Youngblood's five hits lifts Monroe City

Courier-Post Staff
Posted: Sep. 11, 2019 9:32 am

KAHOKA, Mo. – Lauren Youngblood had five hits to lead the Monroe City softball team to a 13-7 Clarence Cannon Conference victory over Clark County Tuesday afternoon.

Youngblood scored two runs and drove in two more. Carly Youngblood had four hits, and Danielle Pfanner had three hits for the Panthers.

Monroe City had three straight three-run innings that helped turn a 2-0 deficit into a 9-5 advantage.

Riley Quinn belted a three-run homer in the second inning. In the third, Madelyn Meyer and Lauren Youngblood each drove in runs with singles.

In the fourth, Meyer had another RBI single along with an RBI single from Mackenzie Moss.

Monroe City banged out 22 hits. Quinn threw five innings, allowing seven runs on eight hits while striking out five and walking four. Montana Masterson threw two innings, allowing one hit and striking out two.

Pfanner and Quinn each had three RBIs.


Palmyra tennis sweeps

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The Palmyra girls tennis team secured a 9-0 sweep over Kirksville.

Reagan Lehenbauer won at No. 3 singles 10-0, while Raegan Barnett won her No. 4 singles match and Jansen Juette won her No. 5 singles match 10-1.

Lehenbauer and Juette teamed up to win 10-0 at No. 3 doubles.


Pirates lose on tiebreaker

HANNIBAL – A tiebreaker at No. 6 singles decided the Hannibal girls tennis team’s 5-4 loss to Mexico in North Central Missouri Conference play.

Hannibal won two singles matches as Elizabeth Brummell won at No. 3 singles 10-5, and Jaspreet Kandola won at No. 4 singles 10-1.

Brooklyn Haye fell in the tiebreaker No. 6 10-11 (2-7).

The Pirates won two doubles matches as Blair Burton and Emma Haner won at No. 2 doubles 10-6, and Kandola and Haye won at No. 3 doubles 10-6.

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