Windsor/Stew-Stras, South Central Advance In Sectional Play
Published on May 23 2013 7:09 am
Last Updated on May 23 2013 8:12 am
Written by Millie Lange
GREENUP -- Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg reached the Sweet 16 with a 6-0 victory over Edwards County (Albion) in the Class 1A Cumberland Baseball Sectional Wednesday.
The Blue Devils' Aaron White pitched a four-hitter with no walks and a strikeout to improve to 7-1 on the season. Meanwhile, teammates were banging out 11 hits, scoring two runs in the second, sixth and seventh innings.
Justin Fulk had two singles and a double for the winners while White aided his own cause with two singles and two RBI.
Edwards County ended the season with a 15-8 record. The Blue Devils advance to the championship game with a 24-5 record.
In the second game of the sectional, South Central downed North Clay (Louisville) 11-3 to advance to the championship.
The Cougars had 16 hits in the contest and stepped out to a 3-0 first inning lead and never looked back. Dan Diss picked up the pitching win to improve to 4-5 going six innings, allowing eight hits, three walks and striking out nine.
Kyle Bray had two singles, a home run and two RBI for the winners while Diss had two singles, a double and an RBI. Austin Schwarm had a single and a three-run homer in the fifth to finish with three RBI. Fischer Tharp had a single, double and drove in two runs.
North Clay was led by Micklautz with a single and double.
South Central will now square off against Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Saturday at 11 a.m. for the sectional championship.
Windsor/Stew-Stras 020 002 2 -- 6-11
Edwards County 000 000 0 -- 0- 4
WP -- White. LP -- Schuh.
Windsor/Stew-Stras -- Allen, single; Vonderheide, single; Thies, double, 1 RBI; Cole, single, 1 RBI; Fulk, 2 singles, double; Leasher, single; White, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Helmuth, single, 1 RBI
Edwards County -- Schuh, 2 singles; Rogers, single; Cowling, single
South Central 301 160 0 -- 11-16-2
North Clay 001 020 0 -- 3-10-3
WP -- Diss. LP -- Walker.
South Central -- Bray, 2 singles, home run (first, one on), 2 RBI; Diss, 2 singles, double, 1 RBI; Schwarm, single, home run (fifth, two on), 3 RBI; Tharp, single, double, 2 RBI; Meyer, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Ritter, 2 singles
North Clay -- Micklautz, single, double; Clifton, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Walker, 2 singles; Bailey, 2 singles