Sports briefs: Hannibal nips QHS in boys tennis

Posted: Mar. 28, 2013 2:14 am Updated: Apr. 18, 2013 3:15 am


Pirates nip QHS

Dahbal Katbama made sure the Hannibal boys tennis team earned a 5-4 win over Quincy High School Wednesday in Hannibal, Mo.

After Katbama and his partner, Jake Hammock, won the first set against the Blue Devils' No. 2 doubles pair Andrew Fauble and Noah Aschemann 6-3, the Pirates dropped the second set 6-1.

In the third set, Katbama made the difference as Hannibal won the tiebreaker 10-5.

"We did a good job of coming back in the second set, but their No. 1 singles player (Katbama) took over," QHS coach Mike Terry said. "I thought we played well up-and-down the line."

Collin Adams, Andrew Fauble and Tom O'Connor picked up wins at No. 1 through 3 singles for the Blue Devils (1-2).

Blake Hosley, Hammock and Austin Haynes all won for the Pirates.

Adams and O'Connor won at No. 1 doubles for QHS, while Haynes and Hosley teamed to win at No. 3 doubles for Hannibal.

Lions sweep QU

Lucas Kreienkamp tallied a career-high 10 kills in the Quincy University men's volleyball team's 25-20, 25-20, 25-18 Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association match Wednesday at Pepsi Arena.

Quincy (9-17, 0-10) hit .093 for the match, including negative-.033 in the third set. Lindenwood (18-9, 4-6) hit .257 for the match.

Steven Battaglia had seven kills for QU, and Jack Gamache added six. Chris Lynch collected 24 assists, and Brian Peth had seven digs.

C-SC finishes ranked No. 10

The Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team ended the season ranked No. 10 in the NAIA Division I postseason top-25 coaches' poll, the NAIA released late Wednesday afternoon.

The Wildcats finished the season 26-9 and were unranked entering the NAIA Division I national tournament.

C-SC, playing in its first national tournament since 1959, advanced to the quarterfinals with victories over Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) and Concordia (Calif.). T

The Wildcats' season ended with a 92-86 loss to Georgetown (Ky.) in the quarterfinals.

Fellow Heart of America Athletic Conference member Evangel University finished ninth and MidAmerica Nazarene finished 13th in the final poll.