Junior High School Boys Basketball Roundup -- Jan. 11

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Published on January 13 2014 2:35 pm
Last Updated on January 13 2014 2:47 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham splits with Mattoon in junior high boys basketball competition Saturday.

The Mustangs won the seventh-grade contest 34-32. Effingham scored with 13 seconds remaining in the game when Zach Lee hit Dylan Bushur for a layup. The Mustangs led by one at halftime and stretched that lead to five at the end of the third quarter. However, Mattoon did not go quietly and took a two point lead with approximately two minutes remaining.

Wolfe tallied 14 and Lee 10 for the winners who improve to 3-0 in the Apollo Conference, 12-0 overall.

In eighth-grade play, Mattoon edged Effingham 34-31. The Mustangs led 12-7 at halftime and 24-20 going into the final quarter. Mattoon then had a 14-7 run to pull out the victory.

Hull and Sandifer led in scoring with 13 points each. The Mustangs drop to 10-2 on the season.

At Effingham

Seventh-Grade Game

Mattoon              9    5     7    11    --    32

Effingham          8    7    11     8    --    34

Mattoon -- Spitz 3, Princko 6, Betts 9, Leusiuk 2, Smith 12

Effingham -- Hagler 4, Bushur 5, Jackson 1, Wolfe 14, Lee 10

Eighth-Grade Game

Mattoon             0    7    13    14    --    34

Effingham          4    8    12     7    --    31

Mattoon -- Kremer 16, Monroe 6, Moncel 4, Jones 3, Baumann 3, Garner 2

Effingham -- Hull 13, Sandifer 13,  Levitt 3, Hill 2

 

At Effingham Sacred Heart

Stewardson-Strasburg captured two wins over Effingham Sacred Heart.

Stew-Stras won the seventh-grade encounter 37-29. Stew-Stras took a 24-11 halftime lead. A. Burton tallied 17 and Kirby 10 for the winners. Bowlin led the Shamrocks with 10. Stew-Stras improves to 2-6 in the National Trail Conference, 4-13 overall.

In eighth-grade action, Stew-Stras won 52-16 by stepping out to a 21-5 opening quarter lead. Hansen tallied 13 for the winners. Sherrod and C. Helmink led Sacred Heart with four each. Stew-Stras improves to 8-0 in the conference, 11-4 overall.

At Effingham

Seventh-Grade Game

Stew-Stras             13    11    6      7    --    37

Sacred Heart            7      4    6    12    --    29

Stew-Stras -- Jesgarz 1, A. Burton 17, Smith 2, Tabbert 5, Miller 2, Kirby 10

Sacred Heart -- L. Swingler 6, Bowlin 10, W. Swingler 8, Rogers 3, Tegeler 2

Eighth-Grade Game

Stew-Stras            21    9    13    9     --    52

Sacred Heart           5    2      5    4    --    16

Stew-Stras -- Hansen 13, Quast 8, Thies 6, Koester 7, Kramer 8, Kessler 8, Clark 2

Sacred Heart -- Rozene 3, Sherrod 4, Kruger 2, C. Helmink 4, Conkling 3

 

At Effingham

St. Anthony tallied a 48-17 victory over Flora in seventh-grade play at Goff Gym Saturday.

The Bullpups took a 12-2 opening quarter lead and had a 17-5 final period run. Blanchette led the way with 19 points while Brandenburger added 10.

St. Anthony now sports a 13-0 record.

At Effingham

Flora                          2      8    2      5    --    17

St. Anthony           12    10    9    17    --    48

Flora -- Leib 2, Pearce 2, Cosner 4, Schafer 9

St. Anthony -- Blanchette 19, Brandenburger 10, Koester 2, Ludwig 4, Wall 6, Schultz 2, Quandt 4, Kabbes 1

 

At Teutopolis

In the Teutopolis Junior High Round Robins, T-town won the seventh-grade with a 2-0 record followed by ESL Clark 1-1 and Centralia 0-2.

In the eighth-grade, Centralia won with a 2-0 mark followed by T-town 1-1 and ESL Clark 0-2.

In seventh-grade action, T-town downed Centralia 29-6. Tyler Runde taliled eight to lead the winners. In game two, East St. Louis Clark blasted Centralia 51-14. In the final contest, T-town won over ESL Clark 36-20. Dawson Smith scored 13 and Josh Hardiek 12.

In eighth-grade play, Centralia beat T-town 57-30. Lee Hardiek scored 10 for T-town. Centralia then beat ESL Clark 47-23. T-town then won over ESL Clark 64-48. Ethyn Dust and Hardiek scored 14 each while Landon Jansen added 11.

Teutopolis Seventh-Grade Round Robin

Game One

Teutopolis          14    9    4    2    --    29

Centralia              0    1    5    0     --      6

Teutopolis -- Smith 2, Runde 8, Will 3, Weber 4, Zerrusen 3, Ja. Hardiek 4, Jo. Hardiek 2, Deters 3

Centralia -- Horst 1, B. Horst 5

Game Three

Teutopolis          4    7    13    12    --    36

ESL Clark            4    5      4      7    --    20

Teutopolis -- Smith 13, Runde 4, Weber 3, Probst 4, Jo. Hardiek 12

ESL Clark -- Elliot 4, Hargrove 9, King 5, Bolden 2

Teutopolis Eighth-Grade Round Robin

Game One

Teutopolis              6       8      9       7    --    30

Centralia              15    14    18    10    --    57

Teutopolis -- Funneman 2, Kremer 9, Jansen 2, Young 2, Hardiek 10, Schlink 2, Dust 3

Centralia -- Williams 10, Wallace 13, Keeler 9, Maines 24, Bradley 1

Game Three

Teutopolis          13    13    20    18    --    64

ESL Clark           15    11    11    11    --    48

Teutopolis -- Goeckner 3, Funneman 11, Kremer 7, Jansen 11, Deters 4, Hardiek 14, Dust 14

ESL Clark -- Williams 9, Baxter 3, Forest 24, Hollis 2, Waltz 6, Bell 4