The Blue Springs boys tennis team has earned two Suburban Big Six Conference victories through its first two dual matches of the season.

The Blue Springs boys tennis team has earned two Suburban Big Six Conference victories through its first two dual matches of the season.

Five singles victories propelled the Wildcats to a 7-2 victory over visiting Lee’s Summit Thursday.

“The boys played well with it being windy and a conference match,” Blue Springs coach Jody McClain said.

Max Martell, Dan Noud, Ashton Rhodes, Chad Stohlmann and Andy Anderson were Blue Springs singled winners. Noud and Anderson and Rhodes and Stohlmann triumphed in doubles.

Blue Springs was a 9-0 junior varsity winner.

BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH 9, RAYMORE-PECULIAR 0: The Jaguars easily claimed their Suburban Big Six opener at Raymore-Peculiar.

Paul Province, Alex Martin, Alec Barber, John Duffey, Jared Martin, Brent Henderson, Chris Hammond, Joey Garchitorena and Lake Kinzel were responsible for the South victories.

“I was happy to get off our conference season with a victory,” South coach Sheri Rehmer said.
The junior varsity match resulted in a 5-4 South victory.

LEE’S SUMMIT NORTH 6, LIBERTY NORTH 3: Visiting Lee’s Summit North used singles victories by Robbie Sauer, Andrew Lam, Ryan Metzler and Eric Summer for the nonconference victory.

Metzler and Austin Nicholas and Lam and Nate Hendrickson were the doubles winners.

Sauer staged a big comeback in No.  2 singles to tie the match 10-10 and then won the tiebreaker.

“We all knew he was going to win it,” North coach Stu Reece said.

Girls soccer

Camilla Neumann was everywhere for the Van Horn girls soccer team.

Neumann connected on three goals and added an assist as the Falcons picked up their first victory of the year with a 7-1 win over Cameron in the Summit Christian Academy Tournament.

Destiny Marquez also added a pair of goals and assists to aid Van Horn.

“I was pleased with our second-half effort,” Van Horn coach Chris Corrie said. “It was a lot of fun to score seven goals and get a win.”

Cathy Allen and Hanna Bishop scored the other Van Horn goals. Bishop also had two assists.
Van Horn (1-2) plays for fifth place in the tournament Saturday.

RAYMORE-PECULIAR 2, BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH 1: The Jaguars’ Suburban Big Six opener resulted in a setback as the Panthers scored two first-half goals and held off a Jaguar comeback.

Beth Landon scored South’s only goal in the 41st minute as the Jags fell to 0-3.

“Ray-Pec is a fast, aggressive team and we knew that coming in,” South coach Todd Findley said. “Although it’s a loss, I am really happy how the game went. The girls executed the game plan very well and just came up short. I can’t fault the effort.”

ST. JOSEPH CENTRAL 2, TRUMAN 1, OT: Victoria Williams’ goal in the sixth minute overtime lifted visiting Central to the Suburban Middle Seven victory.

Marit Gjerde notched a goal in the 41st minute for Truman (2-1, 0-2 conference).