Effingham Sr. Legion Post 120 and Shelby County Posts 289,611,725 split a double header Tuesday.
In the first game Shelby County managed only two runs Tuesday, but that was enough to beat Effingham Sr. Legion Post 120. Effingham’s Alex Hoelscher pitched all seven innings in a 2-1 losing effort.
T Hendryx was the winning pitcher for Shelby County, also going the distance and giving up just one run. Hendryx gave up just four hits and he struck out five.
Shelbyville brought a runner across the plate in the second and third inning. Effingham’s lone run came in the final innings bottom frame on a passed ball.
Effingham’s bats came alive in the second contest, winning 14-7. Effingham scored in the game’s first four innings, with 7 runs in the third. Reid Kocher led the way with four RBI’s.