EHS Unbeaten, Downs Mattoon

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Published on October 9 2012 2:12 pm
Last Updated on October 9 2012 2:12 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Effingham High School junior varsity football team improved its record to 6-0 with a 30-18 victory over Mattoon Monday evening.

The defense and special teams forced six turnovers, three interceptions, two by Dylan Wolfe and Jeff Beasley, and three fumble recoveries, one for a touchdown by Wyatt Kahley. The offense used a balanced attack with 150 yards through the air, scoring two touchdowns and 196 via the ground and two touchdowns.

Kevin Daugherty continued his solid play with 11 of 22 passing for 150 yards and another 55 yards on the ground on 19 carries. On the second play of the game he connected with Trent Barnhart on a 46 yard play for one touchdown and another touchdown pass for three yards to Zach Miller. Avery Brooks and Barnhart found the end zone on the ground with runs of five yards and one yard.

Effingham returns to action next Monday in Mount Zion.

At Effingham

Mattoon             6    6    0    6    --    18

Effingham        12    6    6    6    --    30

Passing -- Kevin Daugherty, 11 of 22, 150 yards, 2 touchdowns

Receiving -- Trent Barnhart, 3 for 55 yards, 1 TD, Dylan Wolfe 1 for 37, Avery Brooks 2 for 1, Zach Miller 1 for 3, 1 TD, Tyler Myers 2 for -2, Tritt Rush 1 for 29 and Trevor Coleclasure 1 for 17

Rushing -- Kevin Daugherty, 19 for 55 yards, Trent Barnhart 7 for 54, 1 TD, Avery Brooks 1 for 5, 1 TD, Zach Miller 11 for 46, Tyler Myers 5 for 18, Kayne Verdeyen 3 for6, Tritt Rush 5 for 12

Tackles -- Brandon Loy, 4 solo/2 assist/6 total, fumble recovery; Tritt Rush, 1/0/1; Payton Bushue, 0/3/3; Andy Lustig, 0/3/3; Alec Stevenson, 1/4/5; fumble recovery; Blake Marxman, 0/1/1; Zach Miller, 2/1/3; Jordan Coleman, 1/1/2; Dalton Beam, 2/0/2; Dylan Wolfe, 2/0/2 2 interceptions; Justin Herboth, 0/1/1; Trent Barnhart, 1/2/3; Joe Nieman, 0/1/1; Trevor Murphy, 2/0/2; Tim Ahillen, 1/0/1, fumble recovery; Wyatt Kahley, fumble recovery, 1 TD; Kayne Verdeyen, fumble recovery; Jeff Beasley, interception.