Monday, May 30, 2016
Ste. Gen girls place second at state
STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Ste. Genevieve girls tied for second in the Class 4 state track and field meet in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday.
Ste. Gen and Raytown South each finished with 56 points.
Mary Institute Country Day School won the meet with 74 points.
Taylor Werner won the mile, came in second in the 3200 and was third in the 800.
Mia Jerman won the 3200 meter run and came in second in the mile.
Avery Reed came in 11th in the high jump.
Madison Reynolds set a new school record and finished third in the 300 hurdles (44.45). Earlier she came in 11th in the 100 meter hurdles.
The girls 4x800 meter relay team of Taylor Werner, Mia Jerman, Mallory Koller and Sarah Moore came in third.
Ben Naeger won the 3200 meter run.
Gabe Greminger came in 14th in the 800 meter run.
Redhawks Win OVC Tournament; Punch Ticket to NCAA Regional
JACKSON, Tenn. – The Southeast Missouri baseball team won it's third Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship Sunday with back-to-back wins over Jacksonville State in the championship round, 10-7, 14-8.
This is the third OVC Tournament Championship in the program's history. Southeast Missouri won the title in 1998 and 2002.
With the OVC Tournament title, the Redhawks have punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament. Southeast will play at a regional site to be announced Monday morning.
Fans are welcome to join the Redhawks baseball team at Wings Etc. in Cape Girardeau at 11 a.m., CT, for an NCAA Selection Show watch party. The Selection Show will air on ESPNU.
Senior left-handed pitcher Joey Lucchesi was named the OVC Tournament MVP. Lucchesi pitched a complete game shutout against Morehead State to begin tournament play Friday then pitched a three-inning save in the title game against Jacksonville State. In two appearances, Lucchesi gave up no runs in 12 innings pitched. He struck out nine hitters.
Aside from Lucchesi, Southeast landed five others on the All-OVC Tournament Team including Garrett Gandolfo, Hunter Leeper, Dan Holst, Chris Osborne, and Scott Mitchell.