Red Devils find stride, rip NMCC in six innings

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The Chaffee baseball team started scoring in the third inning and didn't stop.

The Red Devils put up crooked numbers in three of the final four innings as they beat New Madrid County Central 11-1 in six innings.

Andy Hendrix drilled a homer, while Jerrod Steger smacked a pair of doubles in the win.

Russell Gardner picked up the win on the mound, improving to 5-0 this season.

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WP — Russell Gardner, 5-0. LP — Thomason. HR — Andy Hendrix (C). 2B — Jerrod Steger 2 (C), Clark (NM). Multiple hits — Chaffee: Trenton Horman 2-3; Steger 3-4; Gardner 2-3. Records — Chaffee 13-5.

Kelly 15, Oran 3

The Hawks pulled off the stunner as they put up four runs in the first inning and never looked back.

Dustin Crowden homered and creamed a pair of doubles for the victors.

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WP — Levi Felter, 3-3. LP — Cody Dirnberger. HR — Dustin Crowden (K). 2B — Crowden 2 (K), Dustin LeGrand (K), Zach Howard (K). Multiple hits — Kelly: Crowden 3-4. Records — Kelly 6-10.

Saxony 11, Oak Ridge 0

Chris Roth struck out 12 over five innings to improve to 6-1 this season.

Bret Steffens, Spencer Sander and Roth all collected three RBIs in the win.

Garret Light had two hits for the Blue Jays.

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WP — Chris Roth. LP — Ethan Sachs. 2B — Roth (SL), Spencer Sander (SL), Bret Steffens (SL), Bryant Steffens (SL). 3B — Max Wieser (SL). Multiple hits — Saxony: Sander 3-4, Bre. Steffens 3-4, Roth 2-3, Ben Courtois 2-2; Oak Ridge: Garret Light 2-3. Records — Saxony 12-4, Oak Ridge 11-5.

Meadow Heights 5, Leopold 3

Cody Kennedy pitched a four-hitter, striking out 10 and allowing no earned runs, as the Panthers (4-11) won at home.

Cody Van De Ven had two hits for Leopold.

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WP — Cody Kennedy, 3-2. LP — Clayton Stoverink. Multiple hits — Leopold, Cody Van De Ven 2-3. Records — 4-11.

TRACK SEMO South meet

Scott City's boys earned a third-place finish, while Chaffee placed fourth, Kelly fifth and Oran seventh in the SEMO South Conference boys team standings.

The Rams took home first place in both the 3,200-meter relay and the 1,600 relay.

Collin Dannenmueller led the Red Devils with a first-place finish in the 400 and a second in the high jump.

On the girls side, Scott City grabbed second place, followed by Kelly in third, Chaffee in fifth and Oran in seventh.

The Rams notched first-place finishes in the 1,600 relay and 3,200 relay.

Scott City's Stephanie Essner captured first in the 400 and 200, and finished second in the 100 hurdles.

Tara Johnson led the way for Kelly, winning the 1,600 and 3,200. Londyn Backfisch placed second in the 100, 200 and 400, while capturing first in the high jump for the Hawks.

BOYS

Team standings — 3. Scott City 91, 4. Chaffee 90, 5. Kelly 76, 7. Oran 15

3,200 relay — 1. Scott City 8:23, 3. Kelly 8:36

110 hurdles — 2. Horrell (C) 17:45

800 relay — 2. Chaffee 1:37.58, 3. Scott City 1:38.12

1,600 — 2. Laxton (SC) 4:57, 3. Wade (K) 5:02

400 — 1. Dannenmueller (C) 53.97, 3. Campos (K) 56.37

300 hurdles — 1. Goodin (SC) 41.62, 2. Horrell (C) 43.62

800 — 3. Kern (K) 2:10

3,200 — 2. Bridges (K) 11:25, 3. Kern (K) 11:36

1,600 relay — 1. Scott City 3:41, 3. Kelly 3:55.28

Long jump — 3. Arnzen (SC) 18-3

High jump — 1. Arnzen (SC) 6-6, 2. Dannenmueller (C) 6-0, 3. Horman (C) 5-10

Shot put — 2. Rice (C) 42-0, 3. Lawson (C) 41-10

Pole vault — 3. Welter (K) 8-6

GIRLS

Team standings — 2. Scott City, 3. Kelly 102, 5. Chaffee 81, 7. Oran 43

3,200 relay — 1. Scott City 10:42, 2. Chaffee 12:06

100 hurdles — 2. Essner (SC) 18.34, 3. Glastetter (O) 18.43

100 — 2. Backfisch (K) 12.43, 3. Glastetter (O) 13.00

800 relay — 3. Scott City 2:00.32

1,600 — 1. Johnson (K) 5:43, 2. Miles (SC) 6:04, Schlosser (C) 6:40

400 — 1. Essner (SC) 59.94, 2. Backfisch (K) 1:00.97, 3. Glastetter (O) 1:05.75

300 hurdles — 2. Hester (C) 1:00.12

800 — 1. Johnson (K) 2:38, 2. Lacey (SC) 2:39, Sigman (C) 2:47

200 — 1. Essner (SC) 25.72, 2. Backfisch (K) 26.00, 3. Glastetter (O) 26.30

3,200 — 1. Johnson (K) 12:57, 2. Miles (SC) 13:43, 3. Bershman (C) 14:23

1,600 relay — 1. Scott City 4:26.75

Triple jump — 2. Sigman (C) 27-7 1/4

Long jump — 3. Sigman (C) 13-3

High jump — 1. Backfisch (K) 4-6, Pauli (K) 4-6

Discus — 2. Schlosser (C) 95-10, 3. Kirk (C) 87-3 1/2

Shot put — 3. Kirk (C) 29-10

Pole vault — 1. Tettly (K) 6-0, 3. Pauli (K) 4-0

SOFTBALL

Leopold sweeps

The Wildcats improved to 13-1 by sweeping a doubleheader from host Meadow Heights, 6-0 in five innings and 16-0 in four innings.

Leopold, which has won 13 straight games, banged out a total of 28 hits while holding the Panthers to one hit in each game.

Whitney Vandeven fired a one-hitter in the five-inning opener, striking out six. Kylie Stoverink and Casey Bucher both had two of Leopold's nine hits.

Allison Bueter threw a one-hitter in the four-inning nightcap. Bucher had three of Leopold's 19 hits, including a triple and double.

Desiree Arnzen also had three hits, while Whitney Vandeven, Emily Vandeven, Abby Landewee and Cassie Seiler all added two hits.

Leopold 6, Meadow Heights 0, 5 inn.

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WP — Whitney Vandeven, 7-0. LP — Mayfield. 2B — Kylie Stoverink (L), Jessica Eftink (L). Multiple hits — Leopold, Stoverink 2-2, Casey Bucher 2-3. Records — Leopold 12-1.

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Leopold 16, Meadow Heights 0, 4 inn.

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WP — Allison Bueter, 6-1. LP — Mayfield. 3B — Casey Bucher (L). 2B — Bucher (L), Whitney Vandeven (L). Multiple hits — Leopold, Bucher 3-4, Desiree Arnzen 3-4, Whitney Vandeven 2-3, Emily Vandeven 2-2, Abby Landewee 2-2, Cassie Seiler 2-3. Records — Leopold 13-1.

Saxony 15, Oak Ridge 0

Angel Stone went 4-for-4 and was one of seven Crusaders players to finish with at least two hits.

Nicole McLard, who struck out seven and walked four, picked up the win on the mound as Saxony Lutheran improved to 6-2.

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WP — Nicole McLard. LP — Hannah Sedgwick. 2B — Taylor Krauss (SL), Brooke Valleroy (SL), Hailey Roth (SL), Julia Steffens (SL). 3B — Angel Stone (SL). Multiple hits — Holly Shermann 2-4, Krauss 3-4, Stone 4-4, Valleroy 2-3, Roth 2-4, Steffens 2-3, Kelsey Overbeck 2-4; Oak Ridge: Ruch 2-2. Records — Saxony 6-2.

— From staff reports

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