Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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April 16, 2014

Newton walks off against Dieterich

NEWTON — For the second straight game, Newton earned a win via the walkoff, this time as Caleb Chesnut drove in the game-winning run with two outs to down Dieterich 5-4.

Tanner Shull hit a walkoff homer Saturday to defeat Olney.

Newton jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one inning, scoring three runs on a home run by Nate Reis, only to see Dieterich score three in the second and tie the game in the fifth when Tanner Traub scored on an error.

Kyle Woods earned the win in relief with two scoreless innings, while Alex Bohnhoff allowed five runs (one earned) on seven hits and six strikeouts.

Bohnhoff, Traub and Trenton Poe all went 2-for-4 for Dieterich, while Reid Shoemaker, Charlie Thoele and Marshall Mellendorf had RBIs.

For Newton, Chesnut was 2-for-4 with an RBI, Brock Mammoser was 2-for-3 with a run and Reis was 1-for-3 with the homer.

Newton is now 3-4 and plays at Edwards County Thursday, while Dieterich (4-4) plays BCCH at home today.

Dieterich    030    010    0    4 8 1

Newton    400    000    1    5 7 2

WP - Woods (2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 K, 2 BB) LP - A. Bohnhoff (6.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 1 ER, 6 K, 1 BB)

Dieterich: A. Bohnhoff (2-4); J. Bohnhoff (0-3, BB); Traub (2-4, 2B, R); Poe (2-4); Hartke (0-2, 2 BB, SB); Campton (0-4, R); Shoemaker (1-4, RBI, R); Thoele (1-3, RBI, BB); Mellendorf (0-2, RBI)

Newton: Meinhart (1-4, R); Mammoser (2-3, R, BB); Chesnut (2-4, RBI, R); Shull (0-3, R); Reis (1-3, HR, 3 RBI, R); Probst (1-1)

Bulldogs bounce BCCH

A six-run third inning broke open a scoreless tie and St. Anthony took down NTC rival Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick 8-1 Tuesday.

Eli Dasenbrock had the big day at the plate, going 2-for-3 with two RBIs for St. Anthony. Neil Williams was 2-for-3 with a run, while Austin Bushur had a double and Eric Gurtner was 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

Zach Gardewine pitched five shutout innings for the win, allowing two hits and striking out seven. Austin Rexroad was dealt the loss for BCCH, allowing eight runs on eight hits and striking out eight in four innings.

Austin Shelton was 2-for-3 for the Eagles and Westen Giles was 1-for-3.

BCCH plays at Dieterich today, while St. Anthony (5-7) hosts Mt. Vernon Saturday.

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