Chaffee dumps St. Pius 24-20

Saturday, September 20, 2008
CHUCK WU ~ cwu@semissourian.com Jackson running back Adam Zweigart follows the blocking of fullback Andy Winkleblack during the first quarter Friday at Jackson.

The game started late because of inclement weather, but the Chaffee football team won its home opener Friday night, beating Festus St. Pius 24-20.

Chaffee opened a 12-8 lead at halftime then scored 12 in the third quarter.

The Red Devils improved to 2-2 this season.

Farmington 55, Central 12

The game was delayed for about 2 1/2 hours during the first half because of inclement weather. When action resumed, it was all Black Knights.

Farmington opened a 42-6 lead at halftime, and the teams rested for about five minutes before returning to action.

The Black Knights led 48-6 entering the third quarter.

The loss dropped the Tigers to 0-4 this season.

Scott City at Fredericktown, ppd.

The Rams will face the Blackcats at 1 p.m. today in Fredericktown.

SOFTBALL Oran 5, Saxony Lutheran 0

Claire Seyer was one measly walk away from a perfect game.

Seyer finished with a no-hitter to lead the Eagles past the Crusaders. She struck out six to improve to 4-2.

Seyer helped herself with two RBIs. Kirstie Mangels and Taylor Irwin both went 2-for-3.

Nicole McLard took the loss for Saxony.

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WP -- Claire Seyer. LP -- Nicole McLard. 2B -- Taylor Irwin (O), Seyer (O), Kirstie Mangels (O). Multiple hits -- Oran: Irwin 2-3, Mangels 2-3. Records -- Oran 8-3.

-- From staff reports

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