MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Kelly girls soccer wins round-robin tournament
The Kelly girls soccer team clinched the championship of its inaugural four-team round-robin tournament with two shut-out victories on Saturday in Benton, Mo.
The Hawks, who won their opening game Friday, began Saturday with a 4-0 win over Affton. Marissa Jones scored two goals while Meghan Foley and Kaitlyn Johnson added one apiece. Hailey Noon, Anna Hughes and Gina Williams each had an assist.
Breeana Maronay and Marissa Worth combined for three saves in the post to preserve the shutout.
In the second game, Kelly nipped Murphysboro, Ill., 1-0 on a first-half free-kick goal from Maegan Walker. Maronay and Worth had a combined six saves in the goal as the Hawks improved to 3-0 on the season.
Murphysboro finished 2-1 in the tournament to claim second place while Affton (1-2) placed third and Herrin, Ill., finished fourth.
Notre Dame 4, Bishop DuBourg 0
Megan Heisserer had a hat-trick as the Bulldogs had no reason to fear the visiting Cavaliers in their season-opener.
Lauren Boswell netted the other goal for Notre Dame (1-0). Julia Williams assisted on two of the goals and Hannah Landewee had one assist as well.
Goalkeeper Abby Rollet got the shutout.
Scott City 12, Central (Park Hills) 4
Seven was the lucky number for the Rams, who scored seven runs in the seventh inning to roam away with the victory over the Rebels in a semifinal of the silver bracket in the Ste. Genevieve/Valle Catholic Opening Day Tournament at North County High School in Bonne Terre, Mo.
Dakota Talley pitched six innings to get the win for Scott City. He allowed four earned runs on four hits with four strikeouts and five walks.
Braden Cox had a double and Bryan McNeely went 3 for 4 at the plate for the Rams.
Dylan Corcoran took the pitching loss for Central. He threw one inning and gave up five runs (three earned) on three hits with one strikeout and three walks.
WP -- Dakota Talley. LP -- Dylan Corcoran. 2B -- Nick Haney (PHC), Braden Cox (SC). Multiple hits -- Central (Park Hills): Haney 2-4; Scott City: Britton Jones 2-4, Dylan Keller 2-5, Bryan McNeely 3-4, Layne Prince 3-5.
Scott City 7, Farmington 5
The Rams once again had a big seventh inning, scoring five runs in the final frame to get the come-from-behind victory over the Knights to clinch the championship of the silver bracket of the Ste. Genevieve/Valle Catholic Opening Day Tournament.
Spencer Stratman got the win on the mound for Scott City (3-1), pitching two innings and giving up two earned runs on five hits. He had three strikeouts and walked one batter.
Braden Cox and Bryan McNeely each had a double to lead the Rams at the plate.
Gunner LaBrot was the losing pitcher and also doubled for Farmington. He threw 2/3 of an inning and allowed five runs (one earned) on three hits with one strikeout and two walked batters.
WP -- Spencer Stratman. LP -- Gunner LaBrot. 2B -- LaBrot (F), Chad Silvey (F), Braden Cox (SC), Brian McNeely (SC). Multiple hits -- Farmington: Alex Palmer 2-3, Ryan Propst 2-4, Silvey 2-3; Scott City: Cox 3-5, Dakota Talley 2-3, Ryan Wilthong 2-3.
St. Louis Patriots 13, Cape Central 1
The Tigers were only able to manage one run in the lopsided loss to the St. Louis Patriots HomeSchool in a semifinal of the bronze bracket in the Ste. Genevieve/Valle Catholic Opening Day Tournament.
Jacob Vaught pitched two innings to take the loss for Cape Central. He gave up seven runs (six earned) on six hits with two strikeouts and two walks.
David Olejink had a triple and Jon Monasmith batted in two runs to lead the Patriots (1-2) to victory.
WP -- Clayton Bailey. LP -- Jacob Vaught. 2B -- David Olejink (STL), Josiah Steen (STL). Multiple hits -- St. Louis Patriots: Kameron Kilchrist 2-3, Jon Monasmith 2-3, Olejink 2-4, Ben Rudin 2-2, Rocco Tornatore 2-2.
Chester (Ill.) 9, Cape Central 8
The Tigers started strong and posted an 8-2 lead at the start of the third inning but the Yellow Jackets found a way to come from behind and scored one run in the bottom of the seventh inning to break the tie and get the win.
Joe Baker had a triple and batted in two runs to pace Cape Central (0-4).
Chester improved to 1-3 with the win.
WP -- Not Provided. LP -- Brendan Wilkens. 3B -- Joe Baker (Cent). 2B -- Jacob Vaught (Cent). Multiple hits -- Cape Central: Elijah Huey 2-5, Drake Mills 2-4, Brendan Wilkens 2-4; Chester: C. Meyer 2-4, Smith 2-4.
Notre Dame 17, Grain Valley 1
Layne Robinson hit a double and drove in three runs as the Bulldogs debuted their season with a lopsided five-inning romp of the Eagles in their first game of the day in Columbia, Mo.
Will Ferrell was the winning pitcher for Notre Dame. He threw four innings and gave up one earned run on one hit. He walked six and had two strikeouts.
Nick Lindsay added a double and two RBIs for the Bulldogs.
Austin Foster was marked with the pitching loss for Grain Valley (1-1). He threw 2/3 of an inning and allowed six earned runs on four hits with two strikeouts and two walks.
WP -- Will Ferrell. LP -- Austin Foster. 2B -- Ben Jansen (ND), Nick Lindsay (ND), Layne Robinson (ND). Multiple hits -- Notre Dame: Ben Womack 2-3.
Rock Bridge 4, Notre Dame 3
A walk-off left the Bulldogs on the wrong side of a 4-3 defeat to the host Bruins in their second game of the day.
The game was tied at three with Rock Bridge batting in the bottom of the seventh when Logan Rodgers doubled off of losing pitcher Noah Brown, driving in one run and getting the first win of the season for the Bruins.
Brown pitched 2 1/3 innings, had two strikeouts and walked one in giving up the one unearned run on three hits. Noah Arnzen had a double and batted in one run for Notre Dame (1-1).
Jack Widhalm was credited with the pitching win for Rock Bridge (1-1). He threw two innings and allowed two unearned runs on one hit with four strikeouts and one walk.
Brant Scriviner batted in the three other runs for the victorious Bruins, who dropped their first game of the day in a 7-4 loss to Grain Valley.
WP -- Jack Widhalm. LP -- Noah Brown. 2B -- Noah Arnzen (ND), Cy Young (ND), Devin Bernskoetter (RB), Logan Rodgers (RB). Multiple hits -- Rock Bridge: Brant Scriviner 3-4.
Chaffee 18, Puxico 0
Alec Bogenpohl went 3-for-3 at the plate and had four RBIs as the Red Devils notched 12 hits in a five-inning rout of the visiting Indians in both teams' season opener.
Austin Copeland was 2-for-2 with two doubles and three RBIs. Bogenpohl and Copeland had two doubles apiece.
Four different pitchers, including Bogenpohl and starter Landon Tenkhoff limited Puxico (0-1) to one hit. Tenkhoff picked up the win, going two innings and striking out all six batters.
Kasen Barnfield pitched 1 2/3 innings to sustain the loss for Puxico (0-1). He allowed 15 earned runs on 13 hits, walked five and struck out one.
WP -- Landon Tenkhoff. LP -- Kasen Barnfield. 2B -- Austin Copeland (C) 2, Alec Bogenpohl (C) 2. 3B -- Lane Dunning (C). Multiple hits -- Chaffee: Copeland 2-2, Bogenpohl 3-3.
Valley (Caledonia) 9, Zalma 7
Alex Durbin had a double and drove in two runs as the Bulldogs were unable to keep their one-run advantage after the top of the fifth inning as the Vikings prevailed in the second game of the Lesterville Wooden Bat Invitational.
Garrett Robinson suffered the loss on the mound for Zalma. He pitched one inning and gave up three earned runs on two hits. He had two walks and one strikeout.
Keeton Loughary was the winning pitcher for Valley. He allowed six earned runs on five hits and recorded four strikeouts and two walks.
Dustin Payne smacked a home run and Blake Rawlins batted in two runs to lead the Vikings as the plate.
The Bulldogs dropped their first game of the tournament in a 10-8 loss to St. Paul Lutheran (Farmington).
WP -- Keeton Loughary. LP -- Garrett Robinson. HR -- Dustin Payne (V). 2B -- Alex Durbin (Z), Dallan Stotts (Z). Multiple hits -- Valley: Payne 2-2; Zalma: Ethan Barrett 2-3.
Lesterville 4, Zalma 3
The Bulldogs fell one run short to the host Bearcats in their third and final game of the Lesterville Wooden Bat Invitational.
Dallan Stotts went the distance on the mound to suffer the loss for Zalma (0-3). He allowed one earned run and tallied 11 strikeouts and three walks. He also batted in two runs for the Bulldogs.
Riley Mathis was marked with the win for Lesterville (3-0). He threw two innings and gave up one unearned run on two hits. He had one strikeout and walked two.
WP -- Riley Mathis. LP -- Dallan Stotts. Multiple hits -- Zalma: Stotts 2-3.
Meadow Heights 10, Advance 0
Lane Baremore had a big day on the mound and at the plate, reaching base all of his four times (including two doubles) at bat and going the distance as the Panthers notched their first win of the season in Game 1 of a doubleheader with the host Hornets.
Baremore recorded 10 strikeouts and walked one batter and limited the Hornets to just one hit in the five-inning shutout.
Preston Wuebker pitched 1 1/3 innings to take the loss for Advance. He allowed eight runs (five earned) on seven hits with no strikeouts and no walked batters.
Hunter Curtis had the lone hit for the Hornets.
WP -- Lane Baremore. LP -- Preston Wuebker. 2B -- Baremore (MH) 2. Multiple hits -- Meadow Heights: Baremore 4-4, Braydon Lindgren 2-3, Dawson Lindgren 2-4.
Advance 5, Meadow Heights 2
The Hornets shook off their rust and quickly turned things around in Game 2 of the doubleheader for their first win of the season.
Hunter Curtis hurled four innings to be marked with the win for Advance (1-2). He allowed two earned runs on four hits and had six strikeouts. Brandon Sokolowski pitched the final three innings to get the save for the Hornets.
Blake Bollinger sustained the pitching loss for Meadow Heights (0-2). He threw five innings and gave up five earned runs on eight hits with one walked batter and no strikeouts.
Jacob Barks doubled and drove in two runs to pace the Panthers.
WP -- Hunter Curtis. LP -- Blake Bollinger. 2B -- Phoenix Beal (A), Drew Fowler (A), Cade Long (A), Jacob Barks (MH). Multiple hits -- Advance: Long 2-3; Meadow Heights: Barks 2-3.
Gosnell (Ark.) 6, Jackson 4
Colten Weber hit a double and went 2-for-3 at the plate but it was not enough as the Indians suffered their first loss of the season to the Pirates from Arkansas in Game 1 of the doubleheader at Whitey Herzog Stadium.
Tyler Martin pitched 3 2/3 innings to take the loss for Jackson. He gave up four earned runs on six hits and had three strikeouts.
Andy Roberts was the winning pitcher. He threw 6 1/3 innings and allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits with five strikeouts and five walks.
WP -- Andy Roberts. LP -- Tyler Martin. 2B -- Ronnie McShan (G), Colten Weber (J). Multiple hitters -- Gosnell: Devin Burks 2-4, Roberts 2-3; Jackson: Weber 2-3.
Jackson 17, Gosnell (Ark.) 1
Colten Weber had a triple and batted in two runs as the Indians erupted in the third inning, scoring 10 runs and dramatically reversing course from their first game in the lopsided vengeful victory over the Pirates in Game 2 of the doubleheader.
Braeden Dobbs threw 3 2/3 innings to clinch the win for Jackson (2-1). He allowed one unearned run on one hit and had three strikeouts. He also reached base all of his three times at bat and drove in five runs. Justice Crosnoe added three RBIs for the Indians.
Guy Bennett suffered the pitching loss for Gosnell (6-2). He threw 2 2/3 innings and gave up 14 runs (five earned) on eight hits. He recorded four strikeouts and walked eight batters.
WP -- Braeden Dobbs. LP -- Guy Bennett. 3B -- Tyler Knight (J), Colten Weber (J), Will Winingar (J). Multiple hitters -- Jackson: Justice Crosnoe 2-4, Dobbs 3-3, Knight 3-4.
Delta 12, Richland (Essex) 11
The Bobcats overcame an 8-0 deficit and rallied to score six runs in the bottom of the final frame to collect the come-from-behind victory over the Rebels in the triad at Kelly High School in Benton, Mo.
The Bobcats' six-run rally was capped by Triston Perry hitting a bases-loaded double with two out, knocking in all three runs including the walk off. Perry was 3-5 on the day with three doubles and five RBIs.
"It was good to get the first one on opening day," Delta coach Mike Scott said in an e-mail after his team dropped a 10-0 decision to the host Hawks in Game 1. "I was really proud of the way the kids never gave up after starting slow the entire day."
Freshman Grant Coomer paced the offensive attack, going 4-for-5 with a double and one RB for Delta (1-1). Freshman Jon Bond picked up the win on the mound, throwing one inning and giving up one hit and one run.
Josh Shidler suffered the loss on the moundand also doubled for Richland (0-2). He threw two innings and allowed eight runs (four earned). He had two strikeouts and no walks. The Rebels dropped an 18-0 loss to the host Hawks prior to the loss to the Bobcats.
WP -- Jon Bond. LP -- Josh Shidler. 2B -- Bond (D), Grant Coomer (D), Triston Perry (D) 3, Partenberry (R), Shidler (R). Multiple hitters -- Delta: Bond 3-5, Coomer 4-5, Chris Pagel 2-5, Perry 3-5, Josh Statler 3-4, David Taylor 2-4; Richland (Essex): Brandon Partenberry 2-3, Luke Rhodes 2-3, Shidler 2-4.
Notre Dame 25 25, St. Francis Borgia 15 14
Grant Grove hammered five kills as the Bulldogs opened their season with a sweep of the Knights on the road in Washington, Mo.
Sam Dohogne and Hunter Tucker nailed four kills apiece for Notre Dame (1-0). Noah Pettit recorded three kills and three aces while Evan Landewee accumulated 12 assists and three kills for the Bulldogs.
JV -- Notre Dame won 31-29, 23-25, 25-10
--From staff reports