Effingham Claims Doubleheader Win Over Mount Zion; Area Roundup


Published on April 22 2013 7:13 am
Last Updated on April 30 2013 4:46 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Hearts went the extra mile in edging Mount Zion 8-7 in the opening game of a baseball doubleheader Saturday then tallied a 4-1 victory to sweep the Apollo Conference doubleheader.

In the opener, Effingham stepped out to a 3-0 lead in the second inning. The Hearts led 4-0 after three. But Mount Zion started to rally and tied in the top of the sixth and took a 7-5 lead going into the bottom of the seventh. The Hearts then scored two runs to tie the score, sending the game into the eighth.

In the eighth, the Hearts came back with the winning run. EHS was outhit 12-7 but Mayfield pulled out the pitching win going 1.2 innings allowing no hits, no walks and striking out two. EHS was led offensively by Carie and Mayfield with a double each. Carie drove in two runs and Mayfield one. Levitt had two singles and an RBI.

In the second contest, the Hearts scored early again with a run in the first and two in the second and went on for a 4-1 win.

Mayfield went all seven innings to pick up his second pitching win on the day. He allowed four hits, one run, three walks and struck out three.

Levitt had two singles and an RBI while Hayes had two RBI.

In freshman/sophomore action, Mount Zion won the opener 10-4. Ryan Barnes and Eli Buhrman hadd two singles and an RBI each for the Hearts.

In the second contest, Effingham was a 5-1 winner. Michael Woltman picked up the pitching win and Swayde Sanders the save. Woltman had two doubles and an RBI while Sanders added a triple and Caleb Martin a double.

At Effingham

Game One

Mount Zion          000    202    30    --    7-12-1

Effingham            031    001    21    --    8-  7-0

WP -- Mayfield. LP -- Dunn.

Mount Zion -- Dunn, single; Bruce, 3 singles; Wilhoit, single; Gegisler, single, 1 RBI; Durand, single; Flaugher, double, 1 RBI; Hubner, single, 2 RBI; Calhoun, single, 1 RBI; Olson, 2 singles, 2 RBI

Effingham -- Carie, double, 2 RBI; Mayfield, double, 1 RBI; Levitt, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Hayes, single; Frey, 1 RBI; Steffen, single, 1 RBI; Webb, single; Mahaffey, 1 RBI

Game Two

Mount Zion          000    100    0    --    1-4-3

Effingham            120    100    0    --    4-6-3

WP -- Mayfield. LP -- Durand.

Mount Zion -- Wilhoit, single; Geisler, 2 singles; Flaugher, single 1 RBI

Effingham -- Carie, single; Mayfield, single; Levitt, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Walker, single; Hayes, 2 RBI; Frey, single


Game One

Mount Zion 10, Effingham 4

Effingham -- Poland, 2 singles; Woltman, single, double; Barnes, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Pease, 1 RBI; Buhrman, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Webb, single

Game Two

Effingham 5, Mount Zion 1

Effingham -- White, single, 1 RBI; Buhrman, single, 1 RBI; Woltman, 2 doubles, 1 RBI; Sanders, triple; Poland, 1 RBI; Martin, double; Schafer, single


At Paul Smith Field

Effingham St. Anthony scored all the runs in the game in the opening inning and went on for a 3-0 victory over Marshall Saturday.

The Bulldogs' Alex Hoelscher pitched the victory, going three innings allowing no hits, two walks and striking out five.

The only extra base hit of the game was a double by Zach Gardewine. The Bulldogs are back in action today against Dieterich.

At Paul Smith Field

Marshall                000    000    0    --    0-2-1

St. Anthony          300    000    x    --    3-7-1

Hoelscher, Gardewine (2) and Hecht (2) and Dasenbrock; Osborne and Sisson.

Marshall -- Morris, single; Osborne, single

St. Anthony -- Lorenz, single; Hecht, single, 1 RBI; Schuette, 1 RBI; Bushue, single; Dasenbrock, single; Hoelscher, single; Gardewine, double


At Sandoval

Sandoval claimed an 8-1 victory over St. Elmo. Sandoval took a 3-0 first inning lead and never looked back.

The Blackhawks had 10 hits in the contest led by Johnson with two singles and a double, Orrell with a home run and Skibinski with a single and a double.

St. Elmo had five hits led by Connor Beasley with two singles, Garrett Bartels with a double and an RBI and Levi Maxey with a double. The Eagles drop to 4-5 on the season.

At  Sandoval

St. Elmo            000    010    0    --    1- 5-6

Sandoval          300    203    x    --    8-10-1

WP -- Crawford. LP -- Beasley.

St. Elmo -- Maxey, double; Bartels, double, 1 RBI; Beasley, 2 singles; Parks, single

Sandoval -- Johnson, 2 singles, double; Orrell, home run, Crawford, 2 singles; Skibinski, single, double; Dalton, single; Bosler, single