High school roundup: Three homers power Jackson to victory

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Jackson smacked three home runs to cruise past North County in baseball action Wednesday.

Tyler Koch finished 2 for 2 with four RBIs, including one of the homers, in the 14-4 five-inning win.

Logan Bartels and Tyler Qualls also homered to help the Indians improve to 14-7.

Bobby Clark went four innings to earn the win. He struck out three and walked one. He tripled and drove in two at the plate.

The Indians put away the game with eight runs in the fifth inning.

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WP -- Bobby Clark. LP -- Maeys. HR -- Logan Bartels (J), Tyler Qualls (J), Tyler Koch (J). 3B -- Jacko (NC), Clark (J), Zach McDowell (J). 2B -- Tiefenauer (ND), Matt Crader (J), Qualls (J), Koch (J), Dylan Koehler (J). Multiple hits -- North County: Emily 2-3; Jackson: Qualls 2-4, Koch 2-2. Records -- Jackson 14-7.

Saxony Lutheran 11, Century, Ill. 7

Spencer Sander went 3 for 4 and drove in three runs to help lead the Crusaders to the extra-inning win on the road.

Ryan Sprandel collected two hits and knocked in three.

Clay Roth, Sander, Sprandel and Austin Mickan collected hits in Saxony Lutheran's four-run eighth inning.

Jon Winkler earned the win with three innings of relief. He struck out three. Matt Stueve went the first five and struck out five for the Crusaders (11-9).


WP -- Jon Winkler. LP -- Wilson. 2B -- Clay Roth (SL), Trent Steffens (SL), Ryan Sprandel (SL), Hight (C), Goins (C), Davis (C). Multiple hits -- Saxony Lutheran: Spencer Sander 3-4, Steffens 3-5, Sprandel 2-4, Roth 2-4; Century: Wilson 2-5, Hight 3-4. Records -- Saxony Lutheran 11-9.

Notre Dame 13, Festus 0

It's hard to get off to a better start than the Bulldogs did Wednesday.

Notre Dame struck for nine runs in the first inning to end the suspense early.

Colton Young hit a home run and doubled, while Jeremy Essner hit two doubles to help boost the Bulldogs to 20-1.

Young improved to 7-0 with the one-hitter.

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WP -- Colton Young, 7-0. LP -- Brown. HR -- Ethan Essner (ND), Young (ND). 2B -- Jeremy Essner (ND), Young (ND), Jimmy Obermark (ND). Multiple hits -- Notre Dame: Trenton St. Cin 2-3, J. Essner 2-3, Young 2-3. Records -- Notre Dame 20-1.

Perryville 10, Fredericktown 2

Ethan Reiss pitched seven innings to help lead the Pirates to victory at home.

Dustin Thompson went 3 for 4, while Alex Green went 2 for 2 in the win.


WP -- Ethan Reiss, 3-3. Multiple hits -- Perryville: Dustin Thompson 3-4, Paul Ferguson 2-3, Jacob Dobbelare 2-3, Alex Green 2-2, Zach Wolk 2-3, Ross Moldenhauer 2-3. Records -- Perryville 10-9.

Poplar Bluff 7, Oran 6

The Eagles couldn't hold a one-run lead heading into the bottom of the seventh inning.

Kody Moore and Nolan Urhahn both collected doubles for Oran.

Gabe Kielhofner and Mac McConnell both went 2 for 3 in the losing effort.

Trent Irwin started on the mound for Oran and went 5 2/3 innings. He allowed five runs but only two were earned. He struck out three and didn't walk a batter.

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WP -- Kayser. LP -- Gabe Kielhofner. 3B -- Eudaley (PB). 2B -- Kody Moore (O), Nolan Urhahn (O), King (PB), Smith (PB), Berry (PB), Shrum (PB), Kayser (PB). Multiple hits -- Poplar Bluff: King 2-3, Smith 2-4, Nelson 2-4; Oran: Kielhofner 2-3, Mac McConnell 2-3.


St. Vincent 2, Mehlville 1

Defending Class 1 state champion St. Vincent notched an impressive road victory over a strong St. Louis area squad, winning in a penalty-kick shootout.

Abby Lappe scored for the Indians (18-2) late in the first half off an assist from Storm French.

Mehlville tied things early in the second half. The contest remained 1-1 through the rest of regulation and two 10-minute overtime periods.

St. Vincent then converted four of its five penalty kicks in the shootout, while Mehlville converted three of five.

Lappe, Megan Sutterer, Courtney Heberlie and Kayla Seabaugh all scored for the Indians in the shootout.

Jackson 3, Carbondale 1

Hannah Roach scored twice and Christian Johnson added a pair of assists as the Indians wrapped up the regular season at 15-4.

Jackson jumped out to a 2-0 lead at halftime and never looked back.

Kasey Crowden scored the Indians' other goal.

Morgan Riddick and Brooke Sanders shared goalie duties for Jackson.

Perryville 4, Saxony Lutheran 2

Becca Hanquist kicked in three goals to lead the Pirates to the home win.

Emily Hanquist collected the other goal, while Leah Clifton, Morgan Franklin and Evan Martin all pitched in an assist.

Natalie Bauwens collected three saves in goal for Perryville (13-5).

Sarah Winningham and Lauren Hecht scored for Saxony Lutheran.

-- From staff reports

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