LOCAL SPORTS

May 15, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend – the Cardinals won two of three
* the Redbirds beat the Cubs Saturday, 5-3 and beat the defending World Champs yesterday, 5-0
the Cardinals have today off before starting a two game series at home tomorrow night against Boston

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – the Region 24 Tournament pods ended yesterday
at the 2nd-seeded Wabash Valley site in Mt. Carmel the two first round games were played Friday
* the Olney Central College Blue Knights beat Lake Land, 3-1
* Wabash Valley beat Kaskaskia, 5-1
in the second and third round games on Saturday at Mt. Carmel
* the host Warriors beat Olney Central College, 5-1
* Kaskaskia eliminated Lake Land, 10-4
* Kaskaskia eliminated the Blue Knights, 5-3
in yesterday’s championship game at Mt. Carmel
* Wabash Valley beat Kaskaskia, 8-6
at the top-seeded John A. Logan site in Carterville the two first round games were played Friday
* Southwestern Illinois upset John A. Logan, 11-10
* Lincoln Trail College beat Rend Lake, 7-2
in the second and third round games on Saturday in Carterville
* Lincoln Trail beat Southwestern Illinois, 6-1
* John A. Logan eliminated Rend Lake, 8-3
* Southwestern Illinois eliminated John A. Logan, 8-6
in yesterday’s championship game at Carterville
* Lincoln Trail beat Southwestern Illinois, 14-9
Wabash Valley and Lincoln Trail advance to the Northern District Tournament to be played at Mt. Carmel
* also includes Indian Hills and the winner of South Suburban and Triton College
the Northern District Tournament will be this coming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis Saturday – the LIC Conference Tournament was in Casey
Robinson won the Tournament Title by beating out 2nd place Paris – Olney finished in 3rd place
* Casey-Westfield was 4th, followed by Flora and Newton
Olney had one All Conference Player finishing 3rd in the singles competition
* Austin Atwood beat a Flora player, then lost to Robinson, and beat Robinson for 3rd place in singles
Olney had two players that finished 4th in the doubles competition
* Jack Bettis & Tanner Hendrickson beat Robinson, lost to Casey-Westfield, and lost to Paris
Olney had one other player in the singles competition
* Adam Brewers beat a Flora player, lost to Robinson, and split two matches against Casey-Westfield
Olney’s other two players were in doubles competition
* Cade McDowell & Kye Stallard beat Flora, lost to Paris, and lost to Newton
the Tennis Tigers finish their regular season schedule tomorrow at Casey-Westfield

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball from Saturday – Olney split two games in their Lady Tiger Classic
the Lady Tigers won their first game over South Central, 8-2
* Aubrey Page was the winning pitcher
* Sophia Colclasure led Olney with two hits and three RBI
* Dani Hawkins and Aubrey Page each had two hits and two RBI
Oblong won the second game by beating Lawrenceville
in the championship game, the Lady Tigers fell short to Oblong, 9-6
* Aubrey Page had two doubles and an RBI
* Jesika Ochs had two hits and two RBI and Sophia Colclasure had a two RBI hit
now at 17-11 on the year, the Lady Tigers play again Wednesday at Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball from Friday – Olney squeaked out a close win at home
the Tigers beat Newton, 7-6 in nine innings as Olney outhit the visiting Eagles, 12 to 10
* Gage Miller threw the last two innings to pick up the win
* for Olney, Trey Puckett singled, doubled, and had two RBI and Dylan Hires had a two RBI double
* for Newton, John Grunloh with two hits and two RBI – Nate Meinhart and Mitch Bierman had two hits
the Eagles are back in action today traveling to play South Central in Kinmundy
the Tigers are back in action today traveling southwest to play at Centralia

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball Friday – Newton squeaked out a one run win
the Lady Eagles beat Teutopolis, 2-1 as the hits were even at 5 apiece for each team
* Newton’s winning pitcher was Kristen Hardiek
* Abby Frohning and Taylor Smith each had an RBI double – Ariel Richards also doubled
the Lady Eagles begin Regional action this Wednesday at Casey-Westfield against the host Lady Warriors

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A & 2A Softball Regionals begin today at various sites in Illinois
here's some of those getting started in our downstate region
* Class 2A @ Casey-Westfield  :  Paris plays Marshall
* Class 2A @ Casey-Westfield  :  the Newton Lady Eagles play Casey-Westfield
* Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  Flora plays Lawrenceville tomorrow
* other Class 2A Regionals at Breese, Carmi, West Frankfort, and Johnston City
* Class 1A @ Bridgeport  :  starts tomorrow
* other Class 1A Regionals at Cumberland, Altamont, and Woodlawn
all of the Class 1A and 2A Regional Championship games will be Saturday
the Class 3A and 4A Regionals begin next week

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regionals start today at various sites in Illinois
here's some of the those getting started in our downstate region
* Class 2A @ Flora  :  Lawrenceville plays Robinson today
* Class 2A @ Flora  :  the Newton Eagles play the host Wolves on Thursday
* Class 2A @ Paris  :  Westville plays Marshall today
* Class 2A @ Paris  :  Casey-Westfield plays Georgetown Ridge Farm today
* other Class 2A Regionals at Fairfield, Harrisburg, Carterville, Trenton, and Greenville
* Class 1A @ Albion  :  Red Hill plays Cisne today
* other Class 1A Regionals at Christ Our Rock (Centralia), Altamont, and Oblong
all of the Class 1A and 2A Regional Championship games will be Saturday
the Class 3A and 4A Regionals are start next week

 

    
                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Women’s Tennis League is looking for those interested in competing this summer, however the sign up deadline is next today, this May 15th – with enough players, the League should be split into two separate groups, including the Advanced Players and the Intermediate Players, which will all compete within their own group – the cost is $25 and all area women age 18 years or older are welcome – the 12-week season begins May 31st with all matches played on Wednesdays in Newton – for details, or to sign up, contact Emily by calling  618-783-3502  or by email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in baseball  :  Olney at Centralia and Newton at South Central


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