Altamont Downs Vandalia, Splits With T-town in Legion Play

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Published on June 23 2014 8:28 am
Last Updated on June 23 2014 8:28 am
Written by Millie Lange

VANDALIA -- Altamont Post 512 claimed a doubleheader victory over Vandalia Post 95 in Friday baseball competition.

Altamont won the opener 4-2. Altamont took a 1-0 first inning lead then tallied another run in the second and two in the fourth. Nick Miller pitched a nine-hitter with one walk and seven strikeouts.

Klaiton Wolff had two singles and an RBI while Kaleb Whitt had a triple and Devon Gurrettaz a double.

In the second contest, Post 512 came from an 8-5 deficit to pull out a 12-8 victory. Altamont had eight hits led by Whitt with two singles and two RBI and Sam Childerson with two singles.

At Vandalia

Game One

Altamont Post 512          110    200    0    --    4-6-0

Vandalia Post 95             000    002    0    --    2-9-2

WP -- Miller. LP -- M. Rademacher.

Altamont Post 512 -- Wolff, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Whitt, triple; Miller, single, 1 RBI; Guerrettaz, double; Caraveloo, single; Miller, 1 RBI

Vandalia Post 95 -- no hits listed

Game Two

Altamont Post 512          005    022    3    --    12-  8-1

Vandalia Post 95             005    300    0    --      8-10-4

WP -- Grove. LP -- Cassidy.

Altamont Post 512 -- Whitt, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Childerson, 2 singles; Grove, single; Wolff, single, 1 RBI; Rexroad, single, 1 RBI; Pemberton, single; Higgs, 1 RBI; Freezeland, 1 RBI

Vandalia Post 95 -- no hits listed

At Teutopolis

Altamont Post 512 and Teutopolis Post 924 split victories in Sunday competition.

Post 512 took the opener 8-5. The score was knotted at 2-2 after three innings. T-town took a 5-3 lead after four. Altamont tied the score in the top of the fifth then scored three in the eighth to pull out the win.

Caden Miller had a double and drove in three runs for the winners while Cody Grove had two singles and an RBI.

In the second game, Teutopolis Post 924 was a 9-6 winner. Post 924 moved ahead 3-2 in the first but Altamont came back to score two in the second , one in the third and one in the top of the fourth to lead 6-5. Teutopolis then had a four-run bottom of the fourth to pull out the victory.

Dylan Bloemer was the winning pitcher for T-town.

At Teutopolis

Game One

Altamont Post 512             200    120    03    --    8-8-4

Tetuopoils Post 924          110    300    00    --    5-4-4

WP -- Wolff. LP -- Kitten.

Altamont Post 512 -- Miller, double, 3 RBI; Wolff, single, 2 RBI; Grove, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Childerson, single; Caravello, single, 1 RBI; Guerrettaz, single; Rexroad, single

Teutoopolis Post 924 -- no hits listed

Game Two

Altamont Post 512            221    10     --    6-3-3

Teutopolis Post 924          320    4x     --    9-9-1

Wp -- Bloemer. LP -- Whitt.

Altamont Post 512 -- Grove, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Miller, triple, 2 RBI; Kopplin, 1 RBI

Teutopolis Post 924 -- no hits listed