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Thursday Roundup: Lady Cats edge Farmington; NC, Potosi tennis teams roll

FREDERICKTOWN – Clara Basden and Nina Lewis joined their respective doubles partners for crucial wins, then prevailed again during singles action for Fredericktown on Thursday.

Becca Bell added a necessary third singles tally to give the Lady Cats an overall 5-4 home victory over conference tennis rival Farmington.

Lewis teamed with Haley Tucker to triumph 8-4, and No. 1 pairing Emiley Geen and Basden rolled to an 8-0 outcome. Lewis also completed a singles shutout for Fredericktown (2-1, 1-1).

Addison Brenneke remained unbeaten through three matches in both No. 5 singles and No. 3 doubles competition for Farmington (1-2, 0-2) alongside Peyton Cleve.

Atop the singles rankings, Eva Guzman edged Geen 8-6 and Macie Coleman clipped Dani West 9-7 in favor of the Knights. Brenneke easily won 8-0.

Singles Results:

  1. Eva Guzman (FA) def. Emiley Geen, 8-6
  2. Macie Coleman (FA) def. Dani West 9-7
  3. Clara Basden (FR) def. Kalei Davis, 8-4
  4. Nina Lewis (FR) def. Cadence Pegram, 8-0
  5. Addison Brenneke (FA) def. Haley Tucker, 8-0
  6. Becca Bell (FR) def. Mallory Felker, 8-4

Doubles Results:

  1. Geen/Basden (FR) def. Guzman/Coleman, 8-0
  2. Lewis/Tucker (FR) def. Davis/Pegram, 8-4
  3. Brenneke/Cleve (FA) def. Bell/Clauser, 8-1

North County 9, Arcadia Valley 0

IRONTON – North County beat Arcadia Valley on the tennis courts for a second time in less than a week, this time completing a 9-0 sweep on Thursday.

Claire Scott posted a singles shutout while Lucy Pace and Alli Scott earned identical 8-1 results. Camille Skaggs, Chloe Roach and Kinley Tracy were also two-time winners for the Lady Raiders.

North County (4-0, 2-0) yielded only four combined games to the Lady Tigers in doubles action with Pace and Skaggs taking an 8-0 decision.

Sophomore Reese Brogan gave Arcadia Valley (0-4, 0-1) its strongest hope to claim a match at No. 4 singles, but Skaggs pulled through 8-6.

Singles Results:

  1. Lucy Pace (NC) def. Madeline Coles, 8-1
  2. Alli Scott (NC) def. Lily Pursley, 8-1
  3. Kinley Tracy (NC) def. Kylee Hartwick, 8-3
  4. Camille Skaggs (NC) def. Reese Brogan, 8-6
  5. Chloe Roach (NC) def. Meleah Lara, 8-3
  6. Claire Scott (NC) def. Meadow Boushey, 8-0

Doubles Results:

  1. Pace/Skaggs (NC) def. Coles/Hartwick, 8-0
  2. A Scott/Tracy (NC) def. Pursley/Brogan, 8-2
  3. Roach/C Scott (NC) def. Lara/Boushey, 8-1

Potosi 7, Notre Dame (STL) 2

POTOSI – Lani Elder and Tori Krebs thrived atop the doubles schedule for an 8-3 win, and Potosi earned a collective 7-2 team victory over Notre Dame (St. Louis) on Thursday.

Hannah Barron paired with Aubree Wilson for another doubles triumph, then made quick work during singles action for an 8-0 shutout.

Gracie Lawson added an 8-2 result while Kensington Davies, Elder and Krebs gave Potosi (2-0, 1-0) five total singles victories.

Lillian McKay and Nora Thode secured a No. 2 doubles win for Notre Dame.

Singles Results:

  1. Lani Elder (P) def. Mary Diel, 8-6
  2. Tori Krebs (P) def. Lillian McKay, 8-4
  3. Gracie Lawson (P) def. Caitlin Thode, 8-2
  4. Kensington Davies (P) def. Nora Thode, 8-4
  5. Hannah Barron (P) def. Katie Weaver, 8-0
  6. Katie Lumsden (ND) def. Aubree Wilson, 8-6

Doubles Results:

  1. Elder/Krebs (P) def. Diel/C Thode, 8-3
  2. McKay/N Thode (ND) def. Lawson/Davies, 8-4
  3. Barron/Wilson (P) def. Brianna Dwyer/Abby Selsor, 8-5


Fredericktown 10, Saxony Lutheran 8

FREDERICKTOWN – Allie Bloom delivered RBI singles in the first and fourth innings, and Fredericktown held off Saxony Lutheran 10-8 to remain undefeated on Thursday.

Jonsyn Rehkop went 2-for-3 with three runs scored, and Sadie Gibson singled twice for the Lady Cats, who scored six times in the fourth frame to build a 10-0 advantage.

Michaela Reagan got within two outs of an abbreviated shutout from the circle, but Saxony Lutheran prolonged the game with three runs in the top of the fifth.

The Crusaders produced six consecutive hits in the seventh, including a three-run home run by Maddie Preusser, and eventually put the tying runs on base before falling short in their comeback.

Reagan allowed 12 hits and registered six strikeouts in the complete game. She also drove in three runs on a double and single to help Fredericktown (5-0) at the plate.

Calie Allgier and Miley Wengler drilled doubles, and Abigail Kinkead had an RBI single in the fourth.

Losing pitcher Myra Roth finished 3-for-4 with two doubles offensively, while Rebekkah Yunck and Makayla Braeuner added two hits each for Saxony Lutheran (1-2).


Kingston 13, Bismarck 10

CADET – Joseph Hahn finished 3-for-4 with a double, and Ayden Piel tripled twice with three RBI as Kingston outlasted Bismarck 13-10 in fall baseball action on Thursday.

Landon Owens was a perfect 2-for-2 with two walks and three runs scored. Kingston trailed 5-1 until erupting for nine runs in the bottom of the third inning.

Ben Hurley relieved starter Cody Yates with two outs in the third, and worked the final 4 1/3 innings for the win after striking out eight and allowing five runs on seven hits and five walks.

Yates produced three RBI with two singles while crossing the plate three times. Jaxson Arnold also had two hits for the Cougars while Hurley doubled and Lucas Gann singled.

Caleb Montgomery paced Bismarck at 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI. Conner Brewster stole four bases, and equaled losing hurler Eon Bone with two singles and two runs scored.

Garrett Mork tallied two singles, and Joey Randazzo compiled four stolen bases following a single and two walks for the Indians. Jesse Mack doubled with two runs scored, and Lucas Dickey had an RBI hit.

Meadow Heights 9, West County 8

PARK HILLS – Meadow Heights pushed across two runs in the seventh inning after blowing a 6-0 lead on Thursday, and edged West County 9-8 on a neutral field at Mineral Area College.

Ransom Grindstaff homered and doubled with two walks in a 2-for-3 effort, and pitched three scoreless and hitless innings with three strikeouts to become the winning reliever.

James Miller and Caidyn Byrd each had three hits, and Meadow Heights sent 12 batters to the plate in a rough first inning for Bulldogs starter Nolan Rawson.

Lance Monroe calmed the scene for West County with 6 1/3 innings of durable relief despite taking the loss. He allowed two earned runs on 10 hits and four walks while fanning four.

The Bulldogs trailed 7-2 before eventually jumping ahead 8-7 on the strength of RBI hits from Julian Thebeau and Carter Reed in the bottom of the fourth.

Thebeau finished 2-for-3, Bradey Buhrmester doubled with two runs scored, and Brody Simily added a double and sacrifice fly for West County.

Rawson notched two RBI while Ben Faulkner and Ryan Hull each provided a single and RBI ground out.

Trae Yamnitz doubled twice with two RBI, and Braeden Hays added two singles for the Panthers.

Arcadia Valley 14, Clearwater 2

PIEDMONT, Mo. – Nolan Inman pitched a three-hitter, collected six strikeouts and carried a shutout bid into the sixth inning as Arcadia Valley beat Clearwater 14-2 on Thursday.

Freshman catcher Maddox Sutton finished 3-for-5 overall, and the Tigers broke open a tight 2-0 game with seven runs in the top of the fifth.

Bryce Abernathie went 2-for-3 with a double and three runs scored. Paul Young singled and doubled with two RBI, and the Tigers also received two hits each from Evan Inman and Nolan Inman.

The teams combined for nine defensive errors. Both Clearwater runs in the sixth inning were unearned against Nolan Inman, who went the distance on just 75 pitches.

Wyatt Smith notched a two-run double, Knox Beard reached base three times on a single and two walks, and Alex Nash singled with two RBI for Arcadia Valley.

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