High school roundup: Central dumps Chaffee 9-3

Thursday, March 25, 2010
Chaffee baserunner Jared Walker dives back to first base as Central's Jamie Pickel waits for the throw during the sixth inning Wednesday. Central won 9-3. (KRISTIN EBERTS)

Jacob Conklin powered the Central baseball team to a 9-3 victory over Chaffee on Wednesday.

Conklin went 2 for 4 with four RBIs as the Tigers improved to 2-0.

Sam Schneider, Christian Cavaness, B.I. Howard and Josh Meyer each knocked in one run for the victors.

Alex Crowe took the loss for the Red Devils in their season opener.

The game was moved from Chaffee to Central because of wet field conditions.


WP -- Andrew Williams, 1-0. LP -- Alex Crowe, 0-1. HR -- Jacob Conklin (Central). 2B -- Sam Schneider (Central). 3B -- Jacob Conklin (Central) Multiple hits -- Chaffee: Trevor Cannon 2-4; Central: Jacob Conklin 2-4. Records -- Central 2-0, Chaffee 0-1.

Sikeston 13, Kelly 0

Ian Householder took the home loss for the Hawks.


WP -- Trent McMillan. LP -- Ian Householder. 2B -- Blake Newman (S), Nathan Rodgers (S).

Jackson 13, Ste. Genevieve 0

Bobby Clark picked up the road win Tuesday.


St. Vincent 173, De Soto 207

Brandon Trapp shot a 41 to lead the Indians to their second victory in as many days.

St. Vincent (173) -- Brandon Trapp 41, Dustin Yamnitz 42, Ben Schremp 45, Brett Wengert 45

-- From staff reports

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