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Monday Roundup: Farmington softball team beats Poplar Bluff

Farmington shortstop Jayce Jarvis stands at second base after hitting a double during a softball game against Notre Dame on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023, in Farmington. (Matt King,

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – Jayce Jarvis homered twice and compiled six RBI from the leadoff spot as the Farmington softball team claimed an 11-3 conference win over Poplar Bluff on Monday.

Elly Robbins scattered five hits and stuck out eight while going the distance in the circle, and went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three runs scored for the Knights.

Jarvis tied the contest at 2-2 with a solo shot in the third inning, then increased a 6-2 advantage with an inside-the-park grand slam in the fifth.

Jayden Tucker and Avery Graham each finished 2-for-4 with a double. Shelby Bowling added a double, walk and RBI ground out.

Farmington (11-7, 3-1) also picked up singles from Audrie Morgan and Emilee Gillam, whose sacrifice fly capped the scoring in the sixth.

Losing pitcher Molly Eason was a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate. She gave Poplar Bluff (5-8, 2-3) a brief 2-1 lead with a two-run single in the first inning.

Fredericktown 13, Perryville 3

PERRYVILLE, Mo. – Allie Bloom continued to swing a productive bat by going 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI, and Fredericktown defeated Perryville 13-3 on Monday.

Calie Allgier went 2-for-3 with a double, two stolen bases and two runs scored, and Sadie Gibson drove in two runs on a triple and single for the Lady Blackcats.

Fredericktown (11-1) scored four times in three separate innings to support winning pitcher Michaela Reagan, who allowed three runs on three hits and four walks over five innings.

Jonsyn Rehkop had an RBI triple, and equaled Miley Wengler with two runs scored. Reagan helped her own cause at the plate with a single and sacrifice fly.

Abby Kinkead doubled while Laynee King and Braelynn Sarakas singled. Every batter in the starting lineup for Fredericktown notched at least one hit.

Madeline Gremaud doubled, and Rhylee Wengert had an RBI single for Perryville (2-11).

Festus 10, North County 0

FESTUS, Mo. – Freshman Ava Oberle pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts, and Festus shut out North County 10-0 in five innings on Monday.

Madelyn Kissee finished 3-for-3 with three RBI for Festus (9-9), which never looked back after taking a 3-0 lead in the opening frame.

North County (4-10) received singles from Kensey Marler, Reagan Pierce and Sammy Waller.

Waller allowed eight earned runs and 10 hits in the loss.


Farmington 3, Arcadia Valley 0

IRONTON – Ava Cooper made three blocks, Zoey Gerwitz equaled her with a team-high seven kills, and Farmington sealed a 25-7, 25-14, 25-21 sweep of Arcadia Valley on Monday.

Emily Bauer totaled 22 assists, six digs and two service aces, and Brynn Johnson led defensively with 10 digs and seven serve receptions for the Knights.

Claire Hampton connected on six kills and Madison Mills added five to the Farmington (7-8) attack. Aubrey Huskey provided seven digs, nine receptions and two aces.

Cate Newstead-Adams paced Arcadia Valley (6-7-1) with seven kills and 13 digs. Jayden Crites chipped in three kills with five digs, and Taylor Lorenz distributed 16 assists.

Hallie Vinyard picked up six digs, and Paige Newstead-Adams ended with four.

Valle Catholic 3, St. Vincent 1

PERRYVILLE, Mo. – Valle Catholic regrouped from a rocky first set to cruise the remainder of the way in a 18-25, 25-12, 25-14, 25-16 triumph at St. Vincent on Monday.

Ava Bauman recorded nine kills plus four blocks, and Ade Weiler compiled nine kills, 17 digs and 11 serve receptions for the Lady Warrriors.

Makayla Joggest added eight kills to the balanced attack, along with 14 digs, 13 receptions, and a team-high five aces on 14 service points.

Brooklyn Weibrecht knocked down seven kills while making three blocks, and Abree Zipprich led Valle Catholic (9-4-1) with 22 assists.

Addi Donze amassed 26 digs, 21 receptions and 17 points with two aces. Brooklyn Gibbs shared the setting role with 12 assists and five digs while Emma Christine contributed three aces.

North County girls tennis seniors, from left, Chloe Roach, Lucy Pace, Mariah Coonce and Camille Skaggs pose for pictures after defeating Windsor on Monday in Bonne Terre. (Submitted Photo, NCHS Athletics)


North County 9, Windsor 0

BONNE TERRE – North County remained unbeaten on Monday while honoring girls tennis seniors Lucy Pace, Camille Skaggs, Chloe Roach and Mariah Coonce.

Sophomore Alli Scott posted an 8-0 shutout, and the Lady Raiders dropped only six games during the singles phase of a 9-0 triumph over Windsor.

Pace, Skaggs, Kinley Tracy and Claire Scott each won 8-1, and Roach polished off an 8-2 victory after the six varsity players for North County (10-0) earned favorable doubles results.

Pace and Skaggs paired to defeat Mackenzie Ferrell and Ava Mason 8-4 atop the rankings.

Singles Results:

1. Lucy Pace (NC) def. Mackenzie Ferrell, 8-1

2. Alli Scott (NC) def. Ava Mason, 8-0

3. Kinley Tracy (NC) def. Lauren LaPlant, 8-1

4. Camille Skaggs (NC) def. Heidi Heinkel, 8-1

5. Chloe Roach (NC) def. Isabella Martin, 8-2

6. Claire Scott (NC) def. Hadley Flanders, 8-1

Doubles Results:

1. Pace/Skaggs (NC) def. Ferrell/Mason, 8-4

2. A Scott/Tracy (NC) def. LaPlant/Heinkel, 8-2

3. Roach/C Scott (NC) def. Martin/Flanders, 8-2

Saxony Lutheran 6, Farmington 3

JACKSON, Mo. – Saxony Lutheran erased a deficit after doubles play by claiming five singles matches, and topped visiting Farmington 6-3 on Monday.

Maggie Hillin and Abigail Haley were two-time winners for the Crusaders, starting with their combined 8-3 victory.

Addison Brenneke and Peyton Cleve combined for an 8-2 decision, and Kalei Davis joined Mallory Felker in an 8-2 triumph favoring Farmington (3-6)

Dagny McCarver picked up the Knights’ lone singles win.

Singles Results:

1. Maggie Hillin (SL) def. Eva Guzman, 8-2

2. Abigail Haley (SL) def. Addison Brenneke, 8-2

3. Evie Caruso (SL) def. Macie Coleman, 8-3

4. Addy Thompson (SL) def. Kalei Davis, 8-5

5. Ekaterina Rust (SL) def. Mallory Felker, 8-2

6. Dagny McCarver (FA) def. Sydney Ernst, 9-7

Doubles Results:

1.Hillin/Haley (SL) def. Guzman/Coleman, 8-3

2. Brenneke/Cleve (FA) def. Caruso/Thomason, 8-2

3. Davis/Felker (FA) def. Rust/Ernst, 8-5

St. Pius 5, Potosi 4

POTOSI – Two doubles victories from Carolyne Argana with Brooke Madden and Chloe Kronlage with Gianna Schunk helped St. Pius edge Potosi 5-4 on Monday.

The Lady Lancers swept the upper half of the singles rankings, while the host Lady Trojans countered with Kensington Davies, Hannah Barron and Aubree Wilson earning victories.

Barron and Wilson provided an 8-5 doubles win for Potosi (6-3).

Singles Results:

1. Carolyne Argana (SP) def. Lani Elder, 8-3

2. Chloe Kronlage (SP) def. Tori Krebs, 8-5

3. Brooke Madden (SP) def. Gracie Lawson, 8-4

4. Kensington Davies (P) def. Gianna Schurk, 8-6

5. Hannah Barron (P) def. Britta Cheaney, 8-1

6. Aubree Wilson (P) def. Hannah Hovis, 8-5

Doubles Results:

1. Argana/Madden (SP) def. Elder/Krebs, 8-4

2. Kronlage/Schunk (SP) def. Lawson/Davies, 8-5

3. Barron/Wilson (P) def. Cheaney/Hovis, 8-5


St. Clair Tournament

ST. CLAIR, Mo. – Ste. Genevieve posted a new program record for 18 holes with a team score of 383 while placing second on Monday at the St. Clair girls golf tournament.

Lillian Holman finished sixth, and Karlie Basler was ninth among individuals for the Dragons on the par-71 course at Meramec Lakes.


Valley 8, Kingston 1

CALEDONIA – Keller Loughary and Blake Gillam combined to throw a one-hitter, and Valley downed visiting Kingston 8-1 on Monday.

Loughary allowed only a double to Jaxson Arnold, and compiled 11 strikeouts while walking four over 5 1/3 innings. He also went 2-for-4 with four RBI at the plate.

Gillam fanned five of his six batters faced, and preserved a 7-1 advantage by escaping an inherited bases-loaded predicament in the sixth.

Noah Maxwell and Gillam notched back-to-back doubles in the Valley sixth. Hayden Todd had an RBI infield hit, and Ayden Sims scored three runs with a single and two stolen bases for the Vikings.

KIngston grabbed a 1-0 lead on an RBI fielder’s choice by Corey Kemper in the second frame.

Valley answered with RBI hits by Loughary and Noah Abney in the home half against Cougars hurler Ben Hurley, who allowed seven runs on five hits with five strikeouts over five innings.

Loughary increased a 2-1 lead with a two-run home run in the third.

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