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April 14, 2014

Lady Shoes stay unbeaten

Effingham baseball sweeps opener

PINCKNEYVILLE — The Lady Shoes kept rolling at the Pinckneyville Showcase, winning both games and moving to a perfect 12-0.

Teutopolis fell behind 3-0 to Pinckneyville after one and it took them until the fourth to get on the board, but once they did, they put up 12 runs in three innings for the 12-6 win.

Kadi Borries was 3-for-5 with two doubles and three runs, while Madison Cowman drove in three runs while going 3-for-5 on the day. MacKenzie Wermert was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, while Anni Borries and Raegan Drees had doubles of their own.

Cowman was the winning pitcher, going all seven and striking out five in the process.

Game two was tighter against Massac County, with the Shoes taking a 2-1 lead early in the first inning and holding on until the fourth.

That's when Allison Apke and Danielle Repking hit back-to-back homers to make it 4-1, and the Shoes would win 4-2. Apke and Repking both went 2-for-3 with a home and a double, while Anni and Kadi Borries had the other two hits in identical 1-for-3 games.

Kadi Borries struck out seven in seven innings, allowing just three hits.

The Lady Shoes host BCCH today.

Game 1

Teutopolis     000     615     0     12 15 1

Pinckneyville     300     010     2     6 6 1

WP - Cowman (7 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 5 K, 3 BB) LP - Howard (7 IP, 15 H, 12 R, 12 ER, 5 K, 0 BB)

Teutopolis: Cowman (3-5, 2B, 3 RBI, R, SB); A. Borries (3-5, 2B, RBI, 2 R); K. Borries (3-5, 2 2B, RBI, 3 R); Apke (1-4, RBI, R); Repking (1-4, RBI, R); Wermert (2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R, SB); Smith (1-4, 2 RBI, R); J. Drees (0-2, RBI, R, SB); R. Drees (1-4, 2B, R)

Pinckneyville: Wieland (1-3, 2 R); Jones (1-4, RBI, R); Howard (1-4, RBI, R); Morrow (2-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI, R); Doerflein (1-4, 2B, RBI)

Game 2

Teutopolis     200     200     0     4 6 0

Massac County     100     001     0     2 3 2

WP - K. Borries (7 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 7 K, 4 BB) LP - McFall (7 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 K)

Teutopolis: A. Borries (1-3, R); K. Borries (1-3, R, SB); Apke (2-3, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, R); Repking (2-3, 2B, HR, RBI, R)

Massac County: Douglas (2-2, HR, 2 RBI, R); Stunson (1-3)

Effingham splits Apollo opener

Effingham had one bad inning Saturday at Charleston, and left with a split against Charleston with a 2-1 loss and a 12-4 win.

The Flaming Hearts led 1-0 going in to the sixth inning before Ally O'Dell hit a two-run home run to give Charleston a lead they'd hold on. Brittany Beals hit a solo home run for Effingham's lone run.

Hope Collier pitched sixth innings and gave up two runs on four hits.

In game two, the two teams traded single runs in the first two innings, before Effingham scored 10 of the next 11 runs and rolled to a win.

Jenna Wright was the star of game two, doubling and hitting a homer on her way to five RBIs. Morgan Wilson had two singles, a double and three RBIs, while Madison Weis hit two doubles and had an RBI.

Effingham is now 3-3 and 1-1 in the Apollo. They play Wednesday at Cumberland.

Game 1

Effingham     000     100     0     1 5 1

Charleston     000     002     X     2 4 1

WP - Fuller (7 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 K, 0 BB) LP - Collier (6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 4 K, 1 BB)

Effingham: Weis (2B); Nunamaker (3B); Beals (HR, RBI, R); Collier (1B); Rivera (1B)

Charleston: Finn (1B); Kennedy (2B); Youngblood (1B); O'Dell (HR, 2 RBI, R)

Game 2

Effingham     113     030     4     12 18 3

Charleston     110     001     1     4 7 2

WP - Collier (7 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 5 K, 3 BB) LP - Craft (2.1 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 3 K, 3 BB)

Effingham: Weis (2 2B, RBI); Nunamaker (1B); Tonn (1B, 2B); Beals (2B); Collier (2 1B, 2B, RBI); Wright (2B, HR, 5 RBI); Meinhart (1B, 2B, RBI); Rivera (1B, 2B, RBI); Wilson (2 1B, 2B, 3 RBI)

Comets best Sullivan

A four-run fifth inning was enough for Stew-Stras/Windsor to take down Sullivan 4-3 Saturday afternoon.

The win improves the Comets' co-op to 7-1 on the season with a game in Windsor today against Neoga.

Bayleigh Tabor was 2-for-2 on the day, while Lindsay Burton, Kennedy Ferris, Mercedez Austin and Courtney Schultz had a hit. Kendall Knop had the Comets' lone RBI on the day with a sacrifice fly.

Knop also got the win on the mound, allowing three runs (two earned) in the first four innings before the Comets came back in the fifth.

She went the distance, allowing six hits and striking out six.

Stew-Stras/Windsor     000     040     0     4 6 1

Sullivan     001     200     0     3 6 3

WP - Knop (7 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 6 K, 2 BB) LP - Inman (2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 1 K, 1 BB)

SS/W: Burton (1-4); Ferris (1-3); Schultz (1-3); Tabor (2-2); Austin (1-2); Knop (RBI)

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Flaming Hearts sweep opener


Preston Walker and Kevin Daugherty carried Effingham to a 2-0 start in Apollo play Saturday, as the pair of pitchers each tossed a complete game in a 1-0 win and a 6-1 win, respectively.

Walker started game one, allowing just two hits and two walks while striking out six. The Flaming Hearts mustered just three hits, two by Kennan Mahaffey and one by Daugherty, with Mahaffey scoring in the fourth inning.

In game two, the offense came around more while Daugherty spun a gem of his own, striking out six and allowing run on seven hits.

Braydon Bone was 2-for-3 with a run, Swayde Sanders was 2-for-2 with two RBIs and Carter Hayes was 1-for-2 with a double and two RBIs.

Effingham is 5-4 overall and 2-0 in Apollo Conference play. Effingham is off until next Saturday, when they travel to Mattoon for their next set of games in the Apollo for a doubleheader.

Game 1

Charleston     000     000     0     0 2 1

Effingham     000     100     X     1 3 2

WP - Walker (7 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 6 K, 2 BB)

Charleston: D. Smith (1-2); Armstrong (1-2)

Effingham: Bone (0-2, BB); Mahaffey (2-3, R); Daugherty (1-2)

Game 2

Charleston     000     010     0     1 7 3

Effingham     150     000     X     6 7 1

WP - Daugherty (7 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 6 K, 0 BB) LP - R. Miller (6 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 1 ER, 0 K, 3 BB)

Effingham: Bone (2-3, R); Mahaffey (0-2, R, BB); Hayes (1-2, 2B, 2 RBI, BB); Sanders (2-2, 2 RBI); Poland (0-3, R); Daugherty (1-3, R); Koester (0-2, R, BB); Woltman (1-3, RBI, R)

Windsor/Stew-Stras earns second

The Windsor/Stew-Stras Blue Devils won their opener at the Charlie Due Wood Bat Tournament, but fell in the final to Champaign Central.

In the opener against Decatur St. Teresa, Christian Vonderheide gave up a run in the first inning and then dominating, allowing the lone run on two hits and a walk while striking out 15.

Offensively, he was supported by Jacob Kramer's 3-for-4 day while Alex Allen went 2-for-4 in a 4-1 win. Devin Deremiah drove in two runs with a 1-for-3 day.

Windsor/Stew-Stras led game two through three innings up 4-3, but Mark Jones and Derek Moschenrose allowed four runs in the fourth that would prove to be the margin of victory in the 7-4 loss.

Bryse Bugger was 2-for-3 with a double against Champaign Cnetral, while Nic Hutchinson, Hayden Cole and Vonderheide each had a hit and an RBI.

The Blue Devils play at Sullivan today.

Game 1

Decatur St. Teresa     100     000     0     1 2 5

Windsor/Stew-Stras     202     000     X     4 7 2

WP - Vonderheide (7 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 15 K, 1 BB) LP - Hlawek (5 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 0 ER, 8 K, 1 BB)

DST: Brinkoetter (1-3, RBI); Watrous (1-3)

W/SS: Allen (2-4, 2B, R); Vonderheide (0-3, R); Kramer (3-4); Moschenrose (0-4, R); Bugger (1-3); Deremiah (1-3, 2 RBI);

Game 2

Windsor/Stew-Stras     013     000     0     4 7 3

Champaign Central     030     400     X     7 10 1

WP - Altmyer (5 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 7 K, 4 BB) LP - Jones (3.2 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 1 K, 1 BB)

W/SS: Allen (0-2, R); Vonderheide (1-2, 2B, RBI, R); Cole (1-4, 2B, RBI); Kramer (1-4, R); Hutchinson (1-3, RBI); Onhesorge (1-2); Bugger (2-3, 2B)

Newton wins in extras

It took nine full of scoreless ball, but Tanner Shull's walkoff two-run home run in the ninth was the difference as Newton beat Olney 2-0 Saturday.

Shull's home run was one of just five hits on the day, knocking in Luke Huston was well to clinch the win. Blake Probst and Allen Taylor also had hits for the Eagles.

On the mound, Caleb Chesnut was dominant, allowing nine hits in the nine full innings while not surrendering a run or a walk and striking out six. Tryston Runyon was equally impressive for Olney, striking out 10 in eight innings with three hits, but the Eagles got right to his replacement, Noah Buscher, ending the game in his first two batters.

Newton improves to 2-3 and 1-1 in Little Illini Conference play.

The Eagles host Lawrenceville this afternoon.

Olney     000     000     000     0 9 1

Newton     000     000     002     2 5 3

WP - Chesnut (9 IP, 9 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 6 K, 0 BB) LP - Buscher (0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 K)

Olney: N. Shan (3-5, 2B); Runyon (1-5); Billington (3-4, SB); E. Eagleson (1-4); Buscher (1-4)

Newton: Huston (2-4, R); Shull (1-4, HR, 2 RBI, R); Probst (1-2); Taylor (1-2, SB)

Neoga sweeps Tri-County

Runs weren't at a premium for Neoga Saturday, scoring 25 runs in two games for an 11-8 win and a 14-4 win against Tri-County.

In game one, Tyler Romack was the star at the plate, smacking a double and a homer for three RBIs, while Jordan Hoedebecke drove in two runs. Logan Rankin and Guy Walk each had a single and a double.

Trevor Moore earned the win in game one, while Hoedebecke got the win in game two.

The second game was tied going to the fifth at 4-4, when Neoga exploded for 10 runs and ended the game right there.

Jake Baker had a home run and four RBIs and Moore drove in three runs.

Neoga is now 8-2-1 overall and heads to Altamont today.

Game 1

Tri-County     200     230     1     8 9 2

Neoga     240     203     X     11 9 1

WP - Moore LP - E. Furgeson SV - Walk

TC: Stone (1B); E. Furgeson (1B); Hovia (1B); Cl. Foster (1B); Armstrong (HR, 4 RBI); Ca. Foster (1B), C. Furgeson (1B, RBI); Getche (2B, RBI); Simons (1B, RBI)

Neoga: Kingery (2B); Rankin (1B, 2B); Baker (1B, RBI); Romack (2B, HR, 3 RBI); Walk (1B, 2B); Hoedebecke (1B, 2 RBI)

Game 2

Tri-County     300     01     4 6 5

Neoga     220     0(10)     14 12 1

WP - Hoedebecke LP - C. Furgeson

TC: C. Furgeson (1B); Hovia (1B); Cl. Foster (1B, 2B, RBI); Armstrong (1B, RBI); Dye (1B, RBI)

Neoga: Kingery (1B); Rankin (1B); Hoedebecker (1B, RBI); Baker (1B, HR, 4 RBI); Romack (RBI); Monroe (2 1B); Easton (1B); Moore (2 1B, 3 RBI); Atwell (1B, 2B, 2 RBI)

Bombers win one of two

Vandalia's offense was a bit too much in an 8-6 loss for Brownstown/St. Elmo Saturday, but the Bombers rebounded with a 20-10 win over Mulberry Grove later that day.

In game one. The Vandals grabbed eight early runs in the first four innings and held on from there, dealing the loss to Dalton Parks.

Offensively, Levi Maxey was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI and Malachi Maxey drove in two with a 1-for-4 day.

Offense wasn't an issue in game two, as Jacob Behrends was 2-for-3 with two home runs and five RBIs, Dustin Lawson was 2-for-3 and two RBIs and Parks scored five times on the day.

Drake Hall earned the win on the hill in three innings of work.

The Bombers are 5-6 and play at Sandoval Tuesday.

Game 1

Brownstown/St. Elmo     031     020     0     6 7 2

Vandalia     221     300     X     8 10 2

WP - Bowen (4.2 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 2 K, 6 BB) LP - Parks (2.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 2 K, 3 BB)

B/SE: L. Maxey (2-5, 2B, RBI); Parks (1-5); Behrends (1-3); Flowers (1-2); Feezel (1-2); M. Maxey (1-4, 2 RBI); Hall (RBI)

Vandalia: Well (1-4); Schaal (2-4); Bowen (2-4, 2B); Smith (1-3); Beck (3-4, 2 2B); Stewart (1-3)

Game 2

Mulberry Grove     332     11     10 11 12

Brownstown/St. Elmo     36(10)     01     20 8 4

WP - Hall (3 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 3 K, 2 BB) LP - Sloan (2 IP, 4 H, 9 R, 2 K, 6 BB)

Mulberry Grove: Sloan (3-3, 3 2B); Murray (2-3); Goodin (2-3, HR); Childress (2-4, 2B); Ketchem (2-2, 2 2B)

Brownstown/St. Elmo: L. Maxey (1-4); Parks (5 R); Behrends (2-3, 2 HR, 5 RBI); Lawson (2-3, 2 RBI); Flowers (1-3, RBI); Hall (1-2, 2B, RBI); M. Maxey (1-3, 2B, RBI)

Cougars drop two

South Central played at the Benton RBI Tournament Saturday and came away empty-handed, falling to Benton 15-5 and 12-8 to Johnston City.

Benton jumped all over Noah Powless in game one, making it 5-0 through two and a half before South Central answered, but the Cougars couldn't play catch-up.

Gavin Ratermann had a two-run homer and a double with a 3-for-4 game, Dylan Smith had a solo home run, and Tyus Holmes was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

In game two, South Central's seven-run fourth put them up big, but up 8-5, they allowed seven of their own in the sixth to Johnston City to fall behind for good.

Smith, Powless and Jace Wilkins all had two hits and an RBI.

South Central (3-3) plays at home Monday against Odin.

Game 1

Benton     302     123     4     15 11 1

South Central     003     020     0     5 11 8

WP - Higgins LP - Powless (5 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 3 ER, 4 K, 3 BB)

Benton: Ward (3-4, 2B, 2 RBI); Higgins (2-5, HR, 2 RBI); Owens (2-4, 2B, RBI)

South Central: Ratermann (3-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI); Smith (1-4, HR, RBI); Holmes (2-4, RBI); Wilkins (1-3, RBI)

Game 2

South Central     000     701     0     8 12 7

Johnston City     102     027     X     12 12 4

WP - Crow LP - Bray (5.1 IP, 11 H, 10 R, 5 ER, 3 K, 1 BB)

SC: Smith (2-4, RBI); Wilkins (2-3, RBI); Powless (2-3, RBI); Ratermann (1-4, RBI)

JC: Waters (3-4, HR, 2 RBI); Tanner (3-4, 2B); Gregge (2-4, 2B, RBI); Ziegler (2-5, 2 RBI)

 

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