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The Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers will compete in the Kickapoo Lady Chiefs Shootout soccer tournament this weekend in Springfield.

The Lady Tigers will open against Kickapoo in the Gold Division at 6 p.m. Friday at the Kickapoo High School grass field.

Kickapoo and S-C are polar opposites as far as playing experience. While Kickapoo (4-5) lost only one player from last year’s district championship squad, the Lady Tigers have relied on a group of freshmen led by Jessica Coble and Brianna Pollitt to start the season 4-1.

The other first-round matches pit Rockwood Summit (3-3-1) vs. Rock Bridge (2-3) at 4 p.m. at the KHS turf field, Glendale (7-1) vs. Rosati-Kain (0-5) at 4 p.m. at the KHS grass field, and Pattonville (4-6-1) vs. Nixa (6-1-1) at 6 p.m. at the KHS turf field.

If the Lady Tigers win Friday, they would meet the Rockwood Summit-Rock Bridge winner at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the KHS south field. If they lose, they would meet the loser of the game at 8 a.m. at the KHS turf field

The trophy games start at 1:15 p.m. Saturday with the seventh- and fifth-place games at Parkview High School and the KHS turf field, respectively. The third-place (KHS grass field) and championship (KHS turf field) are set for 3:30 p.m.

Weather report

All of Smith-Cotton High School’s sports activities set for Monday were called off because of the weather.

The Smith-Cotton Classic boys golf tournament was canceled.

The Lady Tigers soccer games at Warrensburg have been rescheduled for 4:30 p.m May 14 in Warrensburg.

No makeup dates have been announced for the baseball doubleheader against Center and boys tennis match against St. Pius X.


Kaysinger softball tournament

The Sacred Heart Gremlins went 0-2 in the Kaysinger Conference Softball Tournament held Saturday at Centennial Park.

Green Ridge beat the Gremlins 15-0 in the first round and Windsor beat them 19-18 in the second round.



Jefferson City 8, Smith-Cotton 1

The Smith-Cotton boys tennis team fell to Jefferson City 8-1 on Friday.

Andrew Tilley earned the Tigers’ lone win, beating Isaac Summers 8-4 in the No. 1 singles. Tilley and Phoenix Painter lost to Jack Hemeyer and Gerritt Murphy 8-6 in doubles.

In the No. 2 singles match, Painter fell to Murphy 8-2. Aaron Walters lost 8-2 in the No. 4 singles match to John Hadley. Walters and Matt Strause fell 8-2 in the No. 2 doubles match to Summers and Jude Steding.



Versailles Invitational

The Cole Camp girls and boys placed seventh and ninth, respectively, in the Versailles Invitational track and field meet held Thursday at Versailles.

Warsaw’s boys and girls were eighth. Tipton’s girls were 10th and boys were 12th. Smithton’s boys were 11th.

California won the boys meet, and Eldon won the girls competition. South Callaway was second in both.

Here are local athletes who earned top-eight finishes:


Cole Camp

Kaleena Logan won triple jump (35 feet, 1 inch), was third in the 100-meter dash (13.29), fourth in high jump (4-10) and fifth in the long jump (16-5).

Kelsey Palmer was fifth in 1600 (6:25.76) and sixth in the 800 (2:52.59)

Maddi Cook was seventh in the 400 (1:12.34) and in the high jump (4-6).

Meagan Hare was eighth in 300 hurdles (57.31)

Hare, Logan, Palmer and Cook were seventh in the 4x200 (2:09.46).


Hailey Koechner was fourth in shot put (29-11).

Kaitlin Hagerman was fifth in the 100 (13.38).

Jessica Bishop was seventh in the 300 hurdles (56.63) and tied for eighth in the high jump (4-4).

Heidi Sullivan tied for eighth in the high jump (4-4).

Baylee Hagerman, Kaitlin Hagerman, Paige Baker and Jenna Patten were fifth in 4x100 (55.78).

Baker, Patten, Reese Wood and Higgins were seventh in the 4x400 (5:00.8).


Jessica Kuykendall was second in the 3200 (13:43.04) and third in the 1600 (6:12.44).

McKenzie Riley was fifth in the 800 (2:51.87) and seventh in 1600 (6:26.37)

Emilee Proctor was sixth in the discus throw (85-3) and seventh in the shot put (28-9 1/2).

Amber Gillham was seventh in the 3200 (15:30.66).

Gillham, Ashlyn Yoder, Riley and Jessica Kuykendall were third in 4x800 (12.19.78).

Shyla Estes, Claudia Schmitz, Keyona Davis and Rickie Branson were seventh in 4x100 (58.2).

Alexis Smith, Ashley Kuykendall, Estes and Davis were eighth in the 4x200 (2:12.2).

Yoder, Schmitz, Branson and Jessica Kuykendall were eighth in the 4x400 (5:02.57).


Cole Camp

Drew Harms was third in the 200 (23.85), fourth in the 100 (11.66) and seventh in the long jump (18-11 1/2).

Mark Cooper was third in the 3200 (11:22.63) and fifth in the 1600 (5:10.03).

Keaton Denney was sixth in the 800 (2:19.5).

Tanner Harding was seventh in the high jump (5-8).

Austin Bendzen, John Haase, Harms and Brandon Thoennes were seventh in the 4x100 (49.28).


Isaac Calvert won the 1600 (4:58.75) and the 3200 (10:34.53).


Robert Ashbaugh was sixth in the 1600 (5:11.5).

Bobby Gutierrez, Tate Combs, Richard Capestro and Trysten Green were seventh in the 4x800 (11:23.67).

Dylan Becker, Seth Gibson, Tyler Pierson and Devin Davenport were seventh in the 4x200 (1:46).

Gibson, Becker, Gutierrez and Pierson were seventh in the 4x400 (4:06.34)


Austin Larsen was second in the 1600 (5:02.09) and the 3200 (10:54.04).

Michael Kephart was fifth in the 3200 (11:44.85).

Tim Jackson was seventh in the 800 (2:19.6).

Justin Bartley, Jackson, Austin Larsen and Jonathon Plybon were fourth in the 4x800 (9:37.3).

Plybon, Jesse Stantorf, Austin Steenburgen and Paul Derks were sixth in the 4x100 (49.19).

Bartley, Jackson, Mark Larsen and Stantorf were eighth in the 4x400 (4:09.68).

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