Oak Ridge encounters first loss in 12 innings

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

The Bell City baseball team pushed across a run in the bottom of the 12th inning to hand Oak Ridge its first loss of the season, 4-3 on Tuesday.

Melvin Johnson allowed two earned runs over five innings of work for Bell City, then Nick Niemczyk shut out the Blue Jays (5-1) the rest of the way.

Niemczyk allowed one hit and struck out six to record the win for the Cubs (2-2). Jeff Long led the winners with two hits.

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Nick Niemczyk, 2-1. LP — Ethan Sachs. 2B — Chris Wright (B), Garret Light (O). Multiple hits — Bell City: Jeff Long 2-5. Records — Bell City 2-2, Oak Ridge 5-1.

Saxony Lutheran 11, Egyptian, Ill. 1, 6 inn.

Ben Courtois went 4-for-4 and Chris Roth pitched three-hit ball over 5 1/3 innings as Saxony Lutheran rolled at home.

Courtois had five RBIs for the Crusaders (4-2), who got two RBIs apiece from Garrett Fritsche and Bret Steffens.

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Chris Roth, 3-0. LP — Jason Brasley. 2B — Tyler Ledbetter (E), Garrett Fritsche (S), Ben Courtois (S), Bret Steffens (S). Multiple hits — Egyptian: Zach Simmons 2-3; Saxony: Courtois 4-4. Records — Saxony 4-2.

Advance 19, Delta 11

David VanGennip and Chris Welch homered for the Hornets.

Cory Cooper had four hits for Advance, while Matt Gooch homered for Delta.

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Jacob Bond. LP — Alex Parks, 0-1. HR — Matt Gooch (D), David VanGennip (A), Chris Welch (A). Multiple hits — Delta: Tyler Martin 2-3, Gooch 2-3; Advance: Bond 2-4, Cory Cooper 4-6, Dylan Dunnivan 2-4. Records — Advance 2-5, Delta 1-3.

GIRLS SOCCER Jackson 2, Francis Howell 1, PKs

The Indians improved to 5-0 with a 4-3 penalty kick shootout win after the squads were tied 1-1.

Hannah Roach netted the lone goal for the Indians, while Bobbi Jo Schlick tallied the assist.

GOLF Dexter 166, Jackson 168, Sikeston 171

Jackson placed second in a tri-meet at Kimbeland Country Club.

The host Indians were two shots behind Dexter.

Tanner Werner led Jackson with a 38.

Dakota Trevino of Dexter fired a 36 to win medalist honors.

@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:Jackson — Tanner Werner 38, Jordan Dale 42, Michael Weber 43, Brett Leimbach 45.

SOFTBALL Delta 17, Advance 0

Sara Blattel homered for the Bobcats as they scored 17 runs in the first two innings.

Kendra Burnett pitched a one-hitter and added two hits, including a double.

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Kendra Burnett, 3-0. LP — Mace. HR — Sara Blattel (D). 3B — Amanda Seabaugh (D). 2B — Burnett (D). Multiple hits — Delta: Burnett 2-3, Seabaugh 2-2. Records — Delta 3-0.

TRACK & FIELD Chaffee Meet

Scott City's boys knocked off host Chaffee by two points to win the five-team meet.

Scott City took first place in the 3,200 relay, 800 relay and 1,600 relay.

Chaffee captured first place on the girls side.

Scott City's Stephanie Essner took home three first-place finishes. She won the 100, the 200 and the 300 hurdles.

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Team scores — Scott City 169, Chaffee 167, Oran 38, Bell City 18, Saxony 6

3,200 relay — 1. Scott City, 9:07; 2. Chaffee, 10:09

110 high hurdles — 1. Gage Harrell, C, 18.37; 2. Kessee, SC, 20.62; 3. Eldridge, SC, 22.19

100 — 2. Pendleman, O, 12.37; 3. Reeves, O, 12.56

High jump — 1. Collin Dannemueller, C, 5ft, 10in; 2. Taylor, C, 5-6; 3. Kling, SC, 5

800 relay — 1. Scott City, 1:39.85; 2. Chaffee, 1:41.18

1,600 — 1. Laxton, SC, 5:10; 2. Bush, B, 5:17

400 relay — 2. Scott City, 48.91; 3. Chaffee, 51.65

400 — 1. Dannemueller, C, 53.75; 3. Laxton, SC, 57.94

300 hurdles — 1. Derrick Goodin, SC, 43.21; 3. Weiss, SC, 41,97

800 — 1. Koehler, SC, 2:18

Long jump — 2. Eichorn, SC, 17

Discus — 1. Walker Rice, C, 111-4; 2. Eichorn, SC, 102-11; 3. Massey, SC, 96-11

Triple jump — 2. Arnzen, SC, 34-3; 3. Nenninger, O, 33-9

200 — 2. Rendleman, O, 26.00; 3. Schaeffer, SC, 26.91

3,200 — 1. Busch, B, 12:01; 2. Cirardi, C, 12:18; 3. Wachter, C, 12:45

1,600 relay — 1. Scott City, 3:45; 2. Chaffee, 3:51

Shot put — 1. Daniel Lawson, C, 42-3; 2. Rice, C, 41-4; 3. Spies, O, 40-3

Girls

Team scores — Chaffee 96, Scott City 84, Oran 54, Bell City 15

3,200 relay — 1. Scott City, 11:38; 2. Chaffee, 12:33

100 hurdles — 1. Glastetter, O, 18.93

Shot put — 1. Amber Kirk, C, 33-6

100 — 1. Stephanie Essner, SC, 13.05; 2. Glastetter, O, 13.57

High jump — 1. Randi Wiley, C, 4

800 relay — 1. Scott City, 2:06.19

1,600 — 1. Libby Miles, SC, 6:28; 2. Backfisch, SC, 6:45; 3. Schlosser, C, 6:46

400 relay — 1. Scott City, 1:01.54

400 — 1. Glastetter, O, 1:06

300 hurdles — 1. Essner, SC, 52.91; 3. Hester, C, 1:03.44

800 — 1. Beth Razer, SC, 2:51; 2. Kirchdoerfer, C, 3:00

200 — 1. Essner, SC, 26.49; 2. Glastetter, O, 28.72

Triple jump — 1. Westrich, O, 25-9; 2. Sigman. C, 25-5

Discus — 1. Kirk, C, 89-7; 2. Schlosser, C, 85-6; 3. Christian, 81-6

Long jump — 1. Sarah Sigman, C, 13-8; 2. Westrich, O, 11-7; Kirchdoerfer, C, 10-11

3,200 — 1. Hess, B, 16:10; 2. Hawkins, C, 16.15

1,600 relay — 1. Scott City, 4:45; 2. Chaffee, 5:14

BOYS TENNIS Central 9, Dexter 0

The Tigers won every match as they routed Dexter.

Central's top five singles players did not drop a single game.

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No. 1 — David Berry, C, def. Dusty Potter, 8-0

No. 2 — Patrick Duffy, C, def. Dylon Acevedo, 8-0

No. 3 — Will LaFoe, C, def. Patrick Turpin, 8-0

No. 4 — Brandon Gonzalez, C, def. Ryan Windham, 8-0

No. 5 — Garrett McMillan, C, def. Barry Burge, 8-0

No. 6 — Andrew Shupert, C, def. Brauk Burge, 8-2

Doubles

No. 1 — Berry and Duffy, C, def. Acevedo and Windham, 8-0

No. 2 — LaFoe and McMillen, C, def. Potter and Turpin, 8-0

No. 3 — Gonzalez and Josh Hubbard, C, def. Burge and Burge, 8-2

— From staff reports

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