High school roundup: Central tennis reaches district final

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Cape Central drives down the field pursued by Sikeston midfielder Lucy Barajas during the Tigers’ 4-3 double overtime win against the Lady Bulldogs Tuesday, May 8. (ADAM VOGLER ~ avogler@semissourian.com)

The Central boys reached the championship match of the Class 2 District 1 tennis tournament Tuesday with a 6-0 victory against Mehlville in the semifinals at Central High School.

The Tigers won all six singles matches. Pablo Jaramillo, Alvaro Jaramillo, Jake Wright, Austin Shupert and Ryan Watts all swept their opponents.

Central will play Oakville for the championship at 4 p.m. today.


No. 1 -- Pablo Jaramillo (C) def. Black Tenberthy 6-0, 6-2

Central’s Katherine Inman moves the ball upfield during the Tigers’ 4-3 double overtime win against Sikeston on Tuesday at Central. Further results were not available. A photo gallery can be viewed at semoball.com. (ADAM VOGLER)

No. 2 -- Sam Stahly (C) def. Chris Becherer 6-2, 4-6, 10-7

No. 3 -- Alvaro Jaramillo (C) def. Robert Sieckhaus 6-3, 6-0

No. 4 -- Jake Wright (C) def. Tony Dees 6-1, 7-6

No. 5 -- Austin Shupert (C) def. Ben Omerobic 6-4, 6-0

No. 6 -- Ryan Watts (C) def. Michael Burger 6-2, 6-2

Notre Dame 5, Liberty 0

The Notre Dame boys tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the Class 1 District 9 tournament with a sweep of host Liberty in Mountain View, Mo.

The Bulldogs won the first five singles matches. Adam McCoy, Bryan Brown, Webb Marshall, Will Kinder and Mason Seesing all swept their opponents.

Notre Dame will play Richland in today's semifinals.

Notre Dame 5, Liberty 0


No. 1 -- Adam McCoy (ND) def. MaKenna Smith 6-2, 6-0

No. 2 -- Bryan Brown (ND) def. Brittni Zitter 6-1, 6-1

No. 3 -- Webb Marshall (ND) def. Bailey Strosnider 6-0, 6-0

No. 4 -- Will Kinder (ND) def. Leah Moehlenbrock 7-6(4), 7-6(4)

No. 5 -- Mason Seesing (ND) def. Audrey Grosze 6-0, 6-0

No. 6 -- Mason Burdin (ND) vs. Kayla Street DNF


Saxony Lutheran 17, Vienna (Ill.) 13

Saxony scored 12 runs in the top of the seventh to rally from a seven-run deficit.

Gabe Bohnert hit a grand slam during the outburst.

Trent Steffens went 3 for 3 with a double and four RBIs, while Clay Roth had three hits and five RBIs. Jon Winkler added three hits for Saxony (14-8).


WP -- Clay Roth. LP -- Dylan Meyer. HR -- Gabe Bohnert (SL). 2B -- Trent Steffens (SL), Roth (SL), Graves 2 (V), Bent (V). Multiple Hits -- Saxony: T. Steffens 3-3, Jon Winkler 3-4, Roth 3-4, Bohnert 2-4. Vienna, IL: Wright 3-4, Graves 3-5, Stafford 2-5, Crain 2-4. Records -- Saxony 14-8, Vienna, IL 13-12.

Scott City 13, Kelly 2

Landon Robert struck out 10 batters and allowed just four hits in the Rams' road victory.

Hunter Cox led the offense with four hits and three RBIs, while Travis Phillips had two doubles among his three hits and finished with three RBIs. Austin Atchley added a double among his two hits. Heath Pobst added two hits and two RBIs for the Rams (12-8).

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WP -- Landon Robert. LP -- Ian Householder. 2B -- Travis Phillips 2 (SC), Austin Atchley (SC). Multiple hits -- Scott City: Phillips 3-5, Robert 2-5, Atchley 2-4, Heath Pobst 2-4, Hunter Cox 4-5, Jonathan McFall 3-3. Records -- Scott City 12-8.

Chaffee 9, East Prairie 1

The Red Devils held an opponent to two runs or less for the 24th consecutive game in its road victory.

Alex Davie belted a home run and finished with four RBIs for Chaffee (21-3).

Daniel Dooley and Layton Tenkhoff both had three hits, while Trevor Cannon, Cody Payne and Cody Johnson all had two hits. Cannon, Payne, Dooley and Alex Crowe each had a double.

Payne struck out 14 and earned the win on the mound.

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WP -- Cody Payne. LP -- Downing. HR -- Alex Davie (C). 2B -- Daniel Dooley (C), Payne (C), Trevor Cannon (C), Alex Crowe (C), Mathis (EP). Multiple hits -- Chaffee: Dooley 3-3, Payne 2-5, Cannon 2-5, Cody Johnson 2-5, Layton Tenkhoff 3-4. Records -- Chaffee 21-3.

Woodland 3, Oak Ridge 0

The Cardinals scored all their runs during the fourth inning of a home victory.

Ben McCormick struck out seven and walked seven in the win.

Landon Johnson had an RBI double for Woodland (13-9), while Josh Rainey had two RBIs.

Oak Ridge0000000--021

WP -- Ben McCormick. LP -- Kelby Brown. 2B -- Landon Johnson (W). Records -- Woodland 13-9.


Delta 16, Bloomfield 1

The Bobcats won in three innings at Bloomfield.

Ciara Coomer struck out six and slammed a double in the win.

Rachel Birkman also had a double, while Katelyn Wilfong and Tesla Austin both had two hits for Delta (7-7).


WP -- Ciara Coomer. LP -- T. Massey. 2B -- Rachel Birkman (D), Coomer (D). Multiple hits -- Delta: Katelyn Wilfong 2-2, Tesla Austin 2-3. Records -- Delta 7-7.

-- From staff reports

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