With the help of Dixon's four-base error and a home run from Sarah Hopson, the Lady Bulldogs (6-6) defeated the Twin Rivers Lady Royals on Thursday afternoon on a 4-3 final.
"From then on we executed," Sikeston head coach Tiffany Morgan said.
Sikeston's Sydney Davied executed as well as the Lady Bulldog's winning pitcher. Davied lasted all seven innings and allowed one earned run. The defense behind her had it's mishaps but made the plays when it counted.
"We had some errors but our defense held strong," said Morgan. "Sydney pitched a good game and the defense stepped up when it had to."
Including Hopson's home run, Sikeston had four hits and only left one runner stranded. Davied, who also added a triple at the plate, left eight Lady Royals on the base paths.
Madison Chaney had half of Sikeston's hits going 2-for-3.
Next up for Sikeston will be a trip to Jackson on Monday to take on the Lady Indians.
|Sikeston||201 100 0 -- 4|
|Twin Rivers||100 011 0 -- 3|
WP -- Sydney Davied. Mulitple hitters -- (S) Madison Chaney 2-3. 3B -- (S) Davied. HR -- (S) Sarah Hopson.
Scott City 9, Delta 8
SCOTT CITY -- The Scott City Lady Rams escaped the visiting Delta Lady Bobcats on Thursday afternoon 9-8.
Delta scored twice in the top of the seventh but Scott City's Becky Burger held strong in the circle and got the Lady Rams' ninth win of the season.
Alexis Spriggs, Lindsay Kern and Brittany Kiefer all chipped in with two hits apiece. Burger, Kiefer and Julie Holder all had doubles as well. Kiefer also had four RBI.
Next up for the Lady Rams will be the Jackson Invitational Tournament on Saturday when they play their first game against Lutheran South at 9:45 a.m.
|Delta||000 240 2 -- 8|
|Scott City||420 003 x -- 9|
WP -- Becky Burger. LP -- Myra Henson. Multiple hitters -- (D) Macey Parks 2-2, Megan Perry 2-3; (S) Alexis Spriggs 2-4, Lindsay Kern 2-4, Brittany Kiefer 2-2. 2B -- (D) Samantha Bartels; (S) Burger, Kiefer, Julie Holder.
Cape Central 9,
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team fell to Cape Central 9-0 on Thursday afternoon.
"Even though the varsity match count was lopsided, our No. 1 and 2 played a good doubles match and our No. 1 played well in singles also," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial.
Sikeston's No. 1, Jacarra Lampkin lost to Emma Segar 9-7 in singles and teamed with No. 2 Kelsey Dial, fell in their doubles match 8-6.
Cape Central won the junior varsity match 5-3.
"Our JV had their best match of the year with wins coming from Emma Ferrell, Kristin King and Alana Ellis," Dial said.
Sikeston will host the Sikeston Invitational on Saturday.
No. 1 -- Emma Segar (C) def. Jacarra Lampkin (S), 9-7
No. 2 -- Veronica Swingle (C) def. Kelsey Dial (S), 8-2
No. 3 -- Caroline Harding (C) def. Brooke Partridge (S), 8-0
No. 4 -- Morgan Crowell (C) def. Jessica Hutchcraft (S), 8-0
No. 5 -- Susanna Hayward (C) def. Bailey Coleman (S), 8-0
No. 6 -- Sarah Thornsberry (C) def. Geena Hooper (S), 8-1
No. 1 -- Swingle-Harding (C) def. Lampkin-Dial (S), 8-6
No. 2 -- Crowell-Segar (C) def. Partridge-Hutchcraft (S), 8-0
No. 3 -- Hayward-Thornsberry (C) def. Hooper-Coleman (S), 8-0
Junior Varsity singles
Emma Ferrell (S) def. M. Dodd (C), 6-2
Kristin King (S) def. C. Retter (C), 6-4
C. Limbaugh (C) def. Chelsea Milam (S), 6-2
Alana Ellis (S) def. A. Westbrook (C), 6-3
S. Messerelie (C) def. Kelly Braden (C), 6-2
Schnider/Tegal (C) def. Ferrell/King (S), 6-3
Olumey/Monia (C) def. C. MIlam/K. Braden (S), 6-0
Messereli/Limbaugh (C) def. Ellis/Braden 7-5
7th GRADE FOOTBALL
Sikeston 14, NMCC 8
NEW MADRID -- The Sikeston seventh grade football team defeated the New Madrid County Central Eagles 14-8 on Thursday night for their first win of the season.
The Bulldogs scored both of their touchdowns in the second quarter.
With five minutes to go in the first half, Earnest Fobbs scooted into the end zone on a 9-yard touchdown run. Fobbs, again found the end zone on a 2-point conversion following his score making it 8-0 Sikeston.
During the Bulldogs' second touchdown, Jaylen Mallory caught a 75-yard pass from quarterback Nathan Hampton with one minute left in the quarter giving Sikeston their 14-point cushion.
NMCC scored their lone touchdown with nine seconds remaining in regulation on a 3-yard touchdown pass.
Bloomfield 2, Scott City 1
BLOOMFIELD -- The Scott City Lady Rams (9-2-1) lost in three sets to the Bloomfield Lady Wildcats on Thursday night, 25-21, 24-26 and 19-25.
Junior Katie Hogan had a record high 30 kills in the loss while adding 14 digs. Mikah Simpson added 29 digs and eight kills while Sydney Short had 12 assists and 10 digs in Scott City's second loss of the year.
Bell City 3, Richland 1
BELL CITY -- The Bell City Cubs defeated Richland on Thursday night.
Bell City won the first game 25-17, dropped the second 26-24 and then swept the final two games 25-5, 25-17.