High school roundup: Jackson girls grab second at Holt Invite

Sunday, April 4, 2010

The Jackson girls track and field team finished second during Saturday's Holt Invitational in Wentzville, Mo. Nine squads competed in both the boys and girls divisions.

Cahokia (Ill.) won the title with 144 points, followed by Jackson with 106.

Jackson's boys were fourth with 94 points. Cahokia (Ill.) also won the boys crown with 148.

Jill Rushin was a double winner for Jackson, in the shot put and discus.

Also capturing titles for Jackson's girls were Landon Wachter in the 800, Lindsey Seabaugh in the 3,200 and the 3,200 relay team of Mary Ann Bradshaw, Taylor Dickerson, Lindsey Seabaugh and Wachter.

Jackson's boys got first-place performances from Chris Reed in the pole vault and Blake Smith in the long jump.

Jackson top-five results

Girls

Pole vault -- 2. Jordan Whitener 8-0

Discus -- 1. Jill Rushin 144-4; 4. Paden Wachter 108-8

Shot put -- 1. Jill Rushin 48-0; 5. Taylor McMahon 31-9 3/4

3,200 relay -- 1. 10:10.43 (Mary Ann Bradshaw, Taylor Dickerson, Lindsey Seabaugh, Landon Wachter)

800 relay -- 3. 1:55.57 (Lauren Anderson, Katelyn Kuppart, Holly Adelmund, Paige Brown)

300 hurdles -- 4. Mary Ann Bradshaw 52.61

800 -- 1. Landon Wachter 2:23.61

3,200 -- 1. Lindsey Seabaugh 12:44.76; 4. ZhaoNi Dirnberger 13:53.91

1,600 relay -- 3. 4:14.28 (Kendra Bollinger, Mary Ann Bradshaw, Taylor Dickerson, Landon Wachter)

Boys

High jump -- 2. Lucas Davis 5-10

Pole vault -- 1. Chris Reed 12-6; 4. Law Duncan 11-6

Long jump -- 1. Blake Smith 20-7; 3. Brannon Wright 19-0 1/2

Triple jump -- 4. Blake Smith 39-2

110 hurdles -- 3. Kyle Schaper 16.61

1,600 -- 3. Tyson Stoverink 4:39.52

400 relay -- 4. 46.57 (Wolf Knickerbocker, Trent Sizemore, Levi Rutherford, Brannon Wright)

300 hurdles -- 2. Brannon Wright 42.27

800 -- 5. Tyson Stoverink 2:02.63

3,200 -- 3. Riley Talbut 10:26.62

BASEBALL

USA Classic

Central finished seventh out of 16 teams at the tournament in Millington, Tenn.

The Tigers downed Springboro, Ohio, 11-9 in eight innings in Saturday's seventh-place game. B.I. Howard earned the win in relief after going 2 1/3 innings without allowing a run. He also scored one of Central's runs in the eighth.

Howard, Christian Cavaness and Josh Meyer all had two hits in the game. Meyer doubled and tripled while driving in a pair.

The Tigers reached the seventh-place game with a 6-2 loss to Glenbard South late Friday.

Josh Hiett had the Tigers' only two hits in the game.

Central also lost in the quarterfinal round, a 10-0 setback against Memphis University School.

The Tigers only managed one hit -- a single by Jacob Conklin -- in that contest.

Central, which now stands at 5-2, returns to action Tuesday when it hosts Notre Dame.

Dexter 2, Oran 0

Dexter struck for a run in the third and another in the fifth to knock off Oran on Friday.

Zac Chasteen was the tough-luck loser. He struck out six and didn't walk a batter over six innings. He didn't allow an earned run and only three hits. He also collected a single at the plate.

Dalton Elfrink led the Eagles (2-1) at the plate by going 2 for 3, including a double.

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WP -- Ben Mills. LP -- Zac Chasteen. 2B -- Dalton Elfrink (O), Brandon Stoker (D). Multiple hits -- Oran: Elfrink 2-3. Records -- Oran 2-1, Dexter 2-1.

Meadow Heights 14, South Iron 5

The Panthers banged out 14 hits as they picked up their first victory Thursday.

Adam Williams led the attack with a grand slam and a double. Cody Kennedy, Tanner Logan and Dustin Hubler each had a double and two hits. Trevor Hotop and Brent Garland both had two singles.

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HR -- Adam Williams (MH). 2B -- Williams (MH), Cody Kennedy (MH), Tanner Logan (MH), Dustin Hubler (MH). Records -- Meadow Heights 1-2.

-- From staff reports

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