Jackson netters edge Poplar Bluff

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Jackson sophomore Jenny Powell returns a volley during her doubles match Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. (Brian Rosener/DAILY AMERICAN REPUBLIC)

Jenny Powell and Montana Adams collected Jackson's lone doubles victory, but it was enough to lift the Indians' girls tennis team to a 5-4 road victory over Poplar Bluff on Tuesday.

Powell and Adams, who won their No. 1 singles match 8-5, also picked up singles victories. Jackson (2-0) won the top four singles matches.


No. 1 -- Jenny Powell (J) def. Taylor Worley 8-2

No. 2 -- Ashley Rodinson (J) def. Emily Gilmore 8-2

No. 3 -- Montana Adams (J) def. Marissa McLane 8-3

No. 4 -- Katelyn Kuppart (J) def. Vicky Buttorff 8-2

No. 5 -- Caroline Penny (PB) def. Lindsey Batz 8-4

No. 6 -- Ciera Baker (PB) def. Jackie McNally 8-0


No. 1 -- Powell-Adams (J) def. Worley-McLane 8-5

No. 2 -- Gilmore-Buttorff (PB) def. Rodinson-Kuppart 9-8

No. 3 -- Penny-Baker (PB) def. Batz-McNally 8-6

SOFTBALL Kelly 9, Chaffee 4

The Hawks banged out 18 hits to win on the road.

Haley Glastetter and Jade Rampley led the attack with three hits apiece, while Emily Grojean, Kaitlin Glastetter, Kristen Powell and Kristen Vetter had two hits each. Kaitlin Glastetter had a triple, while Haley Glastetter, Vetter and Rampley doubled.

Powell collected the win in the circle for Kelly (1-1).

Sierra Miller and Taylor Fodge both had two hits for Chaffee (1-1). Fodge and Adrienne Eichhorn doubled for the Red Devils.


WP -- Kristen Powell. LP -- Taylor Fodge. 3B -- Kaitlin Glastetter (K). 2B -- Haley Glastetter (K), Kristen Vetter (K), Jade Rampley (K), Adrienne Eichhorn (C), Fodge (C). Multiple hits -- Kelly: Emily Grojean 2-5, K. Glastetter 2-5, Powell 2-4, H. Glastetter 3-5, Vetter 2-4, Rampley 3-4. Chaffee: Sierra Miller 2-4, Fodge 2-3. Records -- Kelly 1-1, Chaffee 1-1.

Perryville 8, Sikeston 7

Morgan Baer hit a home run in a 3-for-3 performance as the Pirates moved to 2-0.

Ashley Hotop added a double and went 2 for 4.

Casey Hotop struck out seven batters and allowed one run to notch the win.


WP -- Casey Hotop, 2-0. LP -- Hopson. HR -- Morgan Baer (P). 2B -- Ashley Hotop (P), Hopson (S), Bolen (S). Multiple hits -- Perryville: A. Hotop 2-4, Baer 3-3. Sikeston: Bolen 2-4. Records -- Perryville 2-0, Sikeston 1-1.

Oran 12, St. Vincent 9

Halle Woodfin belted a home run as Oran won on the road.

Amanda Williams and Courtney Scheeter both added two hits.

Scheeter also claimed the win in the circle.

Jade Geile and Abby Russler both tripled and had two hits for St. Vincent (0-2). Jackie Richardet and Kali Wingerter both doubled.

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WP -- Courtney Scheeter. LP -- Casey Unterreiner, 0-1. HR -- Halle Woodfin (O). 3B -- Abby Russler (SV), Jade Geile (SV). 2B -- Jackie Richardet (SV), Kali Wingerter (SV). Multiple hits -- St. Vincent: Russler 2-4, Geile 2-4. Oran: Amanda Williams 2-3, Scheeter 2-4, McConnell 2-5. Records -- St. Vincent 0-2.

Cobden 13, Jackson 7

Jackson collected four doubles but fell short in its attempt to beat three-time defending Illinois Class 1A state champion Cobden on the Appleknockers' home field.

After Jackson, playing its season opener, scored four runs in the top of the fourth to tie the game 4-4, Cobden scored three runs in the bottom of the inning to move ahead for good.

Brittney Jones went 4 for 4 with a double to lead Jackson's 12-hit attack. Demesha Huddleston and Chelsea Dye both had a double and finished with two hits apiece.


WP -- Wilkins. LP -- Mallory Jones, 0-1. HR -- Puda (C), Querteruns (C). 2B -- Demesha Huddleston (J), Brittney Jones (J), Chelsea Dye (J), Mollie Crader (J), Puda (C), Spatt (C). Multiple hits -- Jackson: Huddleston 2-3, B. Jones 4-4, Dye 2-4. Cobden: Puda 2-4, Wilkins 2-4. Records -- Jackson 0-1,

-- From staff reports

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