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Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 10:15 am

What a difference a day made.

After losing twice Saturday at the Kankakee Tournament, the East Central College softball Falcons swept two games Sunday in the event.

ECC (11-9) returns to action Tuesday at St. Charles Community College. The MCCAC doubleheader starts at 2 p.m.

The next home contest for the Falcons is Wednesday when Lindenwood-Belleville comes to Union for a doubleheader at 2 p.m.

ECC dropped its Saturday games to Oakland, 10-2 in six innings, and to Kankakee, 11-3 in five innings.

On Sunday, the Falcons started with a 16-1 win in five innings over Moraine Valley. ECC capped the trip to Illinois with a 6-4 win over Waubonsee.

Moraine Valley

ECC picked up its first win in dominating fashion over Moraine Valley Community College Sunday, 16-1.

The Falcons scored once in the second, five times in the third, once in the fourth and nine times in the fifth. Moraine Valley scored its only run in the bottom of the fifth.

Julie Scheer (New Haven) pitched all five innings, allowing a home run among her two hits. She walked nobody and struck out three.

Offensively, Michelle Bryant (Crocker) led the way with four hits, including two doubles and a triple, while scoring twice and driving in five runs.

Scheer helped her own cause with three hits, including two doubles. She scored twice and drove in three runs.

Grace Fritz (Borgia) and Sara Wade (Union) posted two hits apiece. Each scored and drove in a run. Fritz also walked.

Batters with one hit each were Chloe Galati (Borgia), Abby Job (Warrenton), Brittany Miller (Lindbergh) and Haley Zenner (Dubuque, Iowa).

Galati scored three times and drove in one run. Job scored. Miller scored and drove in a run. Zenner homered, scored twice, drove in three runs and walked three times.


The Falcons followed up their big win to start Sunday with a 6-4 win over Waubonsee.

Each team scored in the first and ECC took the lead for good with four runs in the bottom of the second inning.

Waubonsee scored twice in the third and each team scored once in the fifth.

Scheer went the distance, allowing four runs on nine hits and two walks. She struck out five.

Galati led the team offensively with three hits, including a double. She drove in two runs.

Alex Adelsberger (Timberland), Bryant, Fritz, Miller and Zenner posted one hit apiece.

Adelsberger scored a run. Bryant scored once. Fritz scored twice, sacrificed and stole a base.

Miller drove in a run and also had a sacrifice. Zenner scored, drove in a run, walked and stole a base.

Job walked and scored a run.


The Falcons opened the event with a 10-2 loss to Oakland.

Oakland scored twice in the second, but the Falcons got one run back in the third. Oakland added two runs in the bottom of the third. ECC scored once in the fourth, but Oakland finished it with four runs in the fifth and two in the sixth.

Scheer pitched for the Falcons and went the distance, all 5.2 innings. She allowed 10 runs (seven earned) on 11 hits and four walks. Two of the hits were home runs. She struck out four.

Offensively, Fritz, Miller and Scheer had the three ECC hits.

Fritz and Miller doubled. Fritz also drove in a run and walked. Miller scored and walked. Scheer scored and stole a base.

Job also drew a walk.


The Falcons dropped their second game of the day to the host school, 11-3.

ECC struck first and scored once in the top of the second.

Kankakee set the tone for the game with five runs in the bottom of the frame. ECC scored once in the third, but Kankakee scored five times in the fourth. Each team scored once in the fifth.

Chelsea Bax (Fatima) started and took the loss. She allowed 10 runs (five earned) on 11 hits (two home runs) over 3.2 innings. Zenner pitched the final inning, allowing one run on two hits and four walks.

Offensively, Bryant led the way with two hits, including a double. She scored twice.

Adelsberger, Fritz, Scheer, Kris Stevens (Union) and Zenner posted one hit each.

Adelsberger also walked. Fritz drove in a run and sacrificed. Scheer drove in a run. Stevens sacrificed. Zenner drove in a run.

Miller walked and scored. Job was hit by a pitch.


Area Scoreboard

Area Sports Schedule

American Legion Baseball

Senior Legion

Tuesday, July 1

*Daniel Boone 14, Pacific 3

*Washington 20, Sullivan 5

Wednesday, July 2

*Daniel Boone 8, Pacific 2

*Washington 11, St. Peters 1

Thursday, July 3

*Washington 11, St. Charles 0

Friday, July 4

*Pacific at St. Peters    1:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 5

*Washington 20, Pacific 1

Sunday, July 6

*Washington 11, Warrenton 2

Monday, July 7

Washington 9, Creve Coeur 7

Blue Springs Wood Bat Tournament

Wednesday, July 9

Washington 7, Gravette Lions 0

Thursday, July 10

Washington 4, Post 339 West (Bellevue, Neb.) 2

Friday, July 11

Washington 14, Geiger Redi-Mix (Leavenworth, Kan.) 0

Washington 4, Hawthorne Outlaws (Lee's Summit) 2

Saturday, July 12

Quarterfinals — Quincy (Ill.) 4, Washington 1

Junior Legion

Tuesday, July 1

*Union 5, New Haven 0

*Union 7, New Haven 4

*St. Charles 12, Pacific 5

Thursday, July 3

*Union 13, Hannibal 2

*Union 10, Hannibal 3

*Elsberry at Pacific    7 p.m.

Saturday, July 5

*Daniel Boone at Pacific (DH)    10 a.m.

Union 6, Crocker 5

Union 13, Crocker 7

Freshman Legion

Tuesday, July 1

*Washington 16, Pacific 1

Wednesday, July 2

*Washington 11, St. Peters 0

Ninth District Tournament Schedules

Junior Legion

Tuesday, July 8

At Union High School

G1 (1) Elsberry 3, (8) New Haven 0

At Ronsick Field

G4 (3) Washington 7, (6) Wentzville 1

G4 (2) Union 8, (7) Hannibal 1

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G2 (5) St. Peters 8, (4) St. Charles 6

Wednesday, July 9

At New Haven

G5 Wentzville 4, New Haven 0

G6 St. Charles 8, Hannibal 7 (9 innings)

At Ronsick Field

G7 St. Peters 5, Elsberry 2

G8 Washington 2, Union 1

Remainder at Ronsick Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 Union 7, Wentzville 1

G10 Elsberry 3, St. Charles 2

Friday, July 11

G11 Washington 12, St. Peters 11 (10 innings)

G12 Elsberry 6, Union 3

Saturday, July 12

G13 Elsberry def. St. Peters

G14 Championship — Washington 3, Elsberry 1

Washington wins district, to host Zone 1 Tournament at Borgia next week.


Ninth District Tournament Schedules

Freshman Legion

Tuesday, July 8

At Elsberry Legion Field

G1 (1) St. Charles 7, (8) St. Peters 0

G2 (4) Elsberry-Winfield 4, (5) Wentzville 3

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G3 (3) Hannibal 3, (6) Warrenton 2

G4 (2) Washington 10, (7) West 1

Wednesday, July 9

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G5 St. Peters 17, Warrenton 6

G6 Wentzville 5, West 4

At Elsberry Legion Field

G7 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 2

G8 Washington 3, Hannibal 0

Remainder at Elsberry Legion Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 St. Peters 11, Hannibal 9

G10 Elsberry-Winfield 13, Wentzville 4

Friday, July 11

G12 Elsberry-Winfield def. St. Peters

G11 Washington 6, St. Charles 0, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 12

G13 St. Charles def. Elsberry-Winfield

G14 Championship — St. Charles 5, Washington 2

Sunday, July 13

G15 If-Needed Game — Washington vs. St. Charles, 1 p.m.

Swim Team Schedules

Washington Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Oaks Landing    Washington 192-100

6-16    Westglen    Washington 259-206

6-23    at Fox Creek    Washington 311-225

6-30    at Chadwick    Chadwick 264-258

7-7    Cherry Hills    Washington 291-140

7-11 at Division Meet, Westminster Christian

Pacific Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    Lake of the Woods    LOtW 176-130

6-16    at Union    Union 289-220

6-23    Bridle Creek    Pacific 371-124

6-30    at Arbor Oaks    Pacific 282-241

7-7    at Indian Hills    Cancelled, weather

7-12    Division Meet    8 a.m.

Union Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Arbor Oaks    Union 180-120

6-16    Pacific    Union 289-220

6-23    at Lake of the Woods    LoTW 312-201

6-30    Indian Hills    Union 322-275

7-7    Bridle Creek    6 p.m.

7-12    at Division Meet, Pacific    8 a.m.

Pacific Diving Team

Date    Opponent    Time

6-14    at MAC West    MAC West 40-30

6-21    at Lindgate    Lindgate

6-28    at Cool Dell    9 a.m.

7-13    at Championships    8 a.m.

Great Midwest Football League

July 5

Missouri Cyclones 22, Midwest Chargers 14

July 12

Missouri Cyclones at Missouri Valley Pitbulls, St. Charles High School, 5 p.m.

Ninth District Standings

July 1, 2014

District Games Only

Senior Legion

Team    Wins    Losses

West    11    2

Daniel Boone 262    9    3

Washington 218    11    5

St. Charles 312    9    5

Elsberry 226    8    5

Wentzville 323    5    5

St. Peters 313    7    7

Pacific 320    3    10

Warrenton 122    0    10

Sullivan 18    1    12

2014 Final Standings

Junior Legion

Team    Wins    Losses

Elsberry 226    20    2

Union 297    19    3

Washington 218    18    4

St. Charles 312    14    8

St. Peters 313    12    10

Wentzville 323    12    10

Hannibal 55    10    12

New Haven 366    9    13

Daniel Boone 262    5    14

Warrenton 122    3    16

Pacific 320    3    15

Sullivan 18    0    20

Freshman Legion

Team    Wins    Losses

St. Charles 312    20    0

Washington 218    17    3

Hannibal 55    16    4

Elsberry-Winfield 226    14    6

Wentzville 323    9    11

Warrenton 122    8    12

West    7    13

St. Peters 313    6    14

New Haven 366    5    15

Pacific 320    4    16

Elsberry 226    4    16

*Indicates League Games

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