CM 13, ROXANA 3; CM 10, ROXANA 2 — CM improved to 9-10-1 with a doubleheader sweep of the Shells in Roxana on Saturday. The Shells dipped to 6-11 with the two losses.
In the first game the Eagles banged out 12 hits, led by two apiece from Brandon Hampton, Spencer Powell and John Whitworth. Hampton, Powell, Whitworth and Collin Overmeyer each picked up two RBIs in the win. Christian Stawar got the win on the mound.
Chance Foss had two hits to pace the Roxana offense. Logan Presley was tagged with the loss on the hill.
In Game 2, CM had 10 hits as a team, directed by three from Brandon Carpenter, including a pair of doubles. Corey Price earned the win on the bump.
The Shells only mustered three hits in the game off the bats of Foss, Adam Moore and Blake Vandiver. Brendan Zeller took the loss on the mound.
EDWARDSVILLE 5, HILLSBORO (MO.) 3 (BUSCH STADIUM) — EHS raised their record to 14-4 on the season with the win Saturday at Busch Stadium.
Jake Garella steered the offense with three hits, while also picking up the win on the mound. Collin Clayton added two hits and three RBIs and Tyler Stamer had two hits and two RBIs. Garella poked a triple and Stamer smacked a double in the win.
Andrew Frank was credited with the save on the hill.
ALTON 23, MCCLURE NORTH 0; ALTON 20, MCCLURE NORTH 1 — With Saturday's doubleheader sweep of visiting McClure North at the new AHS field, the Birds are now 13-5 on the season.
Robbie Taul had a huge day at the plate in the first game, going 3-for-5 with 5 RBIs and scoring 3 runs. Taul smacked a pair of doubles and a triple in the lopsided win.
Jacob St. Peters garnered the win on the mound.
In the second contest, Jacob Kanallakan went 4-for-4 with 3 RBIs. He had a double and a triple in his perfect game at the plate. Noah Rathgeb chipped in 3 hits and 3 RBIs, while Taul had 3 hits and 2 RBIs and Seth Boschert added 3 hits and a RBI.
Gary Volz earned the pitching win in the second game.
MARQUETTE 5, SHIOCTON (WIS.) 0 — The Explorers improved to 7-9 with the win on Friday.
Kevin Lloyd twirled a one-hit, complete-game shutout on the mound, fanning eight and walking no one in a stellar outing.
Liam Maher complemented Lloyd with a pair of doubles and two RBIs at the plate. Brady McAfee also added two hits and a pair of RBIs in the victory.
EA-WR 11, NORTH GREENE 0; EA-WR 22, NORTH GREENE 2 — The Oilers have strung together a 5-game winning streak and are now 7-13 on the season.
Zac Wells tossed a complete-game, two-hitter in the first game of the doubleheader sweep on Saturday.
In the second game, Zaide Wilson threw a complete game and got the win. At the plate Blake Marks was 3-for-4 with a triple and 6 RBIs, while Blake Weishaupt had 2 doubles and 3 RBIs, Tyler Hayes had 3 hits and Tyler Hamby contributed 2 hits.
GRANITE CITY 16, CAHOKIA 5, FIVE INNINGS — The Warriors snapped an 11-game losing skid with the Friday win, improving to 3-16 on the season.
Sam Watson paced the offense with three hits and three RBIs, while Austin Bonvicino walloped a pair of triples in the win.
Tyler Wheatley earned the complete-game win, striking out 10 in 5 innings of work.
EDWARDSVILLE 13, ROCHESTER 0, FIVE INNINGS; EDWARDSVILLE 6, ROMEOVILLE 1 — The Tigers are now riding a 10-game winning streak after winning a pair of games on the road Saturday. They are perched at 13-2 overall on the season.
In the short-game victory over Rochester, Sarah Hangsleben powered EHS with a pair of homers and 5 RBIs. She had 3 hits altogether. Rachel Anderson also blasted a home run, to go with 3 hits and 4 RBIs. Hayli Green led the way with 4 hits.
Jordan Garella hurled a 3-hitter to get the win in the circle.
In the second game vs. Romeoville, Edwardsville got 2 homers from Anderson and 1 from Hangsleben to lead the attack. Both had 2 hits, while Anderson drove in 3 and Hangsleben had 1 RBI.
Jordyn Henricks garnered the victory in the circle.
ALTON 7, BRUSSELS 1; JERSEY 6, ALTON 5 — Alton is now 12-2 overall on the season after splitting the two Saturday games.
Against Brussels, Tomi Dublo stirred the sticks with two hits and two RBIs. Brittany Roady worked five innings to get the win. Sydney Hartman tossed two innings of scoreless relief.
In the second game with Jersey, the Birds couldn't get over the hump vs. the host Panthers. Savannah Fisher and Miranda Hudson each had two RBIs. As a team Alton had five hits. Fisher banged out a triple in the losing effort.
Roady was stuck with the loss, throwing all seven innings, fanning five, walking one and scattering nine hits while allowing six runs, three earned. The Birds were blemished by four errors in the loss.
O'FALLON 9, ROXANA 0; ROXANA 14, GIBAULT 4; ROXANA 7, GIBAULT 0 — With Friday's loss and the doubleheader sweep on Saturday, the Shells were able to climb to .500 on the season at 9-9.
Hannah Rexford and Lindsey Scroggins picked up Roxana's only two hits on Friday vs. O'Fallon ace Addison Barnouski. Barnouski fanned 13 in the win.
Rexford absorbed the loss in the circle for the Shells.
In Game 1 on Saturday vs. Gibault, Rexford logged three hits and two RBIs, while Phoebe Booher, Shelby Jackson, Abby Palen and Abi Stahlhut all had two hits. Booher and Palen each drove in three in the win, too.
The second game with Gibault saw Rexford hurl a complete-game, 3-hitter, striking out 10 and walking no one.
Booher, Palen and Stahlhut all had two hits. Stahlhut and Booher both blasted home runs, with Booher driving in three and Stahlhut having two RBIs.
BREESE CENTRAL 4, EA-WR 0; EA-WR 11, GREENVILLE 4; EA-WR 2, MASCOUTAH 1 (GREENVILLE TOURNAMENT) — EA-WR is now 8-11 after going 2-1 in the Greenville Tournament on Saturday.
The Oilers opened with the loss to Central. Morgan Moxey took the loss in the circle. Haley Shewmake led the offense with two hits. As a team, EA-WR only produced four hits vs. the Cougars.
In the second game against the host Comets, the Oilers pounded out 12 hits, led by two each from Shewmake, Peyton Young, Carly Campbell and Thresa Hand. Rebecca Null picked up the win.
In the final game vs. Mascoutah, Heather Martin picked up a sac fly to plate Ashley Knight in the seventh inning to lead EA-WR to the win.
The Oilers compiled five hits in the win, supplied by Shewmake, Moxey, Campbell, Emme Flanigan and Courtney Beneke.
Moxey was the winner in the circle.
COLUMBIA 12, GRANITE CITY 2 — GCHS dipped to 5-11 overall with Friday's loss at home.
Morgan Tanksley struck out 10 and walked 2 over 7 innings of work, but allowed 12 earned runs on 16 hits to absorb the loss for the Warriors in the circle.
Morgan Fazio had 2 hits and Haley Crider had 2 RBIs to stir the offense.
EDWARDSVILLE 4, ST. TERESA'S 3, 2 OT; EDWARDSVILLE 1, ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY 0 (PEPSICO SHOWDOWN) — The Tigers are now 12-2-1 after a pair of big wins at the PepsiCo Showdown at Olympic Park in Schaumburg on Friday and Saturday vs. a couple of Missouri powerhouses.
Against St. Teresa's out of Kansas City on Friday, Jane Ann Crabtree posted the game-winning goal in overtime. Other goals came from: Allison Blume and two from Paityn Schneider. Abby Crabtree, Taylor Hansen and Ashlin West all dished out assists in the victory.
Marissa Bogner earned the win in goal, replacing starter Regan Windau who had to leave due to injury.
Bogner then garnered the shutout in the 1-0 win over St. Joe's. Edwardsville's Abby Crabtree supplied the game's only scoring, early in the first half. It was her team-leading 10th goal of the season.
GIRLS' TRACK AND FIELD
ALTON WINS JERSEY INVITE — Alton compiled 106 points to win the Jersey Invite on Friday.
LaJarvia Brown won four open events, Katie Mans won the high jump (5 feet, 4 inches), Jewel Wagner won the shot put (39-6) and Alexis James prevailed in the discus (103-11).
Brown won the triple jump (37-7.5), the long jump (18-1), the 300-meter low hurdles (46.7 seconds) and the 100-meter high hurdles (14.2 seconds).
EDWARDSVILLE SECOND AT O'FALLON INVITE — O'Fallon won their own invite on Friday with 230 points. The Tigers were second with 149.5 points.
EHS had a pair of relay wins on Friday. The 3,200-meter relay team comprised of Danielle Bohannon, Victoria Vegher, Honor Demick and Melissa Spencer won in 9:58.42, while the 1,600-meter relay unit of Lorie Cashdollar, Bohannon, Rachel Kubicek and Jaydi Swanson won in 4:05.23.
Cashdollar picked up the other win for the Tigers, prevailing in the 800-meter run in a time of 2:18.78.
MELHS 2, GIBAULT 0; MELHS 2, ALTHOFF 1 — The Knights played host to a round robin tourney at Thomas Hooks Gym on Saturday and escaped with a 2-0 record. They are now 8-6 overall on the season.
Metro bested Gibault 25-13, 25-11 and then prevailed in a marathon match, 25-21, 14-25, 25-23, over Althoff.
Nathan Partelow had a team-high six kills, while A.J. Risavy dished out 13 assists and joined Thomas Schroader with seven digs apiece in the win against the Hawks.
Against the Crusaders, Partelow and Josh Gass hammered five kills each to pace the attack, while Risavy again directed the offense with 31 assists. Libero, Joseph Babcock, had a team-high 14 digs. Babcock also contributed 19 service points in the win.
ALTON FINISHES FOURTH IN TOURNAMENT — The Redbirds played host to the Alton Tennis Doubles Invite on Saturday, finishing in fourth place.