Effingham Downs Jasper County, Teutopolis in JH Baseball

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Published on August 26 2013 2:21 pm
Last Updated on August 26 2013 2:51 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Effingham Junior High posted baseball wins Friday over Jasper County and Saturday over Teutopolis.

Effingham won over Jasper County, last year's Class 1A State Champion, 10-0.  Adam Levitt pitched a shutout and Ryan Sandifer belted two home runs.  Brett Koester had two singles and a triple and drove in three runs, Dylan Bushur tripled twice, and Bryce Lohman, Kendall Ballman and Adam Levitt each collected a hit in the win.

Wade Frohning took the loss for Jasper County.  At the plate for Jasper County: Zach Jansen and Chase Zumbahlen each singled.

Effingham defeated Teutopolis 9-8 after taking their first lead in the bottom of the sixth inning.  Mason Hull earned the win and Brett Koester picked up the save.  Bryce Lohman had a big offensive game with two triples and a double and 4RBI.  Koester tripled and drove in a run, Hull singled twice, and Jason Devore added a base hit for the Mustangs.  For Teutopolis, Eric Kremer tripled, and Lee Hardiek, Jack Goeckner, Ian Addis and Colin Funneman had hits for the Shoes.

The Mustangs improved to 4-1 on the season, 2-0 in conference play.