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Kelly rolls in home track meet; Scott Central beats state-ranked Bell City

Thursday, April 1, 2004

BENTON -- The Kelly boys track and field team took first place in a the five-team meet held in Benton Wednesday afternoon.

Kelly won 12 events on their way to scoring 156.5 points. Chaffee finished second with 58.5 with Saxony Lutheran 49,

Scott City 38 and Oran 37.

Tyson Glaser and Micheal Glastetter each won three events for Kelly. Glaser placed first in the triple jump (36'1"), pole vault (9'6") and long jump (19'5") while Glastetter won the mile (4:52), two mile (11:15) and 800 meter (2:12) runs.

Brooks Edmonds took first won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.70 and Joseph Kim placed first in the 400-meter dash (1:05.03). Nathan Lewer also placed first in the high jump (5'6").

Kelly also had three relay teams place first, the 4x800 (10:14); 4x200 (1:43.83) and 4x100 (49.35).

In the girls meet, Kelly placed second in the meet with 99 points trailing only Scott City's 104. Oran placed third with 36 points and Chaffee fourth with 16 points.

Brittany Ponder finished first in the 300-meter hurdles (101.83) while Sarah Lumley finished first in the pole vault.

Kelly also placed first in the 4x200 relay (2:14) and 4x100 relay (58.54).

BASEBALL

Scott Central 10, Bell City 4

BELL CITY -- The Scott Central Braves baseball team fought off the cold weather to defeat the No. 10 ranked team in Class 1 Bell City Cubs 10-4 Wednesday afternoon.

Playing their first game of the season, the Braves used a five-run fifth to put away the Cubs.

"This is the first time we've beaten them since I've been the coach here," said third-year head coach Marty Vines. "I'm real proud of the kids."

Daniel Hollman and Josh Woods each had two hits for the Braves. James Brown pitched four innings to earn the win while Hollman finished the last three innings for Scott Central.

Scott Central (1-0) will host Oran at 4 p.m. Friday.

Oran 20, Leopold 0

ORAN - The Oran Eagles exploded for 12 runs in the second inning to blow past Leopold 20-0 in five innings on Wednesday at Oran High School.

Eagle hurler Matt Seyer and relief pitcher Paul Bucher combined for a no-hitter. Seyer threw four innings in getting the win. One walk and one hit batter were his only mistakes. He struck out eight.

Bucher struck out the side in his one inning of work.

Seyer also went 4-for-5 with a triple, a home run and four RBIs.

Joey Williams went 2-3 with three RBIs while Austin Dumey went 2-3 with two RBIs.

Oran (3-0) will play at Scott Central on Friday at 4 p.m.

East Prairie 21, Bloomfield 3

EAST PRAIRIE - The Eagles improved to 5-0 on the season with the convincing home win against Bloomfield in five innings.

The Eagles scored five in the first, seven in the third and eight in the fourth to put the game away early.

Freshman Caleb Hatton was the winning pitcher, throwing two innings and allowing two unearned runs. He struck out two, walked one and allowed no hits.

Ryan Adams threw three innings and allowed one run off two hits and two walks. He struck out five.

Bent Walters had the big day at the plate, going 4-for-4 with an RBI. Jacob Poore went 2-4 with an RBI. Lamar Holdiness was 1-2 with three RBIs.

Kaleb Thurman, Preston Shoemaker and Adams each had one hit for the Eagles.

East Prairie will host Charleston at 4 p.m. today in a Scott-Mississippi Conference matchup.

Jackson 1, Hillsboro 0

HILLSBORO - Brandon Gendron hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning to give visiting Jackson a 1-0 win over Hillsboro on Wednesday.

Tyler Beussink picked up the win in relief after a strong performance by Jason Meystedt. Meystedt threw nine innings, allowed only two hits and struck out 15 for Jackson (2-1).

Notre Dame 10, Chaffee 0

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Lee Essner had two hits and two RBIs to pace Notre Dame's home win in five innings.

Jeremy Brinkmeyer pitched four innings, struck out eight, walked three and allowed just two hits for his first win.

Matt Wulfers had a triple and Jacob Essner and Tony Longman each had doubles for Notre Dame (3-2). Chaffee is 0-4.

SOFTBALL

Oran 8, Leopold 4

ORAN -- The Oran Lady Eagles softball team used a strong pitching performance from Hanna Seyer and key hitting to down Leopold 8-4 Wednesday afternoon.

Seyer threw all seven innings for Oran, giving up eight hits while walking eight and striking out eight.

At the plate, Wendy Eftink and Erica Dirnberger each collected three hits while Tori St. Cyn, Lexie Todt and Mandy Wood each had two hits.

"We came out and played really good defense," said Oran coach Travis Spayne. "It was a real solid win."

With the win, Oran moves to 1-1 on the season and will travel to Scott Central on Friday.

East Prairie 10, Bloomfield 5

EAST PRAIRIE -- The East Prairie Lady Eagles softball team came back from a 5-3 deficit to down Bloomfield 10-5 Wednesday afternoon.

The Lady Eagles used a five-run sixth to break a 5-5 tie and pushed their record to 2-2 on the season.

Molly Triplett led the Lady Eagles at the plate with three hits including two doubles, knocking in one run and stealing three bases. Talia Thurman, Lacy Tatum and Cynthia Cook each chipped in two hits apiece for East Prairie with Tatum collecting three RBIs.

Lidia Thomure went the distance for the Lady Eagles, holding Bloomfield scoreless after the second inning. She struck out four and walked four pitching all seven innings.

East Prairie will be back in action today when they host Charleston at 4 p.m.

Some information provided by the Southeast Missourian.