Johnson powers Woodland to win in SCAA tourney

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Neil Johnson hit a two-run blast in the fifth inning to help Woodland beat Advance 3-0 in the first round of the SCAA baseball tournament Monday.

Johnson went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, while Andrew Minson earned the win on the mound for Woodland (3-6).

Grant Gray pitched 5 1/3 innings, allowed three runs, two earned, and struck out four in a losing effort for Advance (3-6).

In other first-round action, Bell City knocked off Bloomfield 11-8.

Jeff Long went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs to lead the Cubs (3-7).

Woodland will play Puxico, while Bell City takes on top-seeded Bernie today.

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Bloomfield0030032--8 96

WP -- Melvin Johnson. LP -- Wilson. HR -- McNeil (B), Yeahey (B). 2B -- Josh Overbey (BC), Jeff Long (BC), Smith (B). Multiple hits -- Bell City: Overbey 3-5, Johnson 2-5, Long 2-4; Bloomfield: Fox 2-3, Vandiver 2-3.


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WP -- Andrew Minson. LP -- Grant Gray, 2-2. HR -- Neil Johnson (W). Multiple hits -- Woodland: Johnson 2-3. Record -- Advance 3-6, Woodland 3-6.

Ste. Genevieve 7,Saxony 5

The Crusaders suffered their first loss of the season.

Garrett Fritsche blasted a three-run home run to lead the Crusaders' (8-1) attack.

Bryant Steffens and Chris Roth both added doubles in the loss.

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Saxony0002003--5 62

WP -- Meyer. LP -- Bryant Steffens, 1-1. HR -- Garrett Fritsche (SL). 2B -- Meyer (SG), Chris Roth (SL), Steffens (SL). Multiple hits -- Ste. Genevieve: Meyer 2-4; Saxony: Raney 2-3. Records: Saxony, 8-1.

Oak Ridge 7, South Iron 6

The Blue Jays (6-3) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to knock off South Iron.

The leadoff batter reached on an error to open the seventh inning for Oak Ridge. Stephen Wright hit an RBI triple to tie the game, and Cody Myers hit a ground ball to first base to drive in Wright for the win.

Brett Thomas was a perfect 3-for-3 with a home run, double and three RBIs.

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Oak Ridge1010302--7 82

WP -- Garret Light, 1-1. LP -- Wakefield. HR -- Brett Thomas (O). 3B -- Stephen Wright (O). 2B -- Thomas (O), Wakefield (S), Brown (S). Multiple hits -- Oak Ridge: Light 2-4, Wright 2-3, Thomas 3-3; South Iron: Middleton 2-4, Wakefield 2-4, Sutton 2-3. Record: Oak Ridge, 6-3.

GIRLS SOCCER

Perryville 7, North County 0

Ashley Reid and Kelsey Schremp both scored two goals and Morgan Franklin recorded four assists as the Pirates cruised at home.

Sam Amberger, Becca Hanquist and Michele Dobbelare each scored once for Perryville (4-3).

Natalie Bauwens made two saves to post the shutout.

Megan Moldenhauer, Ava Johnson and Emily Hanquist each finished with one assist.

JV -- Perryville won 2-0.

SOFTBALL

SCAA tournament

Woodland scored five runs in the first running to romppast Advance 13-1 in the opening round.

The Hornets surrendered 16 walks in the game. Amy McFarland earned the win for Woodland.

Johana Allen and Juliette Dickey each had two RBIs.

Fifth-seeded Woodland will play top-seeded Dexter today.

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WP -- Amy McFarland. 2B -- Eggamann (A). Multiple hits -- Advance: Eggamann 2-3, Shrum 2-3.

TRACK

Notre Dame meet

Notre Dame finished first on the girls side and second on the boys side at its home meet.

Jill Schnurbusch had a first place and two second places to pace the Bulldogs.

Scott City's Stephanie Essner tallied two first-place finishes -- in the 100 and 400.

On the boys side, Saxony Lutheran's Trevor Mabuce led all local competitors with first-place finishes in the 100 and 200.

BOYS

Team results -- Valle 166.5, Notre Dame 141.5, Fredericktown 84, Saxony 78, Valle 78, Kelly 30, East Prairie 19

3,200 relay -- 1. Saxony 8:33.42, 3. Scott City 9:27.74

110 hurdles -- 2. Wade Kesee (SC) 17.45

100 -- 1. Trevor Mabuce (S) 11.60, 3. Schaefer (SC) 11.89

800 relay -- 1. Saxony 1:38.19; 3. Scott City 1:39.26

High jump -- 1. Grant Eudy (ND) 6-0

400 relay -- 1. Scott City 48.64, 2. Notre Dame 48.71, 3. Kelly 50.51

1,600 -- 1. Logan Davis (ND) 4:38.76, 2. Ryan Johnson 4:40.14

Long jump -- 1. Ethan Huber (ND) 19-1

400 -- 2. Ross Gage (S) 54.77

300 hurdles -- 1. Luke Keesee (SC) 46.02

800 -- 1. Wynn McClellan (ND) 2:04.37, 2. Johnson (ND) 2:05.07, 3. Cody Kern (K) 2:06.75

Shot put -- 3. Brennan Scheeter (ND) 42-1/2

Pole vault -- 1. Joe Froemsdorf (ND) 12-0

1,600 relay -- 1. Saxony 3:36.12, 3. Notre Dame 3:49.04

3,200 -- 1. Brandon Shemonia (SC) 10:48.72, 2. David Willems (ND) 11:15.91, 3. Lance Thomas (ND) 11:40.56

200 -- 1. Mabuce (S) 23.38, 3. Wadlington (K) 24.04

GIRLS

Team results -- Notre Dame 150, Valle 95, Fredericktown 71, Scott City 64, Kelly 63, Saxony 62, East Prairie 21

3,200 relay -- 2. Saxony 11:22.17, 3. Scott City 11:28.85

110 hurdles -- 1. Martin (K) 21.69

100 -- 1. Stephanie Essner (SC) 12.57, 3. Erika Reinagel (ND) 14.07

800 relay -- 1. Saxony 2:00.43, 2. Notre Dame 2:02.30

High jump -- 1. Jill Schnurbusch (ND) 4-10

400 relay -- 1. Notre Dame 57.69, 3. Saxony 58.77

1,600 -- 1. Tara Johnson (K) 5:50, 2. Tara Grojean (ND) 6:13.90, 3. Jessica Triller (ND) 6:18.60

Long jump -- 2. Mallory Siebert (ND), 13-11 1/2; 3. Schnurbusch (ND) 13-5 3/4

400 -- 1. Essner (SC) 59.94

800 -- 1. Cassie Simpher (S) 2:36.92, 2. Johnson (K) 2:38.12, 3. Melanie Lacey (SC) 2:39.98

Triple jump -- 2. Schnurbusch (ND) 27-4 1/4

Pole vault -- 1. Allie Job (ND) 9-0, 2. Schnurbusch (ND) 9-0, 3. Sadie Schaefer (ND) 7-0

1,600 relay -- 1. Saxony 4:29.51, 2. Scott City 4:35.40

3,200 -- 1. Grojean (ND) 14:57.11, 2. Libby Miles (SC) 15:08.02

200 -- 1. Reinagel (ND) 31.10, 2. Laura Schaefer (ND) 32.55, 3. Hope Azinger (SC) 38.19

GOLF

Central 164, New Madrid 172, Clearwater 210

Tim Simmons shot a two-over-par 37 to lead the Tigers to an eight-shot victory at the Cape Girardeau Country Club.

Trent Weaver tallied a 39 for the victors.

Central -- Tim Simmons 37, Trent Weaver 39, Alex Kantchev 43, Cory Fowler 45

New Madrid -- Brett Martindale 42, Aaron Griffin 43, Loften Hayes 43, Garrett McKay 44

Clearwater -- Tanner McKinney 36, Ed Courville 46, Anthony Markhan 58, John Jackson 70

-- From staff reports

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