EHS Edges Altamont; Area Roundup
Published on April 30 2013 7:35 am
Last Updated on April 30 2013 10:19 am
Written by Millie Lange
Altamont High School took a quick 3-1 first inning lead but couldn't hold on as Effingham's Ciara Kronewitter hit a grand slam in the fifth inning and the Hearts edged Altamont 5-4 in softball action Monday evening.
Deedra Myers had two singles, Kelli Utz a double and Shelby Nunamaker two singles for the Hearts.
Altamont was led by Ledbetter with a single, home run and two RBI and Northrup with two singles and an RBI.
Kronewitter also was the winning pitcher, throwing a six-hitter with no walks and eight strikeouts to improve to 2-4.
Altamont 300 100 0 -- 4-6-3
Effingham 100 040 x -- 5-7-2
Ledbetter and White; Kronewitter and Tonn
Altamont -- Ohnesorge, single; Ledbetter, single, home run (first, one on), 2 RBI; Teasley, single; Northrup, 2 singles, 1 RBI
Effingham -- Ke. Utz, double; Myers, 2 singles; Tonn, 1 RBI; Beals, single; Nunamaker, 2 singles; Kronewitter, home run (fifth, three on), 4 RBI
Neoga tallied a 5-1 victory in opening round play of the National Trail Conference Tournament over Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick Monday evening.
BCCH held a 1-0 lead until the second when Neoga knotted the score. The Indians then had a two-run fourth and a two-run sixth.
BCCH outhit Neoga 8-6 as Amanda Pierce, Hannah Wehrle and Haven Lorton had two singles each. Neoga was led by Roderick and Posten with two singles each.
Neoga advances to face top-seeded Altamont Wednesday at 4 p.m. Other contests Wednesday feature Dieterich at Stewardson-Strasburg, St. Elmo/Brownstown at Windsor and South Central at Effingham St. Anthony. All games begin at 4 p.m.
BCCH 100 000 0 -- 1-8-7
Neoga 010 202 x -- 5-6-1
Herrmann and Hilt; Neece and Albin
Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick -- Pierce, 2 singles; Wehrle, 2 singles; Lolrton, 2 singles; Adams, single; Reed, single, 1 RBI
Neoga -- Potter, single; Roderick, 2 singles; Posten, 2 singles; Neece, single
With a 4-2 lead in the top of the fourth, Teutopolis looked like it was on the way to a victory over Shelbyville. However, the Rams came back with four runs in the bottom of the inning then had an eight-run fifth for a 14-5 victory.
T-town had seven hits in the contest but committed six errors. Swingler had three singles and an RBI while Borries had a single and triple.
Shelbyville improves to 16-3 on the season.
Teutopolis 003 110 0 -- 5-7-6
Shelbyville 200 480 x -- 14-8-4
WP -- Watton. LP -- Swingler.
Teutopolis -- Swingler, 3 singles, 1 RBI; Cowman, single; Borries, single, triple
Shelbyville -- Moll, 2 doubles, home run, 4 RBI; Eigsti, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Fox, single, 1 RBI
Newton handed Robinson an 8-3 loss in Little Illini Conference play Monday.
The score was tied at 2-2 after the first inning. The Eagles took a 3-2 lead in the third but Robinson tied in the top of the fourth. Newton then had a four-run bottom of the frame and went on for the win.
Hardiek picked up the pitching win. Swingler had a single, home run and drove in four runs while McCoy had a single, home run and an RBI.
Robinson 200 100 0 -- 3-6-2
Newton 201 401 x -- 8-7-0
WP -- Hardiek. LP -- Corder.
Robinson -- Mendenhall, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Sullivan, 2 singles
Newton -- Baker, double; Swingler, single, home run, 4 RBI; McCoy, single, home run, 1 RBI
Litchfield 6, Pana 0
Litchfield 11, Pana 0
Mount Zion 8, Decatur St. Teresa 2
Casey-Westfield 18, Marshall 4