St. Ann / TSJ Wins Three Of Four

The St. Ann/TSJ baseball team won three of four games to begin their season. St. Ann/TSJ defeated Rome, Summersville, and Pinckneyville, and fell to Waltonville.

St. Ann/TSJ began their season with a shutout win over Rome on August 25. Trent Harris was the winning pitcher for St. Ann/TSJ as he three seven shutout innings gave up just one hit, and struck out nine batters. The offense gave him plenty of support as the final score was 8-0. Nick Miller led the way at the top of the lineup with two hits, two runs, a walk, and two stolen bases. Harris also had a good day at the plate with three hits and two RBIs. Quentin Loquasto finished with a run and two stolen bases, while Kenall Vallet finished 2-4 with a RBI and a run scored. Brayden Bauza and Owen Dunn each finished with two RBIs in the win. Luke Pedtke and Jack Kroeger had one hit apiece.

The St. Ann/TSJ baseball team next contest was another shutout as they defeated Summersville 15-0 on August 26. Logan Eversgerd didn't give up anything on the mound as he pitched four no-hit innings with 10 strikeouts. Curtis Bochantin finished with a game-high three RBIs, while Tommy Herzog, Bauza, Dunn, and Pedtke all finished with two RBIs in the win. Kaden Linkey finished with a walk in the win, while Harris, Eversgerd, and Loquisto each finished with at least one run scored.

St. Ann/TSJ suffered their first loss of the season as they fell 9-3 to Woodlawn. Woodlawn scored three in the first, and it was enough to win the game. Herzog started the game for St. Ann/TSJ giving up five earned runs in five innings, with four strikeouts. Vallett came in in relief pitching one inning giving up three runs, none of them earned, with one strikeout. Miller and Harris each finished with a team-high two hits in the game, while Bauza and Herzog had the lone other hits. Vallett finished with a RBI, and Pedtke and Eversgerd each reached base via a walk and a hit by pitch.

St. Ann/TSJ won their third game of the season, and got their third shutout of the season with a 10-0 victory over Pinckneyville 204. Harris was back on the mound with a no-hitter as he struck out 11 batters. Harris also had a good day at the plate as he finished with two hits, and two RBIs to go along with a run scored. Eversgerd also finished with two hits, a run scored and two RBIs in the win. Vallett and Pedtke each had two hits and a RBI for St. Ann/TSJ. The lone other hits came from Bochantin and Miller in the win.