Area Prep Roundup (Sept. 1)


South Central Junior High Softball
The South Central Junior High School softball team went 2-1 at the South Central Booster Bash softball tournament Saturday afternoon, falling to Field in the championship game, 13-9.
In game one, the Lady Cougars defeated Patoka, 12-4, with Kayli Swift leading the way at the plate with a team-high three RBI’s.
In game two, South Central won a closely contested game against Altamont Lutheran, 7-4, with Brooklyn Garrett delivering a team-high two RBI’s, while Sydney Garrett earned her second straight win of the tournament.
The Lady Cougars dropped just their second game of the season in the championship game against Field, giving up four runs in the final two innings, losing, 13-9. Jordan Geiler finished the game with a team-high three RBI’s.
Box Scores

South Central vs. Patoka
SC  3 5 3 1  12 7 3
PA  1 3 0 0  4 2 4
South Central:
Laney Webster 3H 2B 2R 2RBI; Jordan Geiler 2R; Sydney Garrett H 3R; Kayli Swift 2H 3B 3R 3RBI; Brooklyn Garrett RBI; Meagan Smith H; Jaylyn Michel R; Sierra Arnold R.

South Central vs. Altamont Lutheran
SC  0 1 0 1 5 x  7 5 5  
AL  0 1 0 0 3 0  4 3 2
South Central:
Webster 2B R RBI; Geiler R; Sydney Garrett H R; Swift 3H 2R; Rylee Markley RBI; Brooklyn Garrett 2RBI; Lily Malone R; Michel R.

South Central vs. Field
SC  1 6 0 1 1 0  9 9 6
FD  4 0 1 4 2 2  13 10 2
South Central:
Webster 2H 3B 2R; Geiler H R 3RBI; Sydney Garrett H RBI R; Markley RBI R; Brooklyn Garrett H R; Smith H; Malone H R RBI; Arnold R; Kaley Blomberg R.
The Lady Cougars improved to 8-2 on the season with a 12-7 win over Cisne Monday evening.
Sydnee Garrett recorded a team-high 3 RBI’s, while Laney Webster tossed a complete game, allowing four earned runs on nine hits and four walks, striking out six.
Box Score
South Central at Cisne
SC  2 4 0 2 0 3 1  12 8 3
CS  0 3 0 1 0 3 0  7 9 3
South Central:
Webster H 4R; Geiler 2H 3RBI 4R; Garrett 2B 3B R 3RBI; Smith 2B RBI; Malone R; Blomberg R; Arnold 2H 3B R RBI.

South Central Volleyball

The Lady Cougars opened the regular season with a three-game win over St. Anthony last Thursday night, 25-21, 21-25, 25-19.  Kendal Burleyson led the way with a team-high six kills and eight assists.
South Central: Rachel Bray 8 assists; Burleyson 10 assists 6 kills 2 aces; Abby Hahn 1 ace; Serena Germany 3 kills; Kacie Crain 3 digs; Sidney Wilkins 1 dig; Hannah Rubin 2 kills 2 digs; Keely Smith 2 kills; Emily Chapman 4 kills 3 assists.

South Central picked up its first loss of the season in a pair of closely contested matches against Woodlawn Tuesday evening, 25-27, 25-27.
Burleyson led the way with 10 assists and four aces.
South Central: Burleyson 4 aces 3 kills 1 stuff 10 assits; Rubin 1 ace 2 kills 4 digs; Germany 4 kills; Chapman 4 kills 4 assists; Bray 2 assists; Wilkins 6 digs; Hahn 1 dig; Crain 6 digs; Smith 1 ace 2 kills 2 stuffs.

Vandalia Golf

The VCHS golf team went 2-0 in its first home meet of the season, defeating Altamont (185) and Ramsey (191) with a team score of 165.
Scott Shulman led the way with a career best score of 36, while Nathaniel Weaver finished with a 41. Other top performers for Vandalia were Alec Schroeder and Bryce Dunn who finished with 43 and 45, respectively.
"I spent a lot of time at the course and range, so it feels great to know it has paid off," Shulman said. "It is only one performance, but i know i am capable of that every time I step on the course.
"That was a great round to help boost my confidence and not just mine; our team played really well and i was proud of all our efforts. It was nice to pick up some wins."

Scott Shulman looks on after teeing off on the third hole at the Vandalia Country Club last Thursday afternoon.

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