Effingham County Heaters Finish Season


Published on July 30 2013 7:45 am
Last Updated on July 31 2013 6:39 am
Written by Millie Lange

The Effingham County Heaters 12U baseball team finished the season with a 44-6 record.

The squad won the USSSA 12AA State and finished in second place at the GMB World Series in St. Louis. The squad also finished second in the Mid Summer Classic.

The GMB World Series scores were: Heaters 15, Tri-County Red Devils 1; Heaters 11, Diamond Stars 3; St. Louis Pirates 6, Heaters 5; Heaters 13, Gators 1; Heaters 14, Illiana Extreme 9; Heaters 5, Illiana Extreme 0 (Zachary Lee pitched a no-hitter), Heaters 12, K Hawks 4 and in the championship game, Central Illinois Predators 10, Heaters 5.

The Mid Summer Classic scores were: Heaters 9, Chatham Venom 6; Heaters 14, Diamond Stars 0; Heaters 10, Diamond Stars 3 and in the championship game, Chatham Venom 5, Heaters 1.

The Heaters played the T-town 13U and won 5-2.

The Heaters would like to thank their sponsors: Patton Printing & Graphics, Steffen Heating and A/C Inc., Campos Family Dental, Milano & Grunloh Engineers, Neoga Package Liquor, Schumacher Orthodontics, The First National Bank of Dieterich, Effingham Auto Care and Tire, Weis Insurance Agency, Drs. Sehy & Jones Optometrists, B&B Homes Inc., Stanfield Chiropractic, Konrad Automotive Repair Service and Pyramid Marble & Granite.