St. A Beats Flora, EHS Falls to Mt. Vernon, Area Baseball Roundup


Published on April 2 2014 7:22 am
Last Updated on April 3 2014 10:02 am
Written by Millie Lange

FLORA -- Effingham St. Anthony High School bounced Flora to the tune of 13-2 in baseball action Tuesday.

The Bulldogs took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second then tacked on four more runs in the third. The game went all seven innings because the 10-run rule wasn't reached until the seventh.

St. Anthony banged out 12 hits and was aided by five Flora errors. Braden Puckett had a single, double and two RBI while James Kabbes had two singels and two RBI iand Neil Williams two singles and a double.

At Flora

St. Anthony           024    210    4    --    13-12-0

Flora                       001    001    0    --      2-11-5

WP -- Gardewine. LP -- Thompson.

St. Anthony -- Puckett, single, double, 2 RBI; Gurtner, single, 2 RBI; Hoelscher, single, 2 RBI; Kabbes, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Williams, 2 singles, double; Bushur, single, 1 RBI; Dasenbrock, 2 singles, 1 RBI

Flora -- Pearce, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Thompson, 2 singles, 1 RBI


At Mount Vernon

Effingham High School ran into a tough Mount Vernon team in baseball competition Tuesday evening.

The Hearts fell 10-1 as Morgan picked up the pitching win for the Rams, throwing a three-hitter while striking out eight. EHS had nine errors.

The Rams tallied four runs in the fourth inning after taking a 1-0 lead in the first. The Hearts' lone run came in the top of the fifth. Mount Vernon had another four-run inning in the sixth.

Effingham's run came on a double by Adam Koester and a sacrifice fly by Lane Koenig.

Mount Vernon won a freshman/sophomore contest 12-2. Brent Beals picked up the pitching loss. Zac Bateman had a double while Caleb Martin had a home run and an RBI and Colby Utz a isngle and an RBI. EHS drops to 2-2.

At Mount Vernon

Effingham                   000   010    0    --       1-3-9

Mount Vernon           100    414    x    --    10-7-0

WP -- Morgan. LP -- Poland.

Effingham -- Woltman, single; Koester, double; Koenig, single, 1  RBI

Mount Vernon -- Campbell, single, double, 1 RBI; Millwood, single; Morgan, single, 1 RBI; Smith, single, double; Brookman, single


At Brownstown

Neoga claimed a 7-2 win over Brownstown/St. Elmo. The Indians had two three-run innings in the first and sixth. Walk picked up the pitching win on a four-hitter with six strikeouts.

Moore had two singles, a double and three RBI while Baker had a single, double and an RBI and Walk a single, double and an RBI.

Brownstown/St. Elmo were led by Flowers with three singles. The Bombers drop to 3-4 on the season.

Neoga improves to 4-0-1 on the season.

At Brownstown

Neoga                                       301    003    0    --    7-9-0

Brownstown/St. Elmo          100    100    0    --    2-4-2

WP -- Walk. LP -- Flowers.

Neoga -- Moore, 2 singles, double, 3 RBI; Baker, single, double, 1 RBI; Walk, single, double, 1 RBI; Romack, double; Olmstead, single, 1 RBI

Brownstown/St. Elmo -- Flowers, 3 singles; Feezel, 1 RBI; Hall, single


At Sullivan

Teutopolis claimed a 10-2 victory over Sullivan. The Wooden Shoes tallied all of its runs in the first three innings.

Bobby Wenthe led T-town with a home run while Niemerg and Kenter banged out two singles and drove in a run each.

T-town is now a perfect 8-0 on the season.

At Sullivan

Teutopolis          136    000    0    --    10-10-1

Sullivan              000    100    1    --       2-  5-6

WP -- Flach. LP -- Atchison.

Teutopolis -- Mette, single; Hardiek, 1 RBI; Wenthe, home run, 1 RBI; Hartke, single; Will, single, 1 RBI; Niemerg, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Bloemer, single; Kenter, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Goldstein, single

Sullivan -- Ballinger, single; Clayton, double; Nadler, double, 1 RBI; Sullivan, single; Piper, single


At Dieterich

North Clay (Louisville) edged Dieterich 2-1. The Cardinals tallied both runs in the fourth. Dieterich came back with a run in the fifth.

Dieterich outhit North Clay 9-3. Poe had three singles and an RBI while Traub and Shoemaker had two singles each.

North Clay was led by Cox, Bailey and VanDyke with a single each. Bailey had an RBI. McNeely pitched all seven innings with five strikeouts for the win.

At Dieterich

North Clay          000    200    0    --    2-3-1

Dieterich             000    010    0    --    1-9-0

WP -- McNeely. PL -- Traub.

North Clay -- Cox, single; Bailey, single, 1 RBI; VanDyke, single

Dieterich -- Poe, 3 singles, 1 RBI; Traub, 2 singles; Shoemaker, 2 singles; A. Bohnhoff, single; Campton, single


At Tuscola

Cumberland edged Tuscola 12-11 behind 16 hits Tuesday evening.

The Pirates led 8-6 after three then had a three-run fourth and tacked on a final run in the fifth. Tuscola came back with a five-run sixth but fell short.

Elwood led the winners with two singles, a double and triple while Kanizer had two singles and a double and Bauguess three singles.

At Tuscola

Cumberland          251    310    0    --    12-16-4

Tuscola                  240    005    0    --    11-10-5

WP -- Swingler. LP -- Martin.

Cumberland -- Elwood, 2 singles, dokuble, triple; Kanizer, 2 singles, double; Bauguss, 3 singles; Cutts, 2 singles

Tuscola -- N. Bates, single, 2 doubles, 3 RBI; Watson, 2 singles; Turner, 2 singles, 3 RBI


At Altamont

Altamont pounded Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran, ending the game in the fifth, 10-0 via the 10-run rule.

The Indians stepped out to a 6-0 first inning lead. Altamont had 12 hits in the game led by Ziegler with a single and double, Cornett, Armstrong and Ricketts with two singles each, Winn with a triple and Wolff with a double and two RBI.

Borders picked the one-hitter with one walk and eight strikeouts.

At Altamont

Christ Our Rock Lutheran          000    00    --      0-  1-2

Altamont                                        602    2x    --    10-12-2

WP -- Borders. LP -- Boehre.

Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran -- Ruckman, single

Altamont -- Winn, triple; Ziegler, single, double; Goeckner, single, 1 RBI; Wolff, double, 2 RBI; Cornett, 2 singles; Borders, 1 RBI; Armstrong, 2 singles; Miller, single, 1 RBI; Ricketts, 2 singles



Paris 10, Oblong 1

Olney 10, Fairfield 0

Nokomis 5, Shelbyville 3

Mattoon 6, Decatur Eisenhower 1

Springfield Lanphier 5, Taylorville 3

Mount Zion 15, Central A&M 0