Newton Comes From Behind to Edge Casey-Westfield; Other Friday Basketball Scores

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Published on January 11 2014 2:50 pm
Last Updated on January 11 2014 2:50 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The Casey-Westfield Warriors outscored the Newton Eagles 19-9 in the first quarter, but the Eagles came back to post a two-point win over the Warriors Friday, 62-60.

Newton outscored Casey-Westfield 15-10 in the second quarter to pull within 29-24 at halftime and had closed to within two points, 43-41 after three periods.  Luke Stone scored a late bucket to give the Eagles the two-point win as Newton outscored the Warriors 21-17 in the final stanza.  

Casey-Westfield at one point held a 14-point lead and Newton came back to lead by seven in the final quarter before sealing the deal on Stone's basket with less than 20 seconds remaining.

Stone led Newton with 18 points while Brock Mammoser added 14 points and Luke Huston 10.  Also for Newton: Gunner Pickens nine, Corey Workman six, Caleb Chesnut three and Mitch Jansen two.

Newton improved to 13-1 on the season.

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Also Friday:

St. Elmo/Brownstown 75, Stewardson-Strasburg 59 (for St. Elmo/Brownstown: Levi Maxey 23, Landon Feezel and Jacob Behrends 16 each, Cole Smithson 11 and 13 rebounds, Malachi Maxey five, Eric Neeley and Kyle Hardimon two each...for Stewardson-Strasburg: Brandon Helmuth 16 along with eight rebounds and six assists, Bryse Bugger 14, Jason Fry 11, Austin Rincker seven, Chandler Ballinger five, Mark Jones and Aaron Blythe three each)

Red Hill 54, Cumberland 47 (for Cumberland: Caleb Brumleve 16, Sam Bauguss 10, Gunnar McMechan and Brendan Shaon six each, Houston Napier four, Blayke Cutts three, Monte Wolke two)

Taylorville 69, Jacksonville 61

Flora 65, Lawrenceville 54 (OT)

Mattoon 82, Charleston 44

Marshall 60, Oblong 51

Olney East Richland 64, Edwards County 39

Mt. Zion 62, Salem 40

Tuscola 56, Sullivan 38

Argenta-Oreana 49, Shelbyville 45

Vandalia 66, East Alton-Wood River 47