 2, Sikeston 0

Mindey Siebert netted two second-half goals and Notre Dame defeated visiting Sikeston in its season opener.

Freshman Ann Wren had two assists for the Bulldogs (1-0). Shelly Frank was in goal for the shutout.

St. Vincent 4, Windsor 0

Amanda Wengert netted two goals and Brooke Brown added two assists as St. Vincent rolled past host Windsor.

The Indians (2-0) also got goals from Jessica Welker and Sarah Moll, while Emily Cissell added an assist. Ann Steele recorded the shutout.

-- From staff reports

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