Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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April 10, 2013

Baseball/softball roundup

Baseball

St. Anthony stifles BCCH

St. Anthony had all facets of its game clicking on Tuesday, as the Bulldogs picked up a decisive 10-0 victory in five innings over Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick on the road.

Zach Gardewine improved his record to a perfect 4-0 on the mound, pitching two innings with three strikeouts and no hits allowed. James Kabbes pitched the final three, allowing two hits but keeping the Eagles off the scoreboard to preserve the shutout.

The Bulldog offense was led by Ben Hecht, who had a double and three RBIs on the afternoon. Jacob Schuette added two more RBIs, and four more knocked in a run as St. Anthony picked up the win. Jacob Kenter got the loss for BCCH, pitching five innings with nine hits and four strikeouts.

The Bulldogs return to action today at Centennial, while the Eagles play Thursday against visiting Windsor/Stew-Stras.

St. Anthony 403 30 10 11 0

BCCH 000 00 0 2 2

WP - Gardewine L P - Kenter S - Kabbes

St. Anthony: Williams (2 2B, RBI); Hecht (1B, 2B, 3 RBI); Bushur (2B, RBI); Schuette (1B, 2 RBI); Hoelscher (RBI); Gurtner (1B, RBI); Dasenbrock (1B, 2B).

BCCH: Bales (1B).

 

Wooden Shoes beat Maroons

Darren Probst tossed five innings of two-hit, shutout ball as Teutopolis cruised past Robinson 11-0.

Probst also rapped a double with an RBI at the bat, while Chase Wendling drove in three runs from thew top of the order.

Reed Hardiek, Alex Goldstein, Bobby Wenthe and Michael Gillespie each had an RBI on the game. Gillespie had a double of his own.

Teutopolis (12-1) hosts Mattoon Thursday in a makeup game.

Robinson 000 00 0 2 3

Teutopolis 704 0X 11 8 0

WP - Probst LP - Hale

Teutopolis: Wendling (1-1, 3 RBI, 2 R, 2 BB), Hardiek (0-2, RBI, BB), Wenthe (1-2, RBI, R), Goldstein (0-2, RBI), Smith (1-3, 2 R, SB), Probst (1-2, 2B, RBI, 5 IP, 2 H, 5 K), Gillespie (2-2, 2B, RBI, 2 R)

 

Cardinals take down Eagles

Hunter Clifton had a home run and six RBIs as North Clay mercied Newton 11-1.

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  • Cox.jpg Cardinals fly by Blackhawks 16-0

    The frustrations from a tough 7-6 loss by North Clay to South Central Tuesday were relieved on the field Wednesday, as the Cardinals blasted the Sandoval Blackhawks 16-0 in five innings.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • czachorskimug.jpg Czachorski: My own field of dreams

    A few weeks ago, I sat behind the backstop at Evergreen Park, watching St. Anthony and South Central play baseball and taking photos when I overheard a conversation.
    It was a few seven- or eight-year-old kids, just talking about the game in front of them, nearly gushing over some of their favorite players on St. Anthony.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Green.jpg Green settling into Whitecaps rotation

    Since inking his pro deal, Effingham and University of Louisville alum Chad Green has donned a number of different jerseys.
    In just over a year, Green's played for the Gulf Coast League Tigers, the Lakeland Flying Tigers, the West Michigan Whitecaps and, even just for a day or two, the Detroit Tigers.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Vonderheide.jpg Windsor/Stew-Stras combines for five-inning no-hitter

    The second inning was good to Windsor/Stew-Stras again.
    The Blue Devils scored 17 runs in the second inning of their 19-7 win against Cumberland on Tuesday, then scored 10 more in the same frame of a 16-0 rout of Ramsey on Wednesday, all while being shut out in the first inning of both games.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Altamont downs Charleston 6-2

    At least it’s the last year of the Ohnesorges for Altamont’s opponents.
    That’s the sister duo of Madison and Lauren that have been top athletes at Altamont High School. The pair produced once again in a 6-2 win over Charleston at Karch Field.

    April 23, 2014

  • ZGard1.jpg Pitcher's duel: Gardewine leads St. Anthony over Teutopolis 1-0

    Zach Gardewine gripped the game ball tightly in his right hand and smiled.
    It’s not every day a pitcher shuts out the loaded Teutopolis lineup and he knew it. Gardewine became the first player to blank the Wooden Shoes, in St. Anthony’s 1-0 win on Tuesday, since Dieterich duo Tanner Traub and Jake Bohnhoff on March 22, 2013.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • 4-22Ziegler.jpg Ziegler's choice an easy one

    Lake Land College’s Grace Ziegler had a choice after her two years playing were up.
    The Altamont alumna basically whittled her options down to this: continue to play basketball collegiately at a four-year institution, or transfer to a four-year institution to have a traditional college student experience.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Vonderheid.jpg Vonderheide, W/SS win at Charleston 12-0

    Christian Vonderheide had the luxury of choosing which was better.
    It was either the grand slam, or a complete game shutout thrown by the right hander.
    “They are both pretty equal,” Vonderheide said. “Pitching is more of my thing. The grand slam I got lucky. I swung hard, and I was lucky enough for it to go over the fence."
    The win could be more important as Windsor/Stew-Stras pounded a 12-0 win over Charleston at CHS Field.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • czachorskimug.jpg Czachorski: Time to catch Cup fever

    I woke up early Friday morning and did something I never do these days -- I flipped on SportsCenter.
    It was the top of the 7 a.m. hour, and unshockingly, ESPN led with discussion of the playoffs.
    What left me flabbergasted was they were leading with the NHL playoffs, as I was truly unaware ESPN remembered that hockey was a sport.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • White2.jpg Indians' bats too much for Eagles

    An 11 a.m. start on Good Friday wasn't too early for Altamont, as the Indians pushed 10 across in the first frame and bested Newton 16-1 in five innings.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

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