Prep roundup: Canton stays unbeaten with five-inning victory on the road

Cantonís Reece Carmichael, left, and Clark Countyís Cyrus Phillips wait for the call from the umpire afte Carmichael slides safely into third base during the fifth inning of Fridayís game in Kahoka, Mo. (H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)
Posted: Apr. 26, 2014 12:52 am Updated: May. 17, 2014 2:14 am


The Canton baseball team showed off its balanced offensive attack Friday.

Six players had two hits apiece in a 13-3, five-inning victory over Clark County at Kahoka, Mo.

Eight runs during the second and third innings made the difference for the Tigers.

With the score tied at 2, Canton scored three runs in the second, starting with Brandon Berhorst's triple to score Logan Brown.

Berhorst scored on a wild pitch. After Tyler Niemann's double and Reece Carmichael's walk, Justin Felinger singled home Niemann.

The Tigers (11-0) scored five more runs in the third to take a 10-2 lead. Brandon Berhorst's bases-loaded walk scored Ben Logsdon. Niemann then singled home Skyler Bronestine and Carmichael singled home Brown and Berhorst. Niemann beat the throw home to score the final run of the inning.

Fellinger pitched all five innings, striking out six batters and scattering three hits.

Cyrus Phillips hit a two-run home run to score Clark County's first-inning runs. Phillips pitched the first four innings, striking out six batters.

Louisiana 4, Mark Twain 2: The Bulldogs rallied by scoring three runs with two outs in the top of the seventh inning for a Clarence Cannon Conference win at Center, Mo.

Austin Rule walked on a full count with two outs to start the rally. Zach Richardson hit a double, scoring Rule to tie the game for Louisiana (10-5, 2-0).

An error by the third baseman allowed the go-ahead run to score and Dustin Green's single provided the insurance run.

Mark Twain (4-12, 0-2) took a 2-0 lead with runs in the first and third. Kevin Corum's double opened the scoring in the first and Paxton Hill made it 2-0 with a single to right in the third.


Hannibal 2, Valley View 1: Two early goals helped the Lady Pirates beat the Jonesboro, Ark. school in their first game at the West Plains Classic.

Bri Johnson collected Bailey Welch's corner kick and tucked a shot just inside the near post during the seventh minute. Johnson scored her second goal when she beat a defender and kicked it in from 18 yards out.

Valley View didn't score until the final minute.

Hannibal outshot Valley View 23-5. The Lady Pirates (9-6-1) will play twice in the tournament Saturday.


South Shelby Invitational: Hunter Baggett shot a 74 to earn medalist honors and lead Palmyra to the title in the seven-team event at Shelbina Lakeside Golf Course.

The Pathers posted a team score of 321, beating Macon by 36 strokes. Highland was third at 379 and Scotland County fourth at 399.

Palmyra's Blake Hobart was second with a 79 and Noah Wilson was fourth with an 80.

Monroe City's Grant O'Bryan tied Hobart for second with a 79. Ryan Slaughter led Scotland County with an 87, while Garrett Anderson led Highland with an 88. Zane Campbell shot a 92 for Clark County.

Moberly Triangular: Tanner Cooke shot a 1-over 36 to lead Hannibal to a 23-stroke victory at Elk Creek Golf Course.

The Pirates shot a 152, followed by Moberly (174) and Kirksville (175).

Scott Cockrell shot a 2-over 37 for Hannibal, while Jack Richards scored a 38 and Jack Baumann posted a 41.


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