CHBC, BSE Win In EIC Tourney, Baseball Roundup


Published on September 19 2023 7:49 am
Last Updated on September 19 2023 8:44 am
Written by Millie Lange

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City and Brownstown/St. Elmo claimed opening round victories in the Egyptian-Illini Conference Baseball Tournament Monday.

The Bobcats handed Mulberry Grove a 9-2 loss in the first contest. CHBC edged out to a 1-0 first inning lead but Mulberry Grove moved ahead 2-1 in the second. CHBC then came back with two runs in the bottom of the third and never looked back.

Kyle Lamb went the distance for the Bobcats, giving up two runs on six hits, three walks while striking out seven.

Clayton Wojcik led the way offensively with two doubles and three RBI while Wyatt Rueff added a double and two RBI and Carson Evans two singles. AJ Radloff had a single and two RBI and Layne Jones an RBI.

CHBC improved to 8-4 on the season and returns to action in the tournament today at 4:15 p.m. hosting Ramsey.

In the second game, Brownstown/St. Elmo pounded Ramsey, 16-6 in five innings.

BSE opened with a 3-0 first inning lead then tacked on five in the second, four in the third and two in the fourth and fifth.

BSE had 15 hits while Ramsey committed seven errors.

Adam Atwood had two singles, a double and three RBI while Keelan Speagle had three singles and two RBI. Collin Maxey had a single, double and an RBI. Cade Schaub and Dodge Willms had two singles each. Schaub added two RBI. Gavin Sanders had a single and two RBI and Josiah Maxey a single and an RBI.

BSE improved to 5-11 and will return to action today playing host to Mulberry Grove at 4:15 p.m. in the second round of the tourney.

EIC Tournament

Game One

Mulberry Grove                020    000    0    --    2-5-2

CHBC                               102    330    x    --    9-7-0

WP -- Lamb. LP -- Bauer.

Mulberry Grove -- Icenogle, single; Redfern, single, double; Alternberger, double; Hendricksmeyer, single, 1 RBI

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City -- Wojcik, 2 doubles, 3 RBI; Rueff, double, 2 RBI; Radloff, single, 2 RBI; Evans, 2 singles; Jones,1 RBI; Mueller, single

Game Two

Ramsey               000    33    --      6- 2-7

BSE                     354    22    --    16-15-4

WP -- Hoopingarner. LP -- Frkovich.

Ramsey -- Frkovich, single; Walton, double, 2 RBI

Brownstown/St. Elmo -- J. Maxey, single, 1 RBI; Atwood, 2 singles, double, 3 RBI; Schaub, 2 singles, 2 RBI; C. Maxey, single, double, 1 RBI; Speagle, 3 singles, 2 RBI; Stine, single; Willms, 2 singles; Sanders, single, 2 RBI


At Effingham

Effingham St. Anthony scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to pull out a 5-4 victory over Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran Monday.

The Bulldogs moved ahead 3-1 in the first inning then tacked on a single run in the fourth. CORL pulled within 4-3 in the fifth and tied the game in the top of the seventh.

Both teams had eight hits. The Bulldogs were led by Brady Hatton with a home run and four RBI. Beau Adams and Aiden Lauritzen had a single and double each while Max Koenig added a double. Nick Ruholl had two singles and an RBI.

Adams was the winner on the mound, finishing out the final two imnings allowing one run on one hit, one walk and striking out two.

At Effingham

CORL                         100    020    1    --    4-8-3

St. Anthony               300    100    1    --    5-8-4

WP -- Adams. LP -- Dabney.

Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran -- Bazile, 2 singles; Isiah, single, double, 1 RBI; Dabney, 3 singles; Albert, 1 RBI; Denton, single

St. Anthony -- Adams, single, double; Lauritzen, single, double; Hatton, home run, 4 RBI; Koenig double; Ruholl, 2 singles, 1 RBI


At Teutopolis

Alex Kremer and Mick Niebrugge combined to toss a no-hitter as Teutopolis sent Odin home early with a 19-0 win in four innings Monday.

Kremer was the winner, going three innings with eight strikeouts. Niebrugge came on to throw the final inning, allowing two walks and striking out two.

Meanwhile T-town banged out 10 hits in the contest. Austin Borries led the way with a single, double and two RBI while Henry Thompson added a triple and two RBI, Davin Worman a triple and an RBI and Teagan Pals, Brett Kreke and Kremer a single and an RBI each.

The Wooden Shoes improved their record to 12-3.

The Eagles finished with four errors and gave up six walks. Odin dropped to 4-11 on the season.

At Teutopolis

Odin                       000    0    --      0- 0-4

Teutopolis             775    x    --    19-10-0

WP -- Kremer. LP -- Thompson.

Odin -- no hits

Teutopolis -- Gaddis, single; Addis, 2 RBI; Worman, triple, 1 RBI; Bushur, 2 RBI; M. Niebrugge, single, 1 RBI; Hoene, 1 RBI; Probst, 1 RBI; Thompson, triple, 2 RBI; Borries, single, double, 2 RBI; Pals, single, 1 RBI; Kremer, single, 1 RBI; B. Kreke, single, 1 RBI; Z. Niebrugge, single


At Kinmundy

Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg trailed South Central 1-0 until the third, then tied the score and went on for a 6-2 victory Monday.

Both teams had seven hits but the Cougars finished with three errors.

Blayzz Verdeyen had a home run and two RBI for the Hatchets while Connor Manhart added two singles and an RBI. Jackson Gurgel had a single and three RBI.

Colten Bridges went the first four innings, allowing two runs on five hits, one walk and one strikeout for the win. Branson Tingley came on to finish the final three innings, allowing two hits, one walk and striking out two.

South Central was led by Colby Bursott with a solo home run and Colton Smith with two singles.

At Kinmundy

WSS                              001    300    2    --    6-7-1

South Central              010    100    0    --    2-7-3

WP -- Bridges. Lp -- Sidwell.

Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg -- Bridges, single; Gurgel, single, 3 RBI; Manhart, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Verdeyen, home run, 2 RBI; Tingley, single; Verdeyen, single

South Central -- Montes, single; Sidwell, single; Co. Smith, 2 singles; Robb, single; Bursott, home run, 1 RBI; Moore, single


At Bluford

Dieterich picked up a 9-2 victory over Webber Township (Bluford) Monday.

The Movin' Maroons had nine hits in the contest while Dominic Ashley kept Webber Township off the bases with 13 strikeouts.

Dieterich moved into a 5-0 lead in the second inning, added on three in the fifth and one in the sixth.

The Maroons had a nine-hit attack as Lucas Westendorf had a single, double and an RBI, Landen Keck a double and two RBI, Gavin Meinhar a triple and two RBI and Ashley and Justin Boerngen a single and an RBI each.

Ashley gave up two runs on four hits and four walks along with the strikeouts.

At Bluford

Dieterich                              050    031    0    --    9-9-4

Webber Township              000    010     1    --   2-4-2

WP -- Ashley. LP -- Moser.

Dieterich -- Boerngen, single, 1 RBI; Meinhart, triple, 2 RBI; Funneman, single; Westendorf, single, double, 1 RBI; Ashley, single, 1 RBI; Hall, single; Lidy, single; French, 2 RBI; Keck, double, 2 RBI

Webber Township -- Jackson,single; Richardson, single, 1 RBI; Moser, single, 1 RBI; Bigham, single


At Louisville

North Clay/Clay City blanked Woodlawn by a 10-0 count Monday.

The Cardinals are now 10-8 overall. They return to action Thursday at Wayne City.