EHS JV Football Team Finishes Undefeated

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Published on October 23 2012 10:22 am
Last Updated on October 23 2012 10:22 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham High School's junior varsity football team traveled to Mahomet-Seymour and came away with it's eighth victory in eight attempts Monday evening.

Effingham used a balanced attack on offense with 114 yards through the air and two touchdowns and 114 yards on the ground with two touchdowns. Also converting four two-point conversions, with three via pass and one on the ground. Kevin Daugherty was seven of 14 for 114 yards with two touchdowns, one for 24 yards to Tyler Myers and a six yard completion to Matt Wolhtman. Daugherty and Tritt Rush led the team in rushing with 31 yards apiece and a touchdown each.

The defense was outstanding, in keeping the Mahomet-Seymour from scoring. Andy Lustig and Alec Stevenson lead the team with six tackles each.

"We would like to thank all the parents, family and friends for all their support this past season," said Coach Lux and Coach Walker. "We would also like to thank the other fellow coaches for their support and wisdom and all the media for their coverage this past season."

 At Mahomet-Seymour

EHS                                 0    24    0    8    --    32

Mahomet-Seymour          0      0    0    0    --      0

Passing -- Kevin Daugherty, 7 of 14, 114 yards, 2 touchdowns

Receiving -- Matt Wolhtman, 3 for 35 yards, 1 touchdown; Tyler Myers, 2 for 47, 1 touchdown; Wolff 1 for 14, Noah Lohman, 1 for 18

Rushing -- Kevin Daugherty, 11 for 31 yards, 1 touchdown; Matt Wolhtman, 3 for 20; Tyler Myers, 3 for 11; Trent Barnhart, 1 for 20; Tritt Rush, 5 for 31, 1 touchdown; Kayne Verdeyen, 3 for 1

Tackles -- Andy Lustig, 2 solos/4 assists/ 6 total; Tritt Rush, 0/2/2; Alec Stevenson, 2/4/6; Dylan Wolff, 1/0/1; Carter Hayes, 1/2/3; Tim Ahillen, 0/1/1; Trent Barnhart, 0/1/1; Trevor Murphy, 0/2/2; Dalton Beam, 1/0/1; Brandon Loy, 1/1/2; Payton Bushue, 1/3/4; Wyatt Kahley, 2/0/2; Jeff Beasley, 1/2/3; Blake Marxman, 2/0/2; Jeff Coleman, 1/0/1; Matt Wolhtman, 0/1/1; Nick Burger, 1/1/2; Kayne Verdeyen, 0/1/1; Joe Nieman, 2/1/3; Noah Lohman, 1/0/1