Bulldogs, Wooden Shoes Claim Baseball Wins, Area Roundup


Published on May 8 2014 3:55 am
Last Updated on May 8 2014 3:55 am
Written by Millie Lange

NEOGA -- Effingham St. Anthony didn't waste any time in this game getting on the board. The Bulldogs took a 5-0 lead over Neoga then added on four more in the second behind a home run barrage and ended the baseball game with an 18-9 win.

Neil Williams opened the first by drawing a walk. Jacob Lorenz, Austin Bushur and Eli Dasenbrock all followed wiith singles. With the bases still loaded, Braden Puckett knocked out a grand slam.

In the second inning, Busher led off the frame with a home run. Dasenbrock and Puckett singled and Alex Hoelscher cleared the bases with a home run and the Bulldogs led 9-2.

The Bulldogs ended with 20 hits in the contest. Bushur had a single, double, home run and three RBI while Lorenz had a single, two doubles and an RBI, Dasenbrock had four singles and an RBI, Hoelscher a home run and three RBI and Puckett a single, double, home run and six RBI.

Neoga was led by Rankin with a grand slam home run. He finished with five RBI.

At Neoga

St. Anthony          543   114    0    --   18-20-0

Neoga                   200    061    0    --     9- 9-1

St. Anthony -- Williams, single; Lorenz, single, 2 doubles, 1 RBI; Bushur, single, double, home run, 3 RBI; Dasenbrock, 4 singles, 3 RBI; Hoelscher, single, 3 RBI; Puckett, single, double, home run, 6 RBI; Kabbes, 2 singles; Gurtner, single, 1 RBI; Jansen, 2 singles

Neoga -- Rankin, home run, 5 RBI; Monroe, single; Moore, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Baker, single, 1 RBI; Romack, single, 1 RBI; Walk, single, 2 RBI; Hoedebecke, 2 singles


At Paris

Teutopolis ended its game early with a 13-3 win over Paris Wednesday.

The Wooden Shoes held a 5-3 lead after three innings then tacked on four runs in the fourth and fifth innings. The Wooden Shoes had 12 hits led by Bobby Wenthe with a single, home run and five RBI. Goldstein added a single, double and three RBI while Will had a single and double and Hardiek and Niemerg a double each. Niemerg added two RBI.

Ungrund picked up the pitching win on an eight-hitter with one walk and two strikeouts.

At Paris

Teutopolis          041    44    --    13-12-0

Paris                    003    00    --       3-  8-2

WP -- Ungrund. LP -- Elmore.

Teutopolis -- Kenter, single; Hardiek, double; Wenthe, single, home run, 5 RBI; Probst, single, 1 RBI; Goldstein, single, double, 3 RBI; Niemerg, double, 2 RBI; Will, single, double; Flach, single, 1 RBI; Metet, single

Paris -- McDaniel, single; Morris, double; Elmore, single, 1 RBI; Temples, single; Coffman, single, double, 2 RBI; Minor, 2 singles


At Kinmundy

Noah Powless was on fire from the batter's box Wednesday but it wasn't enough as Salem downed South Central 21-17.

Powless hit two grand slams and finished with eight RBI. Kyle Bray had four hits and Dylan Smith hit a home run. The Cougars drop to 8-14 on the season.

At Kinmundy

Salem                        365    070    0    --    21-16-2

South Central          130    462    1    --    17-20-3

WP -- Alberosn. LP -- Powless.

Salem -- Conklin, single, double, home run, 8 RBI; Beavin, home run, 4 RBI; Rolliver, single, home run, 3 RBI

South Central -- Powless, single, 2 home runs, 8 RBI; Bray, 4 singles; Smith, home run


At Robinson

Cumberland edged Robinson 7-6. The Pirates trailed 4-1 after three innings then took the lead with four runs in the top of the fourth. But Robinson tied in the bottom of the inning then took a 6-5 lead in the fifth. The Pirates then came back with two runs in the top of the sixth to pull out the victory.

Cutts picked up the pitching win on a seven-hitter with six walks and 13 strikeouts. Cutts aided his own cause with two singles and two RBI. Swingler had three singles and two RBI.

At Robinson

Cumberland          100    402    0    --    7-9-0

Robinson               220    110    0    --    6-7-0

WP -- Cutts. LP -- Elliott.

Cumberland -- Cutts, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Swingler, 3 singles, 2 RBI

Robinson -- Hoagland, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Blankenbecker, 2 singles


At Flora

North Clay (Louisvillie) was a 12-9 winner over Flora.

The Cardinals trailed Flora 7-6 after three innings then had two-run innings in the fourth, fifth and seventh. Cox pitched the win as he struck out 10.

Byers had a double, home run and five RBI while Bailey had two singles and two RBI.

At Flora

North Clay         402    220    2    --    12-10-1

Flora                   511    011    0    --       9-10-5

WP -- Cox. LP -- Elliott.

North Clay -- Byers, douible, home run, 5 RBI; Bailey, 2 singles, 2 RBI

Flora -- Pearce, single, 2 home runs, 3 RBI; Durre, double, 1 RBI



Charleston 5, Champaign Centennial 3

Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 12, Martinsville 2

Nokomis 15, Ramsey 3

Chatham Glenwood 14, Taylorville 5