Area digest 7/9/08

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Keys earns third trip to nationals

Jackson's Tyler Keys earned his third consecutive trip to the 2008 Teen Masters high school national bowling tournament by winning the qualifying tournament.

Keys is one of 10 from Missouri to qualify, and he earned his trip at the qualifying tournament in Fort Smith, Ark.

He averaged 187 in his six games, and rolled a 268 to win his last game by seven pins.

The national tournament is later this month in Las Vegas.

Slaten takes first in division

Brett Slaten shot a 72 to win the 16 to 18 boys 18-hole Tour division at the PGA Gateway Junior Series golf tournament Monday at Kimbeland Country Club.

Alex Reid was second (76), followed by Caleb Moss (78).

Jessica Houseman shot a 102 to win the girls 16 to 19 Tour division.

The next tournament is scheduled for today in Poplar Bluff.


PGA Gateway Junior Series at Kimbeland Country Club


10-11 9 holes — Gabe Wheeler 41; Ryan McVey 45; Jack Litzelfelner 47.

14-18 9 holes — Andrew Karnes 63.

12-13 9 holes — Hayden Combs 41; Zach Downing 49; Bryce McPherson 51.

12-13 18 holes reg. — Kyle Sutton 81; Ben Murray 84; Travis Simmons 84; Cody Cox 84.

16-19 18 holes reg. — Todd Heuring 79; Brock Walker 80; Brandon Trapp 83.

14-15 18 holes reg. — Tyler Arpin 81; Kurt Heischmidt 81; Jake Russell 82; Caleb Sutton 82.

14-15 18 holes Tour — Jesse Schott 75; Evan Deere 77; Ryan Richardson 79.

16-19 18 holes Tour — Brett Slaten 72; Alex Reid 76; Caleb Moss 78.


10-11 9 holes — Camille Brewer 66; Diana Kantcheva 73.

16-19 18 holes Tour — Jessica Houseman 102.

Williamses team to win horseshoe event

Melody Williams and Martin Williams combined to win the Southeast Missouri Horseshoe Association tournament at the Oran Fourth of July picnic.

Lachelle Cook and Larry Glastetter took second, while Ken Davies and Richard Diebold were third.

Wesley Stoverink and Martin Williams were victorious at the tournament Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Leopold.

Amy Pobst and James Hillis were second, while Cori Stoverink and Melissa Glastetter were third.

Cape Junior Legion wins in tourney

The Cape Girardeau Plaza Tire American Legion junior team knocked off Sikeston 13-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the District 14 tournament at Kennett.

Ronnie Scott was the winning pitcher while James Obermark had two hits and drove in two runs.

Fourth-seeded Cape (23-17) advances to play top-seeded and host Dunklin County today at 8 p.m.

Also today, second-seeded Scott County and third-seeded Jackson square off at 5:30 p.m.

— From staff reports

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