Effingham Post 120 Seniors Pick Up Two Wins

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Published on July 10 2013 1:15 pm
Last Updated on July 10 2013 1:15 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Post 120 Seniors made the most of two hits in a 3-2 victory over Salem and then fended off Robinson's late push to hold on for a 5-4 win.

Effingham edged out to a 2-0 lead over Salem. Salem came quickly back with two runs to tie the score in the second. Effingham tallied the winning run in the bottom of the seventh.

Salem definitely outhit Effingham by an 11-2 count. The lone two hits came from McDonald with a double and an RBI and Levitt with a single and an RBI. Heuerman added an RBI.

Effingham then handed Robinson a defeat by taking a 3-0 lead in the second and tacking on single runs in the third and fifth. Robinson came back with a run in the fifth and three in the top of the seventh only to fall short.

Effingham had eight hits in the game led by Traub and Mahaffey with two singles and an RBI each. Ruckman picked up the two-hit pitching win for Effingham allowing one walk and striking out three.

At Effingham

Salem                  020    000    0    --    2-11-2

Effingham          200    000    1    --    3-   2-0

WP -- Quandt. LP -- Ruckman.

Salem -- Colclasure, single; Morrison, single, double; Ferreto, single; Wilkins, single; Phillips, 3 singles; Meyer, single, 1 RBI; Ruckman, 2 singles, 1 RBI

Effingham -- McDonald, double, 1 RBI; Levitt, single, 1 RBI; Heuerman, 1  RBI

At Effingham

Robinson           000    010    3    --    4-7-1

Effingham         031    010    x    --    5-8-1

WP -- Ruckman. LP -- Johnson.

Robinson -- Johnson, single, 1 RBI; Jones, 1 RBI; Ramsey, single; Massey, double; Goodwin, single; DiMarzio, single, 1 RBI; Blankenbaker, single, double

Effingham -- Mayfield, single, 1 RBI; Traub, 2 singles, 1 RBI; Wright, single; Heuerman, single; Frey, single; Mahaffey, 2 singles, 1 RBI