WINDSOR — Effingham St. Anthony High School stretched its winning streak to five games Tuesday afternoon with a 14-2 trouncing of Windsor in a National Trail Conference baseball game.

The Bulldogs are now 2-2 in conference play and 5-2 overall heading into a non-conference game Thursday at 7 p.m. against Dieterich at Paul Smith Field.

Mike Meers pitched a three-hitter and had a shutout until the Blue Devils scored twice in the fifth. The game was called after five innings because of the 10-run rule.

St. Anthony scored in every inning it batted, getting four runs in the fourth and three tallies in the second, third and fifth innings.

The Bulldogs had nine hits, led by Andy McLeod, who had a pair of doubles and drove in three runs.

Andrew Koester had a single and double playing four tallies.

At Stew-Stras

Teutopolis turned what was expected to be a tight struggle for first place in the conference race into a romp as it blew past Stewardson-Strasburg 15-2 at Knop Field.

The game was called after five innings because of the 10-run rule.

Six-run outbursts in the second and fourth innings and an 18-hit attack overwhelmed the Comets as T-town improved to 4-0 in National Trail Conference play and 8-0 overall.

Stew-Stras fell to 3-1 in the conference and 7-3 overall. The Comets are at Altamont Friday.

Cole Steffen had a single, double and three-run homer for the Wooden Shoes who also got a single, two doubles and three RBIs from Tony Kreke. Jason Runde added a pair of singles and an RBI while Wade Koester chipped in with a single and double.

A dozen different players had at least one hit for the Wooden Shoes.

Stew-Stras got a single and double from Cody Rincker.

At Brownstown

St. Elmo scored 10 runs in the seventh inning and went on to a 14-2 victory over Brownstown in a game that counted in both the National Trail and Egyptian-Illini Conferences.

St. Elmo is 3-0 in EIC play, 2-2 in the NTC and 4-4 for all games. The Eagles host Teutopolis Friday.

Logan Mahon pitched a four-hitter and fanned 10 to improve his record to 3-0. He also had a big offensive game with two singles, a triple and three RBIs.

Dustin Blankenship had three singles and three RBIs for the winners while Colton Booher contributed two singles.

At Beecher City

Erik Walk scattered six hits and fanned seven in pitching Neoga to a 5-1 National Trail Conference victory over Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick.

Neoga is 7-2 overall and 3-1 in the NTC. BCCH lost for just the second time in 11 starts.

E. Walk had two singles for Neoga.

Tyler McKay and Craig Moffett had two singles apiece for BCCH.

These same two teams will meet in a non-conference game Thursday at Beecher City.


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