EHS Continues Winning Ways; St. A Plays To 0-0 Tie

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Published on September 5 2012 12:17 pm
Last Updated on September 5 2012 12:17 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham High School continued its winning ways in soccer competition Tuesday. The Hearts edged Mount Vernon 2-1 to improve to 5-0-1 overall.

Ivan Carillo scored Effingham's first goal at the 9:21 mark with an assist by Matt Steffen. Mount Vernon came back to tie the score with 22:35 in the second half on a goal by Mac Jones. But Effingham pulled out the victory when Steffen scored with an assist by Kyle Lustig with 2:07 remaining.

Effingham took seven shots on goal and goalkeeper Dalton Steele had eight saves. Mount Vernon took nine shots on goal and had five saves.

In a junior varsity match, Effingham was a winner 2-0. Goals were by Sean Zerrusen and Tyler Katz. The Hearts are now 3-2 on the season.

At Carlyle

Effingham St. Anthony traveled to Carlyle and played the homestanders to a 0-0 tie.

"Special recognition goes to Zach Tegeler, our goalkeeper," said St. Anthony Coach Scott Demers. "He had 18 saves. Eddie Jansen, Jack Fifer, Zaine Reiss, Benton Hakman and first-year players, Kyle Hartke, Chandler Martelli and Logan Rogers, all played a great defensive game."

St. Anthony had 17 shots with 12 on goal while Carlyle had 25 shots with 19 on goal. St. Anthony is now 3-2-1 on the season.

The Bulldogs return to action to face crosstown rivals Effingham Thursday then travel to Breese Saturday to face Mater Dei.

At Teutopolis

Teutopolis blanked Altamont 2-0. T-town's first goal came 30 minutes into the first half when Ryan Westendorf crossed the ball on top on the six yard line. An Altamont defender bumped it in when he was trying to shield it away from Justin Deters.

The second goal came 20 minutes into the second half. Jordan Niebrugge took a free kick 45 yards out, putting it just inside the 18 yard box and Kyle Blievernicht headed it into the top left corner.

Seth Belford had one keeper save and T-town had 18 shots on goal.