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June 10, 2014

Effingham Post 120 juniors win Summer Slam

Legion seasons in full swing

ALTAMONT — After a second-place finish last season, the Effingham Post 120 Junior team won this year's Altamont Summer Slam Wooden Bat Tournament over the weekend.

Effingham went 3-1, losing a close 3-2 matchup with Shelby County Posts 289/611/725 to close Saturday's play, as Nic Hutchinson outdueled Drew Gibson for Effingham's only loss.

Will Clausius pitched seven strong innings Friday night to lead Effingham past Newton Post 20 4-2, allowing just two hits on the day, both to Mitch Jansen.

Lane Koenig went all seven in a 4-1 win over Altamont Post 512 and struck out 11 batters. Bryar Jansen starred offensively, scoring twice with a 3-for-4 game.

Woltman and Koenig had RBIs against Shelby County, but Trevor Easton drove in two for Shelby County and Devin Deremiah drove in the other runs in Shelby's only win of the weekend.

Effingham clinched the tournament with a 10-0 rout of Centralia Post 446. Blake White had three RBIs, Koenig drove in two, while Jansen, James Kabbes and Gibson each had RBIs in the victory.

The win was picked up by Woltman, who allowed one hit in five innings.

Newton Post 20 went 2-2, losing to Effingham Friday and Altamont Post 512 Saturday by a score of 11-3, capped off by a 3-for-3 day by Klaiton Wolff with five RBIs.

Newton rebounded with an 11-2 win over Centralia, with Brock Mammoser picking up the win, while Mike Carr drove in a run with two singles and Joe Stone had two doubles and an RBI. They closed the tournament with a 5-0 shutout over Shelby County Sunday, led by Tim Weber on the hill.

Box scores from Altamont and Shelby County were not made available as of press time, although Shelby County General Manager Kirby Floyd said the Effingham win was their only of the tourney, losing to Newton, Centralia and Altamont.

Effingham takes on Vandalia tonight for a doubleheader, Newton plays at Kinmundy Wednesday night and Shelby County is at Danville for a tournament beginning Friday.

Friday

Newton Post 20     200     000     0     2 2 2

Effingham Post 120     200     110     X     4 8 4

WP - Clausius (7 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 7 K, 2 BB) LP - Spitzer (6 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 K, 2 BB)

Newton: Bierman (0-2, R, BB, SB); Weber (0-2, R, BB, SB); Jansen (2-3, RBI)

Effingham: Kabbes (1-4, R, SB); White (0-2, R, BB, SB); Woltman (1-3, RBI, R); Koenig (2-3, RBI); Gibson (1-3); Jansen (1-3); Clausius (1-3, R); Burhman (1-1, BB)

Saturday

Altamont Post 512     11

Newton Post 20     3

WP - Miller LP - Jansen

Altamont: Wolff (3-3, 5 RBI)

Effingham Post 120     020     011     0     4 9 1

Altamont Post 512     100     000     0     1 4 2

WP - Koenig (7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 11 K, 2 BB) LP - C. Miller (7 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 1 ER, 6 K, 2 BB)

Effingham: Buhrman (0-3, BB); White (1-3); Woltman (2-4, 2B, RBI); Koenig (1-3, HBP); Jansen (3-4, 2 R, SB); Martin (0-3, R); Pease (1-3); Utz (1-2, R, BB)

Altamont: N. Miller (2-3, R, SB); C. Miller (0-1, 2 BB); Guerrettaz (1-3); Runge (0-2, HBP); Carvello (1-3)

Newton Post 20     11

Centralia Post 446     2

WP - Mammoser

Newton: Carr (2 1B, RBI); Stone (2 2B, RBI)

Effingham Post 120     200     000     0     2 4 1

Shelby County Posts 289/611/725     200     010     X     3 4 2

WP - Hutchinson (6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 K, 3 BB) LP - Gibson (6 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 K, 2 BB)

Effingham: White (0-3, R, HBP); Jansen (1-4, R); Woltman (1-3, RBI); Koenig (1-3, RBI, SB); Utz (1-2, BB); Pease (0-2, BB, SB); Clausius (0-2, BB)

Shelby County: Overbeck (1-2, 2 R, HBP, SB); Hutchinson (2-3, SB); Easton (1-2, 2 RBI, BB); Deremiah (0-2, RBI, HBP)

Sunday

Effingham Post 120     031     15     10 13 0

Centralia Post 446     000     00     0 1 3

WP - Woltman (5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 5 K, 3 BB) LP - Williams (4.1 IP, 13 H, 10 R, 3 ER, 4 K, 1 BB)

Effingham: Kabbes (2-3, RBI, R, HBP); White (1-3, 3 RBI, R); Woltman (1-3, R, BB); Koenig (2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R); Jansen (2-4, RBI, SB); Martin (1-4, R); Burhman (1-2, 2 R, HBP); Gibson (2-3, RBI, R); Osborn (0-2, R); Clausius (1-1, R)

Centralia: Bierman (0-1, BB); Rowcliff (1-2, SB); Williams (0-1, BB, SB); Zelasko (0-1, BB)

Newton Post 20     5

Shelby County Posts 289/611/725     0

WP - Weber

Post 120 seniors split over weekend

Effingham's senior team kicked off play over the weekend, splitting doubleheaders with Olney and Vandalia Saturday and Sunday,

Olney Post 30 won game one Saturday 8-5, as the Effingham seniors committing six errors, leading to four unearned runs asssigned to pitcher Clayton Ruckman. Carter Hayes drove in two with a home run, Neil Williams was 3-for-4 with two doubles and Alex Carie was 2-for-3 with a double. Newton alum Elijah Knepper struck out 11 in the win for Olney.

In game two, Effingham rebounded to win 2-0 in a four-inning contest, shortened by rain. Devin Mayfield pitched four shutout, allowing one hit and three strikeouts. Swayde Sanders was 2-for-2 with a home run and two RBIs, while Carter Hayes was 1-for-2 and Alex Bohnhoff was 0-2 with a run.

Sunday, Effingham faced Vandalia Post 95 and started with a 2-1 win behind a strong performance from Zach Gardewine, as he pitched seven innings and allowed one run on four hits. Effingham walked off with a double by Eli Dasenbrock off former St. Elmo pitcher Connor Beasley, scoring Kevin Daugherty and Neil Williams with two outs.

Dasenbrock was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, Hayes was 1-for-4 with a double, Bohnhoff was 1-for-4 and Brennan Poland was 1-for-2 with a walk. Noah Powless of South Central had Vandalia's only RBI, hitting a solo homer in the seventh off Gardewine.

Effingham led 6-5 entering the sixth of game two, only to have Vandalia take control of the game, scoring five runs off Sanders and Bohnhoff. Sanders took the loss, allowing four runs in one inning (two earned).

Ruckman, Hayes and Bohnhoff all had RBIs, with Ruckman going 1-for-3 and Hayes going 1-for-4. Jacob Miller and Bohnhoff each scored twice.

Post 120 is now 2-2 on the season and hosts Robinson Post 69 tonight for a doubleheader.

Saturday

Olney Post 30     105     000     2     8 8 3

Effingham Post 120     202     010     0     5 7 6

WP - Knepper (7 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 2 ER, 11 K, 1 BB) LP - Ruckman (7 IP, 8 H, 8 R, 4 ER, 7 K, 3 BB)

Olney: Runyon (2-3, R, BB); Chesnut (0-4, 2 R); Zuber (0-3, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB, SB); Blagrave (2-4, 2B, 2 R); Seed (1-4, RBI); Kocher (1-1, 2 RBI); Dorney (1-4, RBI); Knepper (0-2, BB); Wendling (1-2, R)

Effingham: Williams (3-4, 2 2B, 2 R, SB); Bohnhoff (1-4, R); Hayes (1-3, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB); Sanders (0-4, RBI); Gardewine (0-2, HBP); Carie (2-3, 2B)

Olney Post 30     000     0     0 1 2

Effingham Post 120     100     1     2 3 1

WP - Mayfield (4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 K, 0 BB) LP - Zuber (3.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 K, 1 BB)

Olney: Wendling (1-1)

Effingham: Bohnhoff (0-1, BB, R); Hayes (1-2); Sanders (2-2, HR, 2 RBI, R)

Sunday

Vandalia Post 95     000     000     1     1 4 1

Effingham Post 120     000     000     2     2 6 1

WP - Gardewine (7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 4 K, 1 BB) LP - Beasley (0.2 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 K, 3 BB)

Vandalia: Schwarm (1-3); Bray (1-3); Powless (1-3, HR, RBI, R); R. Miller (1-3); Trexler (0-2, BB)

Effingham: Williams (0-3, R, BB); Bohnhoff (1-4); Hayes (1-4, 3B); Sanders (0-2, 2 BB); Dasenbrock (3-4, 2B, 2 RBI); Poland (1-2, BB); Daugherty (0-2, R, BB)

Vandalia Post 95     012     203     2     10 8 2

Effingham Post 120     110     401     0     7 5 4

WP - Trexler (3 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 K, 3 BB) LP - Sanders (1 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 K, 3 BB)

Vandalia: Bray (0-0, RBI, 2 BB); Schwarm (1-5, R, SB); Clift (0-4, R); Beasley (1-3, 2B, 4 R, BB); R. Miller (1-2, 2B, 2 RBI, R, BB) Crisman (2-4, 2 R, HBP); Mueller (2-3, RBI, R, 2 BB); Powless (1-5, RBI); Ratermann (0-3, 2 BB)

Effingham: Williams (0-2, R, 2 BB, HBP); Bohnhoff (0-1, RBI, 2 R, 3 BB); Hayes (1-4, RBI, R); Dasenbrock (0-2, BB); Ruckman (1-3, RBI); Carie (1-3); Poland (1-4, 2B); Daugherty (0-3, BB); J. Miller (1-2, 2 R, BB, HBP)

Shelby seniors split

After a loss Friday to Mattoon, Shelby County's seniors swept Charleston Post 93 9-1 and 16-9 Sunday afternoon.

Gunner Theis hit a solo home run in gmae run while driving in a run, Tyler Romack and Zach Monroe each drove in two runs and Ben Helton allowed one unearned run in seven innings.

In game two, Monroe had a huge day, going 4-for-4 with seven RBIs and four runs in the come from behind win. Theis drove in two, while Romack, Dylan Ohnesorge and Luke McConnell each had RBIs.

Trevor Moore earned the win in relief.

Shelby County's seniors are now 2-4 with the wins and play the Mattoon Babe Ruth team today at Windsor High School.

Charleston Post 93     000     010     0     1 9 0

Shelby County Posts 289/611/725     051     201     X     9 11 2

WP - Helton (7 IP, 9 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 7 K, 3 BB) LP - Swingler (6 IP, 11 H, 9 R, 9 ER, 0 K, 4 BB)

Charleston: Sheppard (3-3, 2B, HBP, SB); Sweeney (1-2, BB); Wilson (1-4); Moore (1-3); Crews (1-2, HBP); Swingler (2-2, BB)

Shelby County: Hendryx (1-3, 2B, RBI, R, HBP, SB); Moore (1-4, RBI); Theis (2-3, HR, RBI, 2 R); Cole (1-4); Romack (2-3, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB); McConnell (2-3, 2B, R, BB); Kramer (0-2, RBI, R, BB); Ohnesorge (1-3, RBI, R); Monroe (1-3, 2B, 2 RBI, R)

Charleston Post 93     101     403     0     9 10 1

Shelby County Posts 289/611/725     210     337     X     16 15 1

WP - Moore (2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 K, 2 BB) LP - Sweeney (0.2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 K, 3 BB)

Charleston: Sheppard (1-3, 4 R, BB, HBP, 2 SB); Sweeney (2-3, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB, SB); Wilson (1-2, 2B, RBI); Elliott (1-2, RBI); Miller (1-3, HR, 4 RBI, R); J. Moore (1-2, BB, HBP); Crews (1-4, SB); McInerney (1-3, R, BB); Whitaker (1-3, R, BB)

Shelby County: Hendryx (3-4, 2 2B, 3 R, BB, 2 SB); Monroe (4-4, HR, 7 RBI, 4 R, BB, 2 SB); Theis (1-4, 2 RBI, BB); Romack (2-3, RBI, 2 R, BB, HBP); Ohnesorge (2-3, RBI, BB); McConnell (0-4, RBI, BB); Kramer (2-5, 2 R, SB); Cole (0-2, 2 R, 2 BB); Probst (1-2, 2 R, BB, HBP)

Dieterich juniors split with Vandalia

A late comeback pushed Vandalia's juniors past Dieterich Post 628 with a 6-5 win, but Dieterich responded with an 11-1 win in game two of Saturday's doubleheader.

Dieterich trailed 3-0 early but grabbed five runs over the fourth and fifth innings, before surrendering the lead in the sixth. Trenton Poe, Bryce McClain and Calloway Campton each had RBIs.

Charlie Thoele took the loss, allowing six runs but just one earned in six innings.

In game two, Dieterich got after, taking a 9-1 lead after the top of the second and cruising from there. Cole Hartke, Poe, Campton, McClain, Devin Flach, Ryan Radloff and Briar Schmidt had RBIs.

Calloway Campton was 2-for-2 on the day with three runs and Paul Thoele took the win, allowing three runs in five innings.

Dieterich is 1-1 and plays at Newton for a doubleheader Thursday.

Dieterich Post 628     000     410     0     5 5 5

Vandalia Post 95     201     003     X     6 5 3

WP - Schall (2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 K, 2 BB) LP - C. Thoele (6 IP, 5 H, 6 R, 1 ER, 4 K, 4 BB)

Dieterich: Hartke (1-4, R, SB); C. Thoele (0-2, R, 2 BB, SB); Cl. Campton (0-3, BB); Poe (1-3, RBI, BB); Ca. Campton (1-2, RBI, R); Bloemer (0-1, BB); Radloff (0-1, BB, R); McClain (1-2, RBI); Flach (0-0, BB)

Vandalia: Murry (1-4); Hoehn (1-2, BB, 2 R, 2 SB); Sloan (1-3, 2 RBI, R, BB); Clavin (0-2, BB); Huber (0-3, R); Cassidy (2-2); Schall (0-0, R, BB)

Dieterich Post 628     630     02     11 7 1

Vandalia Post 95     100     00     1 3 4

WP - P. Thoele (5 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 K, 0 BB) LP - Murry (1.1 IP, 4 H, 9 R, 6 ER, 0 K, 7 BB)

Dieterich: Hartke (1-2, RBI, R, 2 BB); C. Thoele (0-3, R, BB); Cl. Campton (1-3, R, BB); Poe (2-3, RBI, 2 R, BB); Ca. Campton (2-2, RBI, 3 R, 2 BB); Radloff (0-1, RBI, 2 R, 2 BB); Flach (0-1, RBI, R, 2 BB); McClain (1-1, RBI); Schmidt (0-3, RBI); Bloemer (0-0, BB); P. Thoele (0-3, BB)

Vandalia: Murry (1-1, R); Horner (1-3); Schall (1-2)

 

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