Scoreboard, April 17

Track teams compete in Clever

The Cassville boys track and field team took second place as a team and the girls took third at the Clever Invitational on April 9. Ashton Wheeler continued his long jump dominance this season with another top finish. He also contributed to a first-place finish in the 4×200 relay, and Ethan Bohmke took first place in the 1600-meter run. In the girls’ meet, three Lady Wildcats took second-place honors in four events: Aaliyah Franklin in the discus and shot put, Jaydn Williams in the 400-meter and Olivia Garner in javelin.

Cassville boys individual results include:

1st Place

Long Jump: Ashton Wheeler, 20-7.75

1600m: Ethan Bohmke 4:45.56

4×200 Relay: Jacob Walker, Kyle Bailey, Kamden Beebe, Ashton Wheeler, 1:34.99

2nd Place

200m: Jacob Walker 22.99

3200m: Trever Garnett 11:36

4×100 Relay: Jacob Walker, Kyle Bailey, Kamden Beebe, Ashton Wheeler, 45.28

3rd Place

100m: Jacob Walker, 11.64

800m: Ethan Bohmke, 2:13.04

5th Place

Shot Put: Isaac Luney, 37-11

Discus: Ethan Sizemore, 102-10.25

3200m: Jacob Hudson, 11:58.06

6th Place

400m: Ethan Bohmke 57.63

7th Place

Shot Put: Ethan Sizemore, 36-8.5

Discus: Nic Fierro, 100-11

1600m: Trever Garnett, 5:16.36

200m: Kyle Bailey, 24.09

8th Place

Pole Vault: Corbin Rhoads, 8-0.25

Javelin: Ricky Norris, 115

Cassville girls individual results include:

2nd place

400m: Jadyn Williams, 1:01.89

Discus: Aaliyah Franklin, 26.84m

Shot: Aaliyah Franklin, 31-08

Javelin: Olivia Garner, 28.67m

3rd place

4×100 relay: Brynn Whittenburg, Makaiden Bolles, Claire Reuter, Evelyn Elliott, 54.85

4×400 relay: Brynn Whittenburg, Makaiden Bolles, Claire Reuter, Jadyn Williams, 4:38

Discus: Hadley Moore, 25.12m

4th place

Long jump: Evelyn Elliott, 4.52m

200m: Evelyn Elliott, 27.84

5th place

Javelin: Lauren Sparkman, 81-08.25

6th place

200m: Jadyn Williams, 28.61

3200m: Kayli Anderson, 14:58

7th place 

Shot Put: Heather Hall, 25-07

8th Place

Shot Put: Kierstyn Kalbaugh, 25-04

High Jump: Emerson Grossman, 4-08

Discus: Aleigha Bryan, 22.43m

Trojans hover at .500

The Southwest baseball team (8-8) climbed up to .500 on the season Thursday with an 8-inning win over Jasper at home. The win marked two in a row for the Trojans, as they defeated Galena on the road two days earlier, 12-2. Southwest is in the middle of a four-game home swing. The Trojans hosted Wheaton on Monday and hosts Spokane on Thursday and Pierce City on Friday.

Eagles snap 5-game skid by winning 4 of 5

The Purdy baseball team (8-10) went on a five-game skid but snapped out of it by winning five of its last six since April 1. The Eagles defeated College Heights, 3-0, Southwest, 12-11, and McAuley Catholic, 18-8, then fell to Galena, 8-2, but beat Crane, 6-5, in 11 innings. Purdy then topped Jasper on Friday, 7-5, and played Blue Eye Tuesday. The Eagles pay next in an away double-header against Seneca and Diamond on Saturday at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

Bulldogs searching for win

About halfway through its schedule, the Wheaton baseball team (0-8) is seeking its first win of the season. The Bulldogs have dropped three one-run games, 16-15 to Blue Eye, 5-4 to Miller and 5-4 in eight innings to Northeast Vernon County. Wheaton most recently fell to Exeter on Thursday, 23-15. The Bulldogs played at Southwest on Monday and will next head to Purdy on Monday.

Exeter softball pushing to season’s end

The Exeter softball team (8-4) will start a four-game homestand this week as the regular season comes to a close. The Lady Tigers most recently fell to Purdy on Friday 6-2 after defeating Wheaton on Thursday, 11-1. The Lady Tigers returned home Tuesday against College Heights, and they next play Verona at home on Monday.

Southwest keeping pace

The Southwest softball team (6-8) had a healthy start to the season at 5-4 but have fallen two games back from .500 in recent weeks. The Lady Trojans last defeated Crane, 8-5, and fell to Clever at home, 16-0. Southwest played Spokane on Monday and Verona on Tuesday, and the team is set to return home Monday for a matchup with East Newton.

Lady Eagles stay near .500

The Purdy softball team (7-7) has been near .500 all season long and has two big tests coming up. The Lady Eagles defeated Exeter at home on Friday, 6-2, and they hosted Wheaton on Tuesday. The Lady Eagles will next host East Newton on Thursday and travel to Crane on Monday.

Wheaton softball seeking win

The Wheaton softball team (0-9) is looking for its first win of the year, having given up double digits in each of its games this season. The Lady Bulldogs fell most recently to Exeter on Thursday, 11-1, and they host Miller on Monday