HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Delta girls fall to Poplar Bluff

Sunday, August 30, 2009
Delta shortstop Taylor Smith reaches to tag Poplar Bluff's Breanna Moore sliding safely into second base Saturday in Poplar Bluff, Mo. (BRIAN ROSENER ~ Daily American Republic)

Kendra Burnett surrendered nine runs as Delta fell to host Poplar Bluff 9-4 in softball action Saturday.

Taylor Smith went 1 for 4 with a triple and an RBI for Delta (2-1).

Ashley Glaus added a double and an RBI in the loss.

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WP -- Brandi Perry. LP -- Kendra Burnett. 2B -- Ashley Glaus (D), Samantha Bartels (D). 3B -- Webb (PB), Taylor Smith (D). Multiple hits -- Poplar Bluff: Marissa Webb 2-4, Chelsea Coleman 2-3, Brooks 2-3. Records -- Delta 2-1, Poplar Bluff 1-1.

CROSS COUNTRY Metro East invite

Saxony Lutheran opened its season by competing in a major meet in Edwardsville, Ill.

Saxony's boys were 12th while the girls finished 11th. Twenty-eight schools participated in the 3.1-mile race.

Kristin Dippold led Saxony's girls with a 10th-place finish. Rhett Obermann was 21st for the boys.

Saxony results

Boys -- 21. Rhett Obermann, 19:21; 53. Trevor Mabuce, 20:30; 71. Kris Cook, 21:32; 111. Zach Vogel, 24:48; 119. John Olson, 27:05

Girls -- 10. Kristin Dippold, 22:05; 52. Tori Winter, 24:52; 59. Claire Skelton, 25:40; 76. Sarah Winningham, 26:46; 100. Regan Obermann, 28:53

-- From staff reports

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