Little Illini Conference Boys Tournament January 19 Results; Area Roundup

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Published on January 21 2013 12:17 pm
Last Updated on January 21 2013 3:02 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Newton, Robinson, Casey-Westfield and Flora advanced to the final four of the Little Illini Conference Boys Basketball Tournament after picking up victories Saturday.

Newton handed Marshall a 56-36 loss. The Eagles broke a 14-14 first quarter tie with a 15-5 second period run to  lead 29-19 at halftime. Marshall outscored Newton 12-10 in the final period to pull within 39-31 but the Eagles got the momentum back with a 17-5 final period run.

Newton hit 18 of 34 field goals and was 14 of 20 at the free throw line. Marshall hit seven of 19 from the field and four of six at the free throw line. Luke Stone led Newton with 15 points and seven rebounds while Dylan Davidson had 13 points, seven assists and four steals.

The  Eagles will now face Robinson, a 59-33 winner over Hutsonville/Palestine, at 6 p.m. Tuesday. In other games Saturday, Casey-Westfield downed Oblong 69-56 and Flora edged Olney 33-32. Casey-Westfield takes on Flora at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

In consolation games tonight, Cumberland is at Oblong, Hutsonville/Palestine hosts Edwards County (Albion), Red Hill (Bridgeport) is at Marshall and Olney hosts Lawrenceville. All four games will be contested at 7 p.m. at the higher seeds.

LIC Tournament

Newton            14    15    10    17    --    56

Marshall           14      5    12      5    --    36

Newton Leaders -- Stone 15,  Davidson 13

At Cowden

Cowden-Herrick edged Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran Friday evening, 66-64.

Christ Our Rock took a 17-16 opening quarter lead but the Hornets came back to knot the score at 30-30 at halftime. Christ Our Rock then pushed ahead 48-41 going into the final period but C-H came roaring back with a 25-16 run to pull out the victory.

Ethan Schoonover tallied 21 while Luke Moore chipped in with 17 and Colton Burrus 11 for the winners.

At Cowden

CHRIST OUR ROCK LUTHERAN (64)

Buhrmeister 20, Hine 14, Mueller 16, Kockenga 6, Boehne 6, Garrison 2

COWDEN-HERRICK (66)

Heiserman 4, Moore 17, Burrus 11, Schoonover 21, Morgason 9, Miller 4

Christ Our Rock Lutheran          17    13    18    16    --    64

Cowden-Herrick                         16    14    11    25    --    66

Junior Varsity Game

Christ Our Rock Lutheran          13    23    11    19    --    65

Cowden-Herrick                           9    18    10    26    --    63

(Christ Our Rock Lutheran linescore adds up to 66 while 65 listed as final on scoresheet turned in).

Christ Our Rock Lutheran -- Hine 17, Hannenberger 5, Kroger 6, Krenz 11, Bowen 10, Palm 9,  Sparks 7

Cowden-Herrick -- Sphar 2, Wheeler 20, Black 14, Barnes 11, Lorton 2, Sandiford 5, Rhodes 9