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Elsberry Senior Legion team competitive in early games

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 2:09 pm

Jacob Stolle slides in safely at home against St. Charles for Elsberry Legion. The roster for Elsberry is comprised of players from Elsberry, Troy, Silex, and Winfield communities. Submitted photo.

Elsberry Senior Legion Baseball Post 226 and St. Charles Senior Legion Post 312 played a tight game June 7, but St. Charles Senior Legion Post 312 pulled out the 10-9 victory.
The game was tied at nine-all with St. Charles batting in the top of the ninth when Drew Cannon hit a sacrifice fly to drive in a run.
Elsberry’s Cole Dickherber drove in five runners in the loss including a single in the first, a single in the fourth and a home run in the sixth.
Elsberry took an early lead in the first inning. With one out in the first inning, Dickherber drove in two runs when he singled.
Jon Almus took the loss. He went one inning, gave up one run, zero hits, struck out one, and walking one.
Jacob Stolle started the game for Elsberry. He pitched six innings, gave up three runs, six hits, struck out seven and walked one.
Elsberry had 13 hits in the game. Zach Richardson, Dickherber, Robert Roggeman and Chase Bauer each collected multiple hits. Dickherber went 3-for-4 on the day.
St. Charles collected 12 hits.
Elsberry Senior Legion jumped out to an early lead over Hannibal Senior Legion Post 55 and took home a 4-1 victory on June 10. .
Elsberry took the lead on a walk in the first inning as Oberman walked Joe Martin with the bases loaded to drive in a run.
Cameron Turnbull earned the win for Elsberry. He threw six and two-thirds innings, giving up one run, six hits, striking out six and walking zero.
Chase Bauer, Hunter Kline and Martin each drove in one run to lead Elsberry.
Elsberry Senior Legion defeated Hannibal 6-5 in a back-and-forth affair also played that day.
The game was tied at five-all with Elsberry batting in the top of the seventh. Chase Bauer doubled off of Chapman, driving in one run.
Elsberry earned the victory despite allowing Hannibal to score three runs in the fourth inning on a home run by Koy Smith.
Elsberry took an early lead in the first inning. Chase Bauer’s sacrifice fly scored one run for Elsberry.
Blake Kendall earned the win for Elsberry. He threw one inning, gave up zero runs, zero hits, struck out two and walked one.
Jared Doane started the game for Elsberry. He went three and two-thirds innings, giving up five runs, five hits and striking out three.
Bauer led Elsberry with two runs batted in.
Hannibal had seven hits in the game.
Elsberry Senior Legion stayed in it until the end, but Washington pulled away late in a 4-1 victory on June 11.
The game was tied at 1-1 with Washington batting in the top of the sixth, Spencer Hunter hit a sacrifice fly to drive in a run.
Elsberry had knotted the game up in the bottom of the fifth inning. Jacob Stolle’s sacrifice fly scored one run for Elsberry.
Washington took the lead for good with two runs in the sixth inning.
Almus took the loss for Elsberry. He pitched one and two-thirds innings, allowing one run, two hits and walking one.
Brenon Crenshaw started the game for Elsberry. He went five and a third innings, allowing three runs, four hits and striking out three.
Joe Martin, Hunter Kline, Cole Dickherber, Robert Roggeman and Chase Bauer each collected one hit to lead Elsberry.