Softball 5-28-22

Published on May 28 2022 10:39 am



EHS Softball Season Ends With Loss In Regional, Newton Game Postponed

Published on May 26 2022 6:45 am

MOUNT VERNON -- Effingham High School saw its season come to a close with a 9-6 loss against host Mount Vernon Wednesday.

The Rams unleashed their bats, banging out 14 hits in the contest and overcame seven errors.

Mount Vernon edged out to a 1-0 first inning lead and led 3-1 in the second. The Hearts came back with a run in the third but Mount Vernon owned the contest with a run in the fourth and five more in the fifth.

The Hearts attempted a comeback twice with two runs in the fifth and two in the sixth.

Abby Cunningham finished with a single, double and an RBI. Grace Bushue added a double while Tori Budde contributed two singles. Jennifer Jamison added a single and drove in two runs while Mya Harvey had a single and an RBI.

Class 3A Mount Vernon Regional

Mount Vernon                120    150    0    --    9-14-7

Effingham                      011    022    0    --    6-  9-3

WP -- Dees. LP -- Sai. Althoff.

Mount Vernon -- Malone, triple, 2 RBI; Dees, triple; Irwin, 4 singles, 1 RBI; Hayes, single; Owens, single, double, 1 RBI; Childers, single, double; Meyer, 2 singles, triple, 2 RBI

Effingham -- Bushur, double; Dunston, single; A. Cunningham, single, double, 1 RBI; Donaldson, single; Jamison, single, 2 RBI; Budde, 2 singles; Harvey, single, 1 RBI


Class 2A Gillespie Sectional

Newton held a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning against Freeburg but the rains came and halted play Wednesday.

The game will resume today at 4:30 p.m., again, weather permitting.

If the Eagles win, they advance to the championship game Friday at 4:30 p.m. against Gillespie. Gillespie defeated Breese Mater Dei, 2-0 Tuesday.