Effingham Advances in Division Tournament

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Published on July 24 2012 1:17 pm
Last Updated on July 24 2012 1:17 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Post 120 opened play in the Senior Legion Divison Tournament Monday at Pinckneyville by blasting Carrier Mills 19-9 in six innings. Effingham jumped on the board early with a five-run first and put the game away in the second with six runs. Tyler Bushue pitched three no-hit innings and ended up with the win, allowing two walks and striking out three.

Nick Gardewine and Mitch Dasenbrock swung hot bats. Gardewine had a single, three doubles and drove in three runs while Dasenbrock had two singles, a triple and four RBI. Nate Garbe hit two singles and drove in two runs.

In the other two games, Fairview Heights downed Murphysboro 12-9 and Pinckneyville won over Aviston 5-2. In today's contests, Effingham faces Alton at noon followed by Fairview Heights against Pinckneyville at 3:30 and Murphysboro taking on Aviston at 7.

Carrier Mills      000  025  2  --    9-  6

Effingham         560  030  5  --  19-12

WP -- Tyler Bushue. LP -- Wes McGuire.

Carrier Mills -- Kirby, 2 doubles, 2 RBI; Cook, 1 RBI; Patton, single; Betz, double, 2 RBI; Willser, single, 1 RBI; Smith, single

Effingham Post 120 -- Hayes, single; Braunecker, single; Gardewine, single, 3 doubles, 3 RBI; Garbe, 2 singles, 2 RBI; Dr. Levitt, single, 1 RBI; Dasenbrock, 2 singles, triple, 4 RBI; Quandt, 2 RBI