MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Woodland volleyball tops Meadow Heights in three sets

Saxony Lutheran's Skyler Soto fires a shot at Kennett's Ashely Winson during a match Thursday afternoon in Kennett, Missouri.
Dustin Ward ~ Delta Dunklin Democrat

Addie Johnson posted a double-double with 20 kills and 11 digs as the Woodland volleyball team had to claw deep after dropping the first set to come back and down Meadow Heights in the 18-25, 25-17, 25-18 three-set thriller victory on the road Thursday in Patton, Mo.

Ally Whitener also notched a double-double with 23 assists and 10 digs for the Cardinals, who upped their record to 13-2-3. Kaitlyn Zajicek provided 19 assists for Woodland, which got eight kills and four blocks from Maddison Altenthal and 10 digs and six kills from Emma Brown.

Molly Conrad slammed seven kills and Gracie Cook added four kills to pace the Panthers, who fell to 6-12. Kylee Denman posted six assists and three digs for Meadow Heights, while Josey Wahlers finished with five service aces, five digs and two blocks. The Panthers are back in action Monday when they travel to Fredericktown.

Woodland returns to its home court on Monday when it will face Oak Ridge.

JV -- Woodland won 25-15, 25-22

Leopold 25 25, Zalma 16 10

Kyla Beel recorded a game-high 13 kills and served five aces to go along with her five digs as the Wildcats notched the conference road victory.

Beth Lincoln dished out 10 assists for Leopold (11-4-3, 3-0 Mississippi Valley Conference).

Zalma (5-9-2, 0-2) will look to bounce back today when the Bulldogs take on winless Puxico on the road.

Oak Ridge 25 25, East Prairie 15 16

Sophomore Paige Glueck once again led her team with 11 digs, seven kills and three assists in the straight-set triumph at home over the winless first-year Eagles.

Erin Urhahn nailed four kills and Sierra Woodall added two kills for Oak Ridge (9-7-2). Zoe Berry tallied 11 assists and four digs for the Blue Jays, while Bailey Urhahn notched eight digs.

East Prairie (0-13) will have another chance for victory Monday when the Eagles host Doniphan.

JV -- Oak Ridge won 25-14, 25-18

St. Vincent 25 21 25, Grandview (Hillsboro) 23 25 21

Junior Marissa Cooper put down 13 kills and had three digs as the Indians edged the Eagles in three sets to come away with the conference win in Hillsboro, Mo.

Senior Grace Schremp posted 11 digs, nine kills and two aces for St. Vincent (2-8-3, 2-1 JCAA Conference-Small Schools Division). Hannah Riney provided 16 assists and nine digs for the Indians, while freshman Macy Lukefahr nailed five kills.

Grandview fell to 6-4-3 overall and 0-3 in the conference.

JV -- Grandview (Hillsboro) won 08-25, 25-23, 15-10

Advance 25 25, Saxony Lutheran 04 13

The defending Class 1 state champion Hornets had no problems disposing of the Crusaders in the sweep on the road.

Advance (8-1) will travel to Dexter on Monday in what could determine the regular-season SCAA Conference championship as both the Hornets and Bearcats are undefeated in league play.

Saxony Lutheran (5-12-1) is at crosstown rival Jackson on Monday.

No additional information was provided.

Gateway Matchup Tournament

The Jackson volleyball team went 5-3 to finish second in Pool C at the Gateway City Matchup Tournament at Oakville High School in the suburban St. Louis area.

The Indians swept Lutheran South (25-16, 26-24) in their first game of the day but then went on to split with Kirkwood (25-21, 16-25), Washington (22-25, 25-23) and Incarnate Word Academy (25-23, 20-25).

Jackson (9-1-3) resumes tournament action at 9 a.m. Saturday against Timberland in the second round of the Gold Division Bracket.

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Notre Dame 10, Jackson 6

Grace Lemons blasted a home run, a double and drove in four runs to lead the Bulldogs in the road win over the Indians at Jackson City Park.

Hailey Kutz tossed six innings to earn the win for Notre Dame (16-3). She allowed six earned runs on 10 hits with two strikeouts and two walks. Brittany Porter pitched the final inning to get the save for the Bulldogs.

Karli Johnson went the distance in the circle and suffered the loss for Jackson (8-6). She surrendered eight earned runs, walked five batters and struck out three.

Ashlyn Prince smacked a home run and batted in two runs to pace the Indians.

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WP -- Hailey Kutz. LP -- Karli Johnson. HR -- Ashlyn Prince (J), Grace Lemons (ND). 2B -- Miranda Carnell (J), Miranda Ladson (J), Ainsley Burnett (ND), Halle Heuring (ND), Lemons (ND). Multiple hits -- Jackson: Morgan Conklin 2-3, Prince 3-4, Ainsley Watson 2-4; Notre Dame: Kristen Barwick 2-4, Burnett 2-4, Heuring 3-4, Lemons 2-5, Caroline Lochmann 2-3.

Jefferson (Festus) 9, Cape Central 5

Catie Davis hit a double to record the only extra-base hit of the game in the Tigers' loss to the Blue Jays on the road in Festus, Mo.

Elizabeth Turk pitched 3 1/3 innings and was tagged with the loss for Cape Girardeau Central (4-10). She gave up four earned runs on six hits, walked two batters and had no strikeouts.

Megan Payne picked up the complete-game win in the circle for Jefferson (6-6). She allowed two earned runs and recorded four strikeouts and two walks.

Catryn Cattoor doubled twice among her four hits and drove in four runs to lead the Blue Jays.

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WP -- Megan Payne. LP -- Elizabeth Turk. 2B -- Catie Davis (C), Catryn Cattoor (J) 2, Cameron Menke (J). Multiple hits -- Central: Davis 2-4; Jefferson (Festus): Cattoor 4-4, Abi Chipps 3-3.


Perryville 4, Saxony Lutheran 0

Dayton Strattman recorded two goals and one assists as the Pirates blanked the Crusaders on the road.

Austin Welk contributed one goal and one assist and Dillion Schlimpert sank the other goal for Perryville (11-2). Carson Adams and Jake Unterreiner provided one assist apiece for the Pirates.

Goalkeeper Ty Baudendistel had three saves to get the shutout.

Saxony Lutheran (5-6) will look to rebound Tuesday when the Crusaders host Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.

JV -- Saxony Lutheran won 1-0


Cape Central 8, Jackson 1

The host Tigers only dropped one match in their defeat of the Indians for the second time this season.

Alice Mansell was the lone victor for Jackson (7-9-1) in her singles match with Anita Kellum.

Cape Girardeau Central improved to 15-2. Both teams will be competing in the SEMO Conference Tournament today in Poplar Bluff.


No. 1 -- Alice Mansell (J) def. Anita Kellum (C) 8-6

No. 2 -- Maria Seidu-Sofo (C) def. Delaney Pipkin (J) 8-1

No. 3 -- Emily Ford (C) def. Mia Foote (J) 8-4

No. 4 -- Archna Sobti (C) def. Claire Abernathy (J) 8-3

No. 5 -- Megan Maxton (C) def. Marissa Buehler (J) 8-2

No. 6 -- Haley Brazel (C) def. Avery Ford (J) 8-2


No. 1 -- Kellum/Seidu-Sofo (C) def. Mansell/Foote (J) 8-4

No. 2 -- Ford/Maxton (C) def. Pipkin/Buehler (J) 8-3

No. 3 -- Sobti/Brazel (C) def. Abernathy/Ford (J) 8-1

JV -- Cape Central 5, Jackson 3

Kennett 8, Saxony Lutheran 1

Sydney Turner and Skyler Soto were the lone victors for the Crusaders in their doubles match as Saxony Lutheran suffered their first loss of its inaugural season.

Both team will open SEMO Conference Tournament action today at Poplar Bluff.


No. 1 -- Anelle Harris (K) def. Maddox Murphy (SL) 8-0

No. 2 -- Taylor Hufford (K) def. Sydney Turner (SL) 8-0

No. 3 -- Kam Jaco (K) def. Sydney Turner (SL) 8-2

No. 4 -- Audrey Phillips (K) def. Lindsay Baker (SL) 8-2

No. 5 -- Molly McClain (K) def. Rachel Howey (SL) 9-7

No. 6 -- Carley Winston (K) def. Skyler Soto (SL) 8-2


No. 1 -- Harris/Hufford (K) def. Murphy/Turner (SL) 8-5

No. 2 -- Jaco/Phillips (K) def. Howey/Baker (SL) 8-4

No. 3 -- Turner/Soto (SL) def. McClain/Winston (K) 8-4

JV -- Kennett 5, Saxony Lutheran 4

--From staff reports

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