Oran spikers turn back Charleston in opener

Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Saxony Lutheran's Ryan Sprandel leaps over a Sikeston defender as they battle for a ball Monday at Saxony Lutheran High School. Sikeston won 1-0. (TIM BRUMITT ~ Special to semoball.com)

The Oran volleyball team opened its season with a 2-0 victory over Charleston on Monday.

Amanda Young, Cheyanne King and Molly Cook all recorded two kills in the Eagles' 25-19, 25-14 road victory.

King added three digs and one solo block, while Young had three aces.

Addie Kielhofner recorded four assists in Oran's season-opening win.

JV -- Oran won in two games

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Chelsea Pannier had eight kills and two blocks in the Tigers' season-opening loss at home.

Chelsey Brown added four kills for the Tigers (0-1).

JV -- Central won 27-25, 24-14


Notre Dame 6, Twin Rivers 4

The defending Class 3 state champions opened their season with a road win.

Brianne Sanders paced the Bulldogs by going 4 for 4, while Savanna Ayers went 2 for 3.

Katie Bond earned the win.

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WP -- Katie Bond, 1-0. LP -- Nippe. 3B -- Savanna Ayers (ND), Snieder (TR). 2B -- Nippe (TR). Multiple hits -- Notre Dame: Ayers 2-3, Brianne Sanders 4-4, Summer Burger 2-4, Jessica Menz 2-4, Hali Rendleman 2-3; Twin Rivers: Nippe 2-3, Snieder 2-4. Records -- Notre Dame 1-0.

Hillsboro 11, Central 0

Brooke Baugher recorded the Tigers' lone hit in a home loss.

Kadie Orenstein took the loss, allowing eight hits and striking out two over 5 1/3 innings.

The Tigers fell to 1-2 with the loss.


WP -- A. Litviak. LP -- Kadie Orenstein, 1-1. 3B -- M. Torrence (H), Litviak (H). Multiple hits -- Hillsboro: Litviak 2-3, L. Arnold 3-3. Records -- Central 1-2.

Farmington 5, Jackson 3

Demesha Huddleston went 3 for 4 in a home loss.

Samantha Hadden went 2 for 3, while Molly Crader connected for a double in the loss.

Mallory Jones struck out three and allowed 11 hits and five earned runs for Jackson (0-3).


WP -- Littrell. LP -- Mallory Jones, 0-2. 2B -- Molly Crader (J), Curregton (F), Porter (F), Littrell 2 (F). Multiple hits -- Jackson: Demesha Huddleston 3-4, Samantha Hadden 2-3; Farmington: Littrell 2-3, Hahn 4-4, Meyer 2-3. Records -- Jackson 0-3.

JV -- Jackson won 16-1


Sikeston 1, Saxony Lutheran 0

The Crusaders lost their season opener at home.

-- From staff reports

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