Mt. Vernon Register-News


April 13, 2013

Sport briefs

Woodlawn baseball routs Galatia

Woodlawn’s baseball team traveled to Galatia and won 14-3 Friday.

Tanner Hill was the winning pitcher and threw four innings. He allowed three hits and finished with six strikeouts.

Jayson Hapeman and Bryson Sanders led the Cardinals’ offense. The pair finished with two hits and three RBI each. Hapeman’s hits came on two triples.

Hill added two hits and an RBI. Matt Kennedy had a hit and RBI.

Woodlawn is 4-6 this season. Today’s scheduled doubleheader against Lebanon is canceled. The Cardinals return to action at home Monday against Waltonville.

SVW wins West Frankfort Invite

The Sesser-Valier/Waltonville girls track team scored 39 points to take the West Frankfort Invitational title Thursday night.

Chelsea Miller won the 100 meters in a time of 12.69 seconds.

The 800 meter relay team of Kristen Wylie, Savannah Boles, Michelle Ort and Miller finished second with a time of 1:57.

SVW had a pair of third-place finishes. Boles had a leap of 15 feet, 11 inches in the long jump and the 1,600 meter relay team of Wylie, Ort, Jessi Page and Miller finished in a time of 4:53.

Lady Cardinals fall to Galatia

Galatia’s softball team topped Woodlawn 13-9 Friday.

Cassandra Lueking and Sam Williams both had two hits and two RBI for Woodlawn. Ryann French added two hits, including a home run.

Payton Tufts finished with two hits and an RBI.

Woodlawn is 6-6 overall this season and plays in the Elverado Tournament today starting at 11:30 a.m.

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