Area roundup: C-SC baseball team falls in extra innings to nation's No. 2 team

Posted: Feb. 17, 2013 1:58 am Updated: Mar. 10, 2013 3:15 am


LSU-Shreveport scored a run in the bottom of the 11th inning to beat the Culver-Stockton College baseball team 6-5 Saturday afternoon at Shreveport, La.

The Pilots put together three straight singles in the final inning, including Ridge Gonsoulin's game-winner to right field.

The Wildcats scored three runs in the top of the fifth to take a 5-2 lead. With one out, Nate Olin drew a bases-loaded walk. Ian Hathaway followed with a two-run single.

The Pilots, ranked No. 2 in the NAIA preseason poll, scored a run in the sixth and added two more in the eighth to send the game to extra innings.

C-SC scored the game's first run with Cody Jacobson's two-out single in the first and added a run with Gene Nanney's sacrifice fly in the third.

Hathaway and Dominick Minogue had two hits apiece to lead the Wildcats (5-5). Zach Engelbrecht pitched the final 3 1/3 innings and was charged with the loss.


QU drops two: The Lady Hawks lost twice in the UAH Charger Chillout, falling to Truman State 6-1 and Tiffin 11-3.

Trailing 3-0, QU scored its only run against Truman State when Alanna Viken singled to right field in the top of the thing inning to score courtesy runner Sarah Martinez.

The Bulldogs scored their final three runs in the fifth.

The Lady Hawks had five hits in the game, two of those doubles by Ashleigh Roscetti and Wendy Macias.

Macias pitched the first 41/3 innings, scattering nine hits and striking out four batters.


AMC Indoor Meet: Hannibal-LaGrange women's and men's teams both placed second to William Woods in the conference championships at the Hearnes Center in Columbia, Mo.

Holland McCoy and Kristen Garwood combined to win five individual events to lead the Lady Trojans.

McCoy tied teammate Jennifer Sturgeon with a height of 3.18 meters in the pole vault and followed that with a victory in the triple jump (10.23 meters).

She also placed second in the high jump (1.45 meters) and long jump (4.85 meters).

Garwood was selected as the AMC Track Athlete of the Year by winning the 1,600-meter run (5:16.63), the 1,000 (3:11.06) and the 3,000 (10:31.7).

On the men's side, Chris Smith led HLGU by winning the high jump (1.87 meters) and the triple jump (12.8 meters).

Nickola Shingles won the 60 dash (7.03 seconds) and the 60 hurdles (8.03).

HAAC Indoor: Logan Holmer turned in Culver-Stockton's best finish in the conference championships at Lamoni, Iowa.

Holmer tied for third place in the high jump with a height of 6 feet, 23/4 inches. The Wildcats finished last in the seven-team field with 361/2 points.

Adrian Sanchez finished fifth in the 400-meter dash with a personal-best time of 52.18 seconds. The 1,600 relay of Sanchez, Reed Lunsford, Jeremy Marshall and Stacy Davenport were fifth in 3:35.04.

The C-SC women's team medaled in two events.

Skyler Barger placed fourth in the 800 (2:30.51) and the distance medley team of Barger, Ceara Flowers, Phylica Grayson and Emma McGuire finished sixth in a personal-best 14:35.23.


HLGU qualifies two: Bryce Alexander and Nathan Downs earned at-large berths to the NAIA national tournament during the Central Qualifying Tournament at Baldwin City, Kan.

Alexander finished 4-2 to place fifth at 165 pounds. He wrapped up the day with a 7-0 decision over Nathan Sommer of Baker in the fifth-place match.

Downs went 3-3 to place sixth at 174 pounds.

Downs won a pair of consolation matches before he fell to Parker Owen of Baker 8-1 and was pinned by Teagan Franco of Oklahoma City in 2:45.

The national tournament will be held March 1-2 at Des Moines, Iowa.


Class 1 District 10: Marion County and North Shelby were both first-round winners in the Class 1 District 10 at LaPlata, Mo.

The top-seeded Lady Mustangs turned a 23-point first quarter into a 65-32 victory over eighth-seeded Brashear.

Devan Johnson led Marion County (17-8) with 18 points, while Sadie Pollard scored 16 and Danielle Maxwell added 12.

Marion County will play No. 5 Atlanta in a semifinal at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

North Shelby, the No. 3 seed, used a dominant defensive effort in the first quarter to beat No. 6 Madison 50-29.

The Lady Raiders raced out to a 9-2 lead after the first quarter. Leading 24-17 at halftime, North Shelby again turned its defense up in the third quarter to outscore the Panthers 12-4.

Elizabeth Linberger led the Lady Raiders with 22 points.

North Shelby will meet second-seeded LaPlata in a semifinal at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Missouri state meet: Kay Gieseke of Hannibal wrapped up her high school career by placing fifth in the 50-meter freestyle at the Rec Plex in St. Peters, Mo.

Gieseke swam a time of 24.54 seconds in the event. She also placed eighth in the 100 freestyle in 53.54 seconds.

Hannibal senior Tessa Bieniek also competed in the 50 free finals, placing eighth in 24.67 seconds.

Hannibal finished in 25th place in the team standings with 36 points.


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