HS Sports Digest – 4/6


Concordia swept Sacred Heart 10-0 and 13-3.

Southeast of Saline coasted past Republic County 18-3 and 13-3.

Inman picked up a pair of wins over Ell-Saline 18-0 and 12-0.

Minneapolis split with Beloit. The Trojans nipped the Lions 1-0 in the opener. Minneapolis claimed the second 13-3.

Ellsworth took down Russell 12-4. Game two was suspended.

Smoky Valley defeated Hillsboro 11-7. Smoky Valley fell behind 6-2 after three. The Vikings scored two in the second, but still trailed 7-4 following the fourth. Smoky Valley tied the game with three in the six and won with a four-spot in the eighth. Haven Lysell had three RBI.

Hillsboro won the nightcap 9-6. Hillsboro led 7-1 after two. Smoky Valley tried to make a comeback, but fell short.

Rock Creek took down Abilene 9-5 and 14-1.


Sacred Heart split with Concordia. The Lady Knights won the first game 5-3. The Knights dropped all five runs in the second and third frames. Emilee Blythe was 1-2 with three RBI and two runs. Kelsie Gack gave up three runs in the circle, striking out six and giving up 10 hits.

The Panthers edged the Knights 2-1 in the second. Concordia’s two runs in the first was good enough for the game. Sacred Heart was held to just three hits. Blythe recorded a solid pitching outing, giving up just two hits and two runs with 11 strikeouts.

Ell-Saline pounded Inman 26-2 and 15-0. Raleigh Kramer picked up the win in the opener, striking out seven batters. Brin Hecker and Sadie Bradley each drove in three runs. Gabby Norris scored the win in the finale. Norris, Kramer, and Hannah Backhus each logged two RBI.

Southeast of Saline claimed two wins over Republic County 7-0 and 10-0. In the opener, Carly Commerford struck out 11 batters and gave up just two hits. Maddie Harris was 2-3 with two runs and a RBI.  In game two, Lexi Jacobson limited the Buffaloes to just one run with five strikeouts. Savannah Sutton was 1-3 with two RBI and two runs scored. All but two Trojans logged a hit.

Russell defeated Ellsworth 13-5. Game two was suspended.

Smoky Valley split with Hillsboro. The Lady Vikes won the opener 25-12. Smoky Valley scored nine runs in the third and then finished off the game with 12 in the seventh. Hillsboro won game two 25-9 in four innings.

Abilene lost to Rock Creek 10-0 and 12-0.

Minneapolis is swept by Beloit 13-2, 16-0.

Girls Soccer

Salina South defeated Goddard 3-0.

Derby defeated Salina Central 6-1.

McPherson defeated Rose Hill 9-2.

Boys Tennis

Don Rahlsten Tennis Classic at Smoky Valley
Salina Central 56, Hesston 46, Smoky Valley 45, Abilene 29, Wichita Collegiate 26, Pratt 21, Concordia 1.

Championship – SV’s Jake Lucas defeated SC’s Chase Courtbot 8-4
Third place – SC’s Austin Beatty defeated SV’s Max Bieker 8-4
Ninth Place – Abilene’s Cayden West defeated Hesston’s Josh Leinbach 8-5
11th Place – Co’s Billy Wahmmeier defeated Abilene’s Kolten Coup 8-5

Championship – Hesston’s Deutschendor/Dahlsten defeated SC’s Burgoon/Speer 8-7 (6)
Third place – Abilene’s Horan/Holmes defeated WC’s Voloch/Farhoud 8-6
Fifth place – Hesston’s Bollinger/Schmidt defeated SV’s Nelson/Leiker 8-1
Seventh place – Abilene’s Prater/Barbieri defeated WC’s Voloch/Johnson 8-7 (2)
Ninth place – SC’s Nutter/Phachanla defeated Pratt’s Gordon/Thompson 8-6
11th place – SV’s Bean/Johnsen defeated Pratt’s Dishman/Thompson 8-5

Ellsworth Invitational
Hoisington 45, Salina South 42, Sterling 38, Central Plains 38, Ellsworth 37, Sacred Heart 36, Ellinwood 28, Larned 16

#1 Singles
Third place – Ellinwood’s Caleb Robl defeated Salina South’s Miles Hammond 8-6
Fifth place – Sacred Heart’s Casey Perrin defeated Larned’s Nick Ratzlaff 8-2

#2 Singles
Third place – Ellsworth’s Chase Bourbon defeated Central Plains’ Hunter Green 8-6
Fifth place – Ellinwood’s Evan Ringwald defeated Salina South’s Carson Crow 8-6
Seventh place – Larned’s Matthew Figger defeated Sacred Heart’s Rieker Rutherford 8-4

#1 Doubles
Championship – Ellsworth’s Brendan Anderson/Adam Vehring defeated Hoisington’s Mason Haxton/Chase Maier 8-0
Third place – Salina South’s Keegan Exline/Isaac Harper defeated Sacred Heart’s Jace Douglas/Kobe Douglas 8-4

#2 Doubles
Championship – Salina South’s Braxton Morrical/Jackson Sprecker defeated Sacred Heart’s Cheney/Riordan 8-4
Fifth place – Ellsworth’s Colton Bettenbrock/Grady Mueller defeated Ellinwood’s Devyn Johnson/Cole Ringwald 8-3

Track & Field

CG CKTL Meet @ Hillsboro

Area teams included: Solomon, Canton-Galva

Boys Golf

Wamego Invitational
Wamego 337, Clay Center 370, Sabetha 380, Tonganoxie 383, Concordia 410, Marysville 429, Eudora 432, Rossville 463

Abilene Results
Karsen Loader, 104, T31st
Kieryan Anderson, 104, T31st
Cameron Vinduska, 123, 54th

Chapman Results
Kaden Stalder, 87, T7th
Tucker Stroda, 110, 43rd
Danny Jackson, 117, T50th