Junior High Boys Basketball Roundup -- January 14

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Published on January 15 2013 12:24 pm
Last Updated on January 15 2013 12:24 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Altamont and St. Elmo/Brownstown advanced to the championship game of the National Trail Conference Eighth-Grade Boys Basketball Tournament after both picked up victories Monday evening.

Altamont downed Cowden-Herrick 50-28. Altamont had a strong first half taking a 36-10 lead and never looked back.

Altamont was led by one player in double figures, Armstrong with 11. Blackerby led Cowden-Herrick with 14.

In the second game, St. Elmo/Brownstown downed Beecher City 38-18. St. Elmo/Brownstown held a 10-point halftime lead. Kroll tallied 12 and Feezel 11 for the winners. Grove led Beecher City with eight.

Altamont and St. Elmo/Brownstown advance to the champoinship game scheduled for Thursday at 8 p.m. Cowden-Herrick and Beecher City will square off for third place at 6:45 p.m. Thursday.

The tourney continues tonight with consolation round play as Dieterich faces Stewardson-Strasburg at 6 p.m. and Effingham Sacred Heart takes on Windsor at 7:15 p.m.

NTC Eighth-Grade Tournament

Game Six

Altamont                     19    17    9      5    --    50

Cowden-Herrick            4      6    4    14    --    28

Altamont -- Armstrong 11, Stone 4, Shepard 6, Finn 4, Cornett 5, Childerson 3, D. Miller 7, Betta 6, Bowlin 2, Slingerland 2

Cowden-Herrick -- Blackerby 14, Phillips 3, Seaton 2, Sandiford 3, Nohren 3, Watson 3

Game Seven

Beecher City                               0      8      4    6    --    18

St. Elmo/Brownstown                6    12    13    7    --    38

Beechier City -- Strauch 2, Galloway 2, Buzzard 6, Grove 8

St. Elmo/Brownstown -- Logue 2, Kroll 12, Miller 4, Sperry 4, Austin 5, Feezel 11

At Greenville

Effingham opened the 65th Annual James Burke Memorial Boys Basketball Tournament with a 57-36 win over host Greenville.

The Mustangs jumped out to an 18-5 opening quarter lead then had a 20-8 third period run. Donaldson tallied 20 points while Wolfe had 10. Wolfe led in steals with five. Osborn and Koenig had six rebounds each.

The Mustangs improve to 17-1 and will now face Aviston at 6 p.m. Thursday in semifinal action.

Greenville Tournament

Effingham          18    13    20      6    --    57

Greenville            5    13      8    10    --    36

Effingham -- Wolfe 10, Donaldson 20, Beals 4, Koenig 2, Kreke 9, Franklin 2, Osborn 5, Keith 2, Schoonover 3

Greenville -- Simpson 10, Barnes 9, Moore 8, Schauwecker 3, Warchol 3, Oestrich 2, Owens 1

At Monticello

Teutopolis split victories with Monticello in seventh and eighth-grade action Monday evening.

Monticello was a 44-30 winner in the seventh-grade contest. Haarman tallied 15 for the winners. Teutopolis was led by Lee Hardiek with 11.

Iin eighth-grade play, Teutopolis broke a 15-15 halftime tie with an 11-8 third quarter run and went on for a 38-27 win.

Mitch Hardiek scored 10 points to lead T-town.

At Monticello

Seventh-Grade Game

Teutopolis            6    10    2    12    --    30

Monticello          15      9    9    11    --    44

Teutopolis -- Funneman 4, Probst 2, Kremer 6, Hardiek 11, Jansen 1, Addis 2, Young 1, Dust 3

Monticello -- Stoleowski 8, Dawson 9, Kief 3, Fisher 7, Haarman 15, Dyson 2

Eighth-Grade Game

Teutopolis            8    7    11    12    --    38

Monticello          14    1      8      4    --    27

Teutopolis -- Ungrund 8, Kenter 2, Mette 7, Hardiek 10, Belleville 4, Deters 7

Monticello -- Palmer 3, Graham 3, Florey 6, Mockbee 2, Pokorany 1, Hansen 2, Hislope 10