SD ROUNDUP: NMCC baseball bounces back for first win of the season; Johnson’s 15 strikeouts help Lady Eagles softball beat Southland 4-0
NEW MADRID, Mo. — After a tough home loss to Sikeston one day ago, the New Madrid County Central baseball team returned home to face Caruthersville on Tuesday.
The result was different in this one, as the Eagles beat the Tigers 12-1 in five innings.
Austin Davis led the way for the Eagles with three base hits, on a 3-for-3 day, while Gavin Bond also produced well at the plate, going 2-for-3.
On the mound, Thailin Marsh had a very productive game. He went five innings, giving up six hits on one earned run and striking out seven.
NMCC (1-2) hits the road on Thursday, as it takes on Kelly in Benton, Mo. First pitch is at 4 p.m.
WP — Thailin Marsh. LP — Kobi Gibson. 2B — Landon McDaniel (N), Jared Reed (N). 3B — Austin Davis (N). Multiple hitters: NMCC — Gavin Bond 2-3, Austin Davis 3-3; Caruthersville — Marqquan Bogan 2-3.
Oran 14, Bloomfield 4
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. — Putting up a seven spot in the first inning, the defending Class 2 state champion Oran baseball team cruised past Bloomfield 14-4 on Tuesday.
Ty Johnson went 4-for-4 at the plate, with a triple and three RBI.
Kaden Hargrove, Luke Patterson, and Dawson Menz all had 2-for-2 outings as well. Hargrove and Patterson each had two RBI, while Menz had one.
On the mound, Todd Priggel and Johnson combined to pitch five-hit, two earned-run ball. They both combined for 13 strikeouts to just three walks as well.
For Bloomfield, Nick Carter and Ethan Hutchison each had two-hit games. Hutchison added two RBI to his total.
WP — Todd Priggel. LP — Ethan Pennington. 2B — Kaden Hargrove (O), Luke Patterson (O). 3B — Ty Johnson (O). Multiple hitters: Oran — Ty Johnson 4-4, Kaden Hargrove 2-4, Luke Patterson 2-2, Dawson Menz 2-2; Bloomfield — Nick Carter 2-2, Ethan Hutchison 2-3.
Advance 23, Richland 4
ESSEX, Mo. — Advance scored 13 runs in the second inning to take down Richland 23-4, on Tuesday, at Richland (Essex) High School.
Hunter Curtis led the Hornets with four RBI, while Noah Sauceda and Layton Keith each had two of their own.
The mound was not a friend to the Rebels, as they used five different pitchers, with each giving up at least two runs.
WP — Ridley Bailey. LP — Noah Pearce. 2B — Jack Below (A), Hunter Curtis (A), Layton Keith (A). Multiple hitters: Advance — Jack Below 2-3.
Woodland 6, Bernie 4
BERNIE, Mo. — The Woodland Cardinals scored two runs in the sixth inning to beat Bernie 6-4 in an SCAA baseball game Tuesday at Bernie.
Woodland (2-0, 1-0 SCAA) took a 1-0 lead in the first inning and Bernie (1-1, 0-1) went ahead 3-1 in the second. The Cardinals scored two in the third to tie the score. Bernie scored a run in the fourth, and the Cardinals tied the score at 4 in the fifth.
Tyler Suiter homered for the Mules, and Rafe Johnson homered for Woodland.
Malachi Huffman and Connor Goodwin each had two hits for Woodland.
Blake Matheney picked up the win, striking out two in 2 1/3 hitless innings.
Weston Zoll was charged with the loss, allowing three runs — none earned — on four hits with five strikeouts and no walks in three innings.
Dexter 151, Kennett 179, Sikeston 202, Caruthersville NTS
KENNETT, Mo. — The Kennett high school golf team earned a second-place finish in its opening quad Tuesday afternoon at Kennett Country Club.
Kennett (179) was led by Jack McHaney, Hayden Faulkner, and Joe Wilson who all shot 43 at the nine-hole event. Jonathan Jain and Will Johnson posted 50 for Kennett.
Dexter (151) recorded the top team score. Sikeston (202) was third.
Spencer Warren earned medalist honors for Dexter with a 35.
DEXTER (151) — Spencer Warren 35, Dylan Collier 36, Cy Sitze 39, Ryan Worley 41, Luke Becker 47, Jake Harris 51
KENNETT (179) — Jack McHaney 43, Hayden Faulkner 43, Joe Wilson 43, Jonathan Jain 50, Will Johnson 50
SIKESTON (202) — Austin Crawford 46, Howard 49, Tarter 50, Ben Schrumpf 57, Jay Lape 58
CARUTHERSVILLE (NTS) — Carter Long 66, Brayden Prater 68, Brandon Putman 72
—From staff reports
NMCC 4, Southland 0
CARDWELL, Mo. — Lily Johnson was dealing on Tuesday against Southland.
Johnson went seven innings, giving up just one hit and striking out 15, as the New Madrid County Central softball team defeated Southland 4-0.
To add on to her gem on the mound, Johnson also produced at the plate. She went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, and two runs scored.
WP — Lily Johnson. LP — Jenna Gibson. HR — Lily Johnson (N).
Scott City 12, Portageville 0
SCOTT CITY, Mo. — Not much offense was to be had for the Portageville softball team on Tuesday against Scott City.
The Lady Bulldogs had no answer for Hailey Schrum, as she threw five innings, and gave up just two hits while striking out seven.
At the plate, Rylee Venable went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI, while Courtney Enderle and Diamond Ham also recorded two hits each. Enderle added two RBI as well.
Jaelyn Milam and Callie Roberts each had the lone hits for Portageville.
WP — Hailey Schrum. LP — Callie Roberts. 2B — Courtney Enderle (S). HR — Rylee Venable (S). Multiple hitters: Scott City — Rylee Venable 2-3, Courtney Enderle 2-3, Diamond Ham 2-3.
Bernie 15, Woodland 0
BERNIE, Mo. — The Bernie softball team batted around in the first two innings and cruised to a 15-0 victory over Woodland in its SCAA opener Tuesday at Bernie.
Thirteen batters came to the plate in an eight-run first inning, and 10 batted in a five-run second.
Cassidy Freed, who produced two of Bernie’s six hits, smacked a solo homer to lead off the third. Cymber Arnold reached an error and scored on Makayla Turner’s two-out single to give the Mules a 15-run lead.
Winning pitcher Alyson Marcum retired Woodland in order in the third to end the game on the 15-run mercy rule. She struck out five, walked one and allowed one hit in three innings.
Woodland issued six walks and committed seven errors in the loss.
—From staff reports
Sikeston 7, Jackson 2
SIKESTON — The Sikeston boys tennis team started its season on the right foot on Tuesday, by defeating Jackson at Sikeston High School.
The Bulldogs took two of the three doubles matches, and five of the six singles matches to secure the 7-2 victory.
Blake Barnes/Timothy Baird (J) def. Warren Chinwuko/Bryce Miller (S) 8-6
Lang Li/Grant Lawson (S) def. Samuel Rinehart/Parker Quade (J) 8-1
Nicholas Tidwell/Jason Lin (S) def. Justin Litzelfelner/Hunter Large (J) 8-2
Warren Chinwuko (S) def. Blake Barnes (J) 8-2
Bryce Miller (S) def. Timothy Baird (J) 8-5
Lang Li (S) def. Samuel Rinehart (J) 8-5
Justin Litzelfelner (J) def. Grant Lawson (S) 8-6
Nicholas Tidwell (S) def. Parker Quade (J) 8-0
Jason Lin (S) def. Hunter Large (J) 8-2