Effingham County Heaters Claim Tourney Wins

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Published on May 10 2013 10:29 am
Last Updated on May 10 2013 10:29 am
Written by Millie Lange

The Effingham County Heaters 12U baseball team is 16-1 on the season.

The squad won the March Madness in Freeburg March 23 going 2-0 in the snow shortened tournament. The Heaters went 5-1 while finishing in second place at Lenz Field in Jacksonville April 5-7.

The team most recently won the Brett Bros. Bring the Heat Tournament in Tilton April 26-28. This earns them an entry into the 2013 Greater Midwest Baseball World Series July 4-7 in Bridgeton, Mo.

Game One

Illiana Extreme          100    113    10    --     7- 7-2

Effingham Heaters     302    010    11    --    8-13-3

Game Two

Effingham Heaters          112    34    --    11-12-3

Champaign Dream          810    00    --      9- 9-2

Game Three

Champaign Dream          200    100    --    3-4-1

Effingham Heaters           205    01x    --    8-6-1

Game Four

Effingham                  (11)65    --    22-17-2

Champaign Titans           040    --      4- 4-1

Game Five

Illiana Extreme               100    120    --    4-7-2

Effingham Heaters           200    05x    --    7-7-3