Oran rides strong pitching to sweep

Sunday, April 20, 2008
FRED LYNCH ~ flynch@semissourian.com ABOVE: Central's Chris Schindele took a shot as Hazelwood goalie Garrett Kochner defended during the first quarter Saturday in Cape Girardeau. The shot missed the goal. BELOW: Central attackman Colby Burge tried to gain possession as Hazelwood's Christopher Viers, center, and Matt Stoner defended. Central went on to win the lacrosse game 8-3.

The Oran baseball team improved to 10-1 this season with a pair of wins Saturday.

In the first game, the Eagles stomped Doniphan 10-0 in five innings.

Home runs by Tyler Beardslee, Caleb Seyer and Jayden Pobst fueled Oran's offense.

Alex Chasteen threw five scoreless innings, striking out seven batters for the win.

The second game was much closer, with Oran downing Senath 3-1.

Eagles pitcher Steven Dooley went all seven innings, allowing two hits and striking out 16 batters.

Against Senath, Seyer went 2-for-2 and homered for the second straight game for the Eagles.

FRED LYNCH ~ flynch@semissourian.com

Oran 10, Doniphan 0

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Alex Chasteen. LP — Keeney. HR — Tyler Beardslee (O), Caleb Seyer (O), Jayden Pobst (O). 2B — Cody Dirnberger (O), Kody Campbell (O), Alex Chasteen (O). Multiple hits — Doniphan: Harding 3-3; Oran: Campbell 2-3, Chasteen 2-3, Steven Dooley 2-3. Records — Oran 9-1.

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Oran 3, Senath 1

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Steven Dooley. LP — Hunter. HR — Caleb Seyer (O). Multiple hits — Oran: Seyer 2-2. Records — Oran 10-1.

Notre Dame 10, East Prairie 0

Notre Dame junior Aaron Tomaszewski earned his first win on the mound this spring, tossing four scoreless innings to help the Bulldogs to victory in the semifinals of the Mississippi County Wood Bat tournament in Charleston.

Notre Dame advanced to today's 5:30 p.m. title game against Charleston.

Tomaszewski scattered six hits and one walk while striking out seven East Prairie batters.

Junior Austin Greer pitched the fifth inning, striking out two. Greer also went 2-for-3 with a double and four RBIs to lead the Bulldogs (8-5).

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Aaron Tomaszewski 1-0. LP — Matt Armstrong, 0-0. 2B — Tomaszewski (ND), Austin Greer (ND). Multiple hits — Notre Dame: Greer 2-3; East Prairie: Mikey Russell 2-2. Records — Notre Dame 8-5.

Chaffee 2, Egyptian 1, Egyptian 2, Chaffee 0

In the first game, the Red Devils won 2-1 behind a strong pitching performance by Trenton Horman, who threw seven innings.

He allowed one hit and one earned run while striking out seven batters.

Andrew Dooley came on in relief and got the win in extra innings.

Chaffee couldn't put a run on the board in the second game, falling 2-0.

Dooley got the start and threw six innings, allowed eight hits, two earned runs and struck out five.

"Our defense played really well today," Chaffee coach Brian Horrell said. "We just ran into two hot lefties."

Chaffee 2, Egyptian 1

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Andrew Dooley (4-2). LP — Polivizk. Multiple hits — Chaffee: Jerrod Steger 3-4. Records — Chaffee 7-3.

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Egyptian 2, Chaffee 0

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@z_agate_no tab_no indnt_bld ld:WP — Ledbetter. LP — Andrew Dooley (4-3). 2B — Andy Hendrix (C), Ledbetter (E). Multiple hits — Chaffee: Andy Hendrix 2-3; Egyptian, Polivizk 2-3. Records — Chaffee 7-4.

GIRLS SOCCER West Plains Invitational

Central, seeded seventh in the tournament, finished second at the West Plains Invitational.

In their first game, the Tigers (6-7) and Moberly were tied 2-2 after two overtime periods. In the shootout, Haley Pilsner and Laura Lusk both scored for the Tigers as they won it 2-0.

In the championship game, Central played Notre Dame (St. Louis) close through the first half, but eventually fell 2-0.

BOYS TENNIS Poplar Bluff Invitational

Central scored 12.5 points to win the tournament.

Central's David Berry and Patrick Duffy teamed to win the doubles bracket.

Tigers Will LaFoe and Garrett McMillan lost to their teammates in the championship match to place second in the doubles bracket.

Sikeston took second (8.5), while Farmington (6.5) was third.

— From staff reports

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