Charleston Claims Doubleheader Over EHS; Area Roundup


Published on April 8 2013 9:53 am
Last Updated on April 8 2013 9:53 am
Written by Millie Lange

Charleston came calling and handed Effingham an Apollo Conference doubleheader loss Saturday in girls softball action.

The Trojans won the opening game 12-9. Mariah Stewart pitched a six-hitter with five walks and six strikeouts.

Effingham was led by Brandy Pontious with a single, triple and an RBI, Brittany Beals with a double and two RBI and Shelby Nunamaker with a double and an RBI.

In the second game, Charleston was an 8-3 winner despite the fact the Hearts outhit the Trojans 14-6.

Courtney White had three singles and an RBI, Beals a single and double and Kelli Utz two singles, a home run and an RBI. The Hearts committed three errors in the contest.

At Effingham

Game One

Charleston          012    026    1    --    12-9-3

Effingham           014    013    0    --      9-7-4

Stewart and Finn; Collier, Kronewitter (5) and Tonn

Charleston -- Price, single, triple; Finn, 3 singles, double, 2 RBIs; Stewart, single; Youngblood, double; Coffey, single

Effingham -- Pontious, single, triple, 1 RBI; Myers, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Tonn, single, 1 RBI; Beals, double, 2 RBI; Nunamaker, double, 1 RBI

Game Two

Charleston         203    021    0    --    8- 6-0

Effingham          100    200    0    --    3-14-3

Craft and Finn; Kronewitter, Tonn (6) and Utz

Charleston -- Finn, single; Stewart, single, double, 3 RBI; Staggs, single, 1 RBI; Barr, single; Wilson, single

Effingham -- Utz, 2 singles, home run (fifth, none on), 1 RBI; White, 3 singles, 1 RBI; Pontious, single; Myers, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Kronewitter, 2 singles; Beals, single, double; Osborn, single

At Farina

Stewardson/Strasburg claimed a 9-1 victory over South Central. The Comets took a 3-0 first inning lead then had a three-run sixth.

Stew-Stras had 12 hits in the contest led by Courtney Schultz who went four-for-four with three singles, a triple and an RBI, Lindsay Burton had two singles and an RBI, Kennedy Ferris with a double, triple and two RBI and Kendall Knop with two singles. Stew-Stras is 2-2 on the season.

South Central was led by Gunnels with two singles.

At Farina

Stewardson-Strasburg         310     013    1    --    9-12-1

South Central                       000     000    1    --    1-  4-3

WP -- Knop. LP -- King.

Stewardson-Strasburg -- Schultz, 3 singles, triple, 1 RBI; Burton, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Ferris, double, triple, 2 RBI; Knope, 2 singles

South Central -- Gunnels, 2 singles; Crain, single; Hall, single

Other Scores:

Robinson 12, Flora 8

Robinson 6, Terre Haute, Ind. West Vigo 4

Mattoon 8, Mount Zion 0

Mount Zion 7, Mattoon 2