Current Sports: 05/15/13 (Click HERE for Archived Sports):
TRENTON VFW POST 7983 DONATED THIS WEEK MONEY to buy new uniforms for Trenton's summer youth leagues. On Monday, VFW members got together with some of the players to show off the new duds. Front row, from left, players Elliott Schlesinger, Chandler Mueller, Tyler Houston, Gabriel Kay, and Luke Brefeld; back row, VFW Post 7983 trustees Francis Boeser, Gene Laux, and Paul Friess, Post 7983 Commander Mike Haselhorst, Post 7983 Quartermaster Jim Ottensmeier, Post 7983 Junior Vice Commander Rick Rohe, and Post 7983 Senior Vice Commander Paul Quigley.
Third in state
Wesclin seventh grader Claire Gruenke (center) earned the third place medal with a time of 5:43 for her finish in the 1600m at the SIJHSAA State Track Meet on Saturday, May 11th. Gruenke was one of four Wesclin Junior High School athletes who advanced to state competition.
Diamond Warriors take Cahokia-Mississippi Crown
Wesclin 20-7 overall in 2013 campaign Wesclin's baseball team closed out a 20-7 regular season campaign and clinched the Cahokia Conference Mississippi Division crown during the past week, beating Columbia twice, posting wins over Red bud and Nashville, and splitting a doubleheader with Althoff. The Warriors will play this afternoon (Wednesday) in the semifinals of the Althoff regional, where they face Mater Dei. Wesclin is the regional's top seed, while Mater Dei beat Central on Monday to earn a semifinal slot. The regional championship is Saturday at 11 a.m. at Whitey Herzog Field in Belleville.
Wesclin 9, Red Bud 5
The Warriors plated eight in the first en route to the win over Red Bud. Chase Klein had three hits and drove in a run. Alex Quitmeyer drove in four runs on two hits, and Ryan Meddows had two rbi for Wesclin. Chase Haselhorst drove in a run for Wesclin, and Michael Klein and Grant Weber both had hits. Weber went the distance to earn the mound win.
Wesclin 8, Columbia 5
Chase Klein continued a torrid period at the plate, homering twice and driving in four runs for the Warriors, who also got rbi from Alex Quitmeyer, Josh Brown (2), and Ryan Meddows. Meddows was the pitching winner. Michael Klein had two hits, Brady Kunz doubled, and Brendan Bernhardt and Brett Mammenga both had hits.
Wesclin 4, Nashville 3
Wesclin pushed across a run in the bottom of the eight to take an extra-inning contest from visiting Nashville. Brett Mammenga earned the pitching win. Brady Kunz tripled and singled and drove in a run. Chase Haselhorst had a pair of hits, and Josh Brown doubled home a run. Chase Klein had a hit.
Wesclin 6, Columbia 5
Chase Klein hit another home run and drove in two runs for Wesclin in a game split over two days due to weather. Keith Haselhorst and Ryan Meddows each drove in a run on three hits, and Grant Weber picked up an rbi on two hits.
Wesclin 2-2, Althoff 4-1
After losing the opener of a twinbill with Althoff, the Warriors salvaged a split by taking the second game.
In the opener, Ryan Quitmeyer doubled, and Brady Kunz and Alex Quitmeyer had hits behind hard-luck loser Dylan Weh, who gave up just two earned runs in 6 1/3 innings of work on the mound.
Jordan Groennert had two hits and drove in a run in the nightcap. Michael Klein was the pitching winner.
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