LINCOLN — After a tough loss in their first game of the day, the Post 210 Senior baseball team regrouped in the second game of Saturday's action at Lincoln.
The Speakers shook off a 6-5 loss in the eighth inning to Ford-Iroquois to beat host Lincoln 9-3.
In the first game, Logan Spicer and Lucas Hofer each had three hits and a RBI for Post 210, while Jake Stipp and Ryan Drayer each had one RBI. The Speakers took a 5-2 lead in the fourth, but For-Iroquois scored three times in the sixth and would win in eighth on a single.
Against Lincoln, the Speakers were down 2-0 after the first inning, but scored two in the third and four in the fourth to take the game for good.
Kotah Broeker had two hits with a home run and three RBIs, while Logan Spicer had a three-run home run, Chase Vinson had a RBI and Ernest Plummer had two hits.
The Speakers will stay on the road today as they travel to Terre Haute, Ind. to play Evansville and Terre Haute.
Post 210 juniors split
MATTOON —The Junior Speakers beat the Decatur Pride Gold 14-2, but would lose to the host Mattoon Post 88 juniors 6-5 in the second game.
In the first game, Isaiah Ruch had five RBIs, while Andy Musson had two hits and three RBIs, Garrett Drake had three hits and two RBIs and Keagan Patterson, Iggy First and Dawson Dodd each had one RBI.
Against Mattoon, Ruch had two doubles and two RBIs, while Christian Masterman had two hits. The Junior Speakers scored two runs to tie the game up in the seventh, but Mattoon would score the winning run in the seventh.
The Junior Speakers will finish things up at the Mattoon Junior Cracker Tournament today.
COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD
Kimbro ends up 23rd at Heptathlon
AUSTIN, Texas — After a first day that saw her at No. 11, Salt Fork alum and University of Iowa athlete Jenny Kimbro had a tough second day at the Heptathlon at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Kimbro started off the day in the long jump, where she finished 21st with an high attempt of 18 feet, 4 1/2 inches.
In the javelin, Kimbro fouled on every attempt, which gave her a no score and with it any chance to advance higher in the event.
In her last event, the junior took 14th in the 800 with a time of 2 minutes, 19.34 seconds.
The winner of the overall event was Texas's Ashtin Zamzow, who edged first day leader Tyra Gittens of Texas A&M. Kimbro's teammate, Tria Simmons, ended up 17th.
Covington soccer league signups
COVINGTON, Ind. — The Covington Youth Soccer League will have sign-ups for the upcoming season through June and July.
There will be signings at the large pavilion in City Park on June 20 from 6-8 p.m. Eastern time; at County Market on June 22 from 10 a.m.-noon; and at the Fourth of July Celebration behind Fulton Pavilion from July 1-3 from 6-8 p.m. on all three nights.
Registration fees which include jersey and socks are $50 for a child, $80 for two children and $105 for three and each additional child is $25 per child. Sample jersey will be provided at sign-ups to ensure correct sizing.
For information and to also sign up for the Wabash College/CYSL soccer camp on Aug. 3, go the the league's website at www.covingtonyouthsoccerleague.com and also go to the CYSL page on Facebook.