Neoga Boys Win, Girls Lose at Monticello Meet

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Published on December 28 2012 2:10 pm
Last Updated on December 28 2012 2:10 pm
Written by Millie Lange

MONTICELLO -- Neoga High School picked up a win in the Monticello Holiday Boys Tournament Thursday while the girls squad fell.

Boys Tournament

Neoga edged Sangamon Valley 51-49. The two squads were tied at 10-10 after the opening quarter. Neoga took a 26-24 halftime lead.

In the third quarter, Sangamon Valley came back with a 14-12 run to knot the score at 38-38 going into the final period. Neoga then pulled out the victory.

Cordell Kersey tallied 14 for the winners while teammates Jake Baker scored 12 and Michael Baker 10. M. Baker pulled down 13 rebounds and J. Baker had three assists.

In other games, Mount Zion 80, Tuscola 49; Ridgeview 55, Blue Ridge 49; Monticello 63, GCMS 30; Ridgeview 42, Mount Zion 34 and Blue Ridge 70, Tuscola 61.

Monticello Holiday Boys Tournament

NEOGA (51)

M. Baker 3-4 -- 10, Maroon 2-0 -- 5, Williamson 3-1 -- 7, Atwell 0-0 -- 0, J. Baker 5-2 -- 12, Krikie 1-0 -- 3, Moore 0-0 -- 0, Krsey 7-0 -- 14. TOTALS 21 FG, 7 FT.

SANGAMON VALLEY (49)

May 0-0 -- 0, Urbanowicz 1-0 -- 2, Ma. Hutchins 2-2 -- 7, Mi. Hutchins 4-0 -- 10, Gentry 6-0 -- 15, Reynolds 3-3 -- 10, Wickline 2-0 -- 5. TOTALS 18 FG, 5 FT.

Neoga                            10    16    12    13    --    51

Sangamon Valley          10    14    14    11    --    49

3-point FG -- Neoga 2 (Maroon 1, Krikie 1), Sangamon Valley 8 (Gentry 3, Mi. Hutchins 2, Ms. Hutchins 1, Reynolds 1, Wickline 1).

Girls Tournament

In the girls portion of the tournament, Neoga fell to Stark County 51-36. Stark County took a 34-18 halftime lead and never looked back.

Jillian Deters led Neoga with 19 points.

In other games, Sherrard 66, Ridgeview 37; Mount Zion 45, Tuscola 41; Monticello 53,  GCMS 48; Sherrard 57, Tuscola 37 and Ridgeview 42, Mount Zion 34.

Monticello Holiday Girls Tournament

STARK COUNTY (51)

Kraklow 0-0 -- 0, Elliott 0-1 -- 1, Molln 0-0 -- 0, Knobloch 0-0 -- 0, Groter 4-0 -- 9, Phillips 3-0 -- 8, Crawley 0-0 -- 0, West 0-0 -- 0, Hippen 3-1 -- 7, Paxon 6-11 -- 24, Roth 1-0 -- 2, Kiesewetler 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 17 FG, 13 FT.

NEOGA (36)

Butler 2-0 -- 4, Partlow 0-0 -- 0, Ott 1-0 -- 2, Thies 1-6 -- 8, J. Deters 7-5 -- 19, K. Deters 0-1 -- 1, Erickson 0-0 -- 0, Buening 0-2 -- 2, Roderick 0-0 -- 0, Struthers 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 11 FG, 14 FT.

Stark County          20    14    11      6    --    51

Neoga                        7    11      8    10    --    36

3-point FG -- Stark County 4 (Groter 1, Paxson 1, Phillips 2), Neoga 0.