CHBC's Stay at Highland Tournament Comes To End

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Published on January 21 2014 12:20 pm
Last Updated on January 21 2014 6:01 pm
Written by Millie Lange

HIGHLAND -- Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City Higih School picked up a second defeat and saw its stay at the 28th  Annual Highland Girls Basketball Tournament come to an end Monday evening.

CHBC fell to Belleville Althoff 60-26. Belleville Althoff jumped out to a 28-5 opening quarter lead. Both teams played to a 6-6 tie in the second quarter. Althoff came back with a 17-5 third period run.

Kasswasser led the winners with 14 points. CHBC was led by Riley with eight points.

In other games Monday, Nokomis edged Hillsboro 49-48 in consolation bracket action. Belleville Althoff and Nokomis square off at 5 p.m. Thursday. In winner bracket play, Breese Central defeated Salem 51-27 and Breese Mater Dei downed Nashville 38-28. Mater Dei and Central will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Teutopolis will be back in action in winner bracket play Wednesday at 7. The tournament schedule has been moved back a day.

Highland Tournament

COWDEN-HERRICK/BEECHER CITY (26)

Ward 7, J. Morrison 7, Riley 8, Herrmann 2, Meek 2

BELLEVILLE ALTHOFF (60)

Watts 2, Collins 4, Kasswasser 14, Weilbacher 5, Jackson 9, Reimer 9, Vaught 8, Stoyer 2, Lane 5, Martaz 2

CHBC                                   5    6      5    10    --    26

Belleville Althoff           28    6    17      9    --    60