Brownstown Nabs Regular Season Win; MTC Tourney Roundup

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Published on January 18 2013 3:01 pm
Last Updated on January 18 2013 3:01 pm
Written by Millie Lange

BROWNSTOWN -- Brownstown High School's Jacob Behrends and Matt Sefton were the one-two scoring punch leading the Bombers to a 72-64 regular season boys basketball victory over Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran Thursday evening.

Behrends tallied 33 and Sefton 25 for the winners. Behrends connected on nine field goals, including four three-pointers, and was three of four at the line. Sefton hit five field goals, including four from trifecta land, and was a perfect 11 of 11 at the free throw line.

The Bombers held a 32-29 halftime lead and a 50-48 lead going into the final quarter. Brownstown hit eight of 10 free throws and two three-pointers to pull out the victory.

At Brownstown

CORL (64)

KRoeger 0-0 -- 0, Mueller 7-4 -- 21, Hahn 4-2 -- 11, Kockenga 7-0 -- 14, Boehne 1-2 -- 4, Garrison 1-0 -- 2, name unreadable 6-0 -- 12. TOTALS 26 FG, 8 FT.

BROWNSTOWN (72)

M. Sefton 5-11 -- 25, Behrends 13-3 -- 33, Lawson 1-0 -- 3, Frailey 2-4 -- 8, Oberlink 2-1 -- 5, Hall 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 23 FG, 20 FT. (Players add up to 74 while 72 listed as final on scoresheet turned in).

CORL                     10    19    19    16    --    64

Brownstown          13    19    18    22    --    72

3-point FG -- Christ Our Rock Lutheran 4 (Mueller 3, Hahn 1), Brownstown 8 (M. Srfton 4, Behrends 4).

Junior Varsity Game

CORL                     21    10    11      9    --    51

Brownstown            2      3      0    13    --    18

Christ Our Rock Lutheran -- Schimpke 2, Neudecker 0, Hanenberger 5, Kroger 11, Krenz 12, Bowen 13, Palm 4, Spanks 4

Brownstown -- Rine 0, J. Sefton 6, Matthews 2, Lange 3, Philpot 0, Hall 5, McDowell 0, Brandt 2

Midland Trail Conference Tournament

Woodlawn and Cisne advanced to the championship game of the Midland Trail Conference Tournament Thursday evening with victories.

Woodlawn won over Odin 74-43 while Cisne edged Waltonville 46-45. In the other game Thursday, Grayville claimed ninth-place with a 36-34 overtime victory over Wayne City.

Tonight's games will feature North Clay (Louisville) against Clay City at 6:30 p.m. for the consolation championship and Odin taking on Waltonville at 8 p.m. for third place. The championship game between Woodlawn and Cisne will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Nashville Tournament

Two games were played in the consolation bracket of the Nashville Tournament.

Nashville defeated Trenton Wesclin 51-39 in the opening game followed by Mascoutah edging Freeburg 50-47.

The tournament will continue tonight with Waterloo Gibault taking on Breese Mater  Dei at 6:30 p.m. followed by  Teutopolis against Breese Central at 8 p.m. The winners advance to the championship Saturday at 8 p.m. while the losers will square off for third place Saturday at 6:30 p.m.