Lincoln Junior High School Trojans softball team opens Regionals
with a win over Riverton
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[September 06, 2018]
The Lincoln Junior High School Trojans softball team improved their
overall season record to 17-6 with a regional quarterfinal victory
over Riverton Wednesday afternoon at Ralph Gale Field. The Trojans
downed Riverton by a score of 10-0 behind a no-hitter from pitcher
Lincoln scored three runs in the first inning, highlighted by an RBI
triple by Alex Eads. In the second inning the Trojans scored five
runs as Farnam, Eads, Riley Tungate and Neveah McCree all drove in
runs. The big hit here being a double by McCree. Lincoln would score
two more runs in the third inning and that was all the offense
With Farnam pitching lights out from the circle, the 10-0
five-inning affair was over quickly. Farnam's no-hitter featured 11
strikeouts and just two walks.
The hot bats for Lincoln on this very hot afternoon were Alex Eads
(2-for-2 with 2 runs and 2 RBIs), Neveah McCree (2-for-3 with 2
RBIs), Riley Tungate (1-for-4 with 2 runs and an RBI), Adi Rumler
(1-for-2 with 2 runs) and Taryn Stoltzenburg (1-for-2 with a run).
The eighth grade softball players were also recognized following the
win over Riverton.
Lincoln will play on Saturday in the semifinal round of the regional
at Williamsville. The Trojans will play the winner of the
Warrensburg-Latham/Clinton game at 12:00 p.m.
Earlier in the season Lincoln had a 7-4 win over Warrensburg-Latham
and a 15-0 win over Clinton.
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Lincoln Junior High School Trojans softball team eighth
grade players were recognized following the win over Riverton.
Just to catch up on the wins and losses for the season since the
last article on August 15, here is a rundown:
August 15 ~ 11-1 win over Illini Central
August 16 ~ 11-0 loss to Williamsville
August 17 ~ 15-0 win over Lincoln Magnet School
August 18 ~ 15-1 win over Champaign Edison in the Brimfield
Tournament *Chloe Johnston pitched a no-hitter
August 18 ~ 13-9 win over Washington St. Patrick's in the Brimfield
August 18 ~ 6-3 win over Brimfield to capture the Brimfield
August 23 ~ 10-5 loss to Parkside
August 25 ~ 15-4 win over Athens
August 27 ~ 7-4 win over Warrensburg-Latham
August 28 ~ 13-2 win over Midwest Central
August 30 ~ 3-2 loss to Argenta-Oreana
August 31 ~ 15-0 win over Clinton
September 4 ~ 9-2 loss to Mount Zion
September 5 ~ 10-0 win over Riverton