Cole Camp’s Gudde pitches no-hitter

Democrat staff

April 15, 2014

Mackenzie Gudde pitched a no-hitter Tuesday, leading the Cole Camp Lady Bluebirds to a 2-1 win over Santa Fe in a nonconference softball game at Alma.

Gudde allowed one run with one walk and eight strikeouts in seven innings.

The Lady Bluebirds scored the tying run in the sixth and the winning run.

Miranda Goetz went 2 for 3 to lead Cole Camp’s seven-hit attack. Shelby Sprinkle and Elizabeth Craig each had RBIs for the Lady Bluebirds.

La Monte 9, Lincoln 2

The La Monte Lady Vikings scored eight runs on nine hits in the first inning Tuesday and rolled to a 9-2 win over Lincoln in a Kaysinger Conference softball game at La Monte.

Sandra Arroyo, Vada DeMotte, Tori Karigan, Brittany Green and Madison Harris each had two hits for the Lady Vikings.

Cathy Butts and Karigan had two RBIs each, and Katie Patrick stole two bases.

Harris was the winning pitcher. She allowed two runs — one earned — on five hits with one walk and three strikeouts in seven innings.

Windsor 12, Sacred Heart 7

Windsor beat Sacred Heart in a Kaysinger Conference softball game on Tuesday 12.7.

Sacred Heart will visit Santa Fe on Monday.

Windsor will visit Lincoln on Thursday.


Sacred Heart 14, Windsor 5

Garrett Strange homered, Caleb Tanguay had four hits and the Sacred Heart Gremlins beat Windsor 14-5 Tuesday in a Kaysinger Conference baseball game at Centennial Park.

Strange went 2 for 3 with two walks and five RBIs. He drove in two runs with a single in the first inning and hit a three-run homer in the second. Tanguay went 4 for 5 with a double and three RBIs.

Mason Kelchner went 2 for 3 with a double, two walks and four RBIs for the Gremlins, who improved to 10-0 overall and 4-0 in the conference.

Kolin Brace was the winning pitcher, yielding five runs — four earned — on seven hits and three walks with three strikeouts in five innings.

Cole Camp 7, Stover 0

Brady Theisen pitched a three-hitter Tuesday, and the Cole Camp Bluebirds beat Stover 7-0 in a Kaysinger Conference baseball game at Cole Camp.

Theisen struck out six and walked two in seven innings.

The Bluebirds won despite having only four hits. Stover issued eight walks and committed six errors.

Jordan French was charged with the loss, allowing seven runs — five earned — on four hits with nine strikeouts and eight walks in six innings.

Connor Balke, Koby Knievel, Tyler Ward and Zachary Craig had one hit and one RBI apiece for the Bluebirds. Craig’s hit was a double.

French doubled for Stover, and Colton Knierim and Michael White each singled.

La Monte 5, Lincoln 2

The La Monte Vikings scored four runs in the fifth inning Tuesday to beat Lincoln 5-2 in a Kaysinger Conference baseball game at La Monte.

The Vikings took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, but Lincoln scored twice in the top of the fifth to take a brief lead.

Freshman Ty Pool’s two-run single capped La Monte’s fifth-inning rally.

Seth Johnson was the winning pitcher, striking out six in seven innings. Connor Spunaugle was charged with the loss.

Tipton 11, Smithton 3

The Tipton Cardinals scored in every inning but the seventh and beat Smithton 11-3 on Tuesday in a Kaysinger Conference baseball game at Smithton.

The Cardinals (7-2, 3-0 Kaysinger) knocked out 15 hits in the game and held the Tigers to five.

Dylan Tate was the winning pitcher for Tipton. Trenton White took the loss for Smithton, which fell to 4-4 and 3-2.

After the two teams traded first-inning runs, the Cardinals scored three in the top of the second to take a 4-1 lead. Smithton scored one in the bottom of that inning before Tipton held them scoreless for the next three innings. The Cardinals added a run in the third, three in the fourth, one in the fifth and two in the sixth to take control. Smithton scored its final run in the sixth.

Jeffrey Bell went 2 for 3 at the plate for the Tigers, scoring two runs. Dane Apsher and Jordan Moore both drove in runs.


Sacred Heart takes 2nd

The Sacred Heart Gremlins placed second in a three-team boys golf match Tuesday at Eldon. The Gremlins carded a 190. Eldon shot 187, and Warsaw had 200.

Chase Grisham, of Eldon, was medalist with a 43. Sacred Heart’s Will Prenger was second with 44.

Chris Mergan’s 47, Michael Hohne’s 49 and Devin Grose’s 50 completed the Gremlins’ team score.