Tuesday update: Junior Cavies advance in baseball regionals

Tuesday update: Junior Cavies advance in baseball regionals

CARLINVILLE (Sept. 13, 2017) – Carlinville Middle School has advanced in the IESA Region 13 tournament with an 11-2 victory over Taylorville on Tuesday evening at Loveless Park.

The Junior Cavies (12-4) advance to Saturday’s regional semifinal against No. 2 seed Southwestern at Seifert Field in Girard. Game time is 11:45 a.m.

The Cavies scored twice in the first inning and four runs in the second to take an early command of the game. Taylorville got two runs in the third, but Carlinville countered with two runs in the fourth, a run in the fifth and two runs in the sixth inning.

Ethan Siglock got the win, pitching six innings, allowing four hits and two runs (one earned), wile striking out six. Kolton Costello struck out two in one inning of relief.

Siglock had two hits, a run and two RBIs; Connor Strutner scored a run; Carson Wiser two doubles, two runs, two RBIs; Costello three hits, two runs, RBI; Zayn Long two RBIs; Liam Tieman run, RBI; Ayden Tiburzi hit, run, RBI; Dane Boatman hit; Henry Kufa double, run, RBI; Sam Quarton run and Ryenn Hart run, RBI.

The Junior Cavies won the conference title on Monday for the first time in the three-year history of the program.


CARROLLTON – Carlinville golf teams competed in a meet Tuesday afternoon at the Par 36 Lone Oak Golf Course in rural Carrollton.

Ali Hurley shot a one-over par 37 to lead the Carlinville girls (8-5) to a 178-183 win over Carrollton.

Sydney Cania carded a 43; Elsa Mefford 51; Karli McCaherty 53; Cara Emery 47 and Macy Walker 60.

On the boys side, Carrrollton won with a 187, defeating Carlinville at 193 and East Alton-Wood River at 207.

The Cavies (5-13) were led by Jay Rosentreter with a 45; Payton Jamieson 46; Tom Sanson 48; Ryan Haschmeyer 54; Gabe Green 56; and Reagan Kulenkamp 57.


PIASA – Carlinville rebounded from a tough loss Monday to sweep the Piasa Birds at Southwestern Tuesday night in a South Central Conference clash, 25-19, 25-13.

The Cavies improved to 5-6, 3-2 in the conference. Emma Griffith had a pair of ace serves and four kills for the Cavies. Anna Chew added a team-best eight kills, while setter Sydney Bates had five kills and 12 assists.

Southwestern (2-9, 1-4) was led by Karlee Paslay with nine digs; Lexy Hall with four kills; Korrie Hopkins three kills; Paslay two kills and Bri Roloff 10 assists.

So. County def. Mt. Olive

MT. OLIVE – Waverly South County sent Mt. Olive to a 10th straight defeat to start the season Tuesday night, 25-17, 25-6 in a match played in Mt. Olive.

The Wildcats were led by MaKenzy Sorsen with two kills, two assists, five points, six digs and an ace. Lily Gretak added two kills; Kaleigh Ziglar had three assists; Rachael Kernich had two blocks, three points and seven digs; Savannah Bruhn six digs; and Miranda Matta had an ace serve.

Abby Crow had eight kills and Sharon Smith 13 assists for South County.

Routt def. Greenfield/NW

JACKSONVILLE – Bella Powell’s eight kills led Routt to a comeback win over Greenfield/Northwestern in a conference contest Tuesday night, 19-25, 25-18, 25-11.

The Tigers slipped to 1-3, 1-1 in conference play with the loss.

GFNW was led by Hailey Driscoll with seven kills and two aces, while Luna Boggs added four kills with three ace serves. Kassidy Walters had 12 digs and Brooke Gibbs nine digs. Carly Gregory had 10 assists and seven digs.

Nokomis def. Bunker Hill

BUNKER HILL – Alyssa Huber had 12 digs as Nokomis bumped off Bunker Hill 25-20, 26-24 in a conference game at Bunker Hill Tuesday night.

The Minutemaids slipped to 7-6 on the season.


VIRDEN – North Mac suffered an 8-0 home loss to Beardstown Tuesday in boys soccer action. The Tigers scored three goals in the first half and five more in the second half.

The Panthers are 5-5-1 on the season.

Lebanon 2, Staunton 1

STAUNTON – Lebanon scored two first half goals, both by Chase White and beat Staunton in a non-conference soccer matchup Tuesday.

Staunton (5-3) got a goal from Carson Rantanen, also in the first half.

Greenville 7, Gillespie 0

GREENVILLE – Gillespie’s soccer team remained winless as they were beaten by Greenville on the road Tuesday night.