Sept. 4 Junior High Baseball Roundup

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Published on September 5 2012 1:38 pm
Last Updated on September 5 2012 1:44 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Junior High School captured the South Central Conference baseball championship by blanking Mattoon 3-0 Tuesday.

The Mustangs tallied single runs in the second, fourth and sixth inmings behind 10 hits. Osborn had two singles and drove in two runs for the Mustangs. Koester and Donaldson had a single and a double each. Donaldson added an RBI.

Koenig picked up the pitching win to improve to 5-0, allowing two hits, three walks and striking out 12.

Effingham is now 13-1 on the season and 4-0 in the conference.

At Mattoon

Effingham        010  101  0  --  3-10-1

Mattoon           000  000  0  --  0-  2-3

Koenig and Beals; Morrow, Taylor (7) and Branson

Effingham -- Osborn, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Sandifer, double; Beals, single; M. Hull, single; Koester, single, double; Donaldson, single, double, 1 RBI; Morrissey, single

Mattoon -- Johnson, single; Morrow, single

Sacred Heart 14, Beecher City 4

The Shamrocks of Effingham Sacred Heart blasted out 14 runs on 13 hits and downed Beecher City 14-4 in five innings.

Sacred Heart stepped out to a 4-0 first inning lead and never looked back in this one. Helmink had three singles for the winners while R. Kruger had two singles, a double and four RBI, Schafer three singles and Swingler two singles and two RBI.

At Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart        423  14  --  14-13-  4

Beecher City        012  01  --     4-  4-10

WP -- Kruger. LP -- Grove.

Sacred Heart -- Helmink, 3 singles; R. Kruger, 2 singles, double, 4 RBI; D. Kruger, single; Swingler, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Schafer, 3 singles; Sherrod, double, 1 RBI

Beecher City -- Tolliver, double; Doty, single, 2 RBI; Grove, single; Seaton, single

St. Elmo 23, Mulberry Grove 11

St. Elmo trailed Mulberry Grove 3-1 after two innings but tied in the third inning then went on for a 23-11 victory.

Feezel went four-for-four with four RBI and six stolen bases for the winners. Chaney had three hits and three RBI.

At Mulberry Grove

St. Elmo                   014  364  5  --  23-12

Mulberry Grove        211  115  0  --  11-   8

WP -- Feezel.

St. Elmo -- Feezel, 4 hits, 4 RBI; Mazxey, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Chaney, 3 hits, 3 RBI; Brown, 1 hit, 1  RBI; Siebert, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Hill, 1 hit; Philpot, 1 RBI; Behl, 1 hit, 4 RBI

Mulberry Grove -- Sloan, 3 hits; Gouch, 2 hits; Linnaberg, 1 hit; Swain, 1 hit; Childress, 1 hit

Teutopolis 10, Sullivan 2

Teutopolis traveled to Sullivan and came home a winner. T-town had six hits in the contest.

Jason  Kenter, Carson Hartke, Dylan Bloemer, Mitch Hardiek, Matt Goedde and Joey Runde had a single each.

At Sullivan

Teutopolis        203  311  0  -- 10-6

Sullivan            000  200  0  --   2-3

Teutopolis -- Kenter, single; Hartke, single; Belleville, 1 RBI; Deters, 1 RBI; Bloemer, single; Hardiek, single, 1 RBI; Goedde, single; Runde, single; Pals, 1 RBI; Meyer, 1 RBI

Sullivan -- Sowers, single; Williams, single; Shiloir, single

Dieterich 12, Cumberland 11

Dieterich edged Cumberland. Paul Thoele picked up the pitching win.

North Clay 22, Odin 9

North Clay (Louisville) picked up this win easily behind 14 hits. B. Walker, Q. Aldrich and J. Bloemer had three hits each. Bloemer drove in seven runs while Aldrich had five and Walker three.

Walker picked up the pitching win going three innings, allowing three hits while striking out five.

North Clay improves to 8-2 on the season and is back in action Thursday against South Central.

At Louisville

Odin -- Roberts, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Nix, 1 RBI; Schoonover, 1 hit; Hoagland, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Lattoon, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Owens, 2 hits, 2 RBI; Wood, 1 RBI

North Clay -- Smith, 2 RBI; Repking, 1 hit, 3 RBI; Walker, 3 hits, 3 RBI; Aldrich, 3 hits, 5 RBI; Bloemer, 3 hits, 7 RBI; Blank, 1 hit; Lovett, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Zimmerman, 1 hit, 1 RBI

Jasper County 11, Neoga 1

Jasper County downed Neoga 11-1. Jasper County tallied eight runs in the fifth inning and tacked on three more in the sixth.

Tim Weber had a single and a double to lead the winners. Mitch Jansen picked up the pitching win as Jasper County improved to 8-2.

Japer County edged Red Hill (Bridgeport) 4-3 Friday.

At Newton

Neoga          000  100  --   1

Jasper Co.   000  083  --  11

WP -- Jansen.

Jasper County -- Weber, single, double; Grunloh, single; Jansen, single; Britton, single; Stone, single; Bierman, single; Cohorst, single; Harris, single