Hatcher helps Hickman shut down Helias

Wednesday, April 7, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 1:34 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Chad Hatcher pitched six scoreless innings to lead Hickman to an 8-0 win against Helias on Tuesday in Jefferson City.

Hatcher (1-0) struck out seven and allowed three hits while walking one. Kyle Smith pitched a scoreless seventh and also went 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs. Justin Jackson went 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Hickman (2-0) scored once in the second, four times in the fourth and three times in the sixth inning.

“We had good team defense tonight,” Hickman coach Kent Fewell said. “We had two double plays that got us out of some situations.”

Rock Bridge girls' soccer

Ashley Tune scored two goals and the Bruins beat Fulton 2-0 in Fulton. Tune scored her goals with about a minute left in each half. Emily Schuenemeyer was in goal during the first half, and Emily Roark completed the shutout.

“We’re blessed with two senior keepers, and they both deserve time in (goal),” Rock Bridge coach Marc VanDover said.


In his first competitive meet, David Bonuchi, 11, of Columbia won the 1-meter board event and was second on the 3-meter board at the Junior Olympic Zone Diving Championships. Bonuchi qualified for the National Championships on April 23-25 in San Antonio, Texas.

Bonuchi’s younger brother, Daniel Bonuchi, finished 13th in the 1-meter 9-and-under division.

Rock Bridge boys' tennis

The Bruins swept every match against Jefferson City and won 9-0 at Washington Park in Jefferson City.

Jon-Eric Meyer, Matt Dresner, Justin Winner, Kyle Kinderknecht, Dennis Smith and Stefan Nosic won singles, and teams of Dresner and Winner, Meyer and Smith and Kindernecht and Scott Hawf won doubles. Except for No. 1 doubles, which Rock Bridge (3-0) won in a tiebreaker, Jefferson City did not win four games in any set.

MU softball

Erin Kalka was named Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week. Kalka had 25 strikeouts in 14 innings against Oklahoma State on Saturday. She had a no-hitter through nine innings and gave up three hits in Missouri’s 3-2 win. She added 10 more strikeouts in six innings in the second game.

Columbia College softball

Amy Seipp, a senior catcher, was named American Midwest Conference and NAIA Region V Player of the Week. Seipp hit .593 with three doubles, two home runs and 10 RBIs in eight games last week.

Hickman boys' basketball

Senior forward Brett Burchard was named to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State team last week.

Central Missouri State girls' basketball

Anna Rorvig, a sophomore guard from Columbia, was named to the MIAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll. A secondary education major and former Hickman player, Rorvig shot 52.7 percent from the field this season while averaging 4.4 points and two rebounds.

MU soccer

The time of Friday’s game against Ohio State in St. Louis has been changed to 8 p.m. and the home game April 17 has been changed to 1 p.m.

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