Wooden Shoes Pound Neoga; Other Thursday Baseball Scores

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Published on May 2 2014 3:04 pm
Last Updated on May 2 2014 3:04 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

A 13-run first inning is tough to overcome, as the Neoga Indians found out Thursday in losing a five-inning 17-2 decision to the Teutopolis Wooden Shoes.

Bobby Wenthe pitched four innings of one-run ball for T-Town, allowing no hits but walking six batters.  Wenthe struck out six.

Wenthe was his own best friend at the plate, too, slamming a homer and double and driving in five runs.  

Also at the plate for Teutopolis: Borries--single and walk; Ungrund--single; Repking--single, run scored; Thoele--single, run scored; Flach--run scored, RBI; Johnson--two singles, RBI; Mette--single; Will--double and walk, run scored, two RBI; Kenter--walk, two runs scored; Niemerg--double and walk, run scored, RBI; Hardiek--single, RBI, two runs scored; Goldstein--two triples, RBI, three runs scored; Probst--double, run scored, RBI; Hartke--double, two singles, two RBI, two runs scored

Borries pitched the final inning for the Wooden Shoes, now 17-4 on the spring, allowing a run on two hits while striking out a batter.

For Neoga: Jake Baker--double and walk, RBI, run scored; Romack--double and RBI; Monroe, Moore, Rankin, Easton and Atwell, a walk apiece

Trevor Moore took the loss for Neoga, allowing 11 runs, but just one earned on six hits and two walks.  Rankin went 1-1/3 innings, allowing three runs, two earned on four hits and fanning two.  Atwell pitched the final two innings, allowing four runs on eight hits and walking two.  

Neoga is now 10-4-1 on the spring

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Game One--Mt. Zion 7, Salem 2

Game Two--Mt. Zion 9, Salem 0

Shelbyville 3, Central A&M 2

North Clay 10, Altamont 2 (Adam Cox got the win, allowing two runs on five hits while walking two and striking out two; Cole Borders took the loss, giving up seven runs on six hits and two walks in 3-2/3 innings of work; Clifton homered for North Clay, now 14-6-1 on the spring)

Oblong 6, Cumberland 3

Flora 10, Robinson 6

Newton 16, Red Hill 3

Vandalia 6, Pana 2

Jacksonville 16, Taylorville 1

Olney 11, Marshall 1