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Johnson takes sting out of Yellow Jackets
Shown in a previous game, Rebels pitcher Ethan Johnson logged eight strikeouts Thursday night. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

SPRINGFIELD -- Effingham County ace Ethan Johnson went the distance Thursday night, tossing a three-hit, 6-0 shutout of the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets at Rebel Field.

Johnson logged eight strikeouts.

The Rebels' offensive leader was Jordan Rahn, who slugged two hits in three at-bats. He knocked in three runs.

Ryan Harley and Chandler Hinely also had two hits for Effingham County (8-3).

The Rebels' got an RBI each from JR Lonon and Austin Mealor.

Lonon had two stolen bases and Jerid Stokes had one.