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Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 10:15 am

St. Clair opened its girls soccer season with a 0-2-1 record last Friday and Saturday at the Warrenton Round Robin Tournament. The Lady Bulldogs kicked off their season Friday with a 2-0 loss to Sullivan.

On Saturday, St. Clair played to a 1-1 tie against Kirksville and dropped a 3-1 decision to Warrenton.

Sullivan won the tournament title with a 3-0 record.

“It was the first tournament of the season, and we used it to learn where we are as a team,” said St. Clair Head Coach Ted Koenigsfeld. “We took some positives away from it. Sam Deason was very good in goal. Defensively, we were fairly strong. The entire team, front to back, was very competitive throughout the tournament. We were short a few players in the third game, but the girls kept battling. As a coach, you like to see that competitive edge and drive. That was a positive for us.”

Deason, a junior, played in goal for all three of the Lady Bulldogs’ games.

St. Clair fell behind 2-0 to Sullivan by halftime in the season opener.

“We definitely came out with first-game jitters and allowed two goals in the first half, one on a penalty kick,” Koenigsfeld said. “We settled down and played better in the second half. We gave Sullivan their biggest challenge of the tournament.”

In Saturday’s first game, the contest was scoreless until Kirksville took the lead on a goal with four minutes remaining in the second half.

But the Lady Bulldogs responded on a goal by freshman midfielder Mary York with two minutes remaining in the game.

Nicole Nardi, a senior midfielder, was credited with the assist.

“We scored the goal from a corner kick. The ball bounced around in the middle and Mary was there to knock it in,” Koenigsfeld said. “The girls showed a lot of heart coming back after Kirksville took the lead with under five minutes left to play.”

No overtime was played in the tournament.

St. Clair ended the tournament with a 3-1 loss Saturday to Warrenton.

The Lady Bulldogs took an early 1-0 lead when Nardi scored on a penalty kick.

Warrenton answered with three goals in the first half to take a 3-1 halftime advantage, which turned out to be the final score.

“When they scored to tie the game 1-1, we kind of hung our heads and they came right back and scored again to take the lead,” Koenigsfeld said. “Their third goal came on a communication error we made. We made some halftime adjustments and had some scoring opportunities in the second half. We were a little worn out. It was our third game in two days and we were down on substitutes in that third game.”

Heather Pendegraft, a junior midfielder/defender, Nardi and Deason represented St. Clair on the all-tournament team.

“Nicole, Heather and Sam all had outstanding tournaments,” Koenigsfeld said.

Sullivan Lady Eagles

Sullivan, coached by Bill Kackley, won the tournament championship with wins over St. Clair 2-0, Warrenton 3-0 and Kirksville, 6-1.

Scoring goals against Warrenton were Aley Lucas, Taylor Lucas and Skylar Evans.

Lexi Johnston, Aley Lucas and Evans each scored two goals for the Lady Eagles in the win over Kirksville.

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Baseball

Monday, April 14

Washington at Pacific, PPD

North County at St. Clair, PPD

Union 5, Waynesville 3

Tuesday, April 15

Borgia 4, Washington 2

Cuba 7, St. Clair 1

*Pacific 14, Owensville 0

Wednesday, April 16

Borgia 11, Kennedy 1

Lutheran S 6, Washington 0

Thursday, April 17

*Union 11, Owensville 1

*New Haven 5, St. Clair 4

*Pacific 5, St. James 4

Saturday, April 19

Union vs. Washington (at TR Hughes Ballpark), 12:30 p.m.

Girls Soccer

Monday, April 14

Washington 5, Borgia 3

*Union 12, St. James 0

*Sullivan 1, Owensville 0 (2 OT)

Tuesday, April 15

*Washington 2, Ft. Zumwalt East 0

*Union 10, Owensville 0

Thursday, April 17

*Washington 2, Ft. Zumwalt S 1 (PKs)

Union 10, North County 0

#St. Clair 3, Maplewood 1

Pacific at Troy Tny    TBA

Friday, April 18

Washington 2, Sullivan 1

#St. Clair vs. Ritenour, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19

#St. Clair vs. TBA, TBA

Golf

Monday, April 14

*Washington 176, Holt 179 (medalist W-B. Carpenter 42)

Tuesday, April 15

Borgia 209, Kennedy 250 (medalist B-C. Voss 35)

*Pacific/Sullivan at St. Clair, 4 p.m.

*Hermann at Union, 4 p.m.

Wednesday, April 16

Wash at FZS Tny, TBA

Thursday, April 17

Warrenton Tny, 8 a.m.

Track and Field

Tuesday, April 15

Union Relays (Winners: B-Potosi 101; G-Washington 119)

Saturday, April 19

Washington at Kirkwood    TBA

Boys Volleyball

Wednesday, April 9

Duchesne def. Borgia, 25-19, 25-16

Thursday, April 10

Seckman def. Borgia, 25-15, 21-25, 25-13

College Softball

Wednesday, April 16

*ECC split with St. Charles

Thursday, April 17

*ECC split with St. Louis

*Conference Games

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