Sept. 6 Junior High Baseball Roundup

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Published on September 7 2012 2:42 pm
Last Updated on September 7 2012 2:42 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Junior High School continues to add victims to it's win list. This time the Mustangs had to go nine innings to pull out an 8-7 victory over Charleston in baseball action Thursday.

Charleston took a 2-1 first inning lead but the Mustangs pushed ahead with two runs in the fifth. Charleston came back in the top of the seventh, scoring four runs and taking what looked like the win. But Effingham again fought back, this time scoring three runs to tie the score at 6-6.

In the eighth, Charleston regained the lead in the top of the eighth only to see the Mustangs tie the score once again in the bottom of the frame. Effingham then tallied the winning run in the bottom of the ninth to improve to 14-1 on the season. Charleston dropped to 8-5.

The Mustangs had 11 hits in the contest led by Koenig and M. Hull with a single, double and an RBI. Osborn and Bateman had two singles each. Osborn added two RBI.

At Effingham

Charleston        200  000  410  --  7-13-3

Efifngham         100  020  311  --  8-11-4

Koester, Beals (3), M. Hull (9) and Koenig; Elliott, McGahey (7), Armstrong (9) and Armstrong

Charleston -- McGahey, single; Ricumstrict, double, 1 RBI; Gubbins, double, 2 RBI; Armstrong, single, double,1 RBI; Miller, 2 singles; Esarey, 3 singles; Buescher, 3 singles, 1 RBI

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

Dieterich 13, Sacred Heart 3

Dieterich beat Effingham Sacred Heart. Callaway Campton went the distance for the win. No other information provided.

Flora 13, Teutopolis 3

Teutopolis held a 3-2 lead until the third inning when Flora tallied two runs and then it was an all Flora contest from that point on.

Both teams had 11 hits in the game. Carson Hartke had three singles for T-town. Dylan Bloemer added two singles and Lucas Deters two singles.

At Flora

Teutopolis        030  000  --   3-11-0

Flora                202  432  --  13-11-0

Funneman, Dust (4), Kenter (4), Hardiek (6) and Janse; Gaither and Welty

Teutopolis -- Hartke, 3 singles; Mette, single, 1 RBI; Belleville, single; Deters, 2 singles; Bloemer, 2 doubles; Hardiek, single; Jansen, single, 1 RBI

Flora -- WInka, 3 singles, double, 2 RBI; Smith, 3 doubles; Gaither, home run, 2 RBI; Nicholson, home run, 3 RBI; Scott, single; Cordes, single

Patoka 10, St. Elmo 4

Patoka edged out to a 4-3 first inning lead then had a six-run fourth for the victory. Patoka had 10 hits in the contest.

Chaney led St. Elmo with a triple.

At Patoka

St. Elmo         301  000  0  --    4-   5

Patoka           400  600  x  --  10-10

WP -- Herrin. LP -- Brown.

St. Elmo -- Feezel, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Maxey, 1 hit; Chaney, triple; Brown, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Siebert, 1 hit

Patoka -- Belcher, 2 hits; Cain, 1 hit; Herrin, 1 hit; Walker, 1 hit; Organ, 1 hit; Cobb, 3 hits; O'Brien, 1 hit

North Clay 3, South Central 2

North Clay (Louisville) captured a 3-2 win over South Central to claim the Junior Midland Trail Conference championship for the fourth straight year. Last year North Clay tied South Central as both teams went 3-1 in the conference.

But this year the title was outright. North Clay had five hits led by J. Bloemer with two hits and two RBI.

At Farina

WP -- J. Bloemer. LP -- Matheny.

North Clay -- Smith, single; Walker, single; Aldlrich, triple, 1 RBI; Bloemer, 2 singles, 2 RBI

South Central -- Matheny, 2 singles; Blomberg, single, 1 RBI; Hoard, 1 RBI