Effingham Beats Danville JV

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Published on August 24 2012 10:50 am
Last Updated on August 24 2012 11:07 am
Written by Millie Lange

CHARLESTON -- Effingham defeated Danville JV 1-0 Thursday evening in the Red & Gold Invitational Soccer Tournament at Charleston. Effingham's Ivan Carrillo scored with 11:17 left in the first half, assisted by Austin Wenthe.

Centralia blanked Decatur MacArthur 3-0 in Gold Pool play. The Red Pool begins today with Charleston facing Teutopolis and Mattoon taking on Olney.

Effingham's varsity improves to 2-0 on the season.

"We only had one victory all of last season, so this is a great start to the season," said EHS Coach Aaron Witges. "We have all 11 starters returning from last year and in just two games, it is obvious that all of the kid's hard work and dedication throughout the spring and summer has made for a vast improvement in the overall skill level of the team."

Effingham's Junior varsity lost to Champaign Central 3-1. Tyler Katz scored Effingham's lone goal. The JV stands at 1-1 in the tournament.

Red & Gold Invitational

Friday Play

Red Pool

4 p.m. -- Charleston vs. Teutopolis (Field 1)

4 p.m. -- Mattoon vs. Olney (Field 2)

5:30 p.m. -- Charleston JV vs. Teutopolis JV (Field 1Z)

5:30 p.m. -- Mattoon JV vs. Olney JV (Field 2)

Saturday Play

Red Pool

9 a.m. -- Charleston vs. Olney (Field 1)

9 a.m. -- Teutopolis vs. Mattoon (Field 2)

10:30 a.m. -- Charleston JV vs. Olney JV (Field 1)

10:30 a.m. -- Teutopolis JV vs. Mattoon JV (Field 2)

Gold Pool

Noon -- Centralia Varsity vs. Danville JV (Field 1)

Noon -- Effingham vs. Decatur MacArthur (Field 2)

1:30 p.m. -- Centralia JV vs. Champaign Central JV (Field 1)

1:30 p.m. -- Effingham JV vs. Urbana JV (Field 2)

Red Pool

3 p.m. -- Charleston vs. Mattoon (Field 1)

3 p.m. -- Olney vs. Teutopolis (Field 2)

4:30 p.m. -- Charleston JV vs. Mattoon JV (Field 1)

4:30 p.m. -- Olney JV vs. Teutopolis JV (Field 2)