Effingham Wins, St. Anthony and Shoes Lose at Teutopolis Shootout


Published on February 9 2019 10:03 pm
Last Updated on February 11 2019 8:29 am
Written by Greg Sapp

The Effingham Hearts posted a win while St. Anthony and Teutopolis suffered losses Saturday at the 7th Annual Teutopolis Shootout.

Effingham defeated Terre Haute North 62-57, while Danville defeated St. Anthony 66-51 and Champaign Central beat Teutopolis 51-36. 

The three games were heard on KJ Country 102.3 and www.kjcountry.com


This was the classic seesaw battle.

The two teams tried to outpoint each other throughout the first quarter, with the Patriots in front 22-21 at period's end. Then, the scoring stopped as quickly as it started with Effingham posting a 12-9 edge in the second quarter to lead 33-31 at halftime.

Effingham posted a slim 14-11 edge in the third quarter to lead 47-42 heading to the final period. Terre Haute North came back to take a one-point lead in the fourth quarter, but rebounded and forced a 15-15 tie in the period to win by five points.

Parker Wolfe had a sensational game to lead Effingham, pouring in 34 points. Wolfe was 9 of 14 from the field including seven threes, and was 9 of 13 at the foul line. The sophomore also grabbed six rebounds.

Landon Wolfe battled a tough shooting night, but still scored 18 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Also for Effingham: Nate Thompson six points and eight rebounds, Cole Marxman three points and seven rebounds, Drew Thompson one point and one board, Tate Niebrugge one rebound and Jacob Stoneburner gave some reserve minutes.

Cayman Hayes led Terre Haute North, but did the vast majority of his damage in the first quarter, scoring 14 points. A defensive switch slowed his productivity as he scored nine points the rest of the game, but still finished with 23 points. Shelby Sykes scored 10 points with nine rebounds.

The win pushed the Hearts back over the .500 mark at 13-12, while Terre Haute North is now 10-9.


A great performance by a great ballclub as Danville improved to 23-3 with their win over the Bulldogs. 

St. Anthony got out of the gate in great shape, leading 17-9 after the first quarter and were down just 25-24 at halftime. Danville, though, had pushed their advantage to 45-36 after three quarters and scored 21 points in the final period to win by 15.

Jaccob Dust battled hard against taller timber and scored 18 points while grabbing eight rebounds. Kaden Fearday scored 13 points and pulled down seven boards. Also for St. Anthony: Jack Hoene 9, Bryson Wall 5, and Quinton Milleville and Aaron Webb 3 each.

Danville sophomore Tevin Smith led the way with 27 points, while Sean Houpt scored 18 points including four threes.

St. Anthony made 19 of 43 shots, 44%, including 3 of 8 threes. The Bulldogs were 9 of 14 at the line, grabbed 26 rebounds and turned the ball over 12 times.

Danville made 23 of 40 shots, 58%, including 5 of 14 threes. The Vikings made 12 of 16 free throws, turned the ball over 10 times and pulled down 23 rebounds.

St. Anthony is now 18-9 on the season.


The third quarter was the point of separation in this game. The Shoes were down just 11-10 after one quarter, and 18-17 at halftime, but Champaign Central outscored T-Town 19-7 in the third quarter to lead 37-24, and then were outscored 14-12 in the final period to lose by 15 points.

Teutopolis made just 35% of its shots, 14 of 40 including 3 of 15 threes. The Shoes were just 5 of 15 at the line and grabbed just 20 rebounds while committing 10 turnovers.

Champaign Central hit on 51% of its shots, 20 of 39, including 9 of 18 threes. The Maroons shot just six free throws, making just two. They turned the ball over 11 times, and pulled down 27 rebounds.

Clint Weber had 12 points and Dawson Smith 11 points for Teutopolis, Weber making 5 of 12, Smith just 4 of 14. Also for Teutopolis: Evan Wermert 5, Luke Ungrund and Evan Addis 3 apiece, and Mitch Hardiek 2.

Pryce Punkay led Champaign Central with 19 points including six threes. Khailieo Terry added 14 points, all in the second half, hitting seven of seven shots after intermission.

Champaign Central improved to 13-10, while the Shoes slipped to 23-5.

Also Saturday at the Shootout, Mattoon beat Madison 72-69, and Central A&M got by Robinson 51-47.