Mustangs Claim Wins Over Altamont In Junior High Basketball

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Published on January 15 2014 12:14 pm
Last Updated on January 15 2014 2:19 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Junior High School picked up two victores over Altamont in boys basketball competition Tuesday evening.

In the seventh-grade contest, Effingham placed 10 players in the scoring column as the Mustangs bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 48-13 win over Altamont. The Mustangs improve to 13-1.

Effingham held Altamont scoreless in the opening quarter while taking a 13-0 lead. Wolfe tallied 10 points for the winners. Altamont was led by Biggs with four points.

In eighth-grade action, Effingham picked up a 57-43 win. The Mustangs held a 28-18 halftime lead and led 46-27 going into the final quarter.

Hull tallied 23, scoring 14 in the opening quarter as Effingham shot out to an 18-7 lead. Koester chipped in with 14 points. Altamont was led by Brown with 12 points.

At Altamont

Seventh-Grade Game

Effingham          13    10    11    14    --    48

Altamont              0     10      2      1    --    13

Effingham -- Allen 4, Hagler 2, Ballman 2, Bushur 7, Morrisey 5, Jackson 4, Wolfe 10, Rich 6, Marxman 2, Lee 4, Kiser 2

Altamont -- Biggs 4, Kuhlman 2, Klitzing 2, Asplin 2, Hemken 2, Schmidt 1

Eighth-Grade Game

Effingham          18    10    18    11    --    57

Altamont               7    11     9    16    --    43

Effingham -- Sandifer 14, Hull 23, Levit 6, Morrissey 2, Devore 3, Br. Lohman 1, Vasquez 5, Mulheron 3

Altamont -- Davis 7, Brown 12, Pemberton 6, Stevenson 8, Higgs 7, Vaughn 3

 

At Dieterich

Dieterich and St. Elmo/Brownstown split junior high wins. St. Elmo/Brownstown claimed the seventh-grade contest 35-19.

In eighth-grade action, Dieterich was a 54-26 winner.

 

Junior Midland Trail Conference Tournament

Clay City opened the MTC Tournament with a victory over Cisne, 28-10. The tournament finally started after being canceled several times last week.

In the second contest, South Central took on Noble, but no score was reported.