Altamont Edges Cumberland, Area Softball Roundup
Published on April 2 2014 11:40 am
Last Updated on April 2 2014 11:40 am
Written by Millie Lange
ALTAMONT -- Altamont High School picked up another big softball victory as the Indians edged Cumberland 3-2 in action Tuesday evening.
The Pirates, ranked No. 1 in the Illinois Coaches Association pre-season rankings, took a 1-0 first inning lead. But that didn't last long as Altamont tallied two runs in the third. Cumberland knotted the score at 2-2 in the fifth. Altamont then scored the game-winning run in the seventh.
Altamont, ranked sixth in the pre-season poll, was led by Josie Phillips and Brooke Burns with a single and an RBI each. Deidre Ledbetter pitched the three-hitter wiith nine strikeouts.
Cumberland 100 010 0 -- 2-3-3
Altamont 002 000 1 -- 3-6-0
WP -- Ledbetter. LP -- Booker.
Cumberland -- McMechan, single; Plummer, 1 RBI; Carlen, single; Thornton, triple
Altamont -- Teasley, single; Tharp, single; Phillips, single, 1 RBI; Burns, single, 1 RBI; Smith, single; Winters, single
Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor bounced Dieterich 16-1 in five innings via the 10-run rule Tuesday evening.
The Comets took a 5-0 first inning lead then had a nine-run second. Schlechte pitched a three-hitter with one strikeout.
Knop had a single and a triple for the winners while Quast had a single, double, triple and three RBI. Schultz contributed a single, double, triple and three RBI and Tabor a single, double and two RBI. The Comets are now 4-1 on the season.
Dieterich was led by Higgs, Cox and Brummer with a single each. The Movin' Maroons fall to 0-6.
Dieterich 010 00 -- 1- 3-6
Stew-Stras/Windsor 590 2x -- 16-15-1
WP -- Schlechte. LP -- Thoele.
Dieterich -- Higgs, single; Cox, single, 1 RBI; Brummer, single
Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor -- Schultz, single, double, triple, 3 RBI; Quast, single, double, triple, 3 RBI; Tabor, single, double, 2 RBI; Knop, single, triple
At St. Elmo
St. Elmo/Brownstown brought home 20 runs in a 20-5 win over Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran Tuesday.
SEB had 12 hits in the contest and was aided by five Christ Our Rock Lutheran errors. Scholes pitched a six-hitter with eight strikeouts.
Fitch had three singles and three RBI for the winners while Austin and Scholes had two singles and an RBI each and Austin a double and three RBI.
St. Elmo/Brownstown improves to 5-4 on the season.
At St. Elmo
Centralia CORL 202 01 -- 5- 6-5
St. Elmo/Brownstown (11)27 0x -- 20-12-3
WP -- Scholes. LP -- Vieraum.
Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran -- no hits listed.
St. Elmo/Brownstown -- Fitch, 3 singles, 3 RBI; Austin, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Scholes, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Austin, double, 3 RBI