MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Jackson volleyball team sweeps Notre Dame

Mackenzie Stoner slammed eight kills as the Jackson volleyball team denied host Notre Dame its 10th win of the season and picked up a big conference victory in straight sets (25-10, 25-19) on Thursday in Cape Girardeau.

Hannah Shinn and Olivia Ward chipped in seven kills apiece for the Indians. Piper Guilliams served two aces and Madelyn Bourner provided 25 assists for Jackson, which improved to 5-1 overall and moved up to 3-0 in the SEMO North Conference. The Indians' victory also ended a four-game winning streak for the Bulldogs, who last lost on Saturday to Central (Park Hills) in the Red Division Gold Bracket championship semifinals of the Dig for Life Challenge.

Rylee McClintock finished with six kills and Lexi Rubel posted four kills for Notre Dame (9-2-2, 1-1). Sarah Brennan provided 14 assists for the Bulldogs and Maggie Eby notched nine digs.

Jackson will travel to Park Hills on Monday to take on the red-hot Rebels before hosting defending Class 1 state champion Advance on Saturday in the Indians' Spike Fest. Notre Dame will have another chance for a conference victory on Tuesday when the Bulldogs travel south to Poplar Bluff.

JV -- Notre Dame won 25-16, 19-25, 30-28

Freshmen -- Jackson won 192-5, 25-05, 25-20

Woodland 25 25 Zalma 5 13

Addie Johnson recorded a game-high 10 kills and notched four digs to go along with two service aces as the Cardinals easily disposed of the Bulldogs at home.

Maddison Altenthal put down seven kills and put up two blocks and Chloe Goodwin added three kills and four service aces for Woodland (11-1-3). Ally Whitener dished out 10 assists for the Cardinals and Kaitlin Zajicek provided seven assists.

Zalma dropped its record to 4-8-2 with the loss.

Southern Reynolds 25 25 Meadow Heights 13 22

Ashley Gruenke tallied five digs and three kills to pace the Panthers in their loss to the Whippets on the road in Ellington, Missouri.

Marissa Byrd contributed four digs and three kills for Meadow Heights (6-9). Kylee Denman notched seven assists and four digs for the Panthers and Makayla Smith finished with 16 digs.

Southern Reynolds improved to 10-4 with the win.

JV -- Southern Reynolds won in two sets

Advance 25 25 Leopold 20 8

Kyla Beel hammered nine kills and had seven digs as the Wildcats put up a good fight in the first set against the defending Class 1 state champion Hornets but fell flat in the second set in the 25-20, 25-08 loss at home.

Paige Davis added 13 assists, nine digs and four kills for Leopold (7-4-3).

Advance upped its record to 6-0 with the victory.

Cape Central 25 25 Bloomfield 13 20

The Tigers inched closer to notching their 10th win of the season with their sweep of the Wildcats at home.

Cape Girardeau Central improved to 9-2 with the win while Bloomfield fell to 3-6-1. The game was originally scheduled to be played at Bloomfield but was moved to Central.

No additional information was provided.

JV -- Cape Central won 23-25, 25-22, 25-13

Perryville 25 25 De Soto 14 16

The Pirates clinched their second conference win of the season in the sweep of the Dragons at home.

Kiley Roth recorded four kills to pace DeSoto (6-7-4, 0-2 JCAA Conference) in the loss. Abby Pope and Emma Portell contributed three kills each for the Dragons.

Perryville (7-2-1, 2-0) will meet defending Class 1 state champion Advance (6-0) on Saturday in the Jackson Spike Fest as well as Bloomfield (3-6-1).

No further details were submitted.

Bell City 25 25 East Prairie 7 16

The Cubs clinched their first win of the season in the sweep of the first-year Eagles on the road.

Bell City (1-6-2) will look for its second win on Monday when it travels to Puxico.

No additional information was provided.

Valle Catholic 25 25, Saxony Lutheran 10 13

The Crusaders were no match for the perennial powerhouse Warriors and sustained their 10th loss of the season in the defeat on the road in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri.

Valle Catholic improved to 2-3 with the win while Saxony Lutheran fell to 4-10-1.

No further details were given.

Jefferson 25 25 St. Vincent 13 14

The Blue Jays flew to their 10th win of the season in the 25-13, 25-14 conference victory at home over the Indians.

Jefferson (10-3, 2-0 JCAA Conference-Small Schools Division) will be back on its home court on Monday when it hosts West County.

St. Vincent (1-7-3, 1-1) will look to bounce back on Monday when it returns home to host Class 2 powerhouse Valle Catholic.

No additional information was provided.

JV -- Jefferson (Festus) won 25-17, 25-16


Chaffee 11, Van Buren 4

Katyra Rinehart went 3-for-4 and batted in four runs for the host Red Devils, who outhit the Bulldogs 19-7 to notch their second win of the season.

Jayden Welch tossed a complete game to earn the win for Chaffee (2-9). All four runs were unearned and she had four strikeouts and no walks.

Hailie Hampton also pitched a whole game to suffer the loss for Van Buren (1-7). She surrendered nine earned runs with five strikeouts and no walks.

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WP -- Jayden Welch. LP -- Hailie Hampton. 2B -- Ashtyn Rains (C), Lilly Wessel (C). Multiple hits -- Chaffee: Abby Cowell 3-4, Rains 3-4, Katyra Rinehart 3-4, Lauren Wagoner 4-4, Welch 2-5, Wessel 3-5; Van Buren: Hampton 3-4, Paige Underwood 2-4.

Kelly 19, Saxony Lutheran 0

Mackenzie Robinson doubled twice for both of what would be the only two hits for the winless Crusaders in their lopsided four-inning loss at home to the Hawks.

Bryanna Hale hurled a complete game and took the loss for Saxony Lutheran (0-9). She gave up nine earned runs and walked nine batters with no strikeouts.

Kelly Ivy had a big day on the mound and at bat for the Hawks. She blasted a triple, a double and drove in four runs all while pitching a complete game with one strikeout and no walks to come away with the win for Kelly (8-6).

Alaney Moore added a double and two RBIs for the Hawks en route to victory.


WP -- Kelly Ivy. LP -- Bryanna Hale. 3B -- Ivy (K), Alaney Moore (K). 2B -- Ivy (K), Kimberly Seabaugh (K), Mackenzie Robinson (SL) 2. Multiple hits -- Kelly: Kelly 3-4, Moore 2-3; Saxony: Robinson 2-2.

Perryville 10, Jefferson (Festus) 5

Katie Roberts smacked a two-run home run to help lead the Pirates in the conference victory at home over the Blue Jays.

Makayla Brown was the winning pitcher for Perryville (9-7, 3-1 JCAA Conference). She threw six innings and gave up five runs (three earned) on five hits, with 10 strikeouts and three walks.

Megan Payne tossed 3 1/3 innings to endure the loss for Jefferson (4-5, 1-2). She surrendered seven runs (three earned) on six hits, walked four batters and struck out two.


WP -- Makayla Brown. LP -- Megan Payne. HR -- Katie Roberts (P). 2B -- Catryn Cattoor (J), Makayla Burns (P), Cailyne Sparkman (P). Multiple hits -- Jefferson: Cattoor 2-3, Abi Chipps 2-3; Perryville: Kyla Laurentius 2-3, Sparkman 2-4.

JV -- Perryville won 9-3

DeSoto 13, St. Vincent 6

The Indians made the most out of four hits but could not contend with the Dragons in the conference loss on the road.

Grace Heberlie tossed three innings to be charged with the loss for St. Vincent (1-5, 0-4 JCAA Conference). She allowed seven earned runs on 10 hits with two strikeouts and one walk.

Emoy Boyer-Faulkner pitched five innings to obtain the win for DeSoto (5-11, 2-1). She gave up four runs (one earned) on three hits with five strikeouts and one walk.

Madyson Young belted a triple, a double and batted in four runs to help drive the Dragons to victory at the plate.

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WP -- Emoy Boyer-Faulkner. LP -- Grace Heberlie. 3B -- Madyson Young (D), Aiden Blessing (SV). 2B -- Sarah Bone (D), Kaitlynn Hannah (D), Madison Hayes-Gowen (D), Bailee Howard (D), Young (D), Reese Barber (SV). Multiple hits -- DeSoto: Bone 3-3, Trista Grobe 2-4, Hannah 2-2, Young 2-4; St. Vincent: Blessing 2-4.

North County 14, Cape Central 3

Catie Davis went 2-for-3 as the Tigers were plagued by errors and outhit by the Raiders to fall in the lopsided conference defeat at home.

Elizabeth Turk hurled 3 2/3 innings to suffer the loss for Cape Girardeau Central (3-8, 0-4 SEMO Conference). She allowed nine runs (three earned) on eight hits with two strikeouts and two walks.

Cheyenne Dickens went the distance in the circle to clinch the win for North County (12-4, 5-1). The three runs were earned and she recorded 10 strikeouts and four walks. She also blasted a home run and drove in three runs for th Raiders, who received two doubles and five RBIs courtesy of Emilie Morgan.

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WP -- Cheyenne Dickens. LP -- Elizabeth Turk. HR -- Dickens (NC). 3B -- Emma Becker (NC). 2B -- Kiersdan Davis (NC), Emilie Morgan (NC) 2. Multiple hits -- Central: Catie Davis 2-3; North County: Becker 2-5, Davis 2-3, Dickens 2-5, Emma Keen 2-5, Morgan 3-5.


Cape Central 8, Poplar Bluff 0

Kaya Newkirk earned a hat trick while Dalton Upchurch and T.K. Ayers each added a pair of goals as the Tigers blanked the Mules in the conference shutout on the road.

Newkirk scored four minutes into the game off a corner, heading in Zach Moore's cross. The senior made it 2-0 with 5:20 left in the half but was robbed of a natural hat trick a minute later by a diving keeper save. Ayers scored with 9 seconds left in the half to put the Tigers up 3-0 at the break.

Cape Girardeau Central (6-2-1, 3-0 SEMO Conference) scored five times in the span of 17 minutes to end the game early with just under seven minutes to play.

Newkirk got his hat trick on a penalty kick in the 57th minute and Upchurch scored 46 seconds later on a break.

Ayers scored in the 67th minute and Moore scored four minutes later before Upchurch ended the game.

Central goalkeeper Alex Powderly made four saves for the shutout.

Mules' goalkeeper Justin Moses stopped 13 shots for Poplar Bluff (1-8, 0-1) and the Tigers, who beat the Mules 5-1 on Sept. 7, were caught offside five times.

JV -- Cape Central won 3-0

Notre Dame 6, Farmington 1

Freshman Will Dodson recorded a hat trick as the Bulldogs downed the winless Knights on the road.

Tyler Landewee, Deven Mueller and Colton Neumeyer netted the other goals for Notre Dame (5-1-1, 2-0 SEMO Conference).

Farmington fell to 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the conference.

Perryville 5, Hillsboro 0

Dayton Strattman netted two goals as the Pirates handed the Hawks their first loss of the season in the conference road victory.

Jake Unterreiner recorded two assists and one goal for Perryville (9-2, 2-0 JCAA Conference) while Austin Welk chipped in one goal and one assist. Caleb Lappe sank the other goal for the Pirates, who got one assist apiece from Bryce Brewer and Trevor Schnurbusch.

Goalkeeper Ty Baudendistel had eight saves to get the shutout.

Hillsboro fell to 4-1-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference with the defeat.

JV -- Perryville won 3-1


Cape Central 9, Caruthersville 0

The long drive south was made worthwhile as Central easily prevailed over the hosts.

Cape Girardeau Central (12-2, 5-1 SEMO Conference) is back on its home court on Monday when it hosts district nemesis Mehlville.

Caruthersville (1-7, 1-5) hosts Piggott, Ark., on Monday.


No. 1 -- Anita Kellum (CC) def. Elexus Walker 8-3

No. 2 -- Maria Seidu-Sofo (CC) def. Anya Mize 8-0

No. 3 -- Archna Sobti (CC) def. Alexia Stewart 8-0

No. 4 -- Megan Maxton (CC) def. Leah Koss 8-0

No. 5 -- Haley Brazel (CC) def. Lillie Casteel 8-0

No. 6 -- Anna Priest (CC) won by forfeit


No. 1 -- Kellum/Seidu-Sofo (CC) def. Walker/Mize 8-1

No. 2 -- Sobti/Brazel (CC) def. Stewart/Koss 8-1

No. 3 -- Maxton/Priest (CC) def. Casteel/Sheperd by forfeit

Jackson 8, Charleston 1

The Indians only dropped one singles match in the conference win at home over the Bluejays.

Jackson (6-8-1, 4-3 SEMO Conference) will be back on the court on Wednesday when it makes the long haul north to St. Louis to face Mehlville.

Charleston (3-7, 2-4) hosts Poplar Bluff on Tuesday.


No. 1 -- Alice Mansell (J) def. Anica Paris 8-0

No. 2 -- Delaney Pipkin (J) def. Zakiya Wilson 8-2

No. 3 -- Ashanti Jones (C) def. Marissa Buehler 8-3

No. 4 -- Chloe Abernathy (J) def. Nickkiyia Pratt 9-7

No. 5 -- Mia Foote (J) def. Zion Jones 8-3

No. 6 -- Avery Ford (J) def. Tyriana Farres 8-0


No. 1 -- Pipkin/Buehler (J) def. Paris/Pratt 8-4

No. 2 -- Mansell/Foote (J) def. Wilson/A. Jones 8-2

No. 3 -- Abernathy/Ford (J) def. Z. Jones/Farres 8-0

JV -- Jackson 4, Charleston 0

Notre Dame 9, Poplar Bluff 0

The Bulldogs kept their flawless record intact and did not drop a single match in the conference sweep of the Mules on the road.

Notre Dame (7-0, 5-0 SEMO Conference) will have a break from conference action on Monday when it travels to Fredericktown.

Poplar Bluff dropped to 1-6 overall and moved down to 1-4 in the conference with the loss.


No. 1 -- Claire Bruenderman (ND) def. Clarissa Varner 8-0

No. 2 -- Claire Southard (ND) def. Simone Anders 8-0

No. 3 -- Megan Gullette (ND) def. Caitlin Dobbins 8-0

No. 4 -- Anna Grace Stroup (ND) def. Sabrina Hurst 8-0

No. 5 -- Amina Hussein (ND) def. Demi Wisdom 8-2

No. 6 -- Emma Marshall (ND) def. Amelia Mirza 8-1


No. 1 -- Bruenderman/Stroup (ND) def. Varner/Anders 8-1

No. 2 -- Southard/Gullette (ND) def. Dollins/Wisdom 8-0

No. 3 -- Hussein/Marshall (ND) def. Eva Bedell/Hurst 8-1


Notre Dame 160, Poplar Bluff 81, Saxony Lutheran 15

The Bulldogs took first in all but one event to finish ahead of the host Mules in the three-team meet at the Black River Coliseum.

Drew Barber posted first-place finishes in the 50 freestyle (23.23 seconds) and 500 freestyle (5 minutes, 26.84 seconds) to help propel Notre Dame to victory.

Top two finishers

200 medley relay -- 1. Notre Dame (Jack Klueppel, Noel Keran, Trent Pruden, Nick Landewe) 1:59.69; 2. Notre Dame (Trey James, Nicholas Hux, Patrick Hodges, Liam Arnzen) 1:59.84

200 freestyle -- 1. Trent Pruden (ND) 2:08.04; 2. Joshua Wydra (SL) 2:17.15

200 individual medley -- 1. Nicholas Hux (ND) 2:17.74; 2. Gavin Vaughn (PB) 2:23.48

50 freestyle -- 1. Drew Barber (ND) 23.23; 2. Connor Hux (ND) 25.58

100 butterfly -- 1. Patrick Hodges (ND) 1:04.47; 2. Nick Landewe (ND) 1:12.48

100 freestyle -- 1. Noel Keran (ND) 55.44; 2. Caleb LeGrand (ND) 56.16

500 freestyle -- 1. Drew Barber (ND) 5:26.84; 2. Trey James (ND) 6:20.78

200 freestyle relay -- 1. Notre Dame (Drew Barber, Caleb LeGrand, Vincent Klueppel, Brock Hulshof) 1:42.19; 2. Notre Dame (Nicholas Hux, Joey LeGrand, Jack Klueppel, Connor Hux) 1:42.25

100 backstroke -- 1. Joey LeGrand (ND) 1:07.90; 2. Jack Klueppel (ND) 1:13.63

100 breaststroke -- 1. Gavin Vaughn (PB) 1:14.28; 2. Christian Todd (PB) 1:18.39

400 freestyle relay -- 1. Notre Dame (Joey LeGrand, Dearmont Goodin, Trey James, Nick Landewe) 4:02.48; 2. Notre Dame (Caleb LeGrand, Andrew Rubi, Liam Arnzen, Noel Keran) 4:12.41


Advance 5, Naylor 4

The bats were hot for the Hornets, who scored one run in the final inning to come away with the slim win over the Eagles on the road.

Hunter Curtis hurled four innings to earn the win for Advance (5-5). He allowed four runs (one earned) on five hits, with two strikeouts and two walks.

Chase Sarabia went the distance on the mound to sustain the loss for Naylor (4-3). All five runs were earned and he had three strikeouts and three walks.

Cody Jones hit a triple with two RBIs to pace the Eagles at the plate.


WP -- Hunter Curtis. LP -- Chase Sarabia. 3B -- Cody Jones (N). 2B -- Seth Jones (N). Multiple hits -- Advance: Jack Bailey 2-4, Jack Below 2-4, Gus Garner 3-4; Naylor: S. Jones 2-4.

Bell City 3, Oran 0

Jack Duenne drove in two runs as the Cubs came alive in the fifth inning to remain undefeated despite being outhit in the win at home over the Eagles.

Luke Nichols threw all but the last five pitches of the game and recorded 13 strikeouts and two walks to get the job done on the mound for Bell City (8-0).

Kaden Hargrove pitched 4 1/3 innings to be charged with the loss for Oran (7-2). He allowed three earned runs on five hits, struck out six batters and walked three.

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WP -- Luke Nichols. LP -- Kaden Hargrove. 2B -- Kole Simms (O). Multiple hits -- Bell City: Jeffrey Allen 2-2; Oran: Todd Priggel 2-3, Simms 2-3.

-- From staff reports

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