Effingham Daily News
EFFINGHAM — Altamont’s Andrew Sharp was a runaway winner in the individual race, but St. Anthony claimed four of the next six spots and nipped the Indians 25-29 Thursday in a boys cross country meet at Ballard’s Nature Center.
In the girls’ race, the Indians’ Laura Wolff was the individual winner and Altamont won the team event 20-43.
Sharp won by a wide margin, covering the 2.9-mile course in 16 minutes, 39 seconds. Mack McWhorter of St. Anthony was second in 18:28.
After Altamont’s Devin Durbin was third, Andrew Gardewine, Jake Spraul and Matt Gibson of St. Anthony claimed the next three spots.
Wolff’s winning time, over the same course in the girls race, was 21:15. Teammate Madison Ohnesorge was next in 22:03. Claire Willenborg led St. Anthony with a third-place finish in 22:09.
St. Anthony 25, Altamont 29
Individual results: 1. Andrew Sharp (A), 16:39; 2. Mack McWhorter (SA), 18:28; 3. Devin Durbin (A), 18:41; 4. Andrew Gardewine, (SA), 19:23; 5. Jake Spraul (SA), 19:27; 6. Matt Gibson (SA), 20:14; 7. Andrew Spellbring (A), 20:47; 8. Drake McHugh (SA), 20:47; 9. Logan Deadmond (A), 20:51; 10. Tanner Conner (A), 21:52; 11. Jake Siedel (A), 22:52.
Altamont 20, St. Anthony 43
Individual results: 1. Laura Wolff (A), 21:15; 2. Madison Ohnesorge (A), 22:03; 3. Claire Willenborg (SA), 22:09; 4. Lauren Ohnesorge (A), 23:08; 5. Barbara McGuire (SA), 23:36; 6. Elizabeth Homan (A), 23:46; 7. Renee Tillman (A), 24:18; 8. Kelsi York (A), 24:26; 9. Margeaux Stuckemeyer (A), 26:02; 10. Paige Koester (SA), 26:18; 11. Taylor Kollman (A), 26:22; 12. Katie Whigstel (A), 28:53; 13. Allison Spraul (SA), 29:22.
Blievernicht leads Shoes
Kyle Blievernicht had a hat trick to lead Teutopolis in a 4-2 victory Thursday over St. Anthony.
Ryan Westendorf had the other goal for the Wooden Shoes.
Shoes go to 10-0
Teutopolis rolled past Newton 8-1, and improved to 10-0 on the season with just two regular-season matches remaining.
Holley Wright, Allison Vogt, Kaitlin Deters and Ashley Hemmen won in straight sets for the Wooden Shoes, and Elena Breer won in two sets.
The Wooden Shoes also swept the three doubles matches in straight sets.
Michaela Green was the lone winner for the Eagles.
Teutopolis 8, Newton 1
Singles: 1. Elena Breer (T) def. Rebecca Mier-y-Leon, (N), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2; 2. Holley Wright (T) def. Kelsey Vahling (N), 6-1, 6-1; 3. Allison Vogt (T) def. Hannah Dhom (N), 6-0, 6-0; 4. Kaitlin Deters (T) def. Stacie Purcell (N), 7-5, 6-3; 5. Michaela Green (N) def. Morgan Drees (T), 6-2, 7-6 (2); 6. Ashley Hemmen (T) def. Sarah Stewart (N), 6-3, 6-2.
Doubles: 1. Cheyenne Lueken/Vogt (T) def. Mier-h-Leon/Vahling (N), 6-0, 6-2; 2. Megan Miller/Drees (T) def. Dhom/Purcell (N), 6-1, 6-2; 3. Deters/Hemmen (T) def. Shelby Jackson/Stacy Cummins (N), 6-4, 6-3.
After losing the first set, the Pirates rallied to beat Marshall on Thursday night, 18-25, 25-12, 26-24.
Kassidy Hunt had 13 kills, two aces, four blocks, 11 digs and an assist to lead Cumberland (8-13).
Kamisha Holsapple added three aces, nine digs and 25 assists.
SC tops Brownstown
With five aces, seven kills, 17 assists and four digs from Maria Brasel, South Central (19-5) downed the Bombers on Thursday, 30-28, 23-25, 25-13.
Lincoln Brasel added 10 kills, two blocks and two digs and Kallie Garrett had an ace, 10 kills, two blocks and two digs.
Hearts top Mattoon
Effingham topped the Green Wave in three sets on Thursday at home, 13-25, 25-23, 25-23.
Stephanie Robb had an ace, five kills, a dig and six blocks, and Deedra Myers added an ace, three kills, an assist and 12 digs.
The JV Hearts fell to Mattoon, 25-22, 25-18.
St. Anthony tops T-Town
With seven kills, a block, 12 digs and an ace from Megan Nuxoll, the Bulldogs topped Teutopolis on Thursday, 25-14, 25-12.
Haylee Mathis added six kills, four blocks and 15 assists, and Lauren Wendt had six kills and a block.
The JV Bulldogs fell to the Wooden Shoes in straight sets, 25-15, 25-16.
Newton tops Palestine
The Eagles took care of business in straight sets against Palestine on Thursday, winning 25-10, 25-9.
Andrea Cartright led the way for Newton, amassing six kills, three aces and five digs.
Keidrah Hardiek chipped in with seven kills and one dig, and Megan Jansen had 11 assists and four digs.
Hearts top Altamont
After a 1-1 tie at halftime, the Hearts scored a goal with 15:47 remaining in the second half to notch a 2-1 victory over the Indians on Thursday.
Ryan Mayhaus scored on a penalty kick for Altamont’s only goal of the day.
Effingham (13-3-3) goalkeeper Dalton Steele notched four saves and Simon Childerson saved two shots for Altamont (5-9-2).