High school roundup: Perryville baseball team cruises past rival St. Vincent

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Jake Dobbelare pitched a one-hitter to lead host Perryville past crosstown rival St. Vincent 10-0 in five innings Wednesday.

Dobbelare struck out five and did not issue a walk.

The Pirates (9-2) had 11 hits, led by Dobbelare, Colby Brown, Kody Martin and Grant Dix with two each.

St. Vincent00000--011

WP -- Jake Dobbelare. LP -- Petzoldt. Multiple hits -- Perryville: Dobbelare 2-2, Colby Brown 2-3, Kody Martin 2-3, Grant Dix 2-3. Records -- St. Vincent 6-5, Perryville 9-2.

Central 3, Kelly 2

Christian Cavaness' sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted the Tigers past the Hawks.

"That's a very good win for us," Central coach Steve Williams said. "I think sometimes people underestimate how tough it is to win a game. Either team could have won this one, and we were fortunate enough to make plays in the second half of the game to pull it out."

Central reliever Ethan Dambach helped spark the rally.

Dambach came into the game in the top of the sixth with two runners on and no outs. Kelly's Matt Proctor and Jeff Gates began the inning with back-to-back singles and wound up on second and third because of an outfield error.

Dambach struck out the first two batters he saw and then coaxed a ground ball back to the mound, which he flipped to first baseman Ramsey Scott to end the inning unscathed.


WP -- Ethan Dambach. LP -- Ian Householder. 2B -- Ramsey Scott (C). Multiple hits -- Kelly: Aaron Grainger 3-4. Records -- Kelly 8-8, Central 4-10.

Scott City 14, Egyptian 4

Ryan Fortner went 3 for 3, including a double and a triple, and Brett Dirnberger went 4 for 4, including a home run, to lead the Rams to victory at home.

Scott City's Hunter Cox allowed one earned run, struck out five and walked three in the five-inning complete game.

Heath Pobst drove in three runs, while Landon Robert plated a pair for the Rams (5-6).

Scott City20444--14133

WP -- Hunter Cox. LP -- Salzman. HR -- Brett Dirnberger (SC). 3B -- Monihan (E), Ryan Fortner (SC). 2B -- Fortner (SC), Travis Phillips (SC), Landon Robert (SC). Multiple hits -- Egyptian: Monihan 2-3; Scott City: Phillips 2-3, Robert 2-4, Dirnberger 4-4, Fortner 3-3, Pobst 2-2. Records -- Scott City 5-6.


Central 9, De Soto 0

The Tigers rolled in a home meet despite playing their junior varsity roster.

Sushil Sobti, Skylar Horton, Caleb Strickland, Justin Day and Derek Nunnery all rolled to victory without dropping a game in singles action for Central (7-1).


No. 1 -- Sushil Sobti (C) def. Alex Wickerham 8-0

No. 2 -- Skylar Horton (C) def. Jacob Dahle 8-0

No. 3 -- Caleb Strickland (C) def. Torie King 8-0

No. 4 -- Andrew Lafoe (C) def. Nico Oberle 8-2

No. 5 -- Justin Day (C) def. Joeclynn Trent 8-0

No. 6 -- Derek Nunnery (C) def. Tyler Kemp 8-0


No. 1 -- Sobti/Horton (C) def. Wickerham/Oberle 8-0

No. 2 -- Strickland/Lafoe (C) def. Dahle/King 8-2

No. 3 -- Day/Nunnery (C) def. Trent/Kemp 8-1

JV -- Central won 7-0.


Central 151, Kelly 202, Saxony Lutheran 203

Central senior Corey Connell blistered the Cape Girardeau Country Club course for a 4-under-par 31 to lead the host Tigers (9-3) to victory.

Longtime Central coach Dick Wadlington said he believes Connell's score matches the lowest nine-hole total ever for the Tigers.

"He had five birdies. It was just an incredible performance," Wadlington said.

Sophomore Travis Simmons also had a strong day for the Tigers with a 1-over 36.

Central -- Corey Connell 31, Travis Simmons 36, Luke Kinder 42, Parker Browne 42

Kelly -- Derrick Garner 42, Brandon Houseman 51, Josh Roberts 54, Jacob Riley 55

Saxony -- Colin Sprandel 43, Luke Mueller 46, Brian Thurston 57, Ben Unger 57

Festus Invitational

Perryville finished third and St. Vincent was fifth during the 16-team event at Crowne Point Country Club in Farmington, Mo.

Whitfield won the title with a score of 316, followed by Sikeston (324), Perryville (361), Hillsboro (379) and St. Vincent (384).

St. Vincent's Levi Gotto took fifth with a 10-over-par 80. Zach Heberlie (91) placed 15th.

Perryville's Brett Schnurbusch (85) and Caleb Streiler (88) both earned top-15 medals.

Perryville -- Brett Schnurbusch 85, Caleb Streiler 88, Scott Sanders 94, Garrett Zoellner 94

St. Vincent -- Levi Gotto 80, Zach Heberlie 91, Kelly Welker 94, Matt Prost 119, Josh Pingel 119

Notre Dame 151, Dexter 186

Jake Seabaugh carded a 1-under-par 35 to lead the Bulldogs to victory at Bent Creek Golf Course.

Dexter's Cody Stevens earned medalist honors with a 34.

Notre Dame -- Jake Seabaugh 35, Brady Dixon 38, Gunnar Knudtson 30, Tyler Arpin 39

JV -- Notre Dame won 171-258.


Leopold 36, Oak Ridge 3

Emily Elfrink doubled three times and drove in seven runs, while Denai Arnzen doubled twice and knocked in five for the visiting Wildcats.

Shelbee Miller went 5 for 5 and drove in four runs for Leopold (9-1), which banged out 32 hits and scored 23 runs in the third inning.

Oak Ridge210--35

WP -- Caitlin Petty. LP -- C. Zoellner. 3B -- Ashley Keim (L). 2B -- Emily Elfrink 3 (L), Denai Arnzen 2 (L). Multiple hits -- Leopold: Leah Landewee 2-3, Shelbee Miller 5-5, Elfrink 5-6, D. Arnzen 4-6, Lauryn Arnzen 2-2, Allison Woodfin 3-4, Dana Thiele 3-4, Keim 3-4. Records -- Leopold 9-1.

-- From staff reports

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