Altamont Nabs One Win, Suffers Two Losses in Softball Tourney


Published on March 24 2014 9:34 am
Last Updated on March 24 2014 9:34 am
Written by Millie Lange

NOBLE -- Altamont High School nabbed one win and suffered two losses in the Noble Softball Tournament Saturday. They were playing without their seniors who are on the senior trip.

Altamont fell to Edwards County (Albion) 14-1 in the opener. The Indians tallied a run in the first inning and that was it while Edwards County brought home eight in the first, four in the second and two in the third.

In the second contest, Altamont claimed a 14-3 victory over Vandalia. Vandalia held a 2-0 lead until the third when the Indians tallied seven runs and never looked back. Altamont had eight hits in the contest.

In the third game, Red Hill (Bridgeport) edged Altamont 7-6. Altamont tallied all six of its runs in the first inning.

Noble Tournament

Game One

Altamont                       100    0    --       1-3-3

Edwards County          842    x    --    14-5-0

Winters and Phillips; Loudermilk and none listed

Altamont -- Winters, single; Biggs, double, 1 RBI; Laffen, single

Edwards County -- Walker, double, 1 RBI; Sexton, double, 2 RBI; Medler, 1 RBI; Schnittler, home run, 2 RBI; Nease, home run, 3 RBI; Dallas, single

Game Two

Altamont           007    61    --    14-8-0

Vandalia            201    00    --     3- 2-1

Biggs and Phillips; Protz and Bright

Altamont -- Winters, single; Duckwitz, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Burns, single; Biggs, single, 2 RBI; Siggers, 2 singles, 3 RBI; Higgs, single, 1 RBI

Vandalia -- Bright, 1 RBI; Gaddy, single; Dagen, single

Game Three

Red Hill           000    007    --    7--4-0

Altamont          600    000    --    6-9-0

WP -- Roake. LP -- Biggs.

Red Hill -- Moan, double; M. Tennis, single, double

Altamont -- Winters, triple; Duckwitz, 2 singles; Biggs, single, double, 1 RBI; Siggers, single; Phillips, single, 1 RBI; Sims, single