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JUNIOR HIGH ATHLETICS
St. Clair Splits Games in Four Rivers Baseball Classic
April 9, 2014St Clair Athletics
It was one up and one down for St. Clair in the consolation bracket of the Four Rivers Baseball Classic.
Playing Saturday at Rolla High School, the Bulldogs defeated Montgomery County 2-0 and lost to Rolla, 15-4.
The Bulldogs (2-2) are scheduled to play Tuesday at De Soto and Wednesday at home against Hillsboro at 4:30 p.m.
“We are continuing to improve and still have work to do,” said St. Clair Head Coach Rob Hauck. “Hopefully we can bounce back and come back stronger than before.”
Jake Oermann tossed a two-hit shutout in the victory over Montgomery County.
In six innings of work, Oermann allowed no runs on two hits with four walks and four strikeouts.
“Jake came out and pitched an excellent game,” Hauck said. “He made them put the ball in play and let our defense do the work. Our defense really stepped up and made some great plays.”
The Bulldogs struck for single runs in the bottom of the first and third innings.
Dalton Short reached base three times for St. Clair with one hit and two walks. He also had one RBI.
Kody Halmich and Oermann both collected one double and one run.
Ben Feddersen chipped in with one hit.
“We played an excellent game against Montgomery County,” Hauck said. “It was a great team win. I hope we continue to play at a high level like we did in that game.”
St. Clair concluded the tournament with a loss to Rolla in five innings.
“We started out great against Rolla, but we struggled with our pitching and defense,” Hauck said. “We made some costly errors that led to multiple runs late in innings that really took our momentum away.”
Halmich was the starting pitcher for St. Clair and suffered the loss. In two innings, he allowed eight runs, five earned, on four hits with three walks and one strikeout.
Short tossed the final two frames. He allowed seven runs, two earned, on four hits with one walk and one strikeout.
Wyatt Mehler led St. Clair at the plate with two hits and two RBIs.
Adam Hinson finished with one hit, one run, one RBI and one stolen base. He also was hit by a pitch.
Halmich collected one hit, one run and one RBI. He also was hit by a pitch.
Feddersen added a double.