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June 23, 2014

Effingham, Teutopolis seniors split Legion twinbill

Post 120 juniors win two over weekend

EFFINGHAM — A Neil Williams double put Effingham Post 120 up for good on Saturday afternoon in game one's 7-6 win, but Teutopolis Post 924 turned right around and took the second game of the senior doubleheader 10-1.

Things started out quick for Effingham, as Swayde Sanders hit a two-run homer deep to right and Alex Hoelscher scored before the end of the inning to go up 3-0.

Teutopolis got after 120 starter Clayton Ruckman, scoring on singles by John Kreke and Tommy Flach, and a two-run double by Brock Mette. Effingham tied it in the third on a Ruckman single, Sanders drove in two more in the fourth before an Austin Hartke double and a Devin Smith single tied the game in the fifth. Williams' single in the fifth put Effingham up 7-6 for good.

Post 924 came out with a vengeance in game two, scoring three runs in the first inning and keeping the pressure on the whole way, winning 10-1.

Kreke was 3-for-3 with two RBIs, Devin Smith was 3-for-4 with three runs, while Jordan Thoele, Hartke and Matt Koester all had three hits each for Teutopolis. Kyle Smith took the win on the mound.

For Effingham, Devin Mayfield was 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run, and Brennan Poland was 1-for-2 with an RBI. Alex Hoeslcher took the loss.

Teutopolis is scheduled to face Salem Tuesday night.

Game 1

Teutopolis Post 924     040     020     0     6 10 4

Effingham Post 120     301     210     X     7 9 2

WP - Ruckman (7 IP, 10 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 9 K, 3 BB) LP - Koester (2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 K, 0 BB)

Teutopolis: Flach (1-4, RBI, R); Mette (2-4, 2B, 2 RBI); Kenter (1-3); Thoele (1-4, 2B, R); Hartke (1-4, 2B, RBI, R); Borries (1-3, 2B, R, BB); D. Smith (2-3, RBI, R, BB); J. Smtih (0-3, BB); Kreke (1-3, RBI, R)

Effingham: Wiiliams (1-3, 2B, RBI, R, BB, 2 SB); Carie (1-4, R, SB); Hayes (0-3, R, BB); Sanders (2-4, HR, 4 RBI, R); Hoelscher (2-4, 2B, 2 R); Ruckman (1-3, RBI); Mayfield (1-3, RBI); Walker (0-2, BB); Poland (1-3)

Game 2

Teutopolis Post 924     302     022     1     10 15 2

Effingham Post 120     010     000     0     1 6 2

WP - K. Smith (7 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 K, 1 BB) LP - Hoelscher (6 IP, 14 H, 9 R, 4 ER, 8 K, 1 BB)

Teutopolis: Mette (1-5, 2B); Thoele (2-4, RBI, 2 R); Hartke (2-4, R, BB); D. Smith (3-4, RBI, 3 R, BB); Kreke (3-4, 2B, 2 RBI); Koester (2-5, RBI, R); K. Smith (1-3, 2 R, BB); Westendorf (1-3, 2B, RBI, R, BB)

Effingham: Carie (1-4); Hoelscher (1-3); Mayfield (2-3, 2 2B, R); Poland (1-2, RBI); Miller (0-2, BB); Yurs (1-3)

Post 120 juniors pick up two wins

The Effingham and Teutopolis juniors also met for a single game Saturday morning, with Effingham Post 120 officially getting a 7-3 win in seven innings.

The teams, as usual with one game, played two extra innings, where Teutopolis came back and won 8-7, but Effingham will get the official district win for the seven inning contest.

Michael Woltman led the Post 120 offense, going 3-for-3 on the day with a run, while Lane Koenig was 2-for-3 with a double and pitched two innings on the mound. Blake White was also 2-for-3.

Colby Utz picked up the win for Effingham in relief. For Teutopolis, Kyle McMahon was 1-for-1, Ryan Kremer was 1-for-3 and three Post 924 players went 1-for-4.

Sunday, Effingham was scheduled to play Newton Post 20 for seven innings, but it took 10 to decide a winner. Effingham won 10-9 in the 10th inning on a Caleb Martin double that scored Lane Koenig.

Post 120 led 7-5 heading to the bottom of the sixth, only for Newton to score four runs. Effingham promptly tied it on RBI singles by Bryar Jansen and Michael Woltman to tie the game.

Martin took the win with six innings of relief, while Newton's Brock Mammoser pitched seven innings in relief and took the loss.

For Post 120, Martin was 3-for-6 with a double and two RBIs, while Jansen, Woltman, koenig and Bateman all had two hits. For Newton, Nate Meihart was 2-for-4, Ben Britton was 2-for-5 and Mammoser drove in two with a 1-for-5 day.

Effingham plays in the Mattoon Firecracker tournament today, while Teutopolis travels to Carlyle Tuesday. Newton is off until Thursday, when they host Dieterich for a nine-inning game.

Saturday

Teutopolis Post 924     020     000     1     3 5

Effingham Post 120     013     021     X     7 11

WP - Utz LP - Bueker

Teutopolis: Kenter (1-4, R); Bloemer (1-4); B. Bueker (1-4); Weber (0-4, 2B); B. Bueker (0-3, BB); Kremer (1-3); Hardiek (0-1, BB, R); Hartke (0-1); Deters (0-2, HBP); Althoff (0-2, R); McMahon (1-1)

Effingham: Buhrmann (1-3, R, HBP); Jansen (1-3, 2 R, HBP); Woltman (3-3, R); Koenig (2-3, 2B); Bateman (1-3, R); Clausius (1-3); White (2-3, R); Pease (0-2, R, HBP)

Sunday

Effingham Post 120     022     201     200     1     10 12 2

Newton Post 20     014     004     000     0     9 9 0

WP - Martin (6 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 0 ER, 5 K, 4 BB) LP - Mammoser (7 IP, 7 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 4 K, 7 BB) SV - Bateman (1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 K, 1 BB)

Effingham: Buhrmann (0-3, 3 R, 3 BB); Jansen (2-4, RBI, R, BB, SB); Woltman (2-4, 2B, RBI, BB, SB, HBP); Koenig (2-4, RBI, 2 R, BB, SB, HBP); Bateman (2-5, 2B, RBI, R); Martin (3-6, 2B, 2 RBI, R); Clausius (0-4, 2 BB); Utz (0-6, R); Pease (1-4, RBI, R, HBP)

Newton: Meinhart (2-4, RBI, 2 R, BB, 2 SB, HBP); Carr (1-5, RBI, R, BB); Mammoser (1-5, 2 RBI, BB, SB); Jansen (1-5, 2B, RBI, R, BB); Geier (0-5, R); Spitzer (1-2, RBI, 2 R, BB, 2 HBP); Stone (1-4, RBI, R, BB, SB); Britton (2-5, R)

Effingham seniors sweep Salem

After Salem had to forfeit their last round of games with Effingham, the Post 120 seniors picked up an 11-6 win and an 11-9 win Sunday afternoon.

Salem led 5-4 after three, Effingham tied it at 5-5 after five, Salem scored once in the sixth only to see Effingham score six runs in the sixth to win game one.

Brennan Poland and Neil Williams had RBI doubles, Carter Hayes and Swayde Sanders had RBI singles, and Devin Mayfield had a two-run single to cap off the rally. He'd get the win on the mound, pitching a complete game and striking out eight.

In game two, Effingham never trailed, although Salem did continue to keep the game close as it went along.

Hayes and Sanders both homered, driving in three and two, respectively, on the day. Tim Yurs had three hits, and Alex Hoelscher and Neil Williams each had two with a double.

Effingham plays Macon County at the Mattoon Firecracker tournament Wednesday.

Game 1

Salem Post 128     005     001     0     6 5 3

Effingham Post 120     202     016     X     11 14 1

WP - Mayfield (7 IP, 5 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 8 K, 2 BB) LP - Ross (5 IP, 11 H, 8 R, 6 ER, 3 K, 3 BB)

Salem: Elwood (1-3, 2B, RBI, R, HBP); Beavin (1-4, 2 RBI, R); Smith (1-3, 2B, RBI, R); Maxey (1-3, R); Ross (1-3, 2B, RBI); Hall (0-3, RBI); Collier (0-2, R, BB); Forman (0-2, R, BB)

Effingham: Williams (2-3, 2B, RBI, 2 R, BB); Hayes (1-4, RBI, R, SB); Sanders (3-3, 2B, 2 RBI, 4 R, BB); Hoelscher (1-3, R, BB, SB); Ruckman (3-3, 3B, 2 RBI, R, BB, 2 SB); Mayfield (2-4, 2 RBI); Walker (1-4, R); Poland (1-3, 2B, RBI, R)

Game 2

Salem Post 128     010     043     1     9 10 3

Effingham Post 120     323     012     X     11 14 4

WP - Walker (7 IP, 10 H, 9 R, 5 ER, 7 K, 5 BB) LP - Hall (3 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 3 ER, 1 K, 0 BB)

Salem: Elwood (2-2, 2B, RBI, 2 R, 2 BB, 2 SB); Beavin (1-5, RBI, R); Smith (2-3, 2B, 2 RBI, R, SB); Maxey (1-3, 2 R, BB, SB); Ross (1-2, 2B, RBI, 2 R, 2 BB); Hoffman (1-3, 2B, HBP); Hall (2-4, 2 RBI); Forman (0-4, R)

Effingham: Williams (2-4, 2B, RBI, R, BB, SB); Carie (1-4, 2 R); Sanders (1-2, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, 2 BB); Ruckman (1-4, RBI); Mayfield (1-2, 2B, SB); Hoelscher (2-2, 2B, RBI); Poland (0-2, 2 R, BB, HBP); Miller (1-4); Yurs (3-4, RBI, 2 R); Hayes (2-3, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R)

Shelby County seniors go 2-1

Shelby County Posts 289/611/725 led 6-5 after three and a half innings against Piatt County Saturday, but a six-spot in the fifth inning clinched an 11-8 win for Piatt County.

The teams were supposed to play two, but the game only went two innings before lightning came and ended the game.

Luke McConnell took the loss for Shelby, allowing nine runs on 14 hits in 4 1-3 innings. Christian Vonderheide, Gunner Theis and Trevor Moore all went 3-for-4 with a double for Shelby, with Moore knocking in one and Condeheride driving in two.

It was all Vonderheide and Hayden Cole in game one Sunday, as Vonderheide struck out 13 Moultrie-Douglas County batters in five innings as Shelby County won 10-0. Cole, on the other hand, was 2-for-3 with two home runs and four RBIs. Zach Monroe was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs, and Theis drove in two.

Vonderheide and Dylan Ohnesorge combined for a no-hitter in six innings, as Ohnesorge pitched a hitless final inning as well and Vonderheide allowed no hits and one walk.

Things were just as easy in game two Sunday against Moultrie-Douglas, as Ben Helton allowed just two hits and struck out eight in six innings of a 7-0 win. Nic Hutchinson was 2-for-4, while Tyler Romack was 3-for-4 with an RBI. Both players doubled.

With the 2-1 weekend, the 5-10 Shelby County seniors turn to the Mattoon Firecracker tournament Wednesday afternoon.

Saturday

Shelby County Posts 289/611/725     102     310     1     8 13 2

Piatt County     203     060     X     11 18 3

WP - Hopper (7 IP, 13 H, 8 R, 4 ER, 8 K, 0 BB) LP - McConnell (4.1 IP, 14 H, 9 R, 9 ER, 3 K, 1 BB)

Shelby County: Hendryx (1-5, R); Monroe (0-3, 2 R, HBP); Vonderheide (3-4, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 R); Romack (1-4); Theis (3-4, 2B, 2 RBI); Cole (1-4); Moore (3-4, 2B, RBI, R); Ohnesorge (1-4); Jones (0-3, R); Helton (0-0, RBI); Probst (0-0, R)

Piatt County: Macak (1-5, R, SB); Vanderkloot (4-5, 2 2B, RBI, 2 R); Burton (2-3, 2B, RBI, R, HBP); Mumm (3-3, 3 RBI, 2 R, BB); Short (1-4, 2B, RBI); Runyen (2-4, 2 R); Styan (3-4, RBI, R, SB); Redman (1-3, RBI); Wiggins (1-3, 2 RBI, R, BB); Robinson (0-0, R)

Sunday, Game 1

Moultrie-Douglas County Posts 429/479     000     000     0 0 7

Shelby County Posts 289/611/725     102     142     10 8 3

WP - Vonderheide (5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 13 K, 1 BB) LP - Still (3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 K, 2 BB)

Moultrie-Douglas County: Hart (0-1, 2 BB); Williams (0-2, BB)

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

Sunday, Game 2

Moultrie-Douglas County Posts 429/479     000     000     0 2 0

Shelby County Posts 289/611/725     102     142     7 8 2

WP - Helton (6 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 8 K, 5 BB) LP - Day (2 IP, 3 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 K, 6 BB)

Moultrie-Douglas County: Evans (0-3, BB); Williams (0-2, 2 BB); Bates (0-3, HBP); Price (1-3, BB); Hart (0-3, BB); Elder (0-1, BB); Still (1-3)

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

 

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