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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

Ninth District Senior Legion Tournament

Thursday, July 17

At Westhoff Park

G1 (1) West 11, (8) Pacific 1

G2 (4) St. Charles 17, (5) Elsberry 2

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G3 (3) Washington 4, (6) Wentzville 0

G4 (2) Daniel Boone 8, (7) St. Peters 2

Friday, July 18

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G5 Elsberry 8, Pacific 3

G6 St. Peters 9, Wentzville 1

At Westhoff Park

G7 St. Charles 4, West 1

G8 Daniel Boone 7, Washington 4

Saturday, July 19

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G9 Washington 9, Elsberry 4

G10 West 9, St. Peters 6

G12 West 14, Washington 1

At Westhoff Park

G11 St. Charles def. Daniel Boone (fft)

Sunday, July 20

Rest at Westhoff Park

G13 Championship — West 2, St. Charles 1 (13 innings)

Monday, July 21

G14 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 13, West 11

Zone 1 Senior Legion Tournament

At Lindenwood University, St. Charles

Thursday, July 24

G1 West vs. Daniel Boone Post 262, 5 p.m.

G2 Jefferson City Post 5 vs. Hannibal Post 55, 8 p.m.

Friday, July 25

G3 St. Charles Post 312 vs. G1 winner, 5 p.m.

G4 G1 loser vs. G2 loser, 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 26

G5 G2 winner vs. G3 winner, 10 a.m.

G6 G3 loser vs. G4 winner, 4 p.m.

G7 G5 loser vs. G6 winner, 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 27

G8 Championship — G5 winner vs. G7 winner, 1 p.m.

G9 If-Needed Game — G8 winner vs. G8 loser, 4 p.m.

Ninth District Junior Legion Tournament

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 4, St. Peters 3

G14 Championship — Washington 3, Elsberry 1

Washington wins district, to host Zone 1 Tournament at Borgia. Schedule below.

Junior Legion Zone 1 Tournament

At Borgia

Thursday, June 17

G1 Elsberry Post 226 10, Chillicothe Post 25 2

Friday, June 18

G2 Washington Post 218 5, Elsberry 1

G3 Chillicothe 5, Elsberry 4

Saturday, June 19

G4 Championship — Washington 16, Chillicothe 0 (5 innings)

Washington advances to State Tournament in Jackson.

Junior Legion State Tournament

At Jackson

Thursday, July 24

G1 Springfield Glendale vs. Jackson, 3 p.m.

G2 Sedalia vs. Eureka, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, June 25

G3 Washington vs. G1 winner, noon

G4 G1 loser vs. G2 loser, 2:30 p.m.

G5 G2 winner vs. G3 winner, 5 p.m.

G6 G3 loser vs. G4 winner, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 26

G7 G5 loser vs. G6 winner, 1 p.m.

G8 Championship — G5 winner vs. G7 winner, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 27

G9 If-Needed Game — G8 winner vs. G8 loser, 1 p.m.

Freshman Legion Ninth District Tournament

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 8, St. Peters 3

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

Saturday, July 12

G13 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 1

G14 Championship — St. Charles 5, Washington 2

Sunday, July 13

G15 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 2, Washington 0

Missouri Freshman

Legion State Tournament

At Rotary Recreational

Complex - Ronsick Field

Wednesday, July 16

G1 Creve Coeur Post 397 16, St. Robert Post 331 2

G2 Ste. Genevieve Post 150 4, St. Charles Post 312 0

G3 Jackson Post 158 1, vs. Springfield Glendale Merchants 0

G4 Washington Post 218 9, Eureka Post 177 4

Thursday, July 17

G5 Springfield Glendale 11, St. Robert 1 (St. Robert eliminated)

G6 St. Charles 10, Eureka 2 (Eureka eliminated)

G7 Ste. Genevieve 4, Creve Coeur 2

G8 Washington 12, Jackson 10

Friday, July 18

G9 Jackson 12, Springfield Glendale 0 (Springfield Glendale eliminated)

G10 Creve Coeur 8, St. Charles 3 (St. Charles eliminated)

G11 Ste. Genevieve 3, Washington 2

G12 Creve Coeur 11, Jackson 7 (Jackson eliminated)

Saturday, July 19

G13 Washington 8, Creve Coeur 3 (Creve Coeur eliminated)

G14 Championship—Washington 5, Ste. Genevieve 2

Sunday, July 20

G15 Championship Game 2—Washington 3, Ste. Genevieve 0

Great Midwest Football League

July 19

Missouri Cyclones 34, Illinois Justice 0

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 First

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    First

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    PPD

7-12    at Division Meet, Pacific    Third

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.

*Indicates League Games

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