Girls softball roundup

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Pana 4, Vandalia 0

Ali Meyer and Maggie Childers held Pana to just seven hits on Tuesday afternoon, but they were enough to give the Lady Panthers a 4-0 win.

Laura Hobbie, Audra Donaldson and Katie Vieregge each had a double in the contest, but all were stranded. Dakota Kellow added a single to Vandalia’s offensive, stealing second and reaching third before being thrown out at the plate on a fielder’s choice.

Meyer threw three innings, giving up three hits and one walk while striking out 1. Childers pitched the last four innings, giving up three hits and striking out three. She didn’t allow any walks.

In the JV contest, Pana defeated Vandalia, 14-0.

The Lady Vandals also lost to Pana last Wednesday, 8-0.

Kellow and Meyer had the Lady Vandals only hits, and Donaldson took the loss, striking out five and walking five while allowing just three hits.

In the JV contest, Pana won, 5-4.

Stew-Stras 4, St. Elmo 1

St. Elmo outhit Stewardson-Strasburg last Wednesday, 5-4, but the Lady Comets took advantage of two St. Elmo errors in recording a 4-1 win.

Cortney Calhoun, 3-10, took the loss for St. Elmo in the opening game of a doubleheader. She gave up four hits and struck out four while walking just one.

Brooke Maxey had a 2-for-3 performance for St. Elmo, and Calhoun, Megan Durbin and Dylan Dilley each had one hit.

“We just could not put more than one or two hits together to get a few more girls across the plate,” said St. Elmo coach Tom Fedrigon.

St. Elmo 6, Stew-Stras 5

Calhoun improved to 4-10 on the season as St. Elmo won the nitecap.

Calhoun was also 2-for-2 at the plate, and Brooke Maxey was 1-for-1 with two walks. Emily Imig and Kevyn Ray also had hits for St. Elmo.

The Lady Eagles won despite committing three errors. “We had a few more errors than we like,” said coach Tom Fedrigon, “but we worked through it.”

Teutopolis 10, St. Elmo 1

Teutopolis held St. Elmo to a hit by Brooke Maxey and jumped to an 8-0 lead after two innings to breeze to a win.

Courtney Calhoun gave up 12 hits, struck out one and walked two in dropping to 4-11 on the season.

Teutopolis 9, St. Elmo 0

In the second game of a doubleheader, St. Elmo managed just two hits, singles by Maxey and Calhoun. Kevyn Ray had the lone RBI for St. Elmo.

Calhoun allowed 10 hits while striking out one and walking one.

“We swung the bat relatively well tonight,” Fedrigon said. “In fact, we were very aggressive at the plate.

“We did not have much to show for it, as a lot of balls that were hit hard were defended well,” he said.

“Overall, I see a bunch of improvement in the girls. Courtney continues to pitch well, and Brooke is getting much better at-bats,” Fedrigon said.

Greenville 7, Vandalia 3

Vandalia jumped to a 3-0 lead after one inning in the April 22 contest, but Greenville held them scoreless the rest of the game. Greenville scored one run in the fifth and sixth innings, then crossed the plate five times in the seventh to record the win.

Audra Donaldson went the distance in suffering the loss. She struck out seven, walked two and allowed 10 hits. She was 2-for-3 at the plate, as was Dakota Kellow.

Amanda Walton doubled, and Ali Meyer and Whitney Newsom added singles.

Greeville won the JV contest, 17-1.

Beecher City 7, St. Elmo 0

St. Elmo was limited to singles by Cortney Calhoun and Megan Durbin in the April 23 contest at St. Elmo.

Calhoun took the loss, giving up eight hits while striking out seven and walking two.

Beecher City 17, St. Elmo 2

Meghan Evans and Dylan Dilley had the only hits in the loss.

Brooke Maxey took the loss, sharing mound duties with Calhoun.