News and scores from around the area.
Jeff City 66
For just the third time since 1976, the Hannibal boys track team beat Jefferson City in a dual. Tuesday at Jefferson City, the Pirates won 81-66. Hannibal won 10 of the 18 events against the Jays.
Coming in first for the Pirates were: Joseph Holland (110-meter hurdles), Brady Novak (1,600-meter run), James Moffitt (800-meter run), Matt Norman (3,200-meter run), JuWann Holland (triple jump), Mat Sims (long jump), Caleb Alberts (high jump) and Kyle Wessel in the pole vault. The wining relays were: the 4x100-meter relay team of Trevor Stratton, Mark Nemes, Sims and Lenny Clark and 4x400-meter relay team of Sims, JuWann Holland, Stratton and Moffit.
Coming in second for the Pirates were: Clark (100-meter-run), Norman (1,600), JuWann Holland (400-meter run), Joseph Holland (300-meter hurdles), Novak (3,200-meter run), Andrew Davis (shot put), Nemes (long jump) and Jacob Crenshaw (discus). The 4x800-meter relay team and the 4x200-meter relay teams also took second.
Finishing in third were: Joel Shrum (110-meter hurdles), Quinton Jones (400-meter run), Nemes (200-meter dash), Crenshaw (shot put), Andrew Davis (discus) and Christian Locke (pole vault).
Justin Davis, Nick Gissinger, Zach Riley, Brady Bowen, Kurtis Lipp, Logan Rhodes, Crenshaw, Wessell, JuWann Holland, Joseph Holland, Clark, Novak, Tyler Totten, Robert Stephens, Taylor Brown and Clayton Rushford all set personal records at the meet.
Jeff City 98
The Hannibal Lady Pirates track team suffered a loss to Jefferson City on Tuesday, but still won several events. Jefferson City won 98-61. Hannibal won six of the 18 events at the meet.
Winning for the Lady Pirates were: Rayanna Williams (400-meter dash and 200-meter dash), Jacqueline Gosney (800-meter run), Emma Burditt (3,200-meter run) and Camille Hackamack (high jump and long jump).
Finishing second for the Hannibal were: Abbey Jeffries (1,600-meter run), Addy Nemes (high jump), Rayanna Williams (long jump), JaLynn Gieseke (pole vault) and Erin Winn (discus). The relays all placed second for the Lady Pirates.
Coming in third for the Lady Pirates were: Jeffries (800-meter run), Rayanna Williams (long jump) and Julia Collins (pole vault).
Alison Conn, Rayanna Williams, Collins, Addy Nemes, Winn, Cassidy Trenhaile all set personal records during the meet.
Hannibal tennis continues to win. Tuesday the Pirates took on Mexico and came away with an 11-1 victory. The Pirates swept the singles matches on the day.
Bhavesh Katbamna won his match 10-2 to start things off for the Pirates. No. 2 singles player Daniel Ouellette won his match 10-0. In the three spot, Eli Jackson won 10-2. Chris Bueler, the No. 4, won his match 10-4. Jacob Grimes (10-6) and James Zeiger (10-1) completed the singles sweep with their wins.
In doubles play, Katbamna and Bueler won 10-4. Jackson and Ouellette teamed up to win 10-5, the same score Zeiger and Grimes won their doubles match. Murray MacFarlane and Matt Flanigan won their match 10-8. Mitchell Crane and Brett Hinton were the last doubles pair to win, beating Mexico 10-8. Steven Smoot and T.C. Pierceall lost their match 5-10.
Anthony Haar and James Murphy split their JV match, wining 10-6 and losing 2-10. Kristoper Wiliing and Chris Mefford also split their two matches, winning 10-5 and losing 3-10.
Hannibal picked up its first win on the baseball diamond this spring. Playing in Moberly, the Pirates won 4-1. Zach Nichols went six innings for the win, striking out 12 while scattering four hits. Charlie Fohey retired the side in order in the seventh for the save. Nichols also had a home run in the Pirates win. Hannibal is now 1-2.
HLG, Mo. Bap split two
Hannibal-LaGrange softball split two games with Missouri Baptist on Tuesday. In Game 1, Jennifer
Ogden had a game-winning double to give the Lady Trojans a 4-3 win. HLG lost the second game 4-1.
Mark Twain 1
The Mark Twain Tigers fell to 3-2 on Tuesday with a road loss to Silex. Mark Twain fell behind 6-1 after the first inning and never could comeback, eventually losing 9-1. David Stark was 1-for-3 with the lone Tigers’ RBI. Blake Thomure came on in relief and pitched five innings for the Tigers.
Monroe City 209
The Palmyra golf team picked up a win Tuesday. In a battle of Panthers, Palmyra beat Monroe City 192-209. Ryan DeHaan was the medalist of the match, carding a low-round score of 41 at Monroe City’s golf course. The rest of the Palmyra scorers were: Kyle Browning (42), Taylor Schubert (47) and Roy Smith (62). Monroe City was led by Brantly Nowlin and Mason Browning, who both shot 51. Chanson Burns (53) and Derrick Freidank (54) were the other Monroe City golfers.
N. Shelby 11
Knox Co. 9
North Shelby improved to 2-0 on Tuesday. Facing Knox Countny, the Raiders won 11-9. Josh Mesmer was 2-for-3 with a 3-run home run and four RBIs. Bradley Craigmyle was 2-for-4 with four RBIs.
La Plata 28
S. Shelby 2
South Shelby saw its record drop below the .500 mark on Tuesday. La Plata beat the Cardinals 28-2 to send South Shelby to 1-2 on the season.
Monroe City 1
Monroe City fell to 0-4 on Tuesday. At Paris, the Panthers lost 6-1. C.J. Haden went 1-for-2 with an RBI for the Panthers in the loss.