SIKESTON -- Sikeston's girls soccer team was blanked by St. Vincent on Friday afternoon, 4-0. The Lady Bulldogs trailed just 1-0 at halftime, but gave up three goals in the second half.
St. Vincent entered the game ranked No. 14 in the state.
"I thought we did a really good job, holding a really good team to just one goal in the first half," said Sikeston coach Derrick Long. "Earlier in the year, we were getting beat 9-0 or 10-0 by much worse teams."
Beth Henneman scored St. Vincent's only goal in the first half, off an assist from Rachael Hadler at the 20-minute mark.
In the second half, Caitlin Hoeh scored at 47 minutes off an assist from Chelsie Brown. Hoeh scored again at 53 minutes off an assist from Joy Donze.
Vallerie Richardet scored the fourth goal at 68 minutes off a Brown assist.
St. Vincent outshot Sikeston 17-8. St. Vincent keeper Laura Grimaud had four saves while Sikeston's Audra Wooley finished with 13.
Sikeston (2-11) will host Cape Central on Tuesday at 4 p.m.
ORAN - Oran's baseball team picked up an impressive 15-6 win over Dexter on Friday afternoon.
The Eagles blasted five home runs in all, plating the 15 runs on 17 hits.
Tyler Cookson led the way, going 4-for-4 with two homers, a double and four RBIs. Patrick Friga was also 4-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Nathan Seyer was 2-for-4 with a homer and Joey Bickings was 2-for-4 with a homer, a double and four RBIs. Trevor Irwin was 1-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs.
Other hits came from Ryne Wood, Trey Graviett, Tyler Nelson and Garrett Roslen.
Wood pitched the first 2 1/3 innings for Oran, allowing four earned runs on six hits and one walk with one strikeout.
Tyler Nelson got the win in relief, giving up one earned run on four hits and three walks with six Ks.
Dexter's Cale Williams was charged with the loss.
At the plate, the Bearcats were led by Nolen Pixley, who was 3-for-3 with a homer and two RBIs.
Josh Miller was 2-for-4 with a homer and Matt Burnett was 1-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs. Other hits came from Willie Dooley, Brandon Miller, Mack Taylor and Tyler Grovenor.
Oran (14-2) will play at Bell City on Tuesday, while Dexter (12-7) plays host to Portageville on Monday at 4 p.m.
MARBLE HILL - Bell City's baseball team won its first two games in the Woodland Tournament on Friday, beating Meadow Heights 5-1 and Woodland 3-2.
Jack Daniels picked up the win against Meadow Heights, allowing one earned run on four hits and one walk with three strikeouts.
Darrell Bailey paced the Cubs at the plate, batting 1-for-2 with a home run. Zak McIntyre also provided one hit with three RBIs. Other hits came from Blaine Stewart and Daniels. Meadow Heights' Stadler was charged with the loss.
Ben Duncan picked up the win against Woodland, giving up one earned run on four hits and three walks with seven strikeouts.
Offensively, Ty Brown was 1-for-2 with an RBI-double and McIntyre was 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
Luke Johnson was charged with the loss. He also led Woodland at the plate, batting 2-for-3 with a double.
Bell City improved to 10-3 with the two victories.