St. Anthony Moves Into Vandalia Tourney Championship Game

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Published on December 29 2013 4:46 am
Last Updated on December 30 2013 1:15 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The St. Anthony Bulldogs posted their eighth straight win Saturday evening and advanced to the championship game of the Vandalia Holiday Tournament, handing the Altamont Indians their first loss of the season, 64-52.  The game was heard on 979XFM and www.979xfm.com.  

St. Anthony led the game throughout, up 14-9 after one quarter, 33-17 at halftime and 43-30 after three quarters.

John Goeckner led the Bulldogs with 18 points while Alex Hoelscher added 13 points.  Also for the Bulldogs: Connor Greene and Andrew Gardewine eight points each, Derek Rios six, Neil Williams and Zach Gardewine four each, and Matt Gibson three.

Derek Jahraus led Altamont with 12 points.  Also for the Indians: Garrett Ziegler seven, Griffin Jackman, Justin McGinnis, Aaron Goeckner and Jake Seidel six points each, Cole Borders five, and Ryan Armstrong four.

St. Anthony will play at 8pm Monday against the winner of Saturday night's Flora/Pana game.  We'll have the championship game on 979XFM and www.979xfm.com.  

All scores Saturday at Vandalia:

St. Elmo/Brownstown 67, South Central 50 (for St. Elmo/Brownstown--Malachi Maxey 21, Jacob Behrends 15, Levi Maxey 13, Brandon Feezel 10; for South Central--Harmeier 15, Riley 10

Greenville 57, Shelbyville 44

Maroa-Forsyth 56, South Central 36 (Harmeier led South Central with 16 points)

Greenville 47, Vandalia 43

St. Anthony 64, Altamont 52

Flora 67, Pana 50 (Pearce led Flora with 27 points, Gibson led Pana with 25 points)

Here's the Monday schedule at Vandalia:

2pm--9th Place Game--Shelbyville vs. South Central

3:30pm--7th Place Game--Maroa-Forsyth vs. Vandalia

5pm--5th Place Game--St. Elmo/Brownstown vs. Greenville

6:30pm--3rd Place Game--Altamont vs. Pana

8pm--Championship Game--St. Anthony vs. Flora

Game 15

ST. ELMO/BROWNSTOWN (67)

M. Maxey 7-0 -- 21, Behrends 6-0 -- 15, L. Maxey 5-1 -- 13, Feezel 5-0 -- 10, Smithson 2-0 -- 4, Frailey 0-2 -- 2, Bauer 1-0 -- 2, Sefton 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 26 FG, 3 FT.

SOUTH CENTRAL (50)

Harmeier 5-5 -- 15, Riley 5-0 -- 10, Langley 3-1 -- 7, Arnold 2-1 -- 5, Ross 2-0 -- 4, Wilkins 1-0 -- 2, O'Leary 1-0 -- 2, Markley 0-2 -- 2, Powless 1-0 -- 2, Hemken 0-1 -- 1. TOTALS 20 FG, 10 FT.

South Central                            8      6    20    16    --    50

St. Elmo/Brownstown          17    17    19    14    --    67

3-point FG -- St. Elmo/Brownstown  12 (M. Maxey 7, Behrends 3, L. Maxey 2), South Central 0.

Game 17

SOUTH CENTRAL (36)

Harmeier 4-4 -- 16, Hemken 0-0 -- 0, Markley 0-0 -- 0, Langley 3-0 -- 6, Riley 2-0 -- 4, Arnold 0-0 -- 0, Ross 2-1 -- 5, Powless 2-1 -- 5. TOTALS 13 FG, 6 FT.

MAROA-FORSYTH (56)

Gilbert 2-0 -- 6, Reeser 0-0 -- 0, Ahrends 0-2 -- 2, Woollen 1-0 -- 3, Ritter 2-2 -- 7, Ratts 7-0 -- 14, Zilz 2-1 -- 5, Murphy 7-2 -- 16, Bryan 1-1 -- 3. TOTALS 22 FG, 8 FT.

South  Central           16    9    1    10    --   36

Maroa-Forsyth          21    7    8    20    --    56

3-point FG -- South Central 4 (Harmeier 4), Maroa-Forsyth 4 (Gilbert 2, Woollen 1, Ritter 1).

Game 19

ST. ANTHONY (64)

Williams 0-4 -- 4, Jansen 0-0 -- 0, Gibson 1-1 -- 3, Greene 1-6 -- 8, A. Gardewine 3-2 -- 8, Hoelscher 4-5 -- 13, Z. Gardewine 1-2 -- 4, Goeckner 6-5 -- 18, Gurtner 0-0 -- 0, Rios 3-0 -- 6. TOTALS 19 FG, 25 FT.

ALTAMONT (52)

Jackman 2-0 -- 6, Mcginnis 2-2 -- 6, Ziegler 3-1 -- 7, Borders 1-2 -- 5, A. Goeckner 2-1 -- 6, Armstrong 1-2 -- 4, Seidel 3-0 -- 6, Jahraus 4-4 -- 12, Wolff 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 18 FG, 12 FT.

St. Anthony         14    19    10    21    --    64

Altamont                9       8    13    22    --    52

3-point FG -- St. Anthony 1 (Goeckner 1), Altamont 4 (Jackman 2, Borders 1, A. Goeckner 1).