Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


September 26, 2012

Local roundup



Olney won the title with a team score of 324, followed by Robinson (329), Casey-Westfield (337), Lawrenceville (366), Newton (374), Flora (380), Marshall (392), Cumberland (421), Red Hill (427) and Palestine (493).

Edwards County and Oblong did not field teams.

Chris Lee of Casey-Westfield was the individual medalist with a 3-over 74.

Phil Blank shot 87 to lead Newton, and Evan Brooks and Chris Brody had 93.

Caleb Brumleve shot 103 to pace Cumberland.

Newton: Phil Blank 44-43—87; Evan Brooks 48-45—93; Elijah Knepper 56-49—105; Brandon Bigard 57-47—104; Chris Brody 44-49—93; Anthony Fuesting 49-52—101.

Cumberland:Trevor Brumleve 56-49—105; Austin Light 57-57—114; Caleb Brumleve 52-52—104; T.J. Thomas 54-52—106; Dawson Cross 55-51—106; Patrick Utler 55-56—111.

Shoes top Sullivan

Justin Kowalski shot a 41 to earn medalist honors and led Teutopolis to a 177-217 victory over Sullivan Monday at Effingham Country Club.

Ross Sheehan had a 43, Evan Schink shot 46, and Ryan Sandschafer had a 47 for Teutopolis.

The Wooden Shoes also won the junior varsity match, 239-240.

Kyle Brumleve shot 57 to lead Teutopolis.

Teutopolis 177, Sullivan 217

Teutopolis: Ross Sheehan 43, Ryan Sandschafer 47, Justin Kowalski 41, Evan Schink 46, Karson Pruemer 51, Matt Grunloh 57.

Sullivan: Lucas Mossman 50, Kent Taber 55, Derek Stain 58, Jacob Piper 54, Sam Mulligan 63, Austin Saghell 60.


Hearts erupt for 8 goals

Matt Steffen, Jason Pike and Ivan Carrillo each scored two goals, and the Effingham soccer team improved to 10-2-1 by blasting visiting Lebanon 8-1 Monday night.

Carrillo scored both of his goals as the Hearts built a 4-0 halftime lead. Kohdai Nishida and Steffen also scored in the first half, and Pike and Calen Gadberry assisted on the Carrillo goals.

Pike scored both of his goals in the second half, and Steffen and Austin Wenthe also found the back of the net. Gadberry had two assists, and Carrillo and Kyle Lustig one in the second half.

Dalton Steele made three saves for the Hearts, who out-shot Lebanon 14-4.


First Half

E — Kohdai Nishida, 36:24.

E — Ivan Carrillo (Caleb Gadberry), 30:55.

E — Ivan Carrillo (Jason Pike), 28:46.

E — Matt Steffen, 6:40.

Second Half

E — Matt Steffen (Caleb Gadberry), 34:00.

E — Jason Pike (Caleb Gadberry), 30:33.

L — Nick Utley, 24:19.

E — Jason Pike (Ivan Carrillo), 22:59.

E — Austin Wenthe (Kyle Lustig), 7:56.

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  • Bateman.jpg Effingham's season comes to a close with 11-1 loss to Salem

    A 1-0 lead for Effingham Post 120 rapidly evaporated, and the post’s Junior Legion season came to an end with a 11-1 loss in five innings to Salem Post 128 Tuesday night.
    The game was for the final spot of District 23 in the divisional tournament, with Newton Post 20 and Breese Post 252 Gray punching their tickets by winning their district divisions.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Bierman.jpg Newton Post 20 falls short against Breese Gray 9-3

    While the District 23 title ultimately exceeded Newton Post 20’s grasp, their season will continue in Bethalto.
    Newton took on Breese Post 252 Gray for the Junior Legion District 23 title as the two division winners, but Breese’s bats proved too much for Newton in an 9-3 loss for Post 20.
    “The innings where they put some runs on us, we gave them some extra outs,” said Newton coach John Grunloh. “You’ve got to make the plays when you play better teams.”

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Barnes3.jpg Barnes' one-hitter boosts Post 120; Effingham beats Dieterich 1-0

    Ryan Barnes hasn’t seen a lot of time with Effingham Post 120’s junior legion team this season, but he showed up in a big way Monday night in a 1-0 win over Dieterich Post 628.
    The win kept Effingham’s season alive one more day in the Junior Legion District 23 tournament, as the post will face Salem Post 128 at 5:30 p.m. today for the district’s final spot in the divisional round. Salem Post 128 downed Mt. Vernon Post 141 1-0 in the West Division loser’s bracket, setting up the final with Effingham today.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Mammoser2.jpg Newton Post 20 tops Effingham Post 120 7-5 late

    Most of the games at the Junior Legion District 23 tournament have seen pitching take control, but the pitchers in Sunday night's Effingham Post 120/Newton Post 20 game faced an uphill battle.
    While Brock Mammoser started the game for Post 20 on the hill and struggled, he came through with the biggest hit in the game, putting Newton up for good in a 7-5 win over Effingham.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Campton.jpg Dieterich Post 628 eliminates Teutopolis Post 924 3-2

    Errors proved to be Teutpolis Post 924's undoing against Dieterich Post 628, as Dieterich's sixth-inning rally in an 3-2 win were boosted by three Teutopolis errors
    To lead off the sixth, Trenton Poe reached on an error by Brock Bueker, and came around to score on an infield single by Ryan Radloff with a throwing error on Bueker. Poe was already on third when the ball went in the Teutopolis dugout, awarding Poe home to tie the game.
    Bryce McClain followed with an RBI single to score Radloff and put Post 628 up for good. Dieterich scored again on a Briar Schmidt groundout where first baseman Brant Bueker tried to get an inning-ending out at second, but the throw was wild and brought home McClain.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Teutopolis, Deters down Altamont Post 512 2-0

    TEUTOPOLIS — Lucas Deters didn't get a ton of run support from his Teutopolis Post 924 teammates, but he didn't need much in a complete-game shutout, and Teutopolis ended Altamont Post 512's season with a 2-0 win Sunday afternoon.
    Deters' efforts at the Junior Legion District 23 tournament kept Teutopolis alive in the loser's bracket to face Dieterich Post 628 immediately following the win.

    July 21, 2014

  • Poe.jpg Two-out rally pushes Dieterich to win; Post 628 beats Vandalia Post 95 4-3

    Down one with two outs and Vandalia Post 95 ace Zach Schaal coming in in relief, Dieterich Post 628 had a tough task to keep its season alive.
    But down 3-2, Cole Hartke and Charlie Thoele laced back-to-back singles to score Briar Schmidt and Flach, respectively, to take a 4-3 lead.
    Clayton Campton held the lead in the seventh, striking out two and getting Post 95 in order to keep Dieterich's season alive.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jansen.jpg Late Newton rally downs Robinson 4-2

    Newton Post 20 rarely had an answer for Robinson Post 69's Brayden Burch, but thanks to a few key Robinson errors, Newton took their District 23 opener 4-2 Friday night.
    With the game tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the sixth, Mitch Jansen led off with a walk, followed by Tim Weber reaching on an error by Robinson shortstop Zander Laino and a bunt single by Luke Geier.
    Mike Carr came through with a bloop single to center, scoring Jansen to put Newton up 2-1.Burch struck out John Grunloh and Joe Stone, but second baseman Cameron Neese booted a grounder by Mitch Bierman and two more runs scored.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kenter2.jpg Teutopolis takes down South Central 3-1

    Teutopolis Post 924 scored its first run two batters into the game and would never trail from there, holding off late rallies from South Central Post 519 to win 3-1 at the Junior Legion District 23 tournament Friday night.

    July 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Clausius (2).JPG Post 120 pulls away from Dieterich

    A pitcher’s duel between Effingham’s Will Clausius and Dieterich’s Charlie Thoele broke not at the plate, but on the mound.
    Tied 0-0 in the bottom of the fifth, Effingham Post 120 got its first run via a bases-loaded, two out balk. The lead would hold up as Post 120’s offense sparked, and Effingham beat Dieterich Post 628 5-0 in the Junior Legion District 23 tournament opener.

    July 18, 2014 2 Photos

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