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DeWitt provides only SHS victory

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

JACKSON -- No. 1 singles competitor Jenni DeWitt turned in the only win for the Sikeston High School varsity girls tennis team, which lost at Jackson 8-1 on Monday.

DeWitt was an 8-1 victor against Jackson No. 1 competitor Erinne Haff.

The rest of the Lady Bulldogs were defeated in singles play. No. 2 Megan Underhill lost to Chelsea Jones 0-8, No. 3 Hannah Moore was defeated by Maura Neader 0-8, No. 4 Caroline Murray fell against Ellyn Beil 2-8, No. 5 Danielle Ahlfield was beaten by Alison Keiper 3-8 and No. 6 Jaccara Lampkin suffered an 0-8 shutout to Rachel Batz.

All three Sikeston doubles teams lost their matches. Haff and Biel upset No. 1 DeWitt and Underhill 9-7, Neader and Keiper topped No. 2 Moore and Ahlfield 8-2 and Jones and Batz blanked No. 3 Murray and Lampkin.

At the junior varsity level, Andrea Penzel recorded an 8-2 win over Sikeston's Mallorie Collins.

Sikeston (0-3 overall) will be at Dexter in dual meet Wednesday.


Fredericktown 11,

Sikeston 0 (6 innings)

FREDERICKTOWN -- The Sikeston High School varsity softball team managed five hits during an 11-0 loss at Fredericktown in six innings on Monday.

Mary Deason had the Lady Bulldogs' only extra-base hit -- a double. Kayla Scherer. Kaitlyn Turnbow, Sarah Hopson and Kelsie Cooper each added a single for the Sikeston attack.

With the game a scoreless tie after 2 1/2 innings, Fredericktown erupted with five runs in its third inning. The Ladycats pushed across a single tally in their fifth before scoring five more runs in the sixth to end the game.

Hopson pitched 5 1/3 innings for Sikeston, which fell to 0-4 overall. Of the 11 runs Hopson allowed, only one run was earned. She added three strikeouts and two walks.

"We started out well, but we couldn't handle their bunts," Sikeston coach Tiffany King said.

Sikeston is back in action at 4 p.m. today at Chaffee.