Effingham Ousted From Senior Division Tournament


Published on July 27 2012 4:15 pm
Last Updated on July 27 2012 4:15 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Post 120 fell from contention for the championship of the Senior Legion Division Baseball Tournament at Pinckneyville Friday.

The score was tied at 1-1 after the first inning until the sixth. Alton took a 2-1 lead. But Effingham came back to tie the score at 2-2 in the top of the seventh. Alton then scored the winning run for a 3-2 victory in the eighth.

Blake Novack picked up the pitching win on a six-hitter. Leading Effingham was Nick Gardewine witih two singles and an RBI. Cole Braunecker suffered the loss on a seven-hitter with one walk and four strikeouts. The loss drops Effingham out of the Senior Division Tournament. Alton advances to the championship game against Fairview Heights.

Effingham    100  000  100  --  2-6-0

Alton            100  001  01x  --  3-7-0

WP -- Novack. LP -- Braunecker.

Effingham Post 120 -- Hayes, single; Gardewine, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Garbe, single; Dasenbrock, single; McDonald, single

Alton -- Wisnasky, single; Mathews, single, 1 RBI; Gvillo, single, double, 1 RBI; Roberts, double, 1 RBI; Edwards, double; Droste, single