NMCC softball wins own tourney Saturday

Monday, April 9, 2012


NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles swept their own invitational tournament Saturday defeating both Delta and Kennett.

NMCC (7-0) downed Delta 11-1 in the first game of the day and followed it up with a 10-5 win over Kennett.

Each team was undefeated coming into the weekend.

Michaela Townsend earned both wins for the Lady Eagles allowing 15 hits and striking out eight over a span of 12 innings.

During their two games, Dallas Campbell and Katie Raucsh had four hits a piece while each included a double.

Emma Krafa also had four hits which including two doubles and a triple.

Kennett defeated Delta 6-4 also.

NMCC, who have won 50 games in a row, travels to Dexter today at 4 p.m. to take on the Lady Bearcats.


Jackson Invitational

JACKSON -- The Sikeston boys and girls each finished third in the annual Jackson Invitational on Saturday.

Scott City standout Brandon Shemonia shared the outstanding runner award. He shared it with Poplar Bluff's Nick Pattillo. Shemonia won the 1,600 in a meet record 4 minutes, 24.07 seconds. He also won the 3,200.

Sikeston's individual results from the meet were not available at press time.


Team standings -- 1. Jackson 119; 2. Kirkwood 111; 3. Sikeston 95.5; 4. Poplar Bluff 88; 5. Murphysboro 78; 6. Central 67; 7. Fox 52; 8. Scott City 50; 9. Farmington 34.5; 10. Fredericktown 5; 11. Dexter 2


Team standings -- 1. Kirkwood 206; 2. Jackson 126; 3. Sikeston 76; 4. Poplar Bluff 73; t-5. Farmington 57; t-5. Murphysboro 57; 7. Dexter 50; 8. Central 31; 9. Scott City 15; 10. Fredericktown 8; 11. Fox 0


USA Classic

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (SMNS) -- The Cape Central baseball team went 0-4 in the USA Classic in Millington, Tenn.

The Tigers fell to 2-8 with an 8-2 loss to Northside College Prep (Chicago) on Saturday.

Cape Central opened the tournament with a 5-1 loss to Christian Brothers (Memphis), then lost 10-0 to Jacksonville (Ill.). The Tigers also fell 11-1 to Briarcrest Christian (Memphis).

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