The Effingham Senior Legion Post 120 baseball team went 1-3 over the weekend at the Greenville tournament. The tournament started Friday with a 9-1 loss to Alton. Effingham’s lone run came on a passed ball in the third inning.
In their game Friday Effingham was bested by Shelby County Posts 289,611,725. Effingham lost 4-0 in the seven inning contest. Effingham’s Nick miller went 3-4 at the plate with a double and two singles. Mark Jones was the winning pitcher for Shelbyville with seven shutout innings.
Effingham got back in the win column Saturday, defeating Piatt County by the score of 9-2. A five run fifth inning propelled them to the win. Alex Helscher picked up the win with six innings of two run ball. Michael Woltman was the standout on offense with four RBI.
In Effingham’s final game of the tournament their bats went quite. Tyler Zuber pitched six innings of two run ball for Effingham, but two runs was all that New Baden needed for the win. There two runs came in the opening inning on a two RBI single by W Elbe.
Effingham Senior Legion Post 120 now has a record of 5-5.