High school roundup: Jackson volleyball team sweeps Notre Dame

Friday, October 2, 2009
Bell City's Jasmine Johnson, left, tries to block a dink by Scott City's Katie Hogan during the third game Thursday at Scott City. (Fred Lynch)

The Jackson volleyball team picked up a huge victory Thursday night.

Jackson stunned host Notre Dame 25-21, 25-19 to hand the state-ranked Bulldogs just their second loss.

Notre Dame, rated No. 3 in Class 3, fell to 17-2. The Indians improved to 18-5.

"It was a fantastic match," Jackson coach Maile Gannon said. "Our kids were fired up. They've been ready to play this match for two days, and they came out with some extreme intensity."

Rachael Meyr led the Indians with 11 assists, three service aces and two kills.

Scott City's Katie Diebold sets the ball during the first game against Bell City Thursday at Scott City. (Fred Lynch)

Taylor Glueck had nine digs, three kills and two aces.

Cassandra Bollinger added nine digs, while Mary Ann Bradshaw contributed two kills and two blocks.

"We did not miss a serve all match. We kept Notre Dame on their heels," Gannon said.

Allyson Bradshaw led Notre Dame in kills with seven, followed by Meghan Dohogne with six.

Shannon Brennan dished out 14 assists and Lindsay Strieker recorded four blocks.

Bell City's Trisha Slagley beats LaGena Strobel to the bump during the second game against Scott City Thursday at Scott City. (Fred Lynch)

"They're a good team. They played better than we did tonight," Notre Dame coach Tara Stroup said. "Some things just didn't go our way. We had a hard time at the beginning setting up our offense. They served pretty hard."

JV -- Notre Dame won 25-20, 25-14

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Abby Landewee had 13 kills and three blocks as the Wildcats made short work of the visiting Eagles.

Mackenzie Beel had 12 kills for Leopold (15-2), Kirsten Thele added 11 kills and three aces, and Lauren Seiler recorded 33 assists along with three aces.

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The Rams boosted their record to 18-2 during their "Fight for Cure" match against the Cubs.

Brooke Simpson pounded 12 kills and added 11 digs, four kill blocks and three aces.

Mikah Simpson tacked on 10 kills, eight digs and two aces, while Katie Hogan added five kills, nine digs and three aces.

Stephanie Essner threw down four kills and had eight digs, while Jordan McFall had 13 assists and three digs for the Rams.

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Hannah Kutz served two aces and recorded seven digs to help lead the Pirates to a victory on the road.

Natalie Hagan put up six blocks and five kills, while Samantha Amberger added five kills for Perryville (15-6).

JV -- Perryville won

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Kaitlin McCormick had eight kills and six blocks for the Cardinals in a home loss.

Woodland (8-10) got four kills and three blocks from Kendra Pinkley, 14 assists from Becky Brannon and 10 digs from Ashley Acup.

JV -- Bloomfield won 25-18, 25-17

SOFTBALL

Notre Dame 1, Cobden 0

Lauren Reinagel delivered at the plate and in the circle against the reigning Illinois Class 1A state champions.

Reinagel allowed one hit and struck out 14 to earn the win. She also drove in her team's lone run with a bases-loaded sacrifice.

Jane Morrill collected two hits for the Bulldogs (19-2).

WP -- Lauren Reinagel, 18-2. LP -- Knop. 2B -- Brooke Glasstetter (ND), Wilkeus (C). Multiple hits -- Notre Dame: Jane Morrill 2-3. Records -- Notre Dame 19-2.

Sikeston 5, Delta 2

Kendra Burnett struck out three and walked three in a losing effort for the Bobcats.

Taylor Smith and Rachel Bartels both went 2 for 3 for Delta (16-6).

WP -- Sarah Hopson. LP -- Kendra Burnett, 14-5. HR -- Sarah Hopson (S). 2B -- Taylor Smith (D), Kelsie (S). Multiple hits -- Delta: Smith 2-3, Rachel Bartels 2-3, Samantha Bartels 2-4. Sikeston: Krystal Henson 2-3. Records -- Delta 16-6.

Central 13, Chaffee 5

Emily Myers struck out five and walked four to help pitch the Tigers past the host Red Devils. She also went 3 for 3 at the plate.

Hailey Enderle struck out one for Chaffee.

Hannah Bedwell homered in the loss.

WP -- Emily Myers. LP -- Hailey Enderle. HR -- Hannah Bedwell (C). 2B -- Taylre Scott (CC), Brittany Perkins (CC), Myers (CC). Multiple hits -- Cape Central: Emily Myers 3-3, Brooke Baugher 2-4, Chelsea Sterling 2-3, Taylre Scott 3-4, Brittany Perkins 2-3. Chaffee: Adrienne Eichhorn 2-2, Montana Estes 2-4, Hannah Bedwell 2-3.

Scott City 16, St. Vincent 2

The Rams had just four hits but still pounded out a six-inning road victory.

Scott City (7-12) benefited from 16 walks by St. Vincent pitchers.

Alexis Spriggs was the winning hurler. Scott City's offense was led by two hits from Jenna Cummins.

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WP -- Alexis Spriggs. LP -- Nicole Pruett. 2B -- Stacey Heisserer (SC). Multiple hits -- Scott City: Jenna Cummins 2-2. Records -- Scott City 7-12.

BOYS SWIMMING

SLUH 137, Jackson 105, Ft. Zumwalt West 80

Jackson finished second in a tri-meet hosted by Fort Zumwalt West.

Ryan Gibson had a state-cut time for the Indians as he won the 100 butterfly. He also captured the 200 individual medley.

Jackson top-three finishers

200 medley relay -- 2. Connor McGinnis, Kristian Troxel, Ryan Gibson, Riley Talbut, 1:50.53

200 freestyle -- 2. Talbut, 1:56.67; 3. McGinnis, 1:56.82

200 individual medley -- 1. Gibson, 2:06.78

100 butterfly -- 1. Gibson, 55.58; 3. Troxel, 1:00.47

500 freestyle -- 1. Talbut, 5:21.77; 3. Landon Beck, 5:51.49

200 freestyle relay -- 3. Joe Gray, Chase Silvers, Beck, John Meyer, 1:54.37

100 backstroke -- 1. McGinnis, 1:00.46

400 freestyle relay -- 1. McGinnis, Troxel, Talbut, Gibson, 3:38.78

Diving -- 3. Tim Warner, 109.65

CROSS COUNTRY

Anna-Jonesboro meet

The Central boys and girls teams both finished second at the meet.

Mary Dohogne led the Central girls with a sixth-place finish, while Megan Daly (eighth) and Jordyn Richmond (10th) also finished in the top 10.

Roy Leighton led the boys team with a 15th-place finish.

Boys

Team scores -- 1. Sparta, 19; 2. Cape Central, 96; 3. Marion, 96; 4. Carbondale, 135; 5. Herrin, 145.

Individual results

Central -- 15. Roy Leighton, 18:07; 18. Eric Schott, 18:15; 19. Alex Crawford, 18:16; 21. Collin Summers, 18:18; 23. Desmond Howard, 18:28.

Girls

Team scores -- 1. Sparta, 37; 2. Cape Central, 53; 3. Carbondale, 80; 4. West Frankfort, 99; 5. Murphysboro, 149.

Individual results

Central -- 6. Mary Dohogne, 21:42; 8. Megan Daly, 21:53; 10. Jordyn Richmond, 22:04; 12. Laura Chavez, 22:12; 17. Audrey Westrich, 23:21.

-- From staff reports

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