TERRE HAUTE -- In legion baseball play this week, Wayne Newton Post 346 scored an 8-2 win over Effingham Post 120 on Tuesday evening.
Northview's Zac Niehaus had a double as part of a 2-for-3 evening at the plate and A.J. Reed drilled his seventh home run. John Robert Patterson threw seven shutout innings in the victory.
Wayne Newton split a pair of games over the weekend against defending state legion champion, Muncie Post 10.
Post 346 opened the doubleheader by taking a 6-5 decision paced by the pitching effort by Tyler Goldman.
In the second game, Niehaus had a three-run double, but it wasn't enough in a 14-4 defeat.
Wayne Newton is now 16-6 overall and travels to the Moline Illinois Tournament from July 2-5.
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Mahaffy (L), McCollum (4), Minehart (9) and Westendorf; Patterson (W, 3-1), Fulkerson (8), Bush (9) and Collett. HR -- Reed (7).
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Wellman, Walters (6) and Clawson; Goldman (W, 5-0) and Pilipovich.
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Henderson, Reynolds (5) and O'Conner; O'Laughlin, Patterson (3), Bush (4) and Collett. HR -- Muncie (Luder).