St. Elmo Edges Brownstown

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Published on September 13 2012 10:35 am
Last Updated on September 13 2012 10:35 am
Written by Millie Lange

ST. ELMO -- St. Elmo High School finally pulled out a 7-6 victory over Brownstown in a game that actually started August 31 and was suspended in the sixth inning.

After six innings on August 31, the score was knotted at 6-6. The two squads played three more innings Wednesday evening and St. Elmo pulled out the victory when freshman Noah Flowers singled to drive in the winning run in the ninth.

Connor Beasley picked up the pitching win, improving his record to 4-1. He went all nine innings, allowing six runs on seven hits with three walks and 17 strikeouts. Jacob Behrends was the tough-luck loser, allowing nine hits, no walks and striking out 13.

Parks led the Eagles with a single, two doubles and an RBI. Beasley and Flowers had two singles. Beasley added two RBI while Flowers had one. The Eagles improve to 3-3 in the National Trail Conference, 4-0 in the Egyptian-Illini Conference and 6-4 overall.

Brownstown was led by Lawson with a single and a double. The Bombers are 2-2 in the EIC and 4-8 overall.

At Deken Park

Brownstown        300  030  000  --  6-  7-3

St. Elmo               101  040  001  --  7-10-3

WP -- Beasley. LP -- Behrends.

Brownstown -- Hunter, single; Boggs, double; Behrends, 2 singles; Lawson, single, double; Oberlink, single

St. Elmo -- Parks, single, 2 doubles, 1 RBI; Beasley, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Bartels, single, 1 RBI; Flowers, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Bauer, single, 2 RBI; M. Maxey, single