Effingham Junior Hearts Sweep All Four Games

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Published on August 29 2012 2:17 pm
Last Updated on August 29 2012 4:41 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Effingham Junior Hearts football teams swept all four games Saturday from Mount Zion.

In the fifth-grade contest, Effingham was a 30-0 winner. Elder led in rushing with two carries for 35 yards and a touchdown. Siner hit six of eight passes for 181 yards and three touchdowns. Brown pulled in two passes for 68 yards and a touchdown while Elder caught one pass for 13 yards and a touchdown and Wolfe had one for 90 yards and a touchdown.

In sixth-grade action, Effingham blanked Mount Zion 44-0. Ballman had seven carries for 148 yards while Reynolds had five carries for 146 yards. Wolfe connected on seven of 10 passes for 121 yards. Reynolds pulled in three of those passes for 47 yards.

The seventh-grade contest went to Effingham 40-6. Vasquez had six rushes for 42 yards and a touchdown. Hill had 10 carries for 50 yards and two touchdowns. Robinson had six carries for 49 yards and a touchdown. Marschewski had seven carries for 42 yards.

Vasquez hit four of eight passes for 58 yards and two touchdowns. Pulling in those touchdowns were Maroon and Pocrnich.

The eighth-grade Junior Hearts edged Mount Zion 28-26. Walk had six carries for 28 yards and a touchdown. Wolfe hit 10 of 16 passes for 197 yards and three touchdowns. Pass receiving touchdowns came from Walk with six for 112 yards and two touchdowns and Koenig with two for 44 yards and a touchdown.

At Effingham

Fifth-Grade Game

Effingham 30, Mount Zion 0

Rushing -- Siner, 2 carries, 1 yard; Elder, 2 carries, 35 yards, 1 touchdown, 2 extra points; Brown, 8 carries, 7 yards; Tuttle, 2 carries, 14 yards; Shackleford, 1 carry, 1 yard

Passing -- Siner, 6 of 8, 181 yards, 3 touchdowns, 2 extra points

Pass Receiving -- Gillum, 2 for 10 yards; Brown, 2 for 68 yards, 1 touchdown; Elder, 1 for 13 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 extra point; Wolfe, 1 for 90 yards, 1 touchdown; Webber, 1 extra point

Tackles -- Spencer 3, Siner 1, Hemmen 4, Elder 3, Walk 1, Wolfe 1, Fulk 4, Simmons 1, Stoneburner 3, Brown 8, Ikemire 2, Hites 2, Nohren 3, Tuttle 5, Shackleford 1, Duncan 2, Gillum 3, Webb 3

Sixth-Grade Game

Effingham 44, Mount Zion 0

Rushing -- Ballman, 7 carries, 148 yards; Reynolds, 5 carries, 146 yards; Wolfe, 4 carries, 18 yards; Hagler, 2 carries, 9 yards; Wolke, 1 carry, 4 yards

Passing -- Wolfe, 7 of 10, 121 yards

Pass Receiving -- Reynolds, 3 for 47 yards; Lee, 3 for 36 yards; Ballman, 2 for 38 yards

Kickoff Return -- Reynolds, 72 yards, TC/D

Tackles -- Bishop 8 1/2, Wolke 7 1/2, Reynolds 5 1/2, Cameron 4, Lee 3 1/2, Ballman 3, Christianson 3, Rich 2, Wolfe 1 1/2, Kinkelaar 1, Hagler 1, Allen 1/2, Marxman 1/2, Nohren 1/2, Perry 1/2, Rodriguez 1/2

Seventh-Grade Game

Effingham 40, Mount Zion 6

Rushing -- Stevensonn, 3 carries, 20 yards; Vasquez, 6 carries, 42 yards, 1 touchdown; Hill, 10 carries , 50 yards, 2 touchdowns; Blake, 3 carries, 8 yards; McCabe, 1 carry, 15 yards; Robinson, 6 carries, 49 yards, 1 touchdown; Marschewski, 7 carries, 42 yards; Pocrnich, 2 carries, 34 yards; Bryan, 1 carry, 5 yards; Hasty, 2 carries, 19 yards

Passing -- Stevenson, 1 of 1, 26 yards; Vasque, 4 of 8, 58 yards, 2 touchdowns.

Pass Receiving -- Line, 1 for 26 yards; Pocrnich, 2 for 35 yards, 1 touchdown; Maroon, 2 for 23 yards, 1 touchdown

Fumble Recovery -- Hill 1, Robinson 1, Maroon 2,

Quarterback Sack -- Durbin 1, Smith 1

Interception -- Blake 1

Tackles -- Vasquez 2, Hill 6 1/2, Blake 1, McCabe 2, Line 2 1/2, Robinson 3 1/2, Marschewski 1/2, Pocrnich 2, Jones 1 1/2, McGee 2, Smith 4 1/2, Durbin 1 1/2, Spencer 2 1/2, Pasley 1, Schneiderjohn 4 1/2, McGregor 4 1/2, Dively 1/2, Maroon 2 1/2, Loy 1/2

Eighth-Grade Game

Effingham 28, Mount Zion 26

Rushing -- Koenig, 4 carries, 5 yards, 1 extra point; Wolfe, 4 carries,10 yards, 1 extra point; Walik, 6 carries, 28 yards, 1 touchdown; Kistler, 6 carries. 11 yards; McGregor, 2 carrires, -5 yards

Passing -- Wolfe, 10 of 16, 197 yards, 3 touchdowns

Pass Receiving -- Kreke, 2 for 41 yards; Walk, 6 for 112 yards, 2 touchdowns; Koenig, 2 for 44 yards, 1 touchdown

Tackles -- Koenig 1 1/2, Wolfe 1, Herron 2, Baker 2 1/2, Poe 3, Keith 3, Kistler 2, McGregor 5 1/2, Stephens 5 1/2, Bezroukoff 4, Wolke 7 1/2, Leon 1/2, Vogt 2, Dawkins 2, Tonn 1