Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

April 10, 2013

Baseball/softball roundup


Effingham Daily News

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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.

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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.

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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.

He wasn’t alone with the long ball, as Adam Cox had a home run and two RBI of his own. Logan Hilderbrand scored four times for North Clay.

Dylan Walker got the win for North Clay after four innings of one-run ball, while Elijah Knepper lost his season debut, allowing six earned runs in 3.1 innings.

Nick Reis had Newton’s lone RBI.

North Clay (7-3) takes on Sandoval Thursday, while Newton hosts Edwards County.

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NC 402 23 1 11 2

WP - Walker LP - Knepper

Newton: Reis (1-3, RBI), Schackmann (1-3), Schulte (1-1), Shull (1-1)

North Clay: Cox (3-4, HR, 2 RBI), Hilderbrand (2-3, RBI, 4 R), Clifton (3-3, HR, 6 RBI), Traub (1-2, RBI)

 

Neoga routs Okaw Valley

Neoga’s bats got even hotter as they kept their win streak alive with a 17-0 shutout of Okaw Valley.

Trevor Moore and Guy Walk each had three RBIs, and Walk got the win on the mound with five shutout innings.

Jon Atwell had two RBI and Devin Olmstead hit a home run in the win.

Neoga (9-2) hosts Marshall Friday.

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WP - G. Walk LP - Sroka

Neoga: Monroe (RBI), Moore (2B, 3 RBI), Olmstead (HR, RBI), Atwell (1B, 2 RBI), J. Baker (2B, RBI), G. Walk (2B, 1B, 3 RBI), Yurs (1B, RBI), James (RBI)

 

Softball

Shoes double up Greenville

Teutopolis and Greenville were all square at two runs apiece after the first inning, but the Lady Shoes took control of the game from there. Teutopolis added a pair in the third and scored three more in the sixth en route to a 8-4 win over the visiting Lady Comets.

Kadi Borries got the win for the Lady Shoes on the mound. Borries gave up ten hits in a complete-game effort, but also frustrated Greenville’s batters to the tune of 10 strikeouts.

Offensively, Borries homered yet again for coach Rich Niebrugge’s squad, leading the charge. Anni Borries, Allison Apke and Tara Stephens all knocked in one run apiece. Teutopolis moved to 8-1 on the season with the win, and the Lady Shoes next play Thursday when they host Stew-Stras.

Greenville 4 10 5

Teutopolis 8 7 2

WP - K. Borries LP - Gray

Teutopolis: K. Borries (3-4, 2B, HR, RBI); A. Borries (RBI); Apke (1-4, 2B, RBI); Stephens (1-3, RBI); Wente (1-2).

 

Windsor no-hits Pana

One day after a big win against Dieterich, the Lady Blue Devils were back in action at Pana, and they didn’t disappoint. Windsor scored four runs in the second frame en route to a 10-0 victory that was called after six innings for the mercy rule.

Lindsay Floyd picked up her second win in as many days, tossing a no-hitter in the process. Floyd struck out 14 batters in five innings of action.

Whitney Kuhl drove in two runs, and both Dani Bell and Floyd brought one run home apiece to fuel the 10-0 shutout.

Windsor improved to 4-4 on the year, and the Lady Blue Devils are back in action today when they travel to St. Anthony.

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WP-Floyd

Windsor: Bell (1-1, RBI); Floyd (1-2, RBI); Kuhl (1-2, 2 RBI); Strowmatt (2-4).

 

South Central holds off St. Elmo/Brownstown

South Central scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the first inning, and that would mark the end of any scoring for either team on Tuesday. The Lady Cougars held St. Elmo/Brownstown scoreless on the afternoon, surrendering just two hits in a 2-0 victory.

Abby King was a force on the mound, pitching a complete-shutout with two strikeouts. Samantha Austin picked up the loss for the Lady Eagles. Austin pitched six innings with four hits and six strikeouts.

At the plate, Megan Maxey connected on a double and Austin lined a single for the only St. Elmo/Brownstown hits of the afternoon. The Lady Eagles fell to 1-8 with the loss, and will look to pick up a win today against Ramsey.

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South Central 200 000 0 4 2 0

WP - King LP - Austin

St. Elmo/Brownstown: Maxey (2B); Austin (1B).