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SHS soccer blanked by Marion; Kelly outlasts Scott City baseball

Friday, April 29, 2005

SIKESTON - The Sikeston girls soccer team fell to 3-11-1 on the season when they were shutout by Marion on Thursday, 5-0.

Marion got two goals apiece from Amy Crabtree and Jessie Crabtree and a single goal from Britta Orso.

Sikeston was out-shot 18-5 with goalkeeper Audra Wooley recording 13 saves.

Sikeston's junior varsity won 1-0 on Caitlin Underwood's goal, assisted by Ashley Sexton.

Goalkeeper Hannah Moore provided the shutout with 14 saves.

Sikeston's JV is now 1-5.

Sikeston will play at Poplar Bluff on Monday at 5 p.m.

Kelly 3, Scott City 2

Kelly outlasted Scott City 3-2 in 10 innings in an opening round game of the SEMO Conference baseball tournament at Kelly on Thursday.

The Hawks, the eighth seed, led off the bottom of the 10th with a pair of walks, loaded the bases on an error, then got a game-winning hit from Kendal Deason by a five-man infield.

Kelly (6-6) starter Caleb Daughetee and Scott City reliever Ryan Modglin each had solid pitching performances.

Daughetee gave up two runs in 7 1/3 innings, while Modglin entered in the third inning and threw 6 1/3 innings of two-hit ball. Deason threw the final 2 2/3 innings for the win.

Scott City, the No. 9 seed, outhit the Hawks seven to three, but could only manage a pair of runs in the sixth. Kelly scored two unearned runs in the first inning to take the early lead.

Blake Dirnberger had two hits for the Rams (4-7). Kelly moves on to play at top-seeded Jackson today at 4 p.m. Scott City will play Saturday at 11 a.m. in a consolation bracket game.

The other opening round game between Chaffee and New Madrid County Central was postponed due to rain.

Chaffee will face NMCC at Sikeston today, with the winner to play No. 2 Sikeston immediately following the first game. Other tournament games today include No. 5 Poplar Bluff at No. 4 Notre Dame and No. 6 Dexter at No. 3 Central.

Meadow Heights 8, Scott County Central 4

Tyler Wagner had two hits and four RBIs in a road win. Brian Miinch struck out six in five innings for the win. Miinch allowed just three hits for the Panthers (6-6).

Dexter 151, Jackson 161

Josh Wheeler led Jackson with a 39 in the Indians' last event before the district tournament on Monday. Taylor McDowell shot a 40, and Gabe Sauer and Ryan Mouser each shot 41.

The New Madrid County Central boys track team won the Kennett Invitational on Wednesday.

NMCC scored 144 points to outdistance second-place Poplar Bluff with 112.5 and third-place Malden with 95.5.

NMCC's Jeffrey McFarland kept his season-long unblemished streak alive with wins in both the 100 and 200 meters.

McFarland captured the 100 at 10.69 seconds and improved his season best in the 200 with a time of 21.67. He also won the 400 and ran the anchor leg on the second-place 4 x 200 relay.

Also finishing first was the 4 x 400 relay team of James Bell, Eugene Cooper, David Craft and Sherman Newsome which ran a season best of 3:35.68.

Triple jumper Alandis Maxwell also had a season best of 42'-3" to win that event.

Other NMCC placers were:

4 x 800 -- David Craft, Deionte Farr, Markell Long, Laterrance Newsom.

4 x 200 -- James Bell, T.J. Bevly, Bruce Howard, McFarland.

4 x 100 -- Bell, Bevly, Eugene Cooper, S. Newsome.

400 -- Cooper.

300 hurdles -- Delanio Taylor.

Long jump -- Maxwell.

High jump -- S. Newsome, Newsom.

Discus -- Printice Willis.

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Southeast Missouri State University football team will conclude spring drills with a public scrimmage, on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Houck Stadium.

It will be an offense vs. defense situational scrimmage with a point system to determine whether the offense or defense wins the scrimmage.

"We've had a good spring, but there is still work to be done," said Southeast coach Tim Billings. "The situational scrimmage will help us determine how far we have come this spring on both sides of the ball. It will be our No. 1 offense vs. our No. 1 defense, so it should be very competitive. We will have Ohio Valley Conference officials so it will be a game-like atmosphere."

The public is invited to attend with no admission charged.

"If you're ready for some football, we hope you will come out Saturday evening," Billings said. "It should be a lot of fun."