Sports Briefs 4-24-2017


Spartans earn victory over CORL Stallions

Waltonville/Sesser-Valier short-gamed Christ Our Rock Lutheran in five innings, 13-1, in Monday afternoon in high school baseball action.

Seth Boles was the winning pitcher as he finished with a complete game and allowed just four hits. Boles struck out nine while allowing a walk and an earned run.

Boles finished with two hits, a walk, and three RBI. Isaac McPhail and Charles Farmer both had three hits and each finished with and RBI.

Dalton Banach had a hit, two RBI, and two walks. Tanner Eubanks finished with two hits and added a walk, while Drake Hoagland had two RBI and a hit.

Tyler Winchester and Preston Launius both had hits.

The Spartans are now 10-6 on the season.

Lady Spartans roll past CORLHS

CENTRALIA – No. 11 Waltonville/Sesser-Valier improved to 20-2 on Monday with a 12-2 victory in Midland Trail Conference action against Christ Our Rock Lutheran in Centralia.

Hannah Garascia had three hits for the Lady Spartans.

Crider throws no-hitter against Wayne City

WAYNE CITY — Woodlawn’s Kalyn Crider pitched a no-hitter against the ICA’s No. 14 ranked team in Class A Monday in high school softball action.

Crider went six innings in a 10-0 victory over the Indians. She did not walk a hitter and struck out seven.

Kiara Lueking was 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI. Morgahn Petersen was 1-for-2 with a double and a RBI and Lexy Knox finished 2-for-4.

Crider was 1-for-3 with a RBI at the plate. Madison Tiemann finished 1-for-3 with a RBI and Brianna Ward was 1-for-4 with a triple and a RBI.

Continuing, Hallie Hill was 1-for-3 with a RBI, Danielle King was 1-for-1 and Allyssa Doza was 2-for-3 with a double. Woodlawn (9-5, 4-0 in the Midland Trail Conference) will host Okawville at 4:30 PM today.

Lady Rams earn two wins on the pitch

CENTRALIA – The Mt. Vernon Lady Rams earned two wins Monday afternoon to open the Centralia Invitational in girls high school soccer action.

Mt. Vernon combined for 14 goals on the day. In the first game, the Lady Rams beat Olney for the third time this season, with Monday’s victory coming at 8-0, which was the same score they used to win their first matchup.

Then against Salem, Mt. Vernon knocked off the Wildcats, 6-2.

Of the eight goals against the Tigers, all eight were scored by a different player. Sophie Laughlin, Taylor Thompson, Tori Thompson, Rhiannon Gudermuth, Zoe Wellmaker, Regina Gudermuth, Abby Henken and Ariadne Barnhardt were all responsible for goals against Olney.

Taylor Thompson, Laughlin and Makenna Ezell were all credited with assists.

Olney finished with one shot on goal against Olivia Ryan and Hayle Shick at goal.

Against Salem, Laughlin scored four times against the Wildcats. Mt. Vernon led at the break, 3-0, as Laughlin picked up a hat-trick in the first half. Tori Thompson and Taylor Thompson each added goals in the second half, along with Laughlin’s fourth in the game.

Tori Thompson had two assists, while Taylor Thompson and Laughlin each had one.

The Lady Rams (8-3-1) continue in the Centralia tournament today when they face Freeburg at 4 PM.

Woodlawn takes out Wayne city in 10 innings

WAYNE CITY – It took 10 innings, but Woodlawn earned an 8-7 victory Monday afternoon over Midland Trail Conference foe Wayne City in high school baseball action.

Devyn Pedtke finished the game with three hits and a RBI. Lane Bond- who finished the game with the win on the mound – finished with a hit and a RBI at the plate.

Aaron Spangler had two hits, a home run, and a RBI, while Seth Green finished with a double and RBI, Tim Rapp had two hits and a RBI, while Carter Coffey finished with a base hit.

Bond threw 3 ⅔ innings for the win. Mason Smith started the game for the Cardinals (6-10, 2-2) allowing three hits and three earned runs. He struck out eight and walked four.

Smith also had two hits, while Zach Ashby tripled and finished with a RBI.