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SHS J.V. fends off Cape

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Sikeston's Vince Howard stiff-arms a Cape Central defender.
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston junior varsity football team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 20-7 victory against Cape Central's J.V. team at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium on Monday.

Sikeston raced out to a 14-0 halftime lead and withstood a Cape Central rally in the second half.

Vince Howard got the Bulldogs on the board early with a 4-yard touchdown run. Charlie Bohannon then found Demetrius Jackson for the two-point conversion to lead 8-0.

Howard then scored from 17 yards out to push the Bulldog lead to 14-0.

Cape Central drove deep into Bulldog territory late in the half but Courvirseya Strickland intercepted a pass to thwart the scoring drive.

Cape Central scored in the third quarter to cut the lead to 14-7, but Sikeston put the final nail in the coffin in the fourth quarter when Bohannon took the quarterback sneak in for the touchdown from 19 yards out with three minutes left.

Howard intercepted a pass later in the quarter to help seal the victory.

Sikeston's junior varsity will host Blytheville next Monday at 6:30 p.m.

SIKESTON -- The Sikeston 8th grade football team improved to 1-1 on the season with a 22-16 victory against Kennett on Saturday.

Sikeston led 14-0 in the game only to see Kennett eventually take a 16-14 lead in the third quarter.

Sikeston responded with a touchdown in the fourth quarter to pull out the come from behind victory.

Ray Clark got Sikeston's scoring going with a 60-yard touchdown run. Sam Erwin then found Janiel Hatchett for the two-point conversion pass.

Darryl Howard then added a 65-yard touchdown run to give Sikeston a 14-0 lead.

In the fourth quarter, after Kennett had snatched the lead, Erwin hit Hatchett for a 15-yard scoring pass with 1:30 left. Howard ran in the two-point conversion for some insurance.

"I thought our kids showed great character on coming back after Kennett went a head," said Sikeston coach Steve Bays. "They kept fighting and showed us something, and they proved to themselves that they can come back and win. We're just trying to get better each week."

In the B game, Sikeston and Kennett tied 6-6 in just a half of action. Quentin Washington scored Sikeston's touchdown on a 45-yard jaunt.

The B team is now 1-0-1 on the season.

Sikeston's 8th grade team will be back in action on Thursday when they host Charleston at 5 p.m. The freshman team will play immediately afterwards.

BLOOMFIELD - The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team traveled to Bloomfield on Monday night and defeated the Lady Wildcats in two sets 26

-24 and 25-10.

"At one point in the first set," said Sikeston head coach Steven Beydler, "we were down 21-12 and the girls rallied to win 26-24. We have been up and down this season but tonight we pulled together and came back strong. We continued our excellent play in the second set and they could not recover."

Martika Davis led the Lady Bulldogs in kills with eight while Destinee Walker, Quinn Kaiser and Rachel Beydler each had two.

Kaiser led Sikeston with eight digs, two blocks and two service aces.

Beydler dished out 13 assists to lead the team and had 12 service winners to catapult the Lady Bulldogs.

Sikeston (8-6) hosts Jackson today at 6 p.m.

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Here are the results from Kelly's cross country meet held at Cape Central High School on Saturday.

In the junior high division, Kevin Tew placed eighth with 10:10 and Megan Wheeler placed sixth with 12:06.

In the junior varsity division, the boys team placed fifth with 164 points. Placing for Kelly in the 3.1 mile race were: Mike Warren placed 11th with 20:

45; Brett Harper placed 14th with 20:54; Sam Nelson placed 32nd with 22:19; Dalton Miller placed 30th with 22:14; Patrick Moore placed 77th with 26:47; Nathan Burford placed 78th with 27:21.

Tara Johnson placed 19th in the varsity girls division with 23:32.

In the boys varsity division, freshman Cody Kern placed 10th with 18:22. Josh Rogers placed 21st with 19:00.

"Over half our team medaled -- overall I felt the team looked strong," said Kelly coach Kendra Evans.