Area Prep Roundup (March 21)

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By Andrew Harner

The St. Elmo softball team fell in both games at Saturday’s Fairfield Tournament.

The Lady Eagles lost to Wayne City, 7-3, and Fairfield, 16-0.

Against Wayne City, senior Megan Maxey had an RBI triple and a run scored, while freshman Sarah Maxey and junior Danie Austin each crossed the plate in a three-run third inning.

Against Fairfield, St. Elmo (0-2) got a triple from Austin and a single from Megan Maxey.

Saturday, March 16
Wayne City 7
St. Elmo 3
S: 0-0-3-0-0—3-3-3
W: 4-2-0-1-X—7-3-2
LP: Scholes (0-1)

Fairfield 16
St. Elmo 0
S: 0-0-0-0-0—0-2-5
F: 0-2-2-12-X—16-10-0
LP: S. Austin (0-1)


Last Thursday, Mulberry Grove lost its season-opener to Sandoval, 11-1.

Kyle Klawitter paced the offense with a 2-for-2 day, and Kaiah Miller was 1-for-3, with a tripe and a run. Miller scored on an RBI single from Derek Childress in the fifth.

Childress took the loss, striking out six over six innings of work.

Thursday, March 14
Sandoval 11
Mulberry Grove 1
S: 1-0-2-3-0-5—11-15-0
M: 0-0-0-0-1-0—1-4-3
LP: Childress (0-1); 6 IP, 6 K, 11 R, 7 ER, 15 H, 1 BB, 3 HP
Offense: Klawitter, 2-for-2, BB; Miller, 1-for-3, 3B, run; Childress, 1-for-2, RBI, BB; Austin Redfern, 2 BB.
Record: 0-1