The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 24, 2012

Prep roundup: Webb City uses fast start to top Mustangs

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Webb City scored six runs in the first inning in beating McDonald County 12-2 in five innings in nonconference prep baseball on Monday at Barnes Field.

The Cardinals, 10-5 overall, collected 11 hits to back the pitching of senior right-hander Keaton Teal and junior right-hander Jay Roderique.

Teal worked four innings and struck out three. Roderique worked the fifth frame.

Webb City received three hits and two RBI from Austin White, two hits and three RBI from Klay James, three hits from Breckin Williams and a two-run triple from Carson Powell.

The Mustangs’ Drey Fickle had two hits and Kently Self knocked in both of their runs.

Nevada knocks off Bulldogs

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Nevada scored four runs in the fifth inning and went on to defeat Carl Junction 8-6 in a nonconference baseball game.

Lane Ketterman, Cory Kerbs and Brett Norton each had two hits for Nevada. Starter Cole Sanderson was the winning pitcher with relief help from Grant Wolfe in the seventh inning, when Carl Junction scored three runs.

Kurtlin Hulette was 4-for-4 for Carl Junction and Chase Marrs was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Diamond 7, McAuley 0

DIAMOND, Mo. — Jeremy Morris threw a complete-game shutout to lead the Diamond Wildcats past McAuley.

Morris finished with eight strikeouts and walk while scattering five hits.

Ryan Jinks hit a two-run home run to key Diamond’s three-run first inning. The Wildcats added a run in the third, two more in the fifth and another in the sixth.

Diamond’s Jordan Douglas was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and a run while Jinks finihed 2-for-3 with a run and two RBI.

Adam Robertson pitched all seven innings for McAuley.


Carl Junction tops Joplin

Carl Junction scored four goals in a six-minute span of the first half and defeated Joplin 5-2 in a nonconference girls soccer match at South Middle School.

Joplin scored first on a goal by Meghan Matheson off an assist from Kate Beckham 10 minutes into the game.

But Carl Junction responded with a four-goal barrage — including two by Anissa Williams and one each by Kelsey Swarens and Sydney Solberg — that gave the Bulldogs a 4-1 lead midway through the first half.

Solberg scored again late in the first half off an assist by Swarens, who assisted Williams’ second goal.

Katie Wiele also had an assist for Carl Junction.

Chelsea Nemmo scored Joplin’s second goal midway through the second half with an assist by Maggie Miller.

McAuley 5, Marshfield 4

After trailing at the half, McAuley went on an offensive binge in the second half and edged Marshfield in a varsity girls soccer match at the Joplin Athletic Complex.

The Warriors jumped on the board first on an Ally Adrian goal in the 23rd minute. But Marshfield responded with a pair of goals by Danielle Coffman to take a 2-1 lead into the half.

But McAuley would get in a groove in the second half as Adrian added two more goals and M’Riah Frazier and Ashton Gilliam added solo goals to push the Warriors to victory. Adrian, Lucy Burgmeyer and Frazier each added an assist in the mix.

The offense-oriented game was filled with 24 shots from the Warriors to 19 by Marshfield. Warriors keeper Natalie Herrod recorded seven saves.


Joplin 9, Webb City 0

The Joplin boys tennis team blanked Webb City in varsity tennis action at the Joplin Athletic Complex.

Earning victories in singles play for the Eagles were: Jeremy Lin, Luke Frogge, Brooks Butler, Andy Roberts, Edran Ali and Duncan Ford.

The doubles teams of Lin-Butler, Frogge-Ali and Roberts-Ford also earned victories for the Eagles.

Joplin (8-1) will take on Springfield Central at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Cooper Complex in Springfield before taking on Glendale at the same location at 3:30 p.m.

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