St. Anthony Wins Newton Tournament
Published on April 22 2013 8:58 am
Last Updated on April 22 2013 9:24 am
Written by Millie Lange
Effingham St. Anthony High School claimed the championship of the Newton Softball Tournament Saturday.
The Bulldogs defeated Tolono Unity 6-3 and won over Newton 7-1. They fell to Arcola 11-7. Newton also finished with a 2-1 record, defeating Arcola 9-3 and Tolono Unity 14-2. Tolono Unity edged Arcola 2-1. Arcola and Tolono Unity finished 1-2.
In the win over Tolono Unity, the Bulldogs had five hits led by Makayla Walsh with a home run and two RBI, Kate Richards with a triple and two RBI and Hunter Niebrugge with a double.
In the loss to Arcola, St. Anthony outhit the Purple Riders 10-9 but committed six errors. Walsh had a single, double, triple and two RBI while Niebrugge had a single, double and an RBI. Paige Koester had two singles.
In the win over Newton, St. Anthony took a 4-1 lead after two innings then had a three-run fourth. The Bulldogs' Meghan Woltman pitched a one-hitter with three walks and two strikeouts.
Walsh had two singles and drove in two runs while Richards had two singles and an RBI.
St. Anthony 010 140 -- 6-5-0
Tolono Unity 100 002 -- 3-5-4
WP -- Woltman. LP -- Krutsinger.
St. Anthony -- Koester, single; Richards, triple, 2 RBI; Walsh, home run, 2 RBI; Niebrugge, double; Nuxoll, single
Tolono Unity -- Billman, double, 1 RBI; Krutsinger, double; Pruitt, single, 1 RBI; Tolliver, single; Schweighart, single, 1 RBI
St. Anthony 240 000 1 -- 7-10-6
Arcola 500 051 x -- 11-9-3
LP -- Walsh.
St. Anthony -- Koester, 2 singles; Gardewine, single, 2 RBI; Walsh, single, double, triple, 2 RBI; Schuette, single, 1 RBI; Niebrugge, single, double, 1 RBI; Brummer, single
Arcola -- no statistics listed
St. Anthony 220 30 -- 7-9-0
Newton 100 00 -- 1-1-2
WP -- Woltman. LP -- Ke. Hardiek.
St. Anthony -- Koester, 2 singles; Gardewine, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Walsh, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Niebrugge, single, 1 RBI; Richards, 2 singles, 1 RBI
Newton -- Koebele, 1 RBI; Zerrusen, single