LaCoMo East wins two of first three in district event
LaCoMo East's Major League baseball all-star team won two of its first three games in the district tournament at Eagleville.
LaCoMo East slipped past LaCoMo Central 15-11 last week Tuesday and whipped Carroll County 18-3 last Wednesday.
LaCoMo East was beaten 11-7 by LaCoMo Central Saturday.
LaCoMo Central 11,LaCoMo East 7
Committing seven errors led to the demise of LaCoMo East as LaCoMo Central did not score an earned run.
LaCoMo Central led 3-0 after one inning and 3-1 through two.
After LaCoMo East pulled within 3-2 in the top of the third, laCoMo Central blew open the game with a seven-run bottom of the third.
LaCoMo East rallied with four runs in the top of the fifth and one in the top of the sixth. LaCoMo Central's final run was scored in the bottom of the fifth.
LaCoMo East belted two home runs and two doubles among its 12 hits.
Derek Woodall and Caleb Pfannkuch each had a single, a double and a home run to lead the way. Wade Heimsoth, Logan Glasco and Noah Sleeper each finished with two singles.
Woodall scored three runs, Pfannkuch two and Heimsoth and Glasco one apiece.
Glasco and Pfannkuch each drove in two runs and Woodall, Levi Sims and Tate Bittiker one each.
Dylan Frazee, Chris Schlot-zem and Clayton Berry each had two singles for LaCoMo Central. Schlotzem scored three runs, Frazee and Cliff Mason two each and Berry and TJ McCoy one apiece.
Heimsoth hurled the first 1-2/3 innings, winding up the losing pitcher. He allowed three runs on two hits and struck out two. Woodall pitched one frame, giving up six runs on two hits and two free passes while fanning two. Bittiker surrendered a run on a hit and two walks in one-third of an inning. In two innings, Glasco allowed one run on one hit and whiffed two.
LaCoMo East 18,Carroll County 3
LaCoMo East jumped all over Carroll County pitching, scoring two runs in the first inning, four in the second, three in the third and nine in the fourth. Carroll County plated one run in the second and two in the fourth of the four-inning affair.
LaCoMo East finished with 11 hits, including four doubles.
Pfannkuch came through with three base hits to lead the charge. Heimsoth, Glasco and Austin Werths each singled and doubled. Woodall contributed a double and Sims a single.
Heimsoth, Glasco and Werths each scored three runs, Spencer Brown, Woodall and Noah Sleeper two each and Pfannkuch, Sims and Bittiker one apiece.
Pfannkuch and Heimsoth each drove in four runs, Woodall and Werths three apiece and Glasco two.
Going 2-2/3 innings, Heim-soth earned the pitching win. He allowed one run on one walk and fanned three. Sleeper pitched the final 1-1/3 frames, giving up two runs on one hit and one walk while whiffing three.
LaCoMo East 15,LaCoMo Central 11
LaCoMo East jumped out to a 5-0 lead through one inning and led 6-0 after two.
It was a 10-5 advantage for LaCoMo East after three innings and 14-6 after four.
LaCoMo East withstood a rally by LaCoMo Central, which put up five runs in the home half of the fifth inning.
LaCoMo East's last run came in the top of the sixth.
LaCoMo East totaled 15 hits, including seven doubles and a home run.
Woodall cracked two doubles and a home run. Sleeper had a single and two doubles. Bittiker whacked two doubles and Glasco and Pfannkuch two base hits each. Heimsoth singled and doubled. Werths also had a base hit.
Woodall scored three times, Heimsoth, Sleeper and Bittiker two apiece and Brown, Glasco, Pfannkuch, Sparks, Sims and Werths one apiece.
Woodall collected four RBIs, Sleeper three, Heimsoth, Bittiker and Werths two each and Brown and Glasco one apiece.
Woodall hurled the first two innings, earning the win. He allowed three runs on six walks and three hits and struck out two. Werths allowed seven runs on five walks and five hits and whiffed three in the next two frames. Glasco gave up one run on four walks and three hits and fanned one in the final two frames.
LaCoMo East played again Monday night. No information was available on that contest at press time.