Baseball and softball teams get victories

Boys secure ICC North and spot in league championship game


Jeff Miller

B-A’s softball team parlayed 13 hits into six runs in a win over Everett in the regular season finale.

Sapphire McCready, Sports Editor

The Bellwood-Antis Blue Devil softball team redeemed its loss to Philipsburg Osceola and played its hardest in a 6-1 victory over the Everett Warriors Thursday.

Jacqueline Finn went 4-for-4 along with 2 RBI’s.  Edyn Convery and Saige McElwain each had three hits.

The Blue Devils started out strong with three runs in the first inning.  They added another two runs in the second inning.  They added their last run in the fifth inning.  The Blue Devils didn’t let the Warriors score until the fourth inning.

“It’s great that we came into the first with our bats hot and scored five runs.  We were pretty solid defensively, too,” said Convery.

The softball team had five RBI’s: 2 each from Finn and Convery and one from Clark.

Maddie Miller was the winning pitcher and struck out four.

“Teamwork is very important.  We play as one, and I definitely think it shows.  We fall together and rise above together,” Convery said.

The softball team’s record is now 14-6 overall heading into the District 6-AAA tournament.

The Bellwood-Antis Blue Devil baseball team shined brighter than a star once again.  The Blue Devils blew the Everett Warriors away in their 10-4 victory at home.

Chad Luensmann stood out and smacked the a homer.  He drove in four runs for the Blue Devils.

Now 17-3 overall and champions of the ICC North Division, B-A will play Southern Fulton for the overall championship Tuesday in Bellwood.

Sawyer Kline had two doubles and a pair of RBI’s. Brenden Kowalski scored three runs as the Blue Devils finished their victory.

In the first inning, the game was tied 1-1. The Blue Devils added three runs to Everett’s second in the third inning.  The Blue Devils added four more runs in the fourth inning. They added their last four runs in the sixth inning.

Randy Zitterbart hit a triple. Burns and McFarland each hit doubles.

Trenton Creppage hit two doubles along with Kline.  Padula and Mock also hit doubles.

The Blue Devils had 10 RBI’s: 4 from Luensmann, 2 from Kline, and one each from Creppage, Zitterbart, McCracken, and Kowalski.

Cory Parson was the winning pitcher and struck out six.