Effingham County Heaters 12U Team Nabs Two Championships


Published on June 20 2013 8:32 am
Last Updated on June 20 2013 8:48 am
Written by Millie Lange

The Effingham County Heaters competed in two tournaments recently and picked up the championships in both.

In a tournament earlier in the season, the Heaters had a fifth-inning rally to spark a blowout victory in the championship game over Tuscola Tomahawks 11-3.

In this tournament, Effingham County fell to the Tuscola Tomahawks 13-12 then won over Champaign Titans 13-2 and Mattoon Cyclones 10-0. Effingham County then won over Mattoon Hit-Men 13-3 before competing in the title contest.

In a tournament during the past weekend, Effingham County Heater defeated the Champaign Tribe 18-8 to claim the tournament crown.

Effingham beat Illliana Extreme 11-3 in the opening game, won over Mattoon Hit-Men 13-5, defeated the Champaign Tribe 7-3 then topped the Indiana Havoc 4-3 before claiming the title win over Champaign Tribe.