High school roundup: Jackson volleyball team opens with victory against St. Vincent

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Melinna Craft banged eight kills and had nine digs as Jackson opened its volleyball season with a three-set victory against visiting St. Vincent.

The Indians won the first game 25-12, dropped the second game 18-25, then won the match with a 25-18 victory.

Sara Thompson led the defensive effort with 15 digs for the Indians, while Kelsey McDowell contributed seven kills and 19 assists. Natalie Miller also had 11 digs and six kills.

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Hannah Hess put down five kills and had three aces to lead Eagle Ridge to a sweep.

Bethany Miget collected five aces, while Nicole Mobley had seven assists. Megan Woodall added five assists and four digs for the Eagles (1-1).

Woodland Invitational

Leopold beat the Jackson JV 25-5, 25-12 on the opening night of the Woodland Invitational tournament.

In other action, Advance defeated Oak Ridge 25-16, 25-7, Woodland turned back Zalma 25-15, 25-20, while Meadow Heights defeated Saxony Lutheran 25-17, 18-25, 25-20.

GIRLS GOLF

Notre Dame 196, Farmington 213

Andrea Younghouse shot a 47 to lead the Bulldogs to victory at Crown Pointe Golf Club in Farmington, Mo.

Amy Blattel added a 49 for Notre Dame, while Keira Soutar and Mattie Beussink both shot 50.

GIRLS' SOFTBALL

Kelly 11, Delta 1

Samantha Ratledge slammed a home run to help Kelly Hawks to a six-inning victory.

Jessica Worth added a triple and finished 3 for 4. Jade Rampley and Sydney Vinyard both had a triple,

Emily Grojean, Marissa Menz and Ratledge all had two hits in Kelly's 14-hit attack.

Kristi Brucker picked up the win in the circle.

Courtney Beggs, Tori Burton and Rachel Birkman had doubles for Delta.

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WP -- Kristi Brucker. LP -- Myra Henson, 1-2. HR -- Samantha Ratledge (K). 3B -- Jessica Worth (K). 2B -- Jade Rampley (K), Sydney Vinyard (K), Courtney Beggs (D), Tori Burton (D), Rachel Birkman (D). Multiple hits -- Kelly: Emily Grojean 2-4, Worth 3-4, Ratledge 2-3, Marissa Menz 2-3. Records -- Kelly 3-0, Delta 1-2.

Sikeston 9, Chaffee 5

Sikeston collected 12 hits in a road win against Chaffee.

Stevie Schrum and Sierra Miller both went 3 for 4 for Chaffee (1-3). Schrum had a double and two RBIs. Kaitlyn Miller and Kaitlin McFerron both had two hits.

Hailey Enderle took the loss for Chaffee.

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WP -- Paige Sailors. LP -- Hailey Enderle. 3B -- Graham (S). 2B -- Sarah Dixon (S), Kaitlin McFerron (C), Stevie Schrum (C). Multiple hits -- Sikeston: Dixon 2-3, Sodge 2-4, Shepherd 2-3; Chaffee: Sierra Miller 3-4, Kaitlyn Miller 2-5, Kaitlin McFerron 2-3, Schrum 3-4. Records -- Team 0-0, Chaffe 1-3.

GIRLS TENNIS

Jackson 9, Sikeston 0

The Indians swept both singles and doubles play in posting the shutout at home.

Singles

No. 1 -- Jenny Powell def. Kelsey Dial 8-0

No. 2 -- Montana Adams def. Martha Neel 8-2

No. 3 -- Katelyn Cuppart def. Bailey Coleman 8-1

No. 4 -- Lucy Kuntz def. Geena Hooper 8-1

No. 5 -- Laina Marble def. Emma Ferrell 8-0

No. 6 -- Jackie McNally def. Kristin King 8-1

Doubles

No. 1 -- Powell-Adams def. Dial-Neel 8-0

No. 2 -- Cuppart-Marble def. Coleman-King 8-1

No. 3 -- Kuntz-McNally def. Hooper-Ferrell 8-1

BOYS' SOCCER

Lafayette 3, Notre Dame 0

Notre Dame dropped its season opener on the road.

The Bulldogs trailed 1-0 at halftime and yielded two goals in the second half.

Tower Grove Christian 3, Eagle Ridge 0

Eagle Ridge fell to 1-2 with a loss on the road.

Boys swimming

Notre Dame 120, Jackson 96, Central 74, Saxony Lutheran 12

Notre Dame won four events as it won its season-opening opening meet at the Southeast Missouri State Aquatic Center.

Central's Jordan Gramling and Jackson's Kristian Troxel both won two individual events. Troxel also swam on the Indians' winning medley relay team.

Medley relay -- Jackson 1:53.60 (Payton Beck, Kelton Burgi, Joey Janisse, Kristian Troxel); 2. Notre Dame 1:54.18; 3. Notre Dame 2:03.59

200 freestyle -- 1. Jackson Voss (ND) 2:05.70; 2. Beck (J) 2:07.31; 3. Sam Rhodes (C) 2:12.49

200 IM -- 1. Troxel (J) 2:03.12; 2. Connor McGinnis (S) 2:03.71; 3. Zach Smith (ND) 2:18.05)

50 free -- 1. Jordan Gramling (C) 23.28; 2. Alec Domjan (ND) 24.48; 3. Janisse (J) 25.82

100 butterfly -- 1. Dustin Parsons (ND) 56.27; 2. Janisse (J) 1:04.67; 3. Voss (ND) 1:04.91

100 free -- 1. Gramling (C) 49.67; 2. Domjan (ND) 52.03; 3. Smith (ND) 56.29

500 free -- 1. Troxel (J) 5:00.47; 2. Austin Hobbs (J) 5:38.79; 3. Matt Jedlinski (ND) 5:45.67

200 free relay -- 1. ND 1:44.42 (Corey Pech, Cory Bunger, Voss, Orry Newell); 2. Central 1:45.66; 3. Jackson 1:53.41

Backstroke -- 1. McGinnis (S) 57.88; 2. Parsons (ND) 1:00.44; 3. Beck (ND) 1:04.89

100 breastroke -- 1. Burgi (J) 1:14.58; 2. Hobbs (J) 1:14.63; 3. Bunger (ND) 1:18.22

400 free relay -- 1. ND 3:38.97 (Domjan, Smith, Jedlinski, Parsons); 2. Jackson 3:49.96; 3. ND 4:00.86

-- From staff reports

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