Altamont Lone Area Winner in Softball


Published on April 12 2018 7:38 am
Last Updated on April 12 2018 7:51 am
Written by Millie Lange

FARINA -- Altamont High School downed South Central in National Trail Conference softball action Wednesday, 13-9.

The Indians immediately stepped out to a 3-0 lead. But South Central tied the score in the fourth at 6-6 and took an 8-7 lead in the sixth. Altamont then rallied, scoring six runs in the top of the seventh for the victory.

Katie Grimsley led the Indians with two singles, a double and an RBI while Ashley Goeckner had a double, triple and two RBI. Shelbi Stone had two singles and two RBI and Caitlyn White had a single and double. Mary Guse added three singles and Tinley Mette had a triple and four RBI.

The Cougars were led by Serina Lee with two singles and a double, Lexie Reid with two singles, Zoe Johnston with two singles and an RBI, Kayli Swift with a single, double and two RBI and Jordan Geiler with a double and three RBI.

Altamont improves to 2-0 in the conference, 3-4 overall. South Central drops to 2-2 in the conference, 4-2 overall.

At Farina

Altamont                  321    001    6    --    13-14-3

South Central          000    602    1    --      9-13-5

WP -- Williams. LP -- Garrett.

Altamont -- Grimsley, 2 singles, double, 1 RBI; Stone, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Ti. Mette, triple, 4 RBI; Eckhardt, single; As. Goeckner, double, triple, 2 RBI; Williams, 1 RBI; White, single, double; Guse, 3 singles

South Central -- Lee, 2 singles, double; Reid, 2 singles; Johnston, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Rivera, single; Shumate, single; Swift, single, double, 2 RBI; Hilmes, single, 1 RBI; Geiler, double, 3 RBI


At Ramsey

Ramsey edged St.Elmo/Brownstown, 6-5 in action Wednesday.

SEB took a 2-0 first inning lead and led 4-3 after three innings. Ramsey tied in the fourth. SEB moved ahead with a run in the fifth. Ramsey then won it in the bottom of the seventh.

SEB was led by Natalie Oberlink with a double, home run and two RBI while Makenzie Parkison had two singles and an RBI.

At Ramsey

SEB                    211    010    0    --    5-  7-3

Ramsey             012    100    2    --    6-10-1

WP -- Saunders. LP -- Oberlink.

St. Elmo/Brownstown -- Oberlink, double, home run, 2 RBI; Gathe, single, 1 RBI; Maxey, single, 1 RBI; Parksison, 2 singles, 1 RBI

Ramsey -- Saunders, 3 singles, 3 RBI; Eddy, 2 singles; Ritter, 2 singles, 1 RBI


At Villa Grove

Villa Grove claimed an 8-6 win over Cumberland Wednesday.

The Pirates took a 3-0 lead but Villa Grove tied in the second. Cumberland held a 6-5 lead in the fourth but, once again, here came Villa Grove, this time with three runs for the win.

Cumberland outhit Villa Grove 11-9. The Pirates were led by Madison Hendrix with a solo home run, Sadie Oakley with two doubles and two RBI and Liberty Dunaway with a single, double and three RBI.

At Villa Grove

Cumberland             300    300    0    --    6-11-5

Villa Grove               030    230    x    --    8- 9-1

WP -- Ray. LP -- Dunaway.

Cumberland -- Hendrix, home run, 1 RBI; S. Oakley, 2 doubles, 2 RBI; Dunaway, single, double, 3 RBI

Villa Grove -- Eversole, double; Block, 3 singles, double, 3 RBI; Harrison, double; Ray, 2 singles, 1 RBI


At Charleston

Charleston handed Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg an 8-7 loss in nine innings Wednesday.

WSS held a 5-1 lead after four innings and led 7-6 after six. Charleston tied in the bottom of the seventh and won it in the ninth.

WSS was led by Megan Schlechte with a single, two home runs and four RBIs. Mackenzie Reynolds had a single, double and an RBI and Taylor Rentfro a double and an RBI.

At Charleston

WSS                         101    302    000    --    7-11-4

Charleston              000     141    101    --    8-13-1

WP -- McElravy. P -- Schlechte.

Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg -- Schlechte, single, 2 home runs, 4 RBI; Rentfro, double, 1 RBI; Reynolds, single, double, 1 RBI; Tabbert, 1 RBI

Charleston -- McElravy, double, home run, 3 RBI; Gordon, 2 singles, triple, 1 RBI; Armstrong, 2 singles, double; Fellers, 2 singles, 1 RBI



Mattoon 15, Flora 7

Williamsville 7, Mount Zion 4

Sullivan 7, Arcola 5

Oblong 11, Broadlands Heritage 0