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CENTRALIA - The Salem Wildcats soccer team dominated the play in their 2-1 win over Christ Our rock on the road blasting 21 shots on goal.  The Cats took the lead early as Zarak Islam assisted on an Andrew Banning goal less than 25 seconds into the season.  The Silver Stallions tied the game in the 23rd minute.  But just a couple of minutes later, Alec Holmes crossed a ball into the box that deflected off a Christ Our Rock defender for the goal. 

    The KC Blue Angels soccer team won a pair of games in shutout fashion, beating MacMaurray 6-0 and Knox College 4-0.  Sylvia Adler scored 3 goals and Monical Robinson and Jordyn Francis each had a goal in the MacMurray match.  Against Knox, Francis scored twice and Robinson and Sarah Entwistle added a goal each.  KC will host St Louis College of Pharmacy at noon Sunday and all youth attending will get a team photo.  Following the match, players will be available for autographs and a clinic will be held.  

MT VERNON - The Franklin Park Bobcats bounced back from their first loss of the season on Monday to dominated Casey Mt Vernon on Tuesday winning 18-8.  Eric Brubaker earned the win and Brady Munter the save.  McGhee, Hess, Hays and Adams, the first four hitters in the lineup for Salem combined to go 12-for 20 with 8 doubles and 12 RBI. 

Rachael Forehand was good again as Salem beat Casey Mt Vernon in softball 12-1.  Forehand struck out 8.  Abby Graham had 2 hits and 2 RBI, Katelyn Greene had a hit and drove in 3 while Christian Binnion and Madison Caswell each added a hit.  

KINMUNDY - The South Central Cougars will try to make it two wins in a row to open the fall when they host Patoka this afternoon.  The original start time was scheduled for 7, but has been moved up to a 4:30 start. 

RAMSEY - The Odin Eagles defeated Patoka 11-0 at the Ramsey Tournament on Tuesday.  Colton Wood had 3 hits and 2 RBI, Devin Williams and Austin Perkins each went 2-4 and each drove in a pair.  Gavin Meredith worked 4 innings of shutout ball striking out 8.  Rayden Hoffstetter, who had an RBI single himself, finished up the game with a scoreless fifth.  Odin will host Dieterich on Thursday before finishing up the Ramsey Tournament with a game against Mulberry Grove on Friday.  

UNDATED - The Centralia Annies won their volleyball opener defeating Pinckneyville on the road 25-21, 25-20. 

    Carlyle fell to new Athens at home 25-22, 25-13. 

    The KC Blue Angels will open up their home schedule tonight after finishing 5-0 at the Kankankee College Early Bird Challenge.  The Angels host perennial power house Lake Land who comes in ranked 11th  in the NJCAA preseason poll and are 3-1 to start the season. 

CHICAGO (AP) - Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

     Pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall doubled to lead off the 10th against Jake Petricka, and after failing to sacrifice Chisenhall to third, Walters hit a 3-2 pitch well into the right-field bleachers to give the Indians the lead.

     Bryan Shaw pitched 2 1-3 scoreless innings in relief for the win, keeping Cleveland 5 1/2 games behind Kansas City in the AL Central.

     Chicago lost its seventh straight and saw Petricka give up a go-ahead home run in his second consecutive appearance after allowing Brian McCann's 10th inning walk-off Sunday against the New York Yankees.

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