High school roundup: Red Devils squeeze past Panthers

Sunday, May 2, 2010
Delta pitcher Kendra Burnett delivers a pitch to a New Madrid batter during Friday's game in Delta, Mo. (DAVID JENKINS ~ Sikeston Standard Democrat)

Chaffee leaned on the squeeze in extra innings.

The Red Devils successfully squeeze bunted twice in the eighth inning to knock off Meadow Heights 6-3 at their own round-robin tournament Friday.

Chaffee (9-6) scored four runs in the eighth to back pitcher Andrew Dooley's solid outing.

Dooley pitched all eight innings and struck out 12. He only walked three and allowed one hit.

Meadow Heights hurler Cody Kennedy nearly was as good. He struck out 12 and walked two.

It was the second time in less than a week that Kennedy and Dooley faced each other on the mound. The pitchers locked up in Chaffee's 1-0 win Monday.

Joshua Hendrix went 2 for 3 and drove in a run for Chaffee.

Meadow Heights (7-4) defeated Puxico 10-5 in its first game.

Brent Garland picked up the win on the mound by striking out eight and walking three.

Tanner Bollmann and Seth Garland both connected for a double, while Adam Williams went 2 for 4 in the win.

In other action at the tournament, St. Vincent beat Puxico 10-0.

Chaffee 6, Meadow Heights 3

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WP -- Andrew Dooley. LP -- Cody Kennedy. 2B -- Andy Terhune (C), Adam Williams (MH). Multiple hits -- Chaffee: Joshua Hendrix 2-3. Records -- Chaffee 9-6.


Meadow Heights 10, Puxico 5

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WP -- Brent Garland, 1-2. LP -- Harp. 2B -- Tanner Bollmann (MH), Seth Garland (MH). Multiple hits -- Meadow Heights: Adam Williams 2-4. Records -- Meadow Heights 7-4.

Crusaders win pair

Saxony Lutheran cruised past Bloomfield 11-0 in six innings before holding off Risco 4-3.

Spencer Sander went 3 for 4 and knocked in three, while Matt Stueve and Ryan Sprandel both plated a pair against Bloomfield.

Jon Winkler earned the win against Risco.

Kris Cook finished with two RBIs.

Saxony Lutheran (9-6) recorded a double play to end the game.

Saxony Lutheran 11, Bloomfield 0

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WP -- Matt Stueve, 4-2. LP -- Cowart. Multiple hits -- Saxony Lutheran: Spencer Sander 3-4, Stueve 2-3, Ryan Sprandel 2-2. Records -- Saxony Lutheran 8-6.


Saxony Lutheran 4, Risco 3

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WP -- Jon Winkler. LP -- Pavy. HR -- Carter (R). 2B -- Pavy (R). Multiple hits -- Saxony Lutheran: Kris Cook 2-3, Matt Stueve 2-3, Austin Mickan 2-3; Risco: Carter 3-4. Records -- Saxony Lutheran 9-6.

Notre Dame 4, Kelly 2

Top-seeded Notre Dame fought off a strong challenge from upset-minded Kelly during a quarterfinal game of the SEMO Conference tournament at Notre Dame.

Notre Dame had just three hits off freshman Gabe Felter but took advantage of five walks and three errors.

Trenton St. Cin had two RBIs for the Bulldogs, who scored all their runs in the first three innings.

Brandon Peters pitched a five-hitter, with seven strikeouts and one walk.

Ian Householder went 3 for 3 to lead Kelly, the last seed in the nine-team tournament. Dustin Crowden added two hits for the Hawks, who scored both their runs in the final inning.

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WP --Brandon Peters. LP -- Gabe Felter. 2B -- Ethan Essner (ND), Jeremy Essner (ND). Multiple hits -- Kelly: Ian Householder 3-3, Dustin Crowden 2-3. Records -- Notre Dame 16-1.

SOFTBALL

New Madrid 1, Delta 0

Kendra Burnett struck out 12 and walked one in a losing effort.

The Bobcats (11-1) didn't record a hit.

Kelly Robey struck out 17 Delta batters in her no-hitter.

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WP -- Kelly Robey. LP -- Kendra Burnett. Records -- Delta 11-1.

TRACK

Poplar Bluff Invitational

Jackson's girls 3,200 and 1,600 relays took first to secure the girls title.

Landon Wachter won the 800, while Jordan Whitener took first in the pole vault for the Indians.

Jill Rushin picked up first-place finishes in the discus and shot put for Jackson.

The Chaffee girls finished fourth with individual first-place finishes coming from Luisa Boschan in the 1,600 and 3,200.

Kelly's Londyn Backfisch won the 200.

On the boys side, the Indians finished fourth with 89 points.

Central had two first-place finishes and came in fifth with 77 points.

Matt Deisher won the pole vault, while Zach Horrell took first in the discus for the Tigers.

Boys

Team results -- 1. West Plains 178.5; 2. Poplar Bluff 159; 3. Sikeston 118.5; 4. Jackson 89; 5. Central 77; 6. New Madrid County Central 32; 7. Kennett 24; 8. Kelly 10; 9. Dexter 3

3,200 relay -- 2. Jackson, 8:36.87; 4. Central, 8:55.84

110 hurdles -- 5. Thomas McElmurry, CC, 16.10; 7. Kyle Schaper, J, 17.10

100 -- 4. Blake Smith, J, 11.75

800 relay -- 5. Jackson, 1:37.61; 6. Kelly, 1:40.19

1,600 -- 4. Adam Brown, J, 4:47.99; 5. Eric Schott, CC, 4:53.50; 7. Austin Koenig, J, 5:03.89

400 relay -- 5. Jackson, 47.36; 6. Kelly, 47.61

400 -- 3. Chris Martin, CC, 53.36; 6. Tyson Stoverink, J, 54.02; 8, Arman Clarck, CC, 56.54

300 hurdles -- 2. Thomas McElmurry, CC, 40.67; 7. Kyle Schaper, J, 44.55; 8, Desmond Howard, CC, 45.22

800 -- 4. Zack Taylor, J, 2:07.43; 5. Collin Summer, CC, 2:08.00; 7. Stephen Dunn, J, 2:18.09; 8. Jawaun Howard, CC, 2:18.85

200 -- 5. Matt Cooper, J, 24.26; 6. Blake Wadlington, K, 24.30; 8. Wolf Knickorbockor, J, 24.93

3200 -- 4. Billy Leighton, CC, 10:26.66; 5. Eric Schott, CC, 10:30.86; 6. Riley Talbut, J, 10:52.54; 7. Brock Nanney, J, 11:17.16

1,600 relay -- 4. Jackson 3:44.08; 5. Central 3:45.00

Pole vault -- 1. Matt Deisher, CC, 13-6; T-2. Law Duncan, J, 12-6 1/10; 4. Chris Reed, J, 12-6; 8. Alex Bess-Rhodes, CC, 10-6

High jump -- 4. Lucas Davis, J, 5-10

Long jump -- 5. Smith, J, 20-8; 9. Garrett Alsup, K, 19-4

Triple jump -- 4. Martin, CC, 43-6

Discus -- 1. Zach Horrell, CC, 142-3 1/2; 3. Ben Rushin, J, 114-5; 8. Ed Engelhart, J, 96-9

Shot put -- 5. Horrell, CC, 142-3 1/2; 7. Rushin, J, 41-2 1/2; 8. Alex Collier, J, 40-10 1/4


Girls

Team results -- 1. Jackson 120; 2. West Plains 110; 3. Sikeston 92.5; 4. Chaffee 75.5; 5. Poplar Bluff 64.5; 6. Dexter 60.5; 7. New Madrid County Central 59; 8. Kennett 43; 9. Central 38; 10. Kelly 24; 11. Kennett 0

3,200 relay -- 1. Jackson 10:13.12; 4. Chaffee 11:16.28

100 hurdles -- 5. Cassie Hindman, C, 18.95; 7. Mary Ann Bradshaw, J, 19.73

100 -- T-3. Londyn Backfisch, K, 13.23

800 relay -- 3. Jackson 1:52.19; 6. Chaffee 1:57.32

1,600 -- 1. Luisa Boschan, C, 5:22.94; 5. Laura Chavez, CC, 6:00.69; 7. Sierra Miller, C, 6:21.18

400 relay -- 4. Jackson 53.78

400 -- 2. Paige Brown, J, 1:03.67; 3. Kenisha England, CC, 1:07.02; 7. Anna Ayers, C, 1:08.52

300 hurdles -- 5. Bradshaw, J, 53.50; 6. Hindman, C, 56.82

800 -- 1. Landon Wachter, J, 2:19.81; 5. Taylor Kirchdoerfer, C, 2:42.12; 7. Kendra Bollinger, J, 2:47.27

200 -- 1. Backfisch, K, 26.32; 3. Ellie Sigman, C, 27.68; 7. Lauren Anderson, J, 28.79

3,200 -- 1. Boschan, C, 11:44.85; 3. Mary Dohogne, CC, 12:12.69; 4. Lindsey Seabaugh, J, 12:19.42; 6. Zhao Ni Dirnberger, J, 12:32.10

1,600 relay -- 1. Jackson 4:13.45; 4. Chaffee 4:34.36

Pole vault -- 1. Jordan Whitener, J, 9-0; 2. Nancy Mardanova, CC, 8-0; 5. Kristen Richardet, J, 7-6; T-6. Chelsea Paul, K, 7-1; 8. Chleo LeGrand, CC, 7-0

High jump -- 4. Backfisch, K, 4-10; T-6. Hindman, C, 4-6

Long jump -- 2. Sarah Sigman, C, 14-10 1/2; 3. Ellie Sigman, C, 14-8; 4. Bradshaw, J, 14-0 1/2; 7. Erica Childs, CC, 13-0 1/2

Triple jump -- 4. S. Sigman, C, 30-4

Discus -- 1. Jill Rushin, J, 135-1; 2. Paden Wachter, J, 115-4 1/2; 3. Carlee Reeves, CC, 98-11 1/2; 8. Katie Koonce, K, 76-5 1/2

Shot put -- 1. Rushin, J, 43-5 1/2; 3. P. Wachter, J, 36-5; 4. Reeves, CC, 36-1

-- From staff reports

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