ROUNDUP: Robey throws no-hitter but NMCC falls to Kennett

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Staff Reports ~

NEW MADRID -- New Madrid County Central softball pitcher Kelly Robey didn't allow a hit Wednesday afternoon against Kennett. However the freshman picked up a hard-luck loss as Lady Eagles were unable to score, losing 3-0.

Robey pitched all seven innings for NMCC, striking out eight and walking five as a couple of errors and wild pitches led to the Kennett runs.

Whitney Tanner and Brandi Gardner each had hits for the Lady Eagles.

NMCC (10-2) will travel to Bernie today to take on the Lady Mules.


Oran 16, Saxony 0

JACKSON -- Oran continued its winning ways on Wednesday, easily dispatching Saxony Lutheran 16-0 while improving their record to 12-1.

Cody L. Dirnberger improved his record to 3-0 as he pitched all five shutout innings, giving up three hits and striking out three.

Steven Dooley led the Eagles at the plate, going 3-for-4 with two doubles. Kody Campbell, Caleb Seyer, Alex Chasteen and Jake Carter all had two hits apiece.

Tri-County Tournament

RISCO -- The top seeds advanced to the championship of the Tri-County Tournament as Cooter knocked off Risco 10-3 and Campbell defeated Holcomb 8-5.

Cooter (12-2) took advantage of the small Risco field, pounding out seven home runs. Aaron McCaig led the way for the Wildcats, going 4-for-4 with three home runs. Seth Childers hit two while Charles Copeland and Evan House each added home runs for Cooter. Seven of Cooter's eight hits were home runs.

Risco (7-5) kept the game close, trailing 6-3 until the fourth. Justin Earnhardt, Zack Williams and Jeff Walker all had two hits apiece for Risco.

In the other semifinal, Campbell broke open a one-run game in the sixth to earn a spot in the finals. Jake Tinnon picked up the win for the Camels while Chad Adams took the loss.

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