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Bulldogs pick up seventh shutout, softball falls on the road to Jackson

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

ANNA-JONESBORO, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team went on the road Tuesday defeating Anna-Jonesboro, Ill., 1-0.

Tyler McClinton scored the game's only goal in the 25th minute after an assist from Adam Johnson.

It's Sikeston's 7th shutout of the year.

"Overall, we played a good game," Sikeston head coach Doyle Noe said. "Anna's a solid team and it's tough to play them at their place. Our defense limited their chances and we outshot them by a good margin.

"It's a good win for us going forward."

Sikeston (8-3) will host Poplar Bluff Thursday in a varsity-only game that will start at 6 p.m. at the Sikeston Sports Complex.

SOFTBALL

Jackson 9, Sikeston 2

JACKSON -- Unable to overcome an early deficit, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell to the Jackson Lady Indians on Tuesday, 9-2.

Jackson scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the second and three more in the third to take a 5-0 lead.

Sikeston got on the board in the top of the fourth, but another four runs by the Lady Indians in their final two trips to the plate kept Sikeston out of contention.

The Lady Bulldogs rallied for one last run in the top of the seventh to make up the final.

Sikeston had seven hits in the contest to Jackson's 10.

Though they didn't have anyone with multiple hits, Maggie Shepherd had a home run and Madison Smith had a double.

Now at 5-7 on the season the Lady Bulldogs host Fredericktown today at 4 p.m.

Kelly 6, Poplar Bluff 1

POPLAR BLUFF -- Picking up their 13th win of the season, the Kelly Lady Hawks defeated the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules on Tuesday, 6-1.

Rallying for a pair of runs in the top of the third, Kelly took the early lead and jumped ahead 5-0 with three more runs in the fifth.

The Lady Mules got on the board with a run in the bottom of the fifth and Kelly scored once more in the seventh to make up the final.

Alexis Dock pitched four scoreless innings, allowing three hits and two walks while striking out two in a winning effort in the circle. Kristi Brucker closed things out and allowed one run in three innings. She gave up a hit and fanned two.

Leading the Lady Hawk's 13-hit effort, Jade Rampley went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles and two runs driven in. Samantha Ratledge, Morgan LeDure, Dock and Jessica Worth had two hits each for Kelly, including a double and two runs driven in by Worth.

Now at 13-1 on the season, the Lady Hawks will travel to Perryville to play the Lady Pirates today at 4 p.m.

Neelyville 5, Chaffee 4

NEELYVILLE -- The Red Devils surrendered four runs in the bottom of the seventh in a road loss.

The Red Devils committed two errors in the inning, and the game ended when the winning run scored on a two-out wild pitch.

Carleigh Burnett took the loss in relief of Kaitlin McFerron, who pitched the first six innings. McFerron allowed four hits, struck out three and walked one.

McFerron also had a two-run home run for the Red Devils (6-8), who also received two doubles from Adrienne Eichhorn and one double from both Cierra Crites and Mackenzie Chapman. Julia Sutterfield added two hits.

Saxony 3, Portageville 0

PORTAGEVILLE -- Saxony Lutheran scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to win on the road.

Natalie Schlimpert had a double, went 3 for 4 at the plate and struck out five in the circle to lead the Crusaders.

Abby Hadler chipped in with a double, while Grace Mirly added two hits for Saxony Lutheran (6-7).

VOLLEYBALL

NMCC 17-25-25, Cape Central 25-18-21

NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles defeated the Cape Central Lady Tigers at home Tuesday in three sets, 17-25-25, 25-18-21.

No other information was available at press time.

-Someof this information was obtained through the SEMO News Service.