Quick News Sports: Weekly round up

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Pictured is Kyle Brumels.
By Kyle Quick:

Saturday, New Haven’s junior high cross-country team gave fans a glimpse into the possible future of New Haven’s Cross Country program.

In the junior high race boys and girls were combined into one race with New Haven’s Abby Grater finishing 10th overall and taking first place among girls.

The boy’s team had a strong showing with their top five runners finishing in the top 20, led by Kyle Brumels in seventh followed by Justin Shockley (Picutred right) in eighth.

The shamrocks then went 13, 14, and 15 with Brady Kruse leading the pack followed by Aaron Penning and Ryan BlankenshipBubba Gale toped of the teams impressive performance finishing 17th.

Softball:

New Haven knew they had a tough week ahead of them, having to play four games in as many days.  They began the week off beating Calvary Lutheran in five innings 15-3.

Tuesday New Haven hosted the Belle Tigers who held the rocks scoreless in the weekends Softball Classic, cruising to an easy win, 12-0.  Tuesday’s game was a different story as the shamrocks fought back after being down 5-0 cutting the led to two.  But two costly errors killed New Haven’s momentum leading to a 11-5 loss.

New Haven finished the week by losing to New Bloomfield, 9-6, followed by a Thursday night slugfest at Cuba dropping their third straight, 21-10, as New Haven fell to 3-5 on the year.

Volleyball:

New Haven began the week with a disappointing and unexpected loss at Cuba on Monday but rebounded Tuesday knocking of Belle in two sets and improving to 2-1.

The Shamrocks have a tough week ahead, hosting Chamois on Tuesday followed by Montgomery County on Thursday before traveling to Cape Girardeau for the SEMO Volleyball Spike Tournament.

The tournament will feature some of the best teams across the state in a two-day tournament beginning on Friday.

Quick News will travel with the team this weekend to bring live coverage from Cape Girardeau and depending upon access to wifi we may be able to stream live video for some of the games.