Effingham Plays To 1-1 Soccer Tie
Published on October 1 2013 6:55 am
Last Updated on October 1 2013 6:55 am
Written by Millie Lange
LEBANON -- Effingham and host Lebanon played to a 1-1 tie in soccer competition Monday.
Spencer Phillips gave Lebanon a 1-0 lead with 17:01 in the first half. Effingham's Austin Wenthe came back with a score at 37:07 in the second half to give the Hearts a 1-1 tie. Wenthe was assisted by Jason Pike.
The Hearts had 12 shots, eight on goal.
"We played well but couldn't convert on numerous deep throw-ins and a multitude of corner kicks," said EHS Coach Aaron Witges. "We also were called for offisides 11 times."
Effingham is now 7-4-2 on the season.
In the junior varsity contest, Lebanon was a 2-0 winner. The Hearts drop to 3-4-2. EHS is back in action Thursday at Olney with a 5 p.m. start.