Junior HIgh Baseball Weekend Roundup

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Published on August 13 2012 10:29 am
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BEECHER CITY -- Mulberry Grove claimed the championship of the Beecher City Junior High School Baseball Tournament Saturday.

In the opening game of the day, Mulberry Grove downed host Beecher City 15-2 behind 12 hits. Beecher City committed seven errors in the contest. Mulberry Grove broke a 2-2 tie after one inning with three runs in the second then tacked on a single run in the third and nine in the fourth to put the game away.

Altamont Lutheran then blanked Effingham Sacred Heart 10-0 behind 13 hits. Altamont Lutheran crept out to a 4-0 first inning lead then never looked bank.

In the third place contest, Beecher City outlasted Sacred Heart by a 23-16 count. Beecher City slapped out 20 hits in the contest and scored in every inning.

Mulberry Grove then downed Altamont Lutheran 14-2 in the championship game. Mulberry Grove had 10 hits and took a 9-1 first inning lead. The Mulberry Grove pitcher had 11 strikeouts in the contest and allowed only two hits.

Game One

Beecher City        200  00  --      2- 1-7

Mulberry Grove    231  9x  --  15-12-2

C. Grove and J. Stoldt; Enloe and Sloan.

Game Two

Sacred Heart        000  000  --   0- 5-3

Alt. Lutheran        421  102  -- 10-13-0

Kruger and Tegeler; Kline and Robbins

Game Three

Sacred Heart        241  260  1  --   16- 8-1

Beecher City         912  353  x  --  23-20-4

Schaffer and Kahus; K. Doty and D. Tolliver

Game Four

Alt. Lutheran          100  10  --    2-  2-3

Mulberry Grove      923   0x  --  14-10-2

Witt and Robbins; Sloan and Enloe

At St. Elmo

Sigel St. Michael handed St. Elmo a 9-2 loss in baseball action Saturday. St. Michael edged out to a 2-1 opening inning lead then tacked on two more in the third and five in the sixth.

St. Michael won behind 10 hits. Brant Bueker had three hits and an RBI while Brock Bueker had three hits and three RBI. St. Michael is back in action Tuesday hosting Brownstown.

St. Elmo is back in action hosting Altamont Lutheran today.

St. Michael      202  005  0  --   9-10

St. Elmo          100  010  0  --  2-  7

WP -- Brant Bueker. LP -- L. Feezel.

Sigel St. Michael -- Bra. Bueker, 3 hits, 1 RBI; C. Kreke, 1 RBI; Bro. Bueker, 3 hits, 3 RBI; P. Fearday, 1 hit, 1 RBI; E. Althoff, 2 hits, 2  RBI; J. Schumacher, 1 hit, 1 RBI

St. Elmo -- Feezel, single, double, 1 RBI; Maxey, 2 singles; Chaney, double; Brown, single, double

At Altamont

Altamont claimed the championship of its own round robin tournament Saturday. Altamont finished 2-1 while Oblong also finished 2-1 but in the head-to-head contest, Altamont downed Oblong 10-0. Oblong took second followed by Neoga in third at 1-2 and Brownstown in fourth, also 1-2.

Altamont beat Neoga 6-0 but lost to Brownstown 12-11. In other games, Oblong defeated Neoga 7-3, Oblong blanked Brownstown 8-0 and Neoga won over Brownstown 12-3.

Altamont Games

Game One

Brownstown      2(10)0 -- 12-3

Altamont            4    34  --  11-9

Grames, Austin and Himes; D. Miller and Bowlin

Brownstown -- Austin, double, 1 RBI; Kelly, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Himes, 2 RBI; Berg, 2 RBI

Altamont -- Miller, single, 1 RBI; Stone, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Armstrong, double, triple, 2 RBI; Finn, single, 2 RBI; Runge, single; Shephard, double, 2 RBI; Bowlin, single, 2 RBI

Game Two

Altamont      042  00  --  6-6

Neoga            000  00  --  0-2

Finn and Bowlin; Butler and Yuro

Altamont -- Stone, single; Finn, single; Runge, 2 triples, 1 RBI; Bowlin, single, 1 RBI; Pemberton, double, 3 RBI

Neoga -- Yuro, single; Andrews, single

Game Three

Altamont      262  --  10-14

Oblong           000  --  0-    0

Armstrong and Bowlin; Maus and Gill

Altamont -- Pemberton, single, triple, 1 RBI; Stone, single, 2 RBI; Armstrong, 2 singles, home run, 2 RBI; Finn, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Runge, single, double, 2 RBI; Bowlin, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Schmidt, single; Miller, single

Oblong -- no hits