Effingham Splits Frosh/Soph Boys Basketball

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Published on January 21 2014 2:02 pm
Last Updated on January 21 2014 2:02 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham claimed the freshman boys basketball victory over Mattoon Monday evening, 74-39.

The Hearts held a 43-26 halftime lead. Three players hit double figures. Grant Wolfe led with 21 points while Jacob Donaldson added 16 and Brent Beals chipped in with 14.

In the sophomore game, Mattoon claimed a 45-42 win. Effingham took a 26-21 halftime lead but Mattoon came roaring out after halftime with a 19-9 run to lead 40-35 going into the final period. EHS outscored the Green Wave 7-5 but couldn't make up that third quarter difference.

Michael Woltman tallied 11 and Brady Jackson 10 for the Hearts.

At Effingham

Freshman Game

Mattoon             12    14    17       6    --    49

Effingham          20    23    21    10    --    74

Mattoon -- Johnson 16, Owens 0, Raboin 9, Black 0, Otto 0, R. Prior 8, Hamilton 3, G. Prior 0, Smith 0, Jeffries 3, Overton 0, Poorman 10, Luce 0, Epperson 0, Stephens 0

Effingham -- Huelsbusch 0, Smith 0, Hull 2, Beals 14, Kreke 7, Keith 3, Bushue 0, Osborn 4, Morrow 5, Wolfe 21,  Schafer 2, Donaldson 16, Hull 0

Sophomore Game

Mattoon              11    10    19    5    --    45

Effingham          15    11      9    7    --    42

Mattoon -- Vogt 17, Craig 7, Woodyard 4, Utsler 7, Rhime 4, Lilly 6, Phillips 0

Effingham -- Vasquez 3, Webb 0, Schafer 5, Hecht 1, Zerrusen 6, Woltman 11, Nieman 0, Jackson 10, White 2, Barnes 2, Minor 2