April 8, 2014
Jessica Coble scored a hat trick Tuesday night, and the Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers beat Battle 3-0 in Columbia.
The Lady Tigers (3-1) led 1-0 at halftime.
Goalkeeper Lydia Sharp made six saves, including a stop of a penalty kick.
S-C won the junior varsity match 10-0.
Smithton 9, Lincoln 0
Trenton White pitched a complete game shutout to lead the Smithton Tigers to a 9-0 win over Lincoln on Tuesday at Lincoln.
Corbin Mergen took the loss for Lincoln.
The Tigers jumped ahead with a run in the top of the first, then added two in the third, four in the fourth and two in the fifth.
Dane Apsher went 3 for 4 at the plate with a double. Damien Hendricks and Anthony Koeller drove in three runs each.
Tipton 22, Green Ridge 8
Big innings and eight Green Ridge errors helped Tipton beat the Tigers 22-8 in a Kaysinger Conference baseball game Tuesday in Green Ridge.
The Cardinals scored five in the first, four in the second, six in the fourth and seven in the fifth.
Green Ridge (3-4, 0-1) got on the board with a run in the first, then added two in the third, two more in the fourth and three in the fifth.
Zac Callahan went 3 for 4 at the plate for Green Ridge with a double and three RBIs. Connor Dillon went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.
Ryan Wood went 1 for 2 for the Cardinals with a home run and three walks. David Richardson went 4 for 5.
Tipton’s Logan Hirst pitched 2 2-3 innings for the win.
Callahan took the loss.
La Monte 9, Stover 1
Tristan Hackworth and Clayton DeMotte each hit home runs, De Motte’s a two-run shot, as La Monte beat Stover 9-1 in a Kaysinger Conference baseball game on Tuesday.
Seth Johnson pitched six innings for the Vikings (2-2, 1-1 Kaysinger), scattered seven hits and struck out 12.
Stover won the junior varsity game 6-5.
Cole Camp 10, Windsor 6
The Cole Camp Bluebirds scored four runs in the fifth inning in a 10-6 win over Windsor on Tuesday at Cole Camp.
The Bluebirds got a complete game from Connor Balke, who struck out 14 and walked three, allowing 10 hits and five earned runs.
Balke also led the way at the plate with a pair of doubles and a single. He and Brady Thiesen each drove in three runs in the game.
Josh Nichols started for Windsor, striking out six in 4 1-3 innings and giving up eight earned runs.
Trenton Johnson pitched 2-3 of an inning, allowing two walks and striking out two. Mason Briggs struck out all three Bluebirds he faced in the sixth.
Cole Camp’s Tyler Ward went 2 for 4, driving in a pair of runs with a single in the second. Koby Knievel went 3 for 3 and drew a walk.
Tanner Golden went 2 for 4 for the Greyhounds. Jake Gilmore went 2 for 2. Quinten Rainner went 2 for 3 with a double. Johnson drove in a pair of runs.
Cole Camp 10, Windsor 0
MacKenzie Gudde pitched a two-hit shutout Tuesday, and the Cole Camp Lady Bluebirds routed Windsor 10-0 in a Kaysinger Conference softball game at Cole Camp.
Gudde struck out six and walked one in five innings when the game was called because of the 10-run mercy rule.
Breanna Bowers was charged with the loss, yielding 10 runs on nine hits with four walks and three strikeouts in five innings.
Darian Burton and Elizabeth Craig, the fourth- and fifth-place batters, led the Cole Camp attack. Craig went 2 for 2 with a double and three runs scored. Burton went 2 for 3 with three runs scored.
The Lady Bluebirds scored two runs in the second, four in the third, three in the fifth and one in the fifth.
For Windsor, Bailey Rollins doubled to lead off the game, and Shelby Williams singled with two outs in the fourth.
Higginsville 5, Knob Noster 4
Knob Noster fell 5-4 to Higginsville in a Missouri River Valley Conference boys tennis meet on Tuesday in Knob Noster.
Kyle Zimmerschied and Cole Lankford won the No. 1 doubles match 8-6 over Kyle Taylor and Matt Gibson. Zimmerschied and Lankford each lost their singles matches, the first loss of the season for each.
Jared Yates beat Elijah Rhoad 8-5 at No. 3 singles. In No. 4 singles, John Abernathy beat Kyle Holcomb 7-5 in a tiebreaker.
Yates and Abernathy won the No. 2 doubles match 8-1.
“I think this is the most excited that I have ever been about a loss,” said Panthers coach Scott Maple. “We haven’t won anything in years against Higginsville, and to win four matches in one day is truly a victory. Every match, even the ones that don’t look close on paper, was competitive and entertaining.”
Knob Noster (5-1, 1-1 MRVC) will visit Lexington on Thursday.
TRACK AND FIELD
Higginsville Husker Relays
Smithton’s Isaac Calvert had a first- and second-place finish at the Husker Relays on Tuesday in Higginsville.
calvert won the 3200 with a time of 10:36. He was second in the 1600 with a time of 4:54.
Smithton will run Thursday at Versailles.
Smith-Cotton 7, O’Hara 2
Smith-Cotton’s boys tennis team beat O’Hara 7-2 Monday in Kansas City.
Andrew Tilley won his No. 1 singles match 9-7. Phoenix Painter won 8-1 in No. 2 singles. Matt Strouse won the No. 3 singles match 8-2. Aaron Walters won 8-4 at No. 4 singles. Jacob Hedrick won the No. 6 singles match 8-2.
Strouse and Walters won their doubles match 9-7, while Tilley and Painter lost in a tiebreaker 7-5. In No. 3 doubles, Hedrick and Blake Potts won 8-0.
Northwest 2, Crest Ridge 1, 9 innings
Northwest needed extra innings to beat Crest Ridge 2-1 on Monday in Hughesville.
Truman Leicher started and worked six innings for a no-decision. He allowed one earned run on one hit, walked three and struck out 10. Daniel Blaylock gave up no runs on one hit in relief. Chandler Crosswhite worked the final inning and got the win, allowing no runs and one hit.
Leicher went 2 for 3 at the plate with a run scored, a double, two walks and two stolen bases. Cortlen Austin went 2 for 5 with a double and an RBI.
Northwest (5-0) will visit New Franklin today.
Crest Ridge 14, Northwest 2
Northwest fell 14-2 to Crest Ridge at Hughesville on Monday.