EHS Beats T-town, Altamont Wins Over St. A In Soccer


Published on March 24 2021 6:51 am
Last Updated on March 24 2021 11:58 am
Written by Millie Lange

TEUTOPOLIS -- Effingham High School tallied a victory over Teutopolis in high school soccer action Tuesday.

The Wooden Shoes took a 2-0 first half lead on the Hearts as Jackson Poelker scored both goals. But, in the second half, EHS turned it around and finished with a 3-2 win.

Osvaldo Angel, Victor Carillo and Bryan Angel all scored goals for the Hearts. Brandon Duncan had six saves.

"It was a great game," said EHS Coach Weston Peno.

T-town drops to 1-2-1 on the season.


At Altamont

Altamont/Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City blanked Effingham St. Anthony, 6-0 in soccer action Tuesday.

Tucker Short started the Indians off in the right direction with a goal at 25:34. Short then hit net again with his second goal on an assist by Noah Klimpel at 23:01. Isaac Crow took over with back-to-back goals. He scored at 15:40 with an assist by Martin Cook and then scored again at 11:01, this time on an assist by Jack Lowry.

In the second half, Jack Miller knocked in two goals for the Indians at 22:55 and 18:47 for the final 6-0 victory.

"We started shaky in the defense," said St. Anthony Coach Martin Reyes. "Three of our players got injured but we played better in the second half.

"Pierce  Verdeyen had 13 saves and Evan Mossman cleared multiple shots on goal. Evan and Josh Blanchette continue to grow in their defensive roles. Adam Brandenburger shined in defense and midfield.

"Our seniors, Wade Lawrence, Luke Swingler and Trey Brummer had great opportunities to score and showed great leadership."

Altamont had 20 shots, 12 on goal. Goalkeeper Brennyn Abendroth had two saves.