Junior High Baseball Regionals -- Sept. 12


Published on September 13 2017 9:11 am
Last Updated on September 14 2017 9:07 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Junior High School saw its season come to a close with a loss to Mattoon in the Class 3A Charleston Baseball Regional Tuesday.

Mattoon took a 1-0 lead in the second then tacked on three in the third and two in the fourth for the 6-3 win. The Mustangs scored three runs in the seventh.

Fox hit a home run for Effingham while Budde had a double and Volpi had two singles.

In the second contest, Champaign Franklin edged Champaign Edison 6-5.

Action continues Saturday with Mattoon against Tolono Unity at 10 a.m. and Charleston taking on Champaign Franklin at noon.

At Mattoon

Effingham             000    000    3    --    3- 5-2

Mattoon                013    200    x    --    6-11-0

WP -- Rice. LP -- Matteson.

Effingham -- Matteson, single, 1 RBI; Volpi, 2 singles; Budde, double; Fox, home run, 1 RBI

Mattoon -- MacDonald, single; Perry, single, home run, 2 RBI; Jones, 3 singles; Wetzel, single, 1 RBI; Knierim, single, 2 doubles; Bergstrom, single


At Sigel

Neoga downed Altamont in opening round play of the Class 1A Sigel St. Michael Regional Tuesday.

Neoga tallied a 10-2 victory. Mitch Moran had two singles each for the winners. Neoga now advances to face Sigel St. Michael at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

In the second contest, Effingham St. Anthony defeated Martinsville 12-2.

The third contest went to Findlay Okaw Valley over Effingham Sacred Heart, 10-0.

St .Anthony and Findlay Okaw Valley now meet at 11 a.m. Saturday.

At Neoga

Neoga 10, Altamont 2

Neoga -- Campbell, single; Richards, single; Romack, single; Titus, single; Moran, 2 singles

Altamont -- no hits listed


At Sullivan

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City defeated Sullivan 5-2 in the Class 2A Sullivan Regional Tuesday.

CHBC took a 2-0 first ining lead and led 3-1 after three innings. The Bobcats then tallied two in the fourth for a 5-1 lead. Sullivan came back with a run in the sixth and one in the seventh but left the bases loaded.

Schlanser had two singles for the winners. CHBC now advances to face top-seeded Teutopolis at 10 a.m. Saturday.

In the other contest, Shelbyville Moulton downed Brownstown/St. Elmo 10-4. Moulton will now face Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor at noon Saturday.

At Sullivan

CHBC               201    200    0    --    5-7

Sullivan            001    001    0    --    2-6

WP -- Hilvety-Southard. LP -- Dalbey.

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City -- Burrus, single; Schlanser, 2 singles; Hilvety-Southard, single; Buzzard, single; Hammond, single; Robertson, single

Sullivan -- Mattheson, single; Dalbey, single; Bates, single; Boyle, single; Stewart, 2 singles


At Louisville

Dieterich advanced in the Class 1A North Clay (Louisville) Regional.

Dieterich blanked Palestine 12-0 in the opener. In the second contest, Oblong downed Newton St. Thomas 6-1.

Dieterich will now face South Central at 11 a.m. Saturday while Oblong takes on North Clay at one p.m.