Tipton earns career win No. 200 in walk-off fashion

St. Anthony softball coach Crystal Tipton hugs Liz Day after her walk-off single with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning in defeating the Newton Eagles 2-1 Tuesday afternoon. Tipton picked up her 200th career win. Chet Piotrowski Jr. photo/Piotrowski Studios

The Lady Bulldogs of St. Anthony defeated Newton Tuesday 2-1 thanks to a walkoff hit by Liz Day in the bottom of the eighth inning.

The win was coach Crystal Tipton's 200th of her career.

St. Anthony wasted no time getting on the board, scoring in the first inning on an error to take a 1-0 lead.

The Lady Eagles got on the board in the top of the third with Josie Grunloh driving in Payton Kinder.

Allie Day earned the win in the circle, allowing one run over eight innings while striking out six.

The win improves the Lady Bulldogs to 11-2.

South Central 15, St. Elmo/Brownstown 3

The South Central Lady Cougars defeated the Eagles of St. Elmo/Brownstown Tuesday 15-3 in 4 1/2 innings.

Kaley Swift led the way with five RBIs, including a triple and a double.

Sydnee Garrett drove in one run while hitting a triple and double as well.

Laney Webster, Katie Shumate and Katlyn Hilmes each drove in two runs. Lily Malone and Jordan Geiler each drove in one.

For the Eagles, Katelyn Maxey and Kailey Wright each drove in runs.

Halle Smith earned the win on the mound, allowing three runs, one earned, on six hits while striking out four.

The win improves the Cougars to 8-2.

Teutopolis 11, Dieterich 0 F/4 1/2

The Teutopolis Lady Shoes defeated visiting Dieterich Tuesday.

The Lady Shoes scored 11 runs on 12 hits.

Savanna Gebben drove in two runs for the Lady Shoes. Allie Niebrugge, Alli Brumleve, Karsyn Mette, Emma Deters and Julia Schmid each drove in a run.

Brumleve earned the in in the circle, tossing four hitless innings while striking out seven.

The win improves the Lady Shoes to 4-4.

Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 7, Neoga 6

The Neoga Lady Indians were defeated by Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond Tuesday 7-6.

The Lady Indians were down 4-2 heading into the top of the fifth, when they were able to score four runs to take a 6-3 lead.

But the Knights responded with three runs in the bottom half of the inning to retake a one-run lead.

Avery Fearday and Emma Montoya each had multi-hit days while also driving in a run. Jada Plummer drove in a run as well. Molly Sheehan was 3 for 4 and scored twice, while Kelsey Partlow was 2 for 3.

Altamont 7, Ramsey 3

The Altamont Indians used late scoring to help defeat Ramsey Tuesday.

The Indians trailed 1-0 after three before tying the game in the fourth. But the Rams retook the lead by scoring a run in the bottom half of the inning.

But the Indians managed to plate two runs in the fifth and six innings to help earn the win.

Caitlyn White was 2 for 4 with three RBIs on the day. Kendyl Schultz drove in two runs while Abby Goeckner and Tinley Mette each drove in one. Mette doubled as well.

Bailey Teasley earned the win in the circle, allowing three runs, two earned on three hits while striking out eight.

The win improves Altamont to 4-6.


South Central 23, Ramsey 4

The South Central Cougars crushed Ramsey Tuesday.

The Cougars were aided by 10 errors committed by Ramsey.

Chase Dodson led the way, going 4 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs while scoring four runs. Hunter BRandt drove in three runs.

Sam Rubin and Logan Lotz each drove in two runs, while DJ Roberts, Brandt Hiestand, Aaron Patten, Carter Holmes and Hayden VanScyoc each drove in one.

Andrew Lybarger earned the win on the mound, allowing two runs, one earned over three innings while striking out one.

St. Anthony 13, Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City 3

The St. Anthony Bulldogs defeated the Bobcats of Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City Tuesday in 4 1/2 innings.

The Bulldogs scored 13 runs on eight hits.

Blake Niebrugge drove in two runs and doubled. Kaden Fearday singled and drove in a run, as did Ben Strullmyer and Braeden Quandt.

Aaron Webb earned the win on the mound, allowing two runs on five hits over three innings while striking out one. Fearday and Niebrugge each tossed an inning of scoreless relief. Fearday struck out one and Niebrugge struck out the side.

For the Bobcats, Nick Miller drove in a run and singled. Seth Doty, Quaid Schlanser, Wes Radloff, Andy Weber ans Aaron Wells each singled.

The win improves the Bulldogs to 12-2.

Dieterich 3, Newton 2

The Dieterich Movin' Maroons defeated the Newton Eagles Tuesday.

Cory Gephart doubled for the second-straight game while driving in a run. Matthew Hunzinger and Cole Niebrugge each drove in runs for Dieterich as well.

For the Eagles, Connor Bierman and Kyle Schafer each drove in runs.

Hunzinger earned the win on the mound, allowing one earned run on three hits over 5 1/3 innings while striking out seven.

Robinson 5, Teutopolis 3

The Teutopolis Wooden Shoes were defeated by the Maroons of Robinson Tuesday thanks to Robinson scoring two runs in the top of the seventh to permanently take the lead.

The Wooden Shoes got on the board in the bottom of the first when Tyler Runde was able to score on a wild pitch after leading off with a walk.

But Robinson scored a run in the top of the second and took the lead by plating two in the third.

In the bottom of the fourth, Trenton Schwerdt led off with a walk and advanced to third after a double to right by Clint Weber. Mitch Hardiek drove in Schwerdt on a RBI single to left. Weber then scored on a sacrifice fly from Dawson Smith to tie the game at three.

But the Maroons plated two in the top of the seventh, helping seal the win, as the Wooden Shoes went down in order in the seventh.

The loss drops the Wooden Shoes to 9-5.

Okaw Valley 5, Neoga 0

The Neoga Indians were bested by host Okaw Valley Tuesday.

The Indians were held to two hits, with Chase Banning hitting a double and Isaac Walk hitting a single.

The loss drops the Indians to 0-9 on the season and will take on Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City Wednesday.

Brownstown/St. Elmo 11, Martinsville 1

The Bombers of Brownstown/St. Elmo crushed Martinsville 11-1 in five innings Tuesday.

Francisco Viramontes was 1 for 2 with two RBIs. Any Goldsborough had two base hits.

Brady Maxey, Kevin Hall, Dillan Powell and David Stine each drove in a run.

The win improves the Bombers to 8-4 and will take on Ramsey Thursday.