South Central Junior High Softball
The South Central Junior High softball team defeated St. Elmo in three innings Thursday afternoon, 18-0.
Laney Webster was nearly perfect, allowing no hits and one HBP while striking out eight.
South Central vs. St. Elmo
SC 9 5 4 18 7 0
SE 0 0 0 0 0 4
South Central: Laney Webster 2R; Mariah Davis R; Jordan Geiler H 2R RBI; Cecilia Rivera R; Sydnee Garrett H 2R RBI; Kayli Swift H 2R RBI; Lily Malone H R; Brooklyn Garrett H 2R; Rylee Markley 2R; Jaylyn Michel 2R RBI; Meagan Smith H R 2RBI.
The Lady Cougars improved to 3-1 with a 9-5 win over Altamont Monday afternoon.
Sydney Garrett went the distance, allowing two runs on five hits and three walks, while striking out 17.
South Central vs. Altamont
SC 1 3 2 2 0 1 x 9 5 6
AT 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 5 3
South Central: Webster R; Geiler 2R RBI; Garrett H R 2RBI; Swift 3B R 2RBI; Smith RBI; Malone R; Brooklyn Garrett HR R 2RBI; Markley H RBI; Michel R; Kaley Blomberg R.
The VCHS golf team kicked off its season last Wednesday at Staunton, finishing 0-3 behind Alton Marquette (157), Staunton (199) and Southwestern (205) with a team score of 214.
Scott Shulman led the way with a 45. Levi Cox finished with a 55; Alec Schroeder finished with a 56; and Nathaniel Weaver finished with a 58 to round out the action.
The Vandals earned their first win of the season Monday afternoon, defeating South Central conference foe Pana, 188-198. Shulman led the way, medaling with a 41. Other scores were: Weaver who finished with a 46; Bryce Dunn with a 49; and Cox with a 52.
The Lady Vandals tennis team opened the 2016 campaign with Roxana at East Alton/Wood-River.
The young Vandal team got swept in singles and doubles, with No. 1 singles player Cassidy Jones taking three games in a two-set loss to Sydney Owsley. New comer Allysin Ward at the No. 6 singles position, fought hard and picked up a couple of games in her loss.
• No. 1 Jones lost to Owsley, 2-6, 1-6
• No. 2 Stacey Hudson lost to Haley Milazzo, 0-6, 0-6
• No. 3 Lora Hedgpeth lost to Sarah Kreutztrager, 1-6, 0-6
• No. 4 Aleia Beckman lost to Jessica Levan, 0-6, 0-6
• No. 5 Jaden Johnson lost to Abbey Gegen, 0-6, 0-6
• No. 6 Allysin Ward lost to Lauren Gegen, 1-6, 1-6
• Hudson/Hedgpeth lost to Ballard/Ballard, 0-8
• Jones/Beckman lost to Owsley/Milazzo, 1-8
• Johnson/Ward lost to Myers/Kreutzager, 0-8
The Lady Vandals travled to Shelbyville Tuesday afternoon, where they were swept in singles play.
In doubles, Hudson and Hedgpeth defeated over Amber Rezinas and Valorie Hoover. Jones and Beckman also picked up a win in doubles play.
No. 1 Jones lost to Rachel Bly, 2-6, 3-6
No. 2 Hudson lost to Rezinas, 1-6, 3-6
No. 3 Hedgpeth lost to Maddie Smothers, 6-1, 0-6, 8-10
No. 4 Beckman lost to Katie Honingman, 0-6, 0-6
No. 5 Johnson lost to Maggie Furr, 0-6, 2-6
No. 6 Ward lost to Nicole Owens, 4-6, 3-6
Hudson/Stuckwisch defeated Rezinas/Hoover, 6-1, 2-6, 10-5
Jones/Beckman defeated Honigman/Hicks, 6-3, 6-0
Ward/Beckman lost to Hennings/Bly, 1-8