Collier PItches EHS To Win Over Altamont, Area Softball Roundup


Published on April 30 2014 7:41 am
Last Updated on April 30 2014 8:47 am
Written by Millie Lange

Hope Collier pitched a gem of a game as Effingham High School defeated Altamont 5-1 in softball competition Tuesday evening.

Collier went all seven innings, allowing three hits, no walks and struck out 11. Brittany Beals got the Hearts started off in the right direction by knocking out a solo home run in the first inning. EHS tallied another run in the first to take a 2-0 lead. Altamont pulled within 2-1 in the top of the third. But the Hearts came back in the bottom of the frame with three more to put the game in the win category, 5-1.

Beals finished with a double, home run and four RBI while Madison Weis had a single, triple and an RBI. EHS improves to 4-9.

Altamont was led by Audrey Winters with two singles. Deidre Ledbetter picked up the pitching loss despite eight strikeouts and no walks.

At Effingham

Altamont           001    000    0    --    1-3-3

Effingham         203    000    x    --    5-7-4

Ledbetter and White; Collier and Tonn

Altamont -- Teasley, single; Winters, 2 singles

Effingham -- Weis, single, triple, 1 RBI; Nunamaker, single; Tonn, single; Beals, double, home run, 4 RBI; Collier, single; Kinkelaar, single; Rivera, single


At Teutopolis

Marshall took a 3-0 lead on Teutopolis in the first inning but the Wooden Shoes came back to lead 5-3 going into the sixth. Marshall again took the lead 7-5 but once again the Shoes rallied with five runs to pull out a 10-5 win.

T-town had 10 hits in the contest led by Madison Cowman with a single, triple and an RBI, Anni Borries with a single, double and an RBI, Kadi Borries with two singles and an RBI and Danielle Repking with a single, double and two RBI.

The Shoes are now 18-0 on the season and will be back in action Friday at Evergreen Hollow Park against Effingham St. Anthony in the Second Annual Cross-Creek Classic. Game time is 7 p.m.

T-town's junior varsity won 8-3.

At Teutopolis

Marshall             300    002    0    --      5-   7-3

Teutopolis          022    015    x    --    10-10-2

WP -- K. Borries. LP -- Grooms.

Marshall -- Shaffner, single; James, single; Thompson, single; Grooms, single; Switzer, single; McNeely, 2 singles, 3 RBI

Teutopolis -- Cowman, single, triple, 1 RBI; A. Borries, single, double, 1 RBI; K. Borries, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Repking, single, double 2 RBI; Wente, single, 1 RBI; Drees, single


At Mulberry Grove

St. Elmo/Brownstown claimed an Egyptian-Illini Conference victory over Mulberry Grove, 9-7.

SEB trook a 2-0 first inning lead then had a five-run fifth. SEB went home run bound in the win as D. Austin had two singles, a home run and two RBI while Oberlink had a home run and three RBI and Pruett a home run and two RBI. Brown and Fitch chipped in with two singles each. Brown added an RBI.

St. Elmo/Brownstown sports a 4-0 EIC mark, is 4-0 in the National Trail Conference and stands at 11-9 overall.

At Mulberry Grove

St. Elmo/Brownstown          020    151    0    --    9-12-4

Mulberry Grove                      001    020    4    --    7-  9-1

WP -- Scholes. LP -- Tompkins.

St. Elmo/Brownstown -- D. Austin, 2 singles, home run, 2 RBI; Oberlink, home run, 3 RBI; Pruett, home run, 2 RBI; Brown, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Fitch, 2 singles; T. Austin, single; Calhoun, single; Scholes, single

Mulberry Grove -- no hits listed


At Neoga

Taylor Layton was the big hitter as Cumberland blanked Neoga 11-0 in action Tuesday.

Layton had a triple and two home runs to lead the Pirates. She finished with three RBI and scored three runs. Kayla Thornton chipped in with three singles and an RBI.

Casi Blazich led Neoga with a single and double and Kirsten Albin added two singles. The Indians drop to 6-7 on the season while Cumberland improved to 8-7.


At Dieterich

Dieterich edged South Central 5-3 in action Tuesday.

The score was knotted at 3-3 after the first inning before Dieterich scored two in the second for the win. The Cougars drop to 1-9 on the season.

At Dieterich

South Central          300    000    0    --    3-5-2

Dieterich                  320    000    x    --    5-4-0

WP -- none listed. LP -- King.


At Oblong

Oblong edged Newton 5-4 in 11 innings Tuesday.

Both teams tallied four runs in the sixth inning and went clear to the 11th before Oblong scored the winning run in the bottom of the frame.

At Oblong

Newton          000    004    000    00    --    4- 9-4

Oblong           000    004    000    01    --    5-11-3

WP -- Sparks. LP -- Hardiek.

Oblong -- Sparks, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Lockhart, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Meese, single, 1 RBI

Newton -- Stanley, 2 singles; McCoy, 2 singles, 1 RBI



Carlinville 5, Vandalia 4

Maroa-Forsyth 12, Shelbyville 2