Quick hits: Lincoln captures Kaysinger Conference boys golf title

Democrat staff

Democrat staff

Boone Kroenke led the Lincoln Cardinals to a Kaysinger Conference Tournament victory Thursday at Cole Camp.

Boone shot a field-low 18-hole score of 73 (+2) as Lincoln finished with a team score of 329.

Lincoln’s Cody Gregory, Boone and Trevor Kroenke earned All-Conference honors, while Tyler Kroenke was named honorable mention.

Green Ridge’s golfer Peyton Needy was one stroke behind Boone Kroenke, also earning All-Conference honors.

Sacred Heart placed second in the tournament with a team score of 350.

Will Prenger led the Gremlins with an 81. Chris Mergen was three strokes behind at 84.

Jack Daughtery, who played baseball for Windsor later that afternoon, fired an 81 at the tournament.

Cole Camp followed with a 361, Tipton and Windsor tied for fourth at 368, Stover finished sixth at 384 and Smithton placed seventh with a 470 total.

Alex Pritzel shot a 79 for the Bluebirds. Caleb Self was three strokes behind his teammate at 82. Both were named All-Conference.

Tipton was led by Tristan Bolin, who shot a 78. Fellow Cardinal Brock Bookout fired a 90 and Daniel Bushjost finished with a 94.



Lincoln 329

Sacred Heart 350

Cole Camp 361

Tipton 368

Windsor 368

Stover 384

Smithton 470


Cole Camp: Alex Pritzel, Caleb Self; Green Ridge: Peyton Needy; Lincoln: Boone Kroenke, Trevor Kroenke, Cody Gregory; Sacred Heart: Will Prenger, Chris Mergen; Stover: Brendan Bauer; Tipton: Tristan Bolin, Brock Bookout; Windsor: Jack Daugherty.

Honorable Mention: Cole Camp: Zane Brandes; Lincoln: Tyler Kroenke; Sacred Heart: Logan Sunnarborg; Smithton: Tristan Westermier; Stover: Landon Thompson; Tipton: Daniel Bushjost; Windsor: Jonathon Astabie.


Cole Camp 11, Stover 7

The Bluebirds used three pitchers Thursday to overcome Stover 11-7 on the road.

Stover earned a 3-0 lead in the first inning, but found the game tied at five in the fourth inning.

Cole Camp scored one in the fourth, three in the sixth and two in the seventh.

Kendall Shearer was 1-3 at the plate with three RBIs and runs apiece.

Colton Johannes took the loss for Stover, allowing 11 runs on 11 hits. He struck out 14 batters and allowed three home runs.


Smithton 8, Green Ridge 0

Eric Culp struck out nine in an 11-0 shutout of Green Ridge Tuesday.

Smithton scored six runs in the seventh inning. Roman Boyko hit a 2-run double, followed by an Evan Breheim single. Breandon Hensley had a 2-run single in the inning.

Boyko had three extra-base hits on the game.


La Monte 6, Lincoln 5

The Lady Vikings overcame a 5-2 deficit going into the fifth by batting around for four runs.

Madison Harris earned the win and Sandra Arroyo picked up the save Thursday in a 6-5 home win over Lincoln.

Arroyo was 2-4 with a home run and stolen base.

Vada Demotte went 2-4 with two singles, two RBIs and a stolen base.



Osage 5, Smith-Cotton 4

Smith-Cotton dropped a match Thursday against Osage in what coach Rush Walters said was “one of the best matches that I have seen my boys play this season.”

In singles, David Cho defeated Jordan Wilson 8-6, Adam Schorning defeated Jacob Hedrick 8-0, Philip Kirby defeated Matthew Tilley 8-6, Roman Throwbridge defeated Mikhail Husyev 8-4, Ryan Hankings defeated Dylan Martin 8-5 and Keron Irwin defeated Austin Lanes 8-8 (6).

In doubles, Jordan Wilson and Adam Scorning defeated David Cho and Matthew Tilley 8-0, Philip Kirby and Roman Throwbridge defeated Jacob Hedrick and Mikhail Husyev 8-2 and Keron Irwin and Ryan Hankins defeated Dylan Martin and Austin Lanes 8-5.



Smith-Cotton boys first, girls second Tuesday at Laker Relays

The Smith-Cotton boys track team earned first place and the Lady Tigers 4×400 relay team set a school record Tuesday in the 2016 Laker Relays at Camdenton.

The boys scored 178.5 points, besting runner-up Waynesville’s 108 points.

Taking firsts for S-C were Roberto Ramirez in the javelin, Chance Johnson in the long jump, Keoni Hale in the high jump and triple jump, the 4×100 relay team (Alejandro Contreras, Zach Powell, Blaine Sarabia, Hale), the 4×400 relay team (Brinton Beard, Nathan White, Dmytro Matsko, Powell) and the 4×800 relay team (Alex Beard, Brinton Beard, George Gomez, White).

The Lady Tigers finished second, three points behind Waynesville. The S-C girls 4×400 relay team of Monique Grant, Saige Peterson, Mekeba Nash and Kristen Farrell won the event in a time of 4:13.02.

Other event winners for the Lady Tigers were Grant in the 100 meters and 200 meters, and Peterson in the 800 meters.

Other key performances for the Lady Tigers: Nash, second, girls 100 meters; Nash, second, girls 100-meter hurdles; Grace Edgar, fourth, girls 1600 meters; girls 4×100 meter relay (Nia Hawkins, Aliyah Mitchell, Elizabeth Valesa, Dennise Reyes), second; Nash, second, girls triple jump; Mikayla Gear, second, girls discus; Abby Ahern, fourth, girls shot put.

Other key performances for the Tigers: Sarabia, second, boys 100 meters; Charles Guier, second, boys 400 meters; Matsko, second, boys 800 meters; Logan Parham, fourth, boys 800 meters; Jose Fernando, third, boys 1600 meters; Alex Beard, second, boys 3200 meters, Abraham Fernando, third, boys 3200 meters; Corey Bond, second, boys 110-meter hurdles; Bond, third, 300-meter hurdles; Bond, fourth, boys long jump; Johnson, second, boys high jump; Jack Marsh, second, boys shot put; Carlton Homan, fourth, boys discus; Homan, fourth, boys javelin.

American Legion tryouts this weekend

The Sedalia Travelers American Legion Post 642 baseball team will host tryouts at Liberty Stadium/Dey Field 1 p.m. Sunday, April 17 for athletes 19 years or under.

For more information, call Jeff Mays at 660-620-1797 or Bill Dey at 660-826-5587

The Rick Ball Ford junior Legion tryouts will follow the senior Legion’s and is scheduled for about 3 p.m. Athletes born 1999 or after are eligible to try out. Contact Brent Hodge at 660-221-2039 for more information.

Coaches, please send stats and scores to [email protected]

Coaches, please send stats and scores to [email protected]

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