West sweeps Andrew; East loses to Jerseyville

News-DemocratMarch 29, 2014 

Cal Kossina went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and Ryan Helfrich was 3-for-3 with three RBIs Saturday as Belleville West pounded (Tinley Park) Andrew 11-1 in high school baseball.

John Dozier and Andrew Konya also had two hits for the Maroons (5-2) while Jacob Eccher allowed five hits and struck out seven.

Quincy University baseball and football recruit Brendan Saak went seven innings in the other game, allowing seven hits in West's 5-4 victory over Andrew. Dozier was 3-for-4 with a double and Matt Klostermann had two hits and a double.

Jerseyville 10, Belleville East 1

Luke Shively was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Kyle Steckel also was 3-for-3 as Jerseyville cruised past Belleville East (1-3). Jerseyville won the other game 7-6 by scoring two runs in the top of the seventh inning. Parker Hendricks was 3-for-4 for East.

O'Fallon 6, Chaminade 2

John A. Logan recruit Jeff Hahs homered and was 2-for-3 as O'Fallon (6-2) knocked off Chaminade. Sophomore Bradley Harrison pitched three shutout innings to get the win, striking out three.

O'Fallon 13, Sterling 2

O'Fallon also posted a 1win over Sterling as sophomore Camden Bauer had three RBIs, Blake Deatherage had two and Collin Holton and Kyle VanBevern had two hits each.

Deatherage also improved to 3-0 on the mound, allowing one hit in three innings with six strikeouts.

Columbia 5, Greenville 4

Quinten Spivey drove in the game-winning run in the top of the eighth inning and was 3-for-5 with a triple and RBI as Columbia edged Greenville.

Brett Luther and Cameron Touchette each were 3-for-4 for Columbia (3-3) while Brian Dougherty had a double and two RBIs. The Eagles lost 11-1 to Teutopolis in their other game.

Freeburg 4, Nashville 3

Cody Siebenberger was 3-for-4 with a double, Kile Bailey had two doubles and Keegan Baxmeyer had a double and two RBIs as Freeburg (6-0) held on to beat Nashville.

Nashville trailed 4-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh, then scored three runs against Freeburg's Milton Pinkston before the Midgets got the win. Hunter Beetley was 2-for-3 with a double and RBI for Nashville.

Freeburg 15, Metro-East Lutheran 0

Cody Siebenberger had a double, home run and three RBIs while Jack Hogan and Derricke Rozycke drove in two runs each as Freeburg pounded out a win.

Waterloo 22, New Athens 5

Austin Nunnery was 4-for-5 with four RBIs and Nathan Goodsell and Christian Schmidt both homered in Waterloo's win over New Athens. Waterloo (3-0) got a run in the top of the seventh to win the other game 3-2 as Corey Vogel got the victory.

Wesclin 3, Mascoutah 2

Wesclin edges Mascoutah in 12 innings to hand the Indians (6-1) their first loss. Brady Kunz had three hits for Wesclin (3-3) while Brendan Bernhardt and Brent Lengacher had RBIs to back the winning pitching of Mason Buzzard. Buzzard allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings. Mascoutah pounded out a 12-0 victory in the other game.

Highland 8, Stagg 0

Grant Geppert allowed two hits over five scoreless innings and Eastern Illinois recruit Joe Duncan had a triple and three RBIs for Highland (3-1).

Central 16, Wood River 9

Kellen Lake had a home run and three RBIs and also got the pitching win as Central (2-3) outscored Wood River thanks in part to a nine-run first inning.

Houston Kruse, Jack Strieker, Brandon Richter, Dillon Smith and Dylan Loquasto also had two hits for Central. Central swept the doubleheader with a 13-3 win in the other game as Strieker struck out five in three innings and Brent Timmons had two doubles.

Softball

O'Fallon 5, Moline 0

Taylor Underwood hit a two-run homer and Addison Barnouski tossed a three-hitter with four strikeouts as O'Fallon blanked Moline. Barnouski and Sam Busekrus each had two hits. Moline blasted O'Fallon 11-0 in the other game, holding the Panthers to two hits.

Columbia 20, Shelbyville 1

Columbia's Rachel Garcia exploded for a double, home run and seven RBIs while Claire Foster also homered in the Eagles' win over Shelbyville.

Taryn Pena and Kalli Farmer each had three RBIs while Brianna Weilbacher allowed one hit in five innings with 10 strikeouts.

In Columbia's 6-3 win over Shelbyville, Kaylee Bastien was 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI and Pena, Brianna Weilbacher and Courtney Weilbacher all had two hits.

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