Neoga, North Clay Win, BSE Falls In H.S. Baseball


Published on August 16 2023 6:40 am
Last Updated on August 16 2023 6:40 am
Written by Millie Lange

Neoga High School opened the baseball season by trouncing Odin/Patoka 14-0 in five innings Tuesday.

The Indians held a 3-0 opening inning lead and tallied three runs in the third, fourth and fifth around two in the second.

Three pitchers combined to throw a two-hitter. James Ballinger went the first two innings, allowing one hit, two walks and striking out three.  Trey Sheehan came on for an inning with one strikeout and Colin Blazich went 1.2 innings, allowing one hit, one walk while striking out three.

Landon Titus led in hitting with two singles, a double and three RBI while Blazich had a single, triple and two RBI, Sheehan a double and an RBI and Micah Staszak with two singles and two RBI.

Odin/Patoka's two hits, both singles, came from Spencer and Hoffman.

At Odin

Neoga                           323    33    --    14-11-1

Odin/Patoka                 000    00    --      0- 2-1

WP -- Ballinger. LP -- Voelkel.

Neoga -- Staszak, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Sheehan, double, 1 RBI; Blazich, single, triple, 2 RBI; Gentry, single, 1 RBI; Durdel, single, 1 RBI; Propst, 1 RBI; Ballinger, single; Titus, 2 singles, double, 3 RBI; Lacy, 1 RBI

Odin/Patoka -- Spencer, single; Hoffman, single


At Centralia

Brownstown/St. Elmo moved ahead with a run in the first inning but Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran came back to take an 11-2 victory Tuesday.

CORL tallied four in the third, one in the fifth and six in the sixth behind a 10-hit attack.

Brownstown/St. Elmo had four hits in the contest. Cade Schaub and Lane Stine had a double each. Schaub added an RBI. Calin Chandler had a single and an RBI.

BSE is back in action Thursday against Webber Township (Bluford).

At Centralia

BSE                 100    001    0    --       2-  4-3

CORL               004    016    x    --    11-10-0

WP -- Albert. LP -- Atwood.

Brownstown/St. Elmo -- Schaub, double, 1 RBI; Stine, double; Powell, single; Chandler, single, 1 RBI

Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran -- Bazik, single; Kenley, 2 singles, double; Isaiach, single, double; Albert, double; Nollman, 2 singles; Hanke, single


At Ramsey

North Clay/Clay City won its season opener by pounding Ramsey by a 17-0 count.

Ian Jones picked up the win on the mound.

North Clay/Clay City is back in action Wednsday against Odin.