Flame Wins Once, Loses Twice During Weekend Play


Published on June 17 2013 7:16 am
Last Updated on June 17 2013 4:38 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Effingham Flame 10 and under girls softball team picked up a victory but suffered two losses during weekend action at the O'Fallon Tournament.

In the opening game, the Flame defeated Bluff City 15-6 scoring six runs in the first and nine in the second. Effingham had four hits including a double by Meinhart and a triple by Allie.

In the second game, TBD defeated the Flame 10-5. TBD broke a 3-3 tie in the third with five runs. Huss had a double and an RBI for the Flame.

In the third contest, Illini Prospects defeated the Flame 9-7, scoring eight runs in the third. Armstrong led the Flame with a triple and two RBI.

O'Fallon Tournament

Game One

Bluff City                         06    --      6-1-2

Effingham Flame           69    --    15-4-3

WP -- Boone. LP -- no name listed.

Bluff City -- only first names listed

Effingham Flame -- Davis, single; Allie, triple; Meinhart, double, 1 RBI; Martin, single

Game Two

Effingham Flame          120    2    --      5-3-2

TBD                                 125    2    --    10-5-4

WP -- no name listed. LP -- Kronewitter.

Effingham Flame -- Huss, double, 1 RBI; Crippen, single; Martin, single

TBD -- first names only listed.

Game Three

Effingham Flame          016    0    --    7-2-0

Illinis Prospects            108    x    --    9-6-6

WP -- no name listed. LP -- Armstrong.

Effingham Flame -- Armstrong, triple, 2 RBI, Allie, single

Illini Prospects -- only first names listed