MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Leopold volleyball team rallies past Dexter in three sets

Senior Kyla Beel hammered 24 kills and tallied 14 digs as the Leopold volleyball team rallied after dropping the first set to rebound and eke out a 21-25, 25-22, 25-23 victory over Dexter on Tuesday at Leopold High School.

Sophomore Paige Davis contributed 25 assists and eight digs for the Wildcats, who upped their record to 13-4-3 in their sixth consecutive win. Megan Retz finished with 13 digs for Leopold, which will likely have another challenging test on Friday when it comes to Cape Girardeau to battle Notre Dame.

It was the second defeat in as many nights to a Class 1 school for the Class 3 Bearcats, whose record dropped to 9-5-2 with the loss. Dexter will face another strong Class 1 squad next on Thursday when the Bearcats host Winona.

Perryville 12 25 25, Notre Dame 25 23 21

The Pirates rebounded after a drubbing in the first set to come back and take the following two sets in dramatic fashion to notch their 10th win of the season in the road victory over the Bulldogs that could have implications for seedings in the two teams’ district tournament.

Natalie Timpe recorded nine kills and Rylee McClintock put down seven kills to pace Notre Dame (11-3-2). Grace Landewee put up four blocks and Sarah Brennan dished out 28 assists for the Bulldogs, who got 17 digs from Maggie Eby.

Both teams will be competing in the Class 3 District 1 Tournament later this month in the playoffs.

Perryville (10-4-1) is at Saxony Lutheran on Thursday before it begins action in its own tournament on Saturday. No additional information was provided.

JV — Notre Dame won 25-14, 25-10

Freshmen — Perryville won 25-14, 28-26

Cape Central 25 25, Saxony Lutheran 20 21

Sophomore Ella Vogel was a force to be reckoned with at the net, hammering 10 kills and putting up six blocks as the Tigers upped their winning streak to four games with the sweep of the Crusaders on the road in Fruitland, Mo.

Emily Spinner dished out 11 assists for Cape Girardeau Central (12-3) and Morgan Hessenkemper notched 14 digs to pace the Tigers defensively.

It was the fourth-straight loss for Saxony Lutheran (5-14-1), which hosts Perryville on Thursday.

JV — Saxony Lutheran won 26-24, 20-25, 25-10

St. Vincent 21 25 25, Herculaneum 25 23 20

Grace Schremp recorded 13 digs, eight kills and seven service aces as the Indians managed to pull out the conference win over the Black Cats in the three-set thriller on the road.

Freshman Macy Lukefahr posted four kills and four blocks for St. Vincent (4-8-3, 3-1 JCAA Conference-Small Schools Division). Mollie Dobbelare chipped in six kills and six kills for the Indians, who conclude regular-season conference play tonight when they host Class 2 stalwart St. Pius X (Festus).

Herculaneum (3-11-2, 0-4) visists DeSoto on Thursday.

JV — Herculaneum won 25-20, 25-22

Scott City 25 25, Charleston 07 14

Jersey Black nailed nine kills to lead the Rams in the conference sweep of the Blue Jays on the road.

Sabrina Henson provided 13 assists and Carlie Estes notched 10 digs for Scott City (4-11, 2-1 SEMO South Conference). The Rams are back at home today for a rescheduled match with Sikeston from last week.

Charleston (2-11, 0-3) looks to bounce back on Thursday when the Blue Jays make the long drive north to Patton to take on Meadow Heights.

JV — Scott City won 25-12

Woodland 25 25, Bell City 09 11

Addie Johnson put down eight kills and Maddison Altenthal slammed five kills as the Cardinals obliterated the Cubs in the conference shellacking at home.

Emma Brown added five kills for Woodland (15-2-3, 3-0 SCAA Conference). Ally Whitener provided 11 assists for the Cardinals and Kaitlyn Zajicek contributed five assists.

It was the fourth-straight loss for Bell City (2-10-2, 1-4), which goes to Scott City on Thursday.

South Iron 25 25, Marquand-Zion 05 12

The Tigers were left still searching for their first win with the loss to the Panthers on the road in Annapolis, Mo.

Marquand-Zion (0-6) will try to get a taste of victory on Thursday when the Tigers welcome St. Paul Lutheran (Farmington) to town.

South Iron (13-5-1) hosts Black River League Conference nemesis Lesterville on Thursday.

No additional information was provided.


Jackson 14, Windsor (Imperial) 4

Abby Gates hit a double and batted in three runs as the Indians picked up a vengeful victory over the Owls in the six-inning triumph on the road in Imperial, Mo.

Karli Johnson hurled a whole game to get the win for Jackson (12-8). All four runs were unearned and she tallied 10 strikeouts and two walks.

Reagan Poe pitched 1 1/3 innings to suffer the loss for Windsor (10-11). She gave up eight runs (seven earned) on six hits and walked three batters.

The Indians had lost to the Owls 10-9 on a walk-off in the third-place game of the Jackson Invitational Tournament on Saturday.


WP — Karli Johnson. LP — Reagan Poe. 2B — Abby Gates (J), Piper Montgomery (W). Multiple hits — Jackson: Sierra Burch 2-4, Alli Gartman 3-4; Windsor: Emma Pouvaranukoah 2-3.

Notre Dame 16, Cape Central 0

Kadi Dohogne blasted a double and scored three runs as the Bulldogs notched their 20th win of the season and trounced the Tigers for the third time this season in the five-inning conference romp.

Hailey Kutz tossed four innings to get the win for Notre Dame (20-4, 7-0 SEMO Conference). She scattered two hits and had four strikeouts.

Valerie Greenley was the losing pitcher for Cape Girardeau Central (7-13, 0-6). She threw three innings and allowed eight runs (five earned) on seven hits with two walks and no strikeouts.

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WP — Hailey Kutz. LP — Valerie Greenley. 2B — Ainsley Burnett (ND), Kadi Dohogne (ND), Audrey LeGrand (ND). Multiple hits — Notre Dame: Kristen Barwick 2-3, Riley Burger 2-3, Burnett 3-3.

Farmington 11, Kelly 1

The Hawks could only muster two hits and fell in five innings to the Knightettes in the conference loss at Benton, Mo.

Kelly Ivy pitched two innings to be charged with the loss for Kelly (13-9, 2-3 SEMO Conference). She surrendered seven earned runs on eight hits, walked two batters and struck out one.

Jocelyn Cunningham went the distance in the circle to get the win for Farmington (14-7, 4-2). The one run was unearned and she recorded six strikeouts and no walks.

MacKenna LaChance doubled and drove in four runs to propel the Knightettes at the plate.


WP — Jocelyn Cunningham. LP — Kelly Ivy. 3B — Abby Robbins (F). 2B — MacKenna LaChance (F). Multiple hits — Farmington: LaChance 2-3, Robbins 2-3, Abby Vaugh 2-2.

Van Buren 9, Chaffee 3

Five Chaffee players went 2-for-4 at the plate as a sluggish start doomed the Red Devils in their loss to the Bulldogs on the road.

Lauren Wagoner tossed five innings to sustain the loss for Chaffee (3-12). She allowed seven runs (two earned) on nine hits with two strikeouts and two walks.

Hailie Hampton went the distance in the circle to earn the win for Van Buren (6-10). She gave up one earned run and recorded five strikeouts and one walk.

Amber McElhaney produced a double that would be the only extra-base hit of the game.

The Red Devils defeated the Bulldogs 11-4 earlier in the season on Sept. 19.

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WP — Hailie Hampton. LP — Lauren Wagoner. 2B — Amber McElhaney (VB). Multiple hits — Chaffee: Kaya Carroll 2-4, Baylee Elfrink 2-4, Wagoner 2-4, Jayden Welch 2-4, Lilly Wessel 2-4; Van Buren: Scarlett Alcorn 2-3, Kirsten Barrett 3-4, McElhaney 2-4, Paige Underwood 2-3.

Perryville 17, Saxony Lutheran 0

Kaylin Rose Schuessler hit a double and scored three runs as the Pirates only needed three innings to crush the winless Crusaders at home.

Makayla Brown pitched two innings and recorded four strikeouts to come away with the win for Perryville (12-8).

Bryanna Hale went 1 1/3 innings in the circle to be marked with the loss for Saxony Lutheran (0-13). She relinquished 13 runs (10 earned) on eight hits, walked three batters and had no strikeouts.

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WP — Makayla Brown. LP — Bryanna Hale. 2B — Makayla Burns (P), Kaylin Rose Schuessler (P). Multiple hits — Perryville: Brown 2-3, Burns 2-2, Kyla Laurentius 2-2, Schuessler 2-2.


Jackson 166, Notre Dame 206, Ste. Genevieve 213

It was dιjΰ vu all over as the Indians downed the Bulldogs and Dragons for the second time in as many days, this time at the Cape Girardeau Country Club.

Kaydi Rhodes carded a two-over-par 37 to earn the medalist honors for Jackson.

JACKSON (166) — Kaydi Rhodes 37, Taryn Overstreet 38, Ella Overstreet 40, Jacie Pattengill 51

NOTRE DAME (206) — Paige Compardo 43, Shannon Eftink 49, Elisabeth Seabaugh 53, Alice Burge 61

STE. GENEVIEVE (213) — Josie Geisner 49, Brooke Turner 54, Bella Burton 55, Cami Grass 55


Notre Dame 9, Dexter 0

The Bulldogs did not drop a single match to notch their 10th win of the season and kept their flawless duals record intact.

Claire Southard and Megan Gullette helped Notre Dame (10-0) remain unbeaten with their singles victories, both of which were won by flawless scores of 8-0. They also teamed up to win their doubles match 8-2.


No. 1 -- Claire Bruenderman (ND) def. Courtney Northcutt 8-4

No. 2 -- Claire Southard (ND) def. Kyla Propst 8-0

No. 3 -- Megan Gullette (ND) def. Jaden Cato 8-0

No. 4 -- Anna Grace Stroup (ND) def. Makenna Rodgers 8-0

No. 5 -- Amina Hussein (ND) def. Maci Comfort 8-4

No. 6 -- Emma Marshall (ND) def. Natalie Sells 8-1


No. 1 -- Bruenderman/Stroup (ND) def. Northcutt/Propst 8-2

No. 2 -- Southard/Gullette (ND) def. Cato/Rodgers 8-2

No. 3 -- Hussein/Marshall (ND) def. Comfort/Hannah Frazier 8-1


Perryville 8, DeSoto 0

Dayton Strattman recorded two goals and one assist as the Pirates sailed to their fifth consecutive victory in the conference win over the Dragons on the road.

Trevor Schnurbusch contributed one goal and three assists for Perryville (12-2, 3-0 JCAA Conference), which scored four goals in each half en route to victory. Colby Hager, Hunter Pritchard and Austin Welk contributed one goal and one assist apiece for the Pirates, who got an additional assist from Jake Unterreiner. Ethan Hadler and Stanley Volansky scored the other goals for the victors.

Goalkeeper Ty Baudendistel went a full 80 minutes with no saves to get the shutout.

Goalkeepers Zach Keck (56) and Hunter Guertzgen (24) combined at the post also with no saves to pace DeSoto (3-6, 0-2).

Cape Central 10, Poplar Bluff 3

Seniors Kaya Newkirk and Zachary Moore each had a hat trick as the Tigers upended the Mules for the third time so far this season.

T.K. Ayers, Trent Berck and Zac Mattison added goals for Cape Girardeau Central (8-2-1). The Tigers are back in action on Saturday when they face off against St. Charles West at home.

Poplar Bluff dropped to 2-13 with the loss and has a week’s hiatus from the field until it hosts Notre Dame on October 8.

Jackson 8, Sikeston 0

The Indians had no problems handling the winless Bulldogs to come away with the conference shutout on the road.

Jackson (7-2-2, 3-0 SEMO Conference) will have another chance to add another win to its conference record on Saturday when the Indians travel north to Farmington (1-7, 0-2).

Sikeston (0-17, 0-5) is off the field for over a week and returns to action on October 10 when the Bulldogs host North County.

No additional information was provided.

Saxony Lutheran 5, Anna-Jonesboro (Ill.) 0

Mason Dunn netted a hat-trick as the Crusaders cruised to the win at home over the Wildcats.

Jace Boland assisted on two of Dunn's three goals while also adding a goal as the duo got Saxony Lutheran (6-6) back to .500. Mike Hasz scored the other goal for the Crusaders while Max Richey, Matt Wydra and Kory Siebert provided assists.

Anna-Jonesboro dropped to 7-4-3 with the loss.

-- From staff reports

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