CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Notre Dame error gave visiting Kelly the lead in the sixth inning in a SEMO Conference baseball game on Thursday, but a Kelly error in the seventh tied the game and helped lead to the winning run in the Bulldogs' 3-2 victory.
The game was a pitchers duel, with both starters going the distance. Notre Dame's Jeremy Brinkmeyer allowed just one earned run on six hits to improve to 4-0.
Kelly's Caleb Daughetee allowed just one run over the first six innings before committing a throwing error in the seventh that led to two runs. After Daughetee hit Josh Beussink with a pitch to start the seventh -- Daughetee hit three in all, including Beussink with the bases loaded in the fourth -- Daughetee threw the ball away on a sacrifice bunt from Derek Ressel, allowing pinch runner Mitch Glueck to score from first.
Jacob Essner followed with a single down the third base line for the game-
Essner and Shane Menz each had two hits for Notre Dame, which improved to 6-5 overall and 3-2 in the SEMO Conference
"Our pitchers are doing tremendous," Notre Dame coach Jeff Graviett said. "If we're not going to hit, we're going to have to keep manufacturing runs to win those close ballgames."
Daughetee led Kelly's offense with three hits. Kendal Deason added two hits, including a double.
Jason Meystedt allowed his only hit of the game in the seventh, as Jackson improved to 6-0 in SEMO Conference play with a road win.
Brandon Gendron provided the offense with a three-hit performance, which included a home run and three RBIs for the Indians (11-1). Rex Meyr added two hits.
Meystedt allowed two unearned runs, struck out six and walked four.
Bell City 7, Woodland 0
Cody Bailey struck out seven and allowed three hits in a complete-game win.
Nick Niemczyk had two hits for the Cubs (7-2).
Saxony Lutheran picked up a win in its opener at the Charleston Tournament.
Ryan Winkler pitched three innings for the win, and Peter Winningham struck out five batters in two innings for the save.
Kory Mueller had three hits for the Crusaders (5-2). Alex Jauch, Peter Winningham and Casey Petzoldt had two hits apiece.
Zach Kluesner shot a 1-under-par 34 to lead Central to a tri-meet win at Cape Girardeau Country Club.
Blake Driskell shot a 35, Kirk Lohmann shot a 38 and Sam Bornstein and Robert Kaverman shot 39s for the Tigers.
"That's very good for us," Central coach Dick Wadlington said of his team's 6-
over score. Ryan Mouser and Josh Wheeler each shot 39 for Jackson, and Alex Balsman and Taylor McDowell each carded 40s.
Scott City scored six runs in the sixth to put away visiting East Prairie.
Alana Newell led the Rams' 12-hit attack with a 2-for-2 performance.