MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Jackson volleyball slips past Rebels
Jackson squeaked out a 28-26, 22-25, 25-21 volleyball road victory over Park Hills Central on Monday.
It could hardly get much closer as only three total points separated the teams. Mia Trankler and Haley Quatmann were menaces at the net all night for the Indians, who improved to 7-1. Trankler finished with six kills and a team-leading eight blocks, while Quatmann ended up with five kills and five blocks. Olivia Ward led Jackson with eight kills, and Katelyn had a team-high 12 digs.
Park Hills Central improved to 10-2-2.
The Indians will try to carry the momentum into today's home match against Sikeston when the Indians play for the conference championship.
JV -- Jackson won 25-18, 25-19
Leopold 23 25 25 Meadow Hts. 25 12 19
Kyla Beel and Paige Davis were a dynamic duo in leading the Wildcats to a come-from-behind win at home over the Panthers.
Beel finished the game with 25 kills, nine digs, two blocks and two aces. Davis had 30 assists, five kills and two aces. Meadow Heights (6-10) was led by Makayla Smith (13 digs) and Josey Wahlers (three kills, three blocks).
Leopold (9-4-3) will travel to Bell City tonight to take on the Cubs. The Panthers will head to South Iron for a matchup with the Panthers.
Dexter 25 22 25 Woodland 17 25 21
The Cardinals (11-2-3) gave the Bearcats (7-3-2) a run for their money but ultimately lost on the road in three sets.
Woodland had two players reach double digits in assists, with Kaitlyn Zajicek leading the team with 12 and Ally Whitener finishing with 10. Addie Johnson and Emma Brown tied for the team lead with seven kills apiece.
The Cardinals will visit Cape Girardeau Central today.
JV -- Dexter won 25-21, 20-25, 15-6
Saxony Lutheran 25 25 Oak Ridge 21 13
The Blue Jays were no match for the Crusaders at home, falling in straight sets.
Bailey Urhahn had a solid defensive game in the losing effort, finishing with a team-high 14 digs. Paige Glueck pitched in five kills and 10 digs.
Oak Ridge (8-7-2) will host East Prairie on Thursday. Saxony Lutheran heads to Ste. Genevieve on Wednesday to face the Dragons.
SOFTBALL Notre Dame 15, Sikeston 2
Riley Burger and Kadi Dohogne each homered to lead Notre Dame (14-3) to a five-inning, run-rule victory over Sikeston.
Grace Lemons and Ashley Carrow each added a double and three RBIs as the Bulldogs scored in every inning.
Notre Dame will look to pick up its 15th win of the season Wednesday when they host Festus.
WP -- Hailey Kutz. LP -- Nayla Bonner. HR -- Riley Burger (ND), Kadi Dohogne (ND). 2B -- Ashley Carrow (ND), Grace Lemons (ND). Multiple hits -- Notre Dame: Halle Heuring 2-3, Kristen Barwick 2-3, Lemons 2-3.
Kelly 9, Chaffee 3
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The Red Devils committed six errors in a six-run road loss to the Hawks.
Jayden Welch took the loss for Chaffee (2-10), but only two of the nine runs she gave up were earned.
The Red Devils will take on Saxony Lutheran today at home.
WP -- Kelly Ivy. LP -- Jayden Welch. 3B -- Lilly Wessel (C). Multiple hits -- Kelly: Kelly Ivy 2-3.
Cape Central 8, Mehlville 1
The Tigers nearly shut out the Panthers on the way to a home victory.
Archna Sobti and Haley Brazel combined to only lose two games in three matches as they picked up three of Cape Central's eight wins.
Cape Central (13-2) will go for its fifth straight victory Wednesday at home against Kennett.
No, 1 -- Madison Riek (M) def. Anita Kellum 8-4
No. 2 -- Maria Seidu-Sofo (CC) def. Gabrielle Kittinger 8-3
No. 3 -- Emily Ford (CC) def. Haley Guliano 8-6
No. 4 -- Archna Sobti (CC) def. Rebecca Roungon 8-1
No. 5 -- Megan Maxton (CC) def. Mary Bullari 8-1
No. 6 -- Haley Brazel (CC) def. Kylie Vanacek 8-1
No. 1 -- Kellum-Seidu-Sofo (CC) def. Riek-Kittinger 8-3
No. 2 -- Ford-Maxton (CC) def. Guliano-Johnson 8-2
No. 3 -- Sobti-Brazel (CC) def. Bullari-Vanacek 8-0
JV -- Cape Central won 8-0
Notre Dame 121, Jackson 66, Saxony Lutheran 15
The Bulldogs won nine of the 12 events at the tri-meet, picking up a lopsided win over the Indians and Crusaders.
Nicholas Hux led the way for Notre Dame with individual victories in the 200 individual medley and 100 freestyle and swimming a leg on the victorious 200 medley relay. Brayden Walters was a bright spot for Jackson, winning the 200 frestyle and 100 backstroke.
200 Medley Relay -- 1. Notre Dame (Drew Barber, Joey LeGrand, Conner Hux, Nick Landewe) 1:51.97; 2. Notre Dame (Trey James, Brock Hulshof, Trent Pruden, Noel Keran) 2:03.19; 3. Jackson (Kelton Horrell, Trent Paullus, Lucas Kincy, Jake Shelton) 2:19.24.
200 Freestyle -- 1. Brayden Walters (J) 1:58.10; 2. Caleb LeGrand (ND) 2:06.21; 3. Liam Arnzen (ND) 2:12.94.
200 Individual Medley -- 1. Nicholas Hux (ND) 2:16.71; 2. Paullus (J) 2:26.21; 3. Hulshof (ND) 2:31.03.
50 Freestyle -- 1. Landewe (ND) 24.62; 2. Arnzen (ND) 26.10; 3. Kincy (J) 29.51.
Diving -- 1. Eli Kyle (J) 360.05; 2. Caleb Burgard (J) 346.20.
100 Butterfly -- 1. Barber (ND) 58.62; 2. C. Hux (ND) 1:01.00; 3. Cody Griggs (SL) 1:03.96.
100 Freestyle -- 1. N. Hux (ND) 52.84; 2. Landewe (ND) 55.72; 3. Joshua Wydra (SL) 57.02.
500 Freestyle -- 1. C. LeGrand (ND) 5:57.94; 2. Jack Klueppel (ND) 6:15.22; 3. Shelton (J) 6:39.25
200 Freestyle Relay -- 1. Notre Dame (Hulshof, Patrick Hodges, Pruden, C. LeGrand) 1:45.31.
100 Backstroke -- 1. Walters (J) 1:00.21; 2. Keran (ND) 1:06.36; 3. J. Klueppel (ND) 1:12.53.
100 Breaststroke -- 1. J. LeGrand (ND) 1:11.34; 2. Vincent Klueppel (ND) 1:25.01; 3. Griggs (SL) 1:26.26.
400 Freestyle Relay -- 1. Notre Dame (N. Hux, Keran, Landewe, Barber) 3:44.39; 2. Notre Dame (Arnzen, Hulshof, Pruden, C. LeGrand) 4:04.94; 3. Jackson (Walters, Kincy, Shelton, Paullus) 4:20.50.
Saxony Lutheran 3, Sikeston 2
The Crusaders eked out a one-goal win on the road to keep the Bulldogs winless.
DJ Dryer, Paul Adams and Mason Dunn scored goals for Saxony Lutheran (5-5), and Paul Kaufmann, Jace Boland and Ty Miller had assists.
The Crusaders will look to get above .500 when they take on Perryville at home Thursday.
--From staff reports