Effingham splits a doubleheader against Robinson Post 69A.
Effingham got a great pitching performance from Brandon Puckett but Robinson was able to get the win 2-1.
Effingham scored a run in the top of the first inning. Robinson came back and scored a run in the bottom of the third to tie the game at 1. Robinson then added another run in the bottom of the fifth on an error to take a 2-1 lead.
Roth got the win for Robinson. Roth gave up 1 run on 5 hits while walking 2 over 7 innings. Puckett took the loss for Effingham. Puckett gave up 1 run on 1 hit while striking out 11 and walking 3.
Effingham’s offense came alive winning game two 8-1 over Robinson in 5 innings.
Effingham scored a run in the top of the first. Robinson scored a run in the bottom of the first before Effingham scored a run in the top of the second to take a 2-1 lead. Effingham then added 4 runs in the top of the fourth and 2 runs in the fifth.
Miller got the win for Effingham. Miller gave up 1 run on 3 hits while striking out 4 and walking 1 over 4 innings. Laino took the loss for Robinson. Laino gave up 8 runs on 10 hits while striking out 3 and walking 2 over 5 innings.
Effingham Post 120 now has a record of 12-6 on the season.