T-town Girls Continue to Win at Highland Tourney, Other Area Scores

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Published on January 23 2014 12:59 pm
Last Updated on January 23 2014 1:03 pm
Written by Millie Lange

HIGHLAND --  Teutopolis Higih School continued its winning ways at the 28th Annual Highland Girls Basketball Tournament.

The Wooden Shoes edged Highland 39-35 in overtime. The Shoes jumped out to a 9-3 first quarter lead and led 16-15 at halftime. Highland then pushed ahead 29-23 going into the final period. The Shoes rallied and knotted the score, sending the game into overtime.

In the overitme period, Thompson nailed two baskets, M. Hartke a bucket and Gebben a three-pointer. Thompson was the lone player for the Shoes in double figures with 19.

In other games Wednesday, in the wininer bracket, Belleville West defeated Carlyle 56-37. Belleville West will now meet Teutopolis at 8 p.m. Friday. In consolation bracket play, Okawville won over Trenton Wesclin 40-36 and O'Fallon defeated Vandalia 52-31. Okawville and O'Fallon meet tonight at 6:30. Also tonight, Belleville Althoff faces Nokomis at 5 and Breese Central takes on Breese Mater Dei at 8.

Highland Tournament

Overtime

TEUTOPOLIS (39)

Bueker 0-0 -- 0, Schumacher 1-0 -- 3, Hardiek 0-0 -- 0, Repking 0-0 -- 0, Giles 2-0 -- 4, A. Hartke 1-0 -- 2, Gebben 1-0 -- 3, Thompson 8-0 -- 19, M. Hartke 2-4 -- 8, Smith 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 15 FG, 4 FT.

HIGHLAND (35)

Pence 3-3 -- 9, Holthzclaw 0-0 -- 0, Vander 1-2 -- 4, Hartlieb 0-0 -- 0, Leitschuch 4-1 -- 9, Pottler 0-1 -- 1, LaPorta 5-2 -- 12. TOTALS 13 FG, 9  FT.

Teutopolis          9       7       7    9    7    --    39

Highland             3    12    14    3    3    --    35

3-point  FG -- Teutopolis 5 (Schmacher 1, Gebben 1, Thompson 3), Highland 0.

 

Little Illini Conference Tournament

In consolation bracket action at the LIC Tournament, Palestine/Hutsonville edged Red Hill (Bridgeport) 29-28 and Lawrenceville won over Casey-Westfield 58-49.

Tonight's final games feature Palestine/Hutsonville against Lawrenceville at 5 p.m. for the consolation championship, Newton takes on Olney at 6:30 for third place and Marshall squares off against Flora for the championship at 8.

 

OTHER SCORES:

Mount Zion 75, Decatur St. Teresa 39

Bethalto Civic Memorial 58, Taylorville 43