Teutopolis, Altamont, Newton, N. Clay Win In Baseball, SEB Ties


Published on April 19 2024 6:47 am
Last Updated on April 19 2024 7:59 am
Written by Millie Lange

TEUTOPOLIS -- It came down to the bottom of the eighth when Mick Niebrugge hit a walk-off two-run homer to give Teutopolis a 3-2 victory over Mount Zion in high school baseball action Thursday.

The Wooden Shoes had moved into a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning but Mount Zion tied in the top of the fifth. The Braves then moved into a 2-1 lead in the top of the eighth.

That's when Niebrugge produced his game-winning homer.

The Shoes had five hits in the contest. Mitch Koester had a single and an RBI and Brett Kreke a double. Davin Worman and Austin Borries added a single each.

Meanwhile, Borries went the eight innings on the mound for the victory. He gave up two runs on seven hits, didn't allow a walk and struck out nine.

The Braves had seven hits in the game led by Sammy Driscoll with two singles, a double and an RBI. Mount Zion dropped to 6-6 on the season.

T-town improved to 13-6 while Borries moved his pitching record to 3-2. The Shoes will be back in action Saturday at Freeburg with a 10 a.m. contest against the host school and a noon game against Waterloo Gibault.

At Teutopolis

Mount Zion                 000    010    01    --    2-7-0

Teutopolis                   000    100    02    --    3-5-1

WP -- Borries. LP -- Lynch.

Mount Zion -- Driscoll, 2 singles, double, 1 RBI; Hittmeier, single; Beiler, single; Spangler, single; Fink, double

Teutopolis -- Worman, single; Niebrugge, home run, 2 RBI; Borries, single; Koester, single, 1 RBI; Kreke, double


 At Beecher City

Altamont stepped out to a 4-1 opening inning lead and never looked back in a 9-2 victory over Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City Thursday.

The Indians held a 5-1 lead after three, a 7-1 lead after five and scored two more in the sixth.

Nathan Stuemke and Eli Miller provided the home run power. Stuemke hit a single, home run and finished with two RBI while Miller hit a home run with three RBI. Dillan Elam added a single, double and an RBI and Keegan Schultz a single and an RBI.

Aden McManaway went six innings, allowing two runs on eight hits, one walk while striking out 12.

CHBC was led in hitting by Gage Lorton with a double and a solo home run. Carson Evans added two singles.

At Beecher City

Altamont                 401    202    0    --    9-6-1

CHBC                      100    001    0    --    2-8-3

WP -- McManaway. LP -- wojcik.

Altamont -- Stuemke, single, home run, 2 RBI; Elam, single, double, 1 RBI; Schultz, single, 1 RBI; E. Miller, home run, 3 RBI

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City -- Wojcik, single; Donaldson, single; Radloff, single; Rueff, single; Lorton, double, home run, 1 RBI; Evans, 2 singles


At Paris

Newton ran out to a 4-0 first inning lead and went on to end this game over Paris in the fifth via the 10-run rule, by a 12-0 count

Max Meinhart threw a no-hitter over the five innings. He allowed no walks while striking out seven.

Meanwhile, the Eagles finished with 10 hits led by Payton Harris with two singles, a double and three RBI, Drake Wolf with two singles and two RBI, Isaac Flowers with two singles and an RBI and David Ferguson with a single and double.

Gus Bierman added a single and an RBI and Dylan Gier and M. Meinhart added an RBI each.

Four Paris pitchers gave up five walks.

At Paris

Newton                  400    35    --    12-10-2

Paris                      000    00    --      0- 0-2

WP -- Meinhart. LP -- Roush.

Newton -- Ferguson, single, double; Flowers, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Wolf, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Harris, 2 singles, double, 3  RBI; Gier, 1 RBI; M. Meinhart, 1 RBI; Bierman, single, 1 RBI

Paris -- no hits


At Louisville

North Clay (Louisville) blanked Charleston by a 4-0 count Thursday.

The Cardinals improved to 10-9-1 on the season and will be back in action today at Centralia in a 4:30 p.m. contest.


At Odin

Brownstown/St. Elmo and Odin/Patoka/Sandoval played nine innings with the game called with one out in the bottom of the 10th Thursday.

BSE had moved ahead 9-8 in the top of the 10th but since the bottom half of the 10th could not be played, the score reverted back with the game ending in an 8-8 tie.

O/P/S took a 4-1 opening inning lead. BSE tallied a run in the third but O/P/S came back with a run in the fourth to lead 5-2. BSE then scored a run in the fifth and moved into an 8-5 lead in the seventh. However, O/P/S came back to tie the score in the bottom of the seventh sending the game into extra innings.

Adam Atwood led Brownstown/St. Elmo with two doubles, a home run and one RBI. Cade Schaub added two singles and four RBI. Collin Maxey, Josiah Maxey and Keelan Speagle added a single and an RBI each.

Brownstown/St. Elmo is now 4-8-1 on the season and will be back in action today against Mulberry Grove.

At Odin

BSE                101    010    500    --    8-11-3

OPS               400    100    300    --    8-  9-7

No winning or losing pitchers

Brownstown/St. Elmo -- J. Maxey, single, 1 RBI; Atwood, 2 doubles, home run, 1 RBI; Schaub, 2 singles, 1 RBI; C. Maxey, single, 1 RBI; Speagle, single, 1 RBI; Powell, single; Poe, single; Sanders, single

Odin/Patoka/Sandoval -- Hoffmann, 2 singles; Voelkel, single; Purcell, 3 singles; Spencer, single; Chapman, single; Jourdan, single