A big seven run first inning helped Effingham Post 120 beat Teutopolis Post 924 9-3.
Effingham scored 7 runs in the first and added another run in the second to take an 8-0 lead after 2 innings. Effingham added another run in the fifth to make it 9-0. Teutopolis scored 3 runs in the sixth but it wasn’t enough.
Effingham got big offensive games from Bourgeois who had 3 RBI’s and White who added 2 RBI’s.
Graham got the win. Graham gave up 3 runs on 5 hits while walking 2 and striking out 8 over 6 innings. Smith took the loss. Smith gave up 8 runs on 6 hits while striking out 3 and walking 3 over 2 innings.
Effingham ends the regular season with a record of 18-9 and a conference record of 5-3. Effingham will play in the district tournament in Teutopolis this weekend.