Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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July 13, 2013

Effingham, Teutopolis advance at district tournament

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Mayfield pitched until the seventh, allowing Tanner Traub to enter. Traub struggled with command, walking two and hitting a batter with a pitch. The bases were loaded with two outs, and Robinson scored two runs on a fly ball that ended in a Quandt error to extend the game.

Quandt drove in Carter Hayes with a double in the seventh to cement the score at 11-2.

McDonald was 1-for-3 with three RBIs, Drew Levitt was 2-for-3 with an RBI, two runs and a steal, and Quandt, Dirk Levitt, and Preston Walker each had one hit and an RBI.

Mayfield struck out five in six innings and allowed just three hits. Traub pitched three innings, allowing two unearned runs on no hits, and he struck out six.

Effingham (11-9) plays at 4 p.m. today.

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Effingham: McDonald (1-3, 3 RBI, BB); Quandt (1-4, 2B, RBI, R, BB); Wright (1-5, 2B, 2 R); Dr. Levitt (2-3, 2B, RBI, 2 R, SB); Ruckman (0-3, RBI); Di. Levitt (1-2, RBI, 2 R, SB); Frey (1-2, 2 R, 2 BB, SB); Walker (1-3, RBI, R, BB); Yurs (1-2)

Teutopolis downs VandaliaThe Teutopolis pitching pushed them to a win over Vandalia Tuesday night, and while the pitching was strong Friday, the offense picked up its end of the bargain in a 6-2 win.

Vandalia grabbed an early 1-0 lead against John Ungrund via an unearned run after one inning, but he calmed down from there, allowing Teutopolis to come back.

T-Town grabbed runs in the first, second and fourth to take a 3-1 lead, thanks to RBIs by Tommy Flach and Michael Gillespie.

The lead would stay at 3-1 until the seventh inning, when Jordan Thoele drove in two runs to give Ungrund some insurance.

He fell in to some trouble in the eighth inning, giving up a run and being pulled from the game with runners on. But Reed Hardiek came in to the game, got a strikeout and a ground ball to end the inning and the threat up 5-2.

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