Mt. Vernon Register-News

Sports

May 17, 2013

Sports briefs

Miller advances to final round

CHARLESTON — Chelsea Miller will represent the Sesser-Valier/Waltonville girls track team in multiple events at Saturday’s state final round.

Miller had the fastest qualifying time in the 200 meters at the 1A state final preliminary round held in Charleston on Thursday. She won her heat and ended with a time of 25.76 seconds. She turned in the second fastest qualifying time in the 100 meters. Miller won her heat with a time of 12.63 seconds.

She also qualified in the long jump with a leap of 16 feet, nine and a quarter inches.

Teammates Rae Lappin and Emily Vandeveer joined her in the preliminaries but didn’t qualify for Saturday’s round.

Rae Lappin had a 31 feet, 10 and three quarter inch leap in the triple jump. Vandeveer cleared four feet, 10 inches in the high jump.

Miller starts Saturday’s final round with the long jump at 10 a.m. She will compete in the 100 meters at 1:35 p.m. and ends the day with the 200 meters at 4:05 p.m.

Lady Rams win at Mascoutah

Mt. Vernon’s softball team beat Mascoutah 12-9 in extra innings Thursday.

“We played two different games,” Mt. Vernon coach Lance Boldt said. “The first half of the game was as if we weren’t ready to go.”

Mt. Vernon trailed early and was down 8-4 in the sixth inning before the game went into extras.

Summer Hobson, Hannah Wright and Lauren Wilson all had RBI hits in the eighth inning to help Mt. Vernon claim the win.

Wright was the winning pitcher in relief for Mt. Vernon. She threw two innings and had two strikeouts.

Haley Chelf started the game and lasted one inning. Casey Little threw five innings. Little finished with three strikeouts.

“With that we didn’t have a chance,” Boldt said. “She stabilized things for us, which was really, really promising to see.”

Wright had three hits and four RBI. Page Clinton added two hits and scored four runs. Alexis Stewart added two hits and two RBI. Wilson also had a hit and two RBI.

Mt. Vernon is 11-14 overall this season and travel to Salem today.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in triple overtime

    Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.

    April 18, 2014

  • MTV-Flora boys tennis Rams edge Flora

    The Rams tennis matchup against Flora on Thursday came down to the final match.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • MTV-Salem tennis Rams sweep Salem

    The Rams tennis team swept past Salem 9-0 Wednesday.

    It was the opening match of the season for Mt. Vernon after three cancelations to start the year under first year boys coach Randy Knox.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Woodlawn-Carmi softball Carmi downs Woodlawn

    Carmi-White County jumped out early in an 11-3 win over the host Lady Cardinals on Wednesday.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Woodlawn-Odin softball Woodlawn tops Odin

    The Lady Cardinals used late offense to put Tuesday's softball matchup with Odin out of reach.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • MTV-Breese Central girls soccer Breese Central drops Mt. Vernon

    A trio of first-half goals were enough for Breese Central to top the Lady Rams soccer team 3-1 Monday.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Claire Ryan signing Lady Rams guard signs with Welch

    Claire Ryan has functioned like a coach on the basketball court the past several seasons for the Lady Rams.

    Ryan, who has been the team's point guard the past two years, signed with Welch College in Nashville, Tenn. on Friday.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • MTV-Carbondale baseball Rams rally for win

    The Rams baseball team scored a pair of late runs to beat Carbondale 6-5 Thursday.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • MTV-Carbondale softball Lady Rams fall to Lady Terriers

    The Lady Rams softball team knocked out several hits but could never string together a solid rally in a 9-0 loss to Carbondale on Thursday.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mt. Vernon boys track Rams win quad meet

    Robert Grider etched his name in the Rams track and field record book Wednesday.

    The senior sprinter broke the 200 meter school record and tied the 100 meter mark in Mt. Vernon's win over Marion, Salem and Carbondale.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

Tom Lindley Sports