"We started out hitting for him," Fleener said. "We thought we had to mix something up. Actually, we put him in to maybe put a bunt down, but the situation never came up. It worked better for him to hit the ball."
Effingham (17-13) advances to the regional semifinal at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, where they'll face Apollo Conference foe Salem.
The two teams split a doubleheader this past Wednesday, with Effingham winning game one 3-1 in nine innings and losing game two 2-1.
Webb will be back, as he and the Hearts try to make sure he gets another game in the Effingham uniform.
Effingham 001 100 000 002 4 15 1
Olney 200 000 000 000 3 8 4
WP - Mayfield LP - Zuber
Effingham: Mayfield (12 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 8 K; SF, RBI) Di. Levitt (3 1B, 3 R); Frey (1B, 2B, 2 RBI); Mahaffey (1B); Dr. Levitt (2 1B); Carie (2 1B); Hayes (1B, 2B, R); Koester (2 1B, RBI)