Effingham, T-town Score Big in Softball Wins


Published on August 23 2013 7:45 am
Last Updated on August 23 2013 7:45 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Junior High School trailed Centralia 6-0 after two innings then started a comeback with four runs in the third and took the lead with six in the fourth and went on for a 15-7 victory.

The Mustangs had 16 hits in the contest led by Miranda Fox with two singles, a double and two RBI, Aly Armstrong with a single, double and two RBI, Skylar Shafer with three singles and an RBI, Lauryn Douthit with a double, Kaitlyn Kinkelaar with a triple and an RBI and Ashlyn Hanks with a double.

Armstrong picked up the pitching win on a two-hitter with 13 strikeouts.

At Effingham

Centralia            330    000    1    --       7-  2-6

Effingham          004    650    0    --    15-16-4

WP -- Armstrong. LP -- Phelps.

Centralia -- no hits listed.

Effingham -- Armstrong, single, double, 2 RBI; Hanks, double; Bridges, single, 1 RBI; Fearday, single, 2 RBI; Fox, 2 singles, double, 2 RBI; Kinkelaar, triple, 1 RBI; Douthit, double; Shafer, 3 singles, 1 RBI; Kuhlman, single, 1 RBI; Weis, single; Hertzel, single


At Teutopolis

Teutopolis put an end to the game early by scoring 15 runs in the first inning. The Wooden Booties went on to claim a 16-6 win over Shelbyville.

T-town had only eight hits but was aided by nine Shelbyville errors. Emma Beckman had a home run and three RBI while Morgan Mette had a double, triple and five RBI and Kara Weichman two singles and an RBI.

T-town is now 3-5 and will take on St. Anthony Monday at 4 p.m.

At Teutopolis

Shelbyville                011    04    --      6-9-9

Teutopolis           (15)01    0x    --    16-8-4

WP -- Beckman. LP -- none listed.

Shelbyville -- no hits listed

Teutopolis -- Beckman, home run (first, two on), 3 RBI; Weichman, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Hemmen, single; Will, single; Gebben, single; Mette, double, triple, 5 RBI