EJHS Downs Centralia, Neoga, North Clay, Jasper County Win


Published on August 20 2013 7:40 am
Last Updated on August 20 2013 8:48 am
Written by Millie Lange

Efifngham Junior High School started the baseball season on a good note by defeating Centralia 8-1 at EHS Field Monday.

Five Mustang pitchers combined for a two-hitter while Brett Koester collected two hits and an RBI.

The Mustangs have a B game at Teutpolis Wednesday and the A team will face St. Anthony Thursday. The Mustangs are 1-0 on the season.

Effingham -- Koester, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Hull, single; Morrissey, single; Lohman, single; Devore, single; Bushur, single; Hagler, single; Mulheron, single; Jackson, 1 RBI

(There was no linescore listed or other information for Centralia listed)


Neoga 9, Stew-Stras/Windsor 7

Neoga had an eight-run second and tallied its final run in the fourth to improve to 3-1 on the season with a 9-7 win over Stew-Stras/Windsor.

Stew-Stras/Windsor was making a comeback in the bottom of the seventh, scoring one run to pull within 9-7, but fell short.

Neoga was led by Ramert with three hits and two RBI and Fritcher and Wood with two hits and an RBI each.

Stew-Stras/Windsor was led by Kramer with four hits and an RBI and Thies and Kessler with two hits each. Kessler had an RBI. The squad drops to 0-2 on the season.

At Stew-Stras                      080    100    0    --    9-8

Stew-Stras/Windsor          013    020    1    --    7-9

WP -- Ramert. LP -- Thies.

Neoga -- Ramert, 3 hits, 2 RBI; Hill, 1 hit, 1 RBI; Butler, 1 RBI; Fritcher, 2 hits, 1 RBI; Wood, 2 hits, 1 RBI; Eaton, 1 RBI; Potter, 1 RBI

Stew-Stras/Windsor -- Thies, 2 hits; Kessler, 2 hits, 1 RBI; Kramer, 4 hits, 1 RBI; Hansen, 1 hit, 3 RBI


North Clay 14,  Lawrenceville 4

North Clay (Louisville) bounced Lawrenceville behind an 11-hit attack. Aldrich had two singles, a home run and drove in four runs while VanDyke and Blank had a single and a triple each. VanDyke had one RBI while Blank had three. Zimdars had two singles and two RBI and Bloemer a double and an RBI.

Bloemer and Zimdars combined to pitch a three-hitter. Bloemer had six strikeouts and Zimdars two.

At Lawrenceville

(No linescore listed)

WP -- Bloemer. LP -- O'Dell.

North Clay -- Bloemer, double, 1 RBI; Aldrich, 2 singles, home run, 4 RBI; VanDyke, single, triple, 1 RBI; Blank, single, triple, 3 RBI; Zimdars, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Burkett, single

Lawrenceville -- McGuire, double; Cancino, single, triple, 2 RBI; Cameron, 1 RBI


Jasper County 10, Cumberland 0

Jasper County tallied three runs in each of the first three innings and blanked Cumberland 10-0. Nick Cohorst picked up the pitching win on a one-hitter with no walks and seven strikeouts.

Conner Bierman led the way, hitting with a triple and driving in two runs.

At Newton

Cumberland               000    00    --      0

Jasper County           330    01    --    10

WP -- Cohorst. LP -- none listed