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Bulldogs suffer tough loss in Perryville

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

sports@standard-democrat.com

PERRYVILLE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team lost a tough road game Monday in Perryville, 2-1 in overtime.

"It was a tough game," Sikeston head coach Doyle Noe said.

After the first half, both teams were scoreless. Perryville broke the tie at the 60th minute mark on a questionable hand ball inside the box, according to Noe, which Perryville made the penalty kick and the score 1-0.

Two minutes later, Sikeston responded with a goal by Adam Johnson assisted by Chase Baron.

Baron found Johnson with the pass and Johnson made the run towards the goal to tie the game.

"Chase made a great pass and Adam made a great run and had a good touch," said Noe. "He buried it."

Shortly after, Sikeston keeper Josh Hampton came up with a big save on another penalty kick to keep the game tied in regulation.

Perryville took advantage of a ball that Sikeston tried clearing several times, but ended up with it close to Hampton at goal. Five minutes into the first overtime, the Pirates hit the back of the net with the winning goal.

"When you play on the road against a good team like Perryville it's going to be tough," Noe said. "They had two penalty kicks and one of the them gave them their goal, but you've got to overcome that stuff on the road. Good teams can do that.

"We came up a bit short but I'm proud of Paul Hughes and our defense because they played great."

The junior varsity also lost, 3-1. Sikeston lone goal was scored by Layton Jones, who finished with a head ball, with the assist by Jared Boyd.

Sikeston (4-3) will host Cape Central tonight with the junior varsity starting at 5 p.m.

Their game with Notre Dame has been rescheduled for Thursday at the Sikeston Sports Complex also at 5 p.m.

SOFTBALL

St. Pius 9, Scott City 0

FESTUS -- The Scott City Lady Rams took a 9-0 loss to St. Pius X Monday in Festus.

St. Pius combined for 11 hits while holding Scott City to two in seven innings.

Scott City, who committed seven errors, was down by one run entering the bottom of the fourth.

St. Pius, who hit four triples and one double, erupted for five runs in the fourth to put the game away.

Scott City's Alexis Spriggs took the loss pitching 3 2/3 innings and striking out two.

Scott City's next game will be Wednesday when they host Oran at 4:30 p.m.

VOLLEYBALL

Dexter 25-25, Bloomfield 9-21

DEXTER -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats defeated the visiting Bloomfield Lady Wildcats in two sets, 25-9 and 25-21 Monday at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter.

Alyssa Spear led Dexter with 10 assists, five digs and three kills. Hannah Noe had seven kills and five assists, while both Shyann Jines and Paige Patterson added five kills apiece. Ashley Brown chipped in six digs.

Dexter will travel to Scott City tonight at 6 p.m. for their next match.

JV FOOTBALL

Sikeston 52, Dexter 0

SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity team picked up its second straight win to start the season on Monday with a 52-0 shutout of the visiting Dexter Bearcats.

Giving Sikeston a commanding 22-point lead after the first quarter, Marquez Newman broke off a 45-yard touchdown run just a few minutes into the contest and followed it up with an 8-yard score five minutes later.

It was on a Chase Davis 8-yard touchdown run with a minute left in the frame, followed by a successful 2-point run from Matt Price, that the Bulldogs moved ahead 22-0.

Continuing to add to their lead Sikeston's Jonathan Brewer returned a fumble 1-yard for a touchdown with seven minutes left in the half and Price scored on a 12-yard run at the 3:30 mark in the quarter.

The Bulldogs (2-0) moved ahead 46-0 entering the half when Dustin Oakes returned back-to-back interceptions for scores. His took his first pick back 65 yards to the end zone before scoring again on a 60-yard pick moments later.

Sikeston capped their strong outing with a 35-yard touchdown run from Davis in the third frame to make up the 52-0 final.

Freshman

Sikeston 42, Dexter 8

SIKESTON -- Holding the Dexter Bearcats to only one score on Monday, the Sikeston Bulldogs' freshman team picked up their first win of the season 42-8.

"We played with good intensity," Freshman coach Matt Johnson said. "I was pleased with the guys."

Sikeston quarterback Nathan Hampton threw for two touchdowns as well as ran for one. Running back Earnest Fobbs ran for two and Bajon Brannigan also scored.

Receivers Marlon Davis and Deterio Newman caught Hampton's touchdown passes.

Dexter scored their only touchdown late in the third quarter on a long touchdown pass.

Sikeston moves to 1-1 on the season.


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