Local Sports Update for 5/26/15…
In high school softball, the Effingham Class 3A Regional started yesterday with the host school on the diamond. Effingham scored 7 runs in the first two innings on the way to a 15-0 win over Decatur Eisenhower. The Lady Hearts will now play Mattoon tonight at 7 o’clock.
Elsewhere in high school softball, the 1A St. Anthony Sectional will get underway later today as the St. Anthony Lady Bulldogs host the Cumberland Lady Pirates at 4:30 PM. The Class 2A Sectional at Teutopolis also gets started at 4:30 when the Teutopolis Lady Shoes host Fairfield.
In high school baseball yesterday, Mount Zion beat Taylorville 7-3 while Centralia won against Olney 8-6.
In Major League Baseball yesterday, the St. Louis Cardinals beat Arizona 3-2 in 10 innings. Elsewhere, the Chicago Cubs lost to the Nationals 2-1 while the Chicago White Sox fell to the Blue Jays 6-0.