Junior High Eighth-Grade Sectional Champs -- Feb. 12


Published on February 13 2020 7:04 am
Last Updated on February 13 2020 8:34 am
Written by Millie Lange


Teutopolis eighth-graders are headed to the Class 8-3A State Tournament Saturday.

TEUTOPOLIS -- Teutopolis claimed the championship of its own Class 8-3A Boys Basketball Sectional Wednesday evening.

The Wooden Shoes pounded Shelbyville Moulton, 47-17 for the championship.

T-town edged out to a 9-6 opening quarter lead then had a 17-2 second period surge to lead 26-8 at halftime. The Shoes had a 21-9 second half.

Eli Hanson tallied 15 points to lead the way in scoring while Joey Niebrugge chipped in with 13.

T-town advances to the Class 8-3A State Tournament Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and will take on Lansing Heritage. The State Tournament will take place at Tolono Unity Junior High School. The Shoes are 23-3 on the season while Lansing Heritage stands at 18-3.

Class 8-3A Teutopolis Sectional

Shelbyville            6      2    4      5    --    17

Teutopolis             9    17    9    12    --    47

Shelbyville Moulton -- Nohren 2, Arthur 2, Stiner 2, Bra. Boehm 4, Bro. Boehm 6, Phelps 1

Teutopolis -- Hanson 15, Waldhoff 2, Koester 2, Gaddis 3, Habing 4, Bloemer 2, Niebrugge 13, Pruemer 6


Class 8-1A Sigel St. Michael Sectional

Newton St. Thomas saw its season come to a close at the St. Michael Sectional Wednesday evening.

Lovejoy tallied a 39-33 win over St. Thomas in the championship game. Lovejoy advances to the State Tournament with a 21-5 record.


Class 8-2A St. Anthony Sectional

Effingham St. Anthony fell to Casey-Westfield in the championship game of its own sectional Wednesday.

Casey-Westfield was a 48-40 winner and improved to 24-3 on the season. Casey-Westfield advances to the State Tournament Saturday.