Area High School Sports Roundup (April 21)

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By The Staff

South Central's Cain paces area players in Kaskaskia College All-Star Game

South Central senior Taylor Cain scored six points to lead the four area seniors who played in Kaskaskia College's District All-Star Game on Sunday.

Cain made one 3-pointer and was 3-for-4 from the free-throw line.

Vandalia's Marty Johnson was next in line with five points, netting a 3-pointer and a two-point basket during the game.

South Central's Andrew Snow had four points, with one two-point bucket in the second and fourth quarters.

Those four helped the "away" team to an 85-80 victory.

Patoka's Sawyer Potter played for the home side, but he did not score.

Christ Our Rock Lutheran's Dylan Burmester was the game's most valuable player, with 28 points.

Ramsey scores 27 runs in three losses

The Ramsey High School baseball team still has just one win on the season, but its offensive production has been much-improved of late.

The Rams scored 27 runs in three losses last week, including a 16-run, 20-hit performance against Patoka.

In that game, which was last Tuesday, Ramsey scored six runs in the top of the first inning, and led 11-9 after the third.

The Warriors, however, added nine runs in the fifth and sixth innings while holding the Rams scoreless to win, 18-16.

Senior Andrew Cunningham was 4-for-4 with six RBI, and freshman Tyler Knisley scored four times.

The day before, Ramsey lost to Morrisonville, 15-5.

Senior Luke Webb was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI, and freshman Tristan Wesselman hit a two-run home run in the fifth.

Last Thursday, the Rams were defeated by St. Elmo, 16-6.

Ramsey scored five times in the second, with Cunningham driving in two on a single.

Austin Cunningham, a sophomore, drove home the sixth run in the fifth, with a double.

at St. Elmo
RHS 0-5-0-0-1—6-4-7
SEHS 2-2-6-4-2—16-10-3
LP: Wodtka

at Patoka
RHS 6-1-4-4-0-0-2—16-20-7
PHS 0-5-4-0-4-5—18-7-3
LP: Webb

at Morrisonville
RHS 0-0-0-2-2-1—5-7-8
MHS 1-2-1-8-0-3—15-8-2
LP: Webb

Mulberry Grove baseball loses three

The Mulberry Grove High School baseball team lost three games last week, dropping contests to Altamont, Mt. Olive and Sandoval.

Last Thursday against Altamont, the Aces were shut out, 14-0.

Jesse Jernigan and Nate Ketchem recorded the team's only hits.

Against Mt. Olive last Wednesday, Mulberry Grove was defeated, 8-4.

A single by Jesse Sloan in the first inning gave the Aces a 1-0 lead, but Mt. Olive was leading 2-1 by the third inning.

Mulberry Grove scored three times in the fourth to go back on top, but Mt. Olive scored a combined five runs in the fifth and sixth innings to make the final margin.

Jernigan was 2-for-3 in the game, with two runs.

Last Tuesday against Sandoval, Mulberry Grove lost, 11-1.

Senior Zach Heilig, who went 2-for-3 at the plate,  scored the lone run in the sixth after reaching on an error.

He advanced to second on a stolen base, and then to third on an error. Willis drove in him on a single.

Jake Hart was also 2-for-3.

at Altamont
MGHS 0-0-0-0-0—0
AHS 5-7-0-2-X—14
LP: Jernigan

vs. Mt. Olive
MOHS 1-1-0-1-0-3-2—8-16-6
MGHS 1-0-0-0-3-0-0—4-5-2
LP: Ketchem

at Sandoval
MGHS 0-0-0-0-0-1—1-5-4
SHS 1-0-0-2-3-5—11-8-5
LP: Heilig

Lady Cougars fall to Flora

The South Central High School softball team lost to Flora, 12-2, last Wednesday.

Four different players had singles, with Lexi Schafer gaining an RBI.

Oceana Whitt also recorded an RBI on a sacrifice fly.

FHS 0-3-0-3-4—12-10-0
SCHS 0-0-0-2-0—2-4-5
LP: Phillips