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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

62nd Annual Borgia Pepsi Thanksgiving Tournament

Blue Division

Pool 1

McCluer North



Pool 2

Cardinal Ritter


Rockwood Summit

Gold Division

Pool 1




Pool 2


North Tech


Monday, Nov. 24

CBC 77, Washington 52

Tuesday, Nov. 25

Cardinal Ritter vs. Rockwood Summit, PPD

Washington 63, Soldan 62

Borgia 83, Union 50

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Carnahan 71, Normandy 46

Pacific 64, Rockwood Summit 22

North Tech 67, Union 37

Thursday, Nov. 27

McCluer North 95 Carnahan 68

CBC 82, Soldan 55

Borgia 50, North Tech 45

Friday, Nov. 28

McCluer North 93, Normandy 39

Pacific 70, Cardinal Ritter 57

Saturday, Nov. 29

Blue Consolation — Rockwood Summit 47, Normandy 38

Gold Consolation — Soldan 78, Union 59

Gold Third Place — North Tech 63, Washington 57

Blue Third Place — Cardinal Ritter 71, Carnahan 46

Blue Championship — McCluer North 64, Pacific 58 (OT)

Gold Championship — CBC 67, Borgia 66

Boys Basketball

Monday, Dec. 8

Lutheran S 64, St. Clair 48

Borgia 61, Carnahan 51

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Lafayette 44, Washington 35

Friday, Dec. 12

Potosi 72, St. Clair 45

*Washington 69, Ft. Zumwalt North 65

Montgomery Co 62, New Haven 61

*St. Mary’s at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

Bourbon 75, Union 74

Glendale 63, Pacific 46

Saturday, Dec. 13

New Haven 46, Barat 40

Nixa 56, Pacific 46

Tuesday, Dec. 16

*Pacific 70, New Haven 35

*Hermann 67, St. Clair 49

*Ft. Zumwalt South 61, Washington 50

*Union 81, St. James 74

Friday, Dec. 19

*Owensville at St. Clair    4 p.m.

Washington vs. Parkway Central, GAC/Suburban Shootout, St. Charles Family Arena, 5:30 p.m.

*St. James at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific 76, Union 57

Saturday, Dec. 20

Sullivan Shootout

Owensville vs. Rockwood Summit, 11:30 a.m.

Lindbergh 67, St. Clair 46

Jefferson City vs. Jackson, 2:30 p.m.

Washington 56, Lutheran South 54

Poplar Bluff 59, Borgia 49

Sullivan vs. Affton, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Saturday, Dec. 6

Cor Jesu 63, Borgia 60

New Haven 46, Moberly 39

Monday, Dec. 8

Pacific 73, Rolla 40

St. Clair 68, Dixon 37

Washington 54, New Haven 15

Tuesday, Dec. 9

*Borgia 59, Rosati-Kain 38

Union 53, Northwest 44

Thursday, Dec. 11

*Borgia 60, Notre Dame 53

Union 81, Bourbon 53

Friday, Dec. 12

New Haven 45, Principia 30

*Washington 59, Ft. Zumwalt North 32

Saturday, Dec. 13

West Plains 76, Pacific 37

Monday, Dec. 15

*Pacific 46, New Haven 28

*St. Clair 59, Hermann 50

*St. James 64, Union 37

Sullivan Tournament

Cuba 48, Principia 27

Borgia 68, Patriettes 29

Sullivan 56, Pattonville 43

Owensville 78, Farmington 54

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Sullivan Tournament

Farmington 61, Pattonville 39

Sullivan 68, Owensville 64

Principia 55, St. Louis Patriettes 42

Borgia 56, Cuba 38

Thursday, Dec. 18

*St. James 72, New Haven 21

*Union 49, Pacific 48

Friday, Dec. 19

Francis Howell 55, Washington 48

Sullivan Tournament

Seventh Place — Pattonville vs. St. Louis Patriettes, 4 p.m.

Consolation — Farmington vs. Principia, 5:30 p.m.

Third Place — Owensville vs. Cuba, 7 p.m.

Championship — Borgia 62, Sullivan 35

Saturday, Dec. 20

Union at Waynesville    5 p.m.


Monday, Dec. 8

Maplewood 48, Borgia 30

Brentwood 47, Borgia 36

Winfield 48, St. Clair 36

St. Clair 42, St. James 40

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Pacific 55, North County 10

Jackson 63, Washington 12

Farmington 63, Washington 6

Wednesday, Dec. 10

Borgia 36, Lutheran St. Charles 34

Winfield 54, Borgia 30

Thursday, Dec. 11

Union 72, Ft. Zumwalt East 9

Union 52, Principia 30

Union 54, Winfield 27

Saturday, Dec. 13

Union Tournament    9 a.m.

Borgia at McCluer S-Berkeley Tny    9 a.m.

Pacific at Farmington Tny    9 a.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Owensville 61, St. Clair 16

Union 48, Owensville 27

Union 65, St. Clair 18

Friday, Dec. 19

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Saturday, Dec. 20

Washington at Raytown S Tny    TBA

Union at Cape Central Tny    TBA

Pacific at Ft. Zumwalt E Tny    TBA

Girls Swimming

Monday, Dec. 8

Washington at Eureka    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Washington at Nerinx Hall    4 p.m.

LSC/OFC 134, Borgia 101, St. Dominic 83

Monday, Dec. 15

Borgia at Notre Dame (Forest Park)    4 p.m.

Kennedy 88, Washington 84

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Lindbergh 128, Washington 48

*Conference Games