Mt. Vernon Register-News

Sports

May 2, 2013

Sports briefs

Lady Rams winthriller in Benton

Kelby Kujawa knocked in the winning run in a 5-4 win for Mt. Vernon over Benton on Thursday.

The game went nine innings, and was the second straight victory for the Lady Rams.

Mt. Vernon erased a 3-0 deficit in the game. The rally started in the sixth with a triple off the bat of Page Clinton. Kujawa knocked her in to close the gap to 3-1. Still in the sixth, Haley Lockhart made the score 3-2 with an RBI double.

Mt. Vernon knotted the score in the top of the seventh. Clinton knocked an RBI double.

Summer Hobson put Mt. Vernon up 4-3 in the eighth with an RBI single that plated Lauren Wilson.

Benton tied the game at four in the bottom of the eighth before Kujawa’s hit pushed the Lady Rams back in front in the ninth.

Hannah Wright pitched the final four innings and was the winning pitcher. Wright finished with three strikeouts and one walk. Haley Chelf started the game and threw three and a third innings. She didn’t allow an earned run and had one strikeout.

Clinton finished the game with four hits and an RBI. Lockhart had two hits and an RBI. Kujawa added two hits and two RBI. Hobson finished with a hit and an RBI.

Hannah Wright, Rachel Wright, Wilson and Alexis Stewart all had a hit each.

Mt. Vernon is 8-12 overall this season and travels to the Triad Tournament starting today. The Lady Rams open action at 2 p.m. against Belleville West.

Rams game suspended after five innings

Mt. Vernon’s baseball game at Althoff was halted after five innings due to poor weather on Thursday.

The game was tied 2-2 when the game was stopped.

The schools have not ruled out continuing the game from the six inning on at some point before the end of the regular season, according to Mt. Vernon baseball coach Tim Holloway.

Text Only
Sports
  • Rams spend time at SIU football camp

    The Rams football team spent a little time away from their traditional summer practice setting at the end of last week.

    On Thursday close to three dozen sophomores, juniors and seniors traveled to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale for a football team camp. The camp, which included three other high schools, wrapped up Saturday.

    July 28, 2014

  • Hines Sight: St. Louis, Chicago bring exciting aspects into season

    St. Louis Rams and Chicago Bears fans have reasons to be excited for the upcoming football season.

    Both teams feature explosive young talent, who have a chance to dominate the league. Challenges also stand in their way.

    July 25, 2014

  • Sam Root award Root calls award 'humbling'

    Webber's baseball team capped the season with several individual honors, and coach Sam Root recently added to the postseason awards list.

    Root, who guided the Trojans to the 1A state finals in Peoria this spring, was named the Southern Illinois Baseball Coaches Association 1A Coach of the Year.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals

     Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the StLouis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

    July 22, 2014

  • MTV-Salem Junior Legion Salem ends Mt. Vernon's season

    A sacrifice fly made the difference in Salem's 1-0 win against the Post 141 Junior Legion team Monday.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Breese shuts down Mt. Vernon

    Post 141's Junior Legion team lost 4-0 to the Breese Gray Post 976 squad on Sunday in the district title game.

    July 20, 2014

  • Juniors top Salem

    An early lead and strong pitching propelled the Post 141 Junior Legion team to a 3-1 win over Salem in the district tournament semifinals Saturday afternoon.

    July 19, 2014

  • 7-19 jr. legion cut Lyday shuts out Bluford MT. VERNON — Jeremiah Lyday went the distance and Mt. Vernon’s Jr. Legion squad did just enough offensively to advance in the district tournament at Brennan Klein Field on Friday.Lyday scattered three hits and recorded six strikeouts as Post 141 shut

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • cardinals.jpg Holliday powers Cardinals past Dodgers, 3-2

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday homered and doubled with three RBIs, and Lance Lynn won his third straight start for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0002.JPG Basketball camp concludes at Changnon

    About 75 kids in the Mt. Vernon region participated in an offensive skills basketball camp this week at Changnon Gym.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

Tom Lindley Sports