Bulldogs Season Ends, Area Regional Softball Roundup


Published on May 17 2017 7:29 am
Last Updated on May 17 2017 8:26 am
Written by Millie Lange

TOLEDO -- Effingham St. Anthony High School saw its softball season come to an end with an 8-3 loss to Neoga in the Class 1A Cumberland Regional Tuesday.

The Bulldogs held a 1-0 first inning lead and tacked on two more in the fourth. Neoga pulled within 3-2 in the top of the fifth then broke the game wide open with a six-run seventh.

The Indians had 14 hits in the contest led by Gentry with a single, double and an RBI, Partlow with four singles, Titus with three singles, Estray with two singles and Lee with a double and two RBI.

Titus picked up the pitching win, throwing a five-hitter with five walks and two strikeouts.

The Bulldogs L. Day had two singles while Kabbes and Gibson had a double each. Gibson added an RBI.

In the opening game of the day, Cumberland trounced Dieterich 17-0. Dunaway threw a four inning perfect game. Dunaway had six strikeouts and improved her record to 13-6.

The Pirates took a 4-0 first inning lead then had an 11-run second and finished out with two in the third to end the game in the fourth. Guyon had four singles and three RBI, Oakley a single and triple, Dunaway a single, double and three RBI, Hendrix a triple and two RBI, Oakley a double and Green two singles and two RBI.

The Pirates improve to 17-9. Cumberland meets Neoga Saturday for the regional champoinship at 11 a.m.

Class 1A Cumberland Regional

Game Two

Dieterich                   0    00    0    --     0-  0-4

Cumberland             4(11)2    x    --    17-14-0

WP -- Dunaway. LP -- Robards.

Dieterich -- no hits

Cumberland -- Guyon, 4 singles, 3 RBI; Sowers, single; J. Oakley, single, triple; Dunaway, single, double, 3 RBI; Hendrix, triple, 2 RBI; S. Oakley, double; Bradley, single, 2 RBI; Green, 2 singles, 2 RBI

Game Three

Neoga                    000    020    6    --    8-14-0

St. Anthony           100    200    0    --    3-  5-1

WP -- Titus. LP -- Woltman.

Neoga -- Partlow, 4 singles; Titus, 3 singles; Saunders, single, 3 RBI; Lee, double, 2 RBI; Gentry, single, double, 1 RBI; Estay, 2 singles; Dryden, 1 RBI; Vondrak, single, 1 RBI

St. Anthony -- Kabbes, double; Roepke, single; L. Day, 2 singles; Gibson, double, 1 RBI


At Altamont

Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg blanked Ramsey 16-0 in the first game Tuesday at the Class 1A Altamont Regional.

The Hatchets' Roney threw a no-hitter with two walks and 11 strikeouts.

WSS had a 2-0 first inning lead then brought home 10 runs in the second and finished out with four in the third.

Rentfrow had a double, triple and an RBI while Schlechte had two singles and two RBI, Reynolds two singles and Davis two singles and two RBI. The Hatchets improve to 26-4 on the season and are ranked sixth in the latest Class 1A ICA poll.

In the second game of the day, Altamont edged Brownstown/Elmo 9-8 in nine innings.

SEB took a 1-0 first inning lead but Altamont tied in the second. SEB went ahead 5-2 in the fourth. Altamont came back with two in the fifth. The score was tied at 6-6 in the seventh sending the game into extra innings. Both teams scored a run in the eighth.  SEB took an 8-6 lead in the top of the ninth but the Indians came back with two runs to pull out the victory.

Altamont was led by Mette with a single, double, triple and two RBI, Biggs with two singles, a double and two RBI, Goeckner with a single and double, Grimsley with two singles and Stone with a double and two RBI. The Indians are now 12-14 on the season.

St. Elmo/Brownstown was led by Brown with two singles, a home run and one RBI, Nolen with three singles and Parkinson with two singles and two RBI.

Altamont will now face Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg at 11 a.m. Saturday for the regional championship.

Class 1A Altamont Regional

Game Two

Ramsey                                 0    00    0    --     0-  0-4

Windsor/Stew-Stras            2(10)4    x    --    16-11-0

WP -- Roney. LP -- none listed.

Ramsey -- no hits

Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg -- Cole, 1 RBI; Schlechte, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Roney, single, 3 RBI; Rentfro, double, triple, 1 RBI; Everett, single; Reynolds, 2 singles; Davis, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Bennett, single, 3 RBI

Game Three

SEB                    100    400    111     --    8-13-4

Altamont            010    120    212    --    9-13-4

WP -- Biggs. LP -- Nolen.

St. Elmo/Brownstown -- Parkinson, 2 singles, 2 RBI; C. Moss, single, 1 RBI; Brown, 2 singles, home run, 1 RBI; Maxey, single, 1 RBI; Philpot, single; S. Moss, double; Nolen, 3 singles; Reynolds, single, 2 RBI

Altamont -- Grimsley, 2 singles; Winters, single, 1 RBI; Duckwitz, double, 1 RBI; Mette, single, double, triple, 2 RBI; Biggs, 2 singles, double, 2 RBI; Stone, double, 2 RBI; Goeckner, single, double


At Woodlawn

Woodlawn claimed a victory in its own Class 1A Regional Tuesday. Woodlawn blanked Webber Township (Bluford) 10-0.

Today's game features Clay City Co-op taking on South Central at 4:30 p.m.

Woodlawn will face the winner of that game Saturday at 11 a.m. for the regional championship.


At  Teutopolis

Flora blasted Lawrenceville 14-0 in action at the Class 2A Teutopolis Regional Tuesday.

In today's action, Teutopolis takes on Robinson at 4:30 p.m. The winner advances to the regional championship Saturday at 11 a.m. against Flora.


At Casey

Tuscola downed Marshall in the Class 2A Casey-Westfield Regional.

Tuscola advances to face either Newton or Casey-Westfield at 11 a.m. Saturday. Those two teams will meet today at 4:30 p.m.