Junior Potters defeat Effingham Mustangs

Gus Rugaard safely steals second base against Effingham during the Millard Invitational at Westwood Park on Saturday, August 24.  The eighth grade Junior Potters defeated the Effingham Mustangs 13-1 in the semifinal, after beating Parkside Friday night in eight innings, by a score of 2-1. Unfortunately, they fell to Pekin Edison, 10-9, in the championship game.  The Junior Potters, led by Coach Jesse Crawford in his eighth year, are off to a 4-2 start this year.