Big Second Half Propels Wooden Shoes to Win Over Bulldogs (ADDITIONAL SCORES, DETAILS)


Published on February 7 2014 10:28 pm
Last Updated on February 10 2014 4:38 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The Teutopolis Wooden Shoes used a big second half to defeat the St. Anthony Bulldogs 52-33 in boys high school basketball action Friday night.  The contest, part of Pink Out activities at the Enlow Center in the battle against breast cancer, was heard on 979XFM and

Neil Williams hit a three-pointer for St. Anthony to open the scoring, but Teutopolis started to hit and led 15-9 after one quarter.  The Bulldogs, though, played their best quarter in the second period, outscoring T-Town 15-10 to pull within 25-24 at halftime and then scored on a three-pointer to take a 27-25.  That was the high point for St. Anthony, however, as Teutopolis outscored the Bulldogs 17-2 in the balance of the quarter to take a 42-29 lead at period's end.  The Shoes then outscored the Bulldogs 10-4 in the final quarter to post the 19-point win.  T-Town had the lead up to 21 on a couple of occasions.

Teutopolis shot 49% from the field for the game on 19 of 39 shooting, but hit 10 of 16 shots in the second half, or 63% to pull away.

Meanwhile, St. Anthony made nine of 21 shots in the first half for 43%, but made just four shots from the field in the second half on 20 attempts for 20%.  The Bulldogs finished 13 of 41 overall for 32%.  

Teutopolis made eight of 11 foul shots while St. Anthony made three of just four free throws.  St. Anthony turned the ball over 13 times to 11 for Teutopolis, and St. Anthony outrebounded the Wooden Shoes 23-21 for the game.  The Bulldogs made four of 14 three-pointers while Teutopolis hit six of 14 threes.

Teutopolis sophomore Brett Mette scored 15 points to lead all scorers.  Also in double figures for the Wooden Shoes with Reed Hardiek with 14 points and Cody Will with 11.  Also for Teutopolis: Brock Mette six, and Bobby Wenthe, Tyler Gebben and Justin Kenter two each.

Neil Williams led St. Anthony with 14 points while John Goeckner added 10.  Kyle Hartke came off the bench to score five points and Derek Rios and Kyle Bourgeois each scored two points and that was it for the Bulldogs.

Teutopolis improved to 14-7 with the win, while St. Anthony slipped to 15-7.

Teutopolis won the JV game 56-47.  Devin Smith scored 12 points and Ryan Schumacher 10 to lead Teutopolis, while Kyle Hartke scored 19 points to pace St. Anthony.


Other Friday scores:

In the Red Out Game at Effingham High School, the Hearts slowly pulled away to defeat the Mattoon Green Wave 51-39 and remain undefeated in the Apollo Conference.  

Effingham trailed 11-10 after one quarter, but led 22-18 at halftime and increased the lead to 30-20 after three periods.  The scoring opened up in the fourth quarter as the Hearts outscored the Green Wave 21-19 to post the win.

Leighton Lark led Effingham with 18 points, including 11 points from the foul line in the fourth quarter. Kennan Mahaffey and Kevin Daugherty each scored nine points, Phil Knight six, Matt Wohltman four, Marcus Robinson three and Isaac Foreman two points.

Effingham won the JV game 64-48.  For the JV Hearts: Michael Carie 19, Michael Woltman 14, Grant Wolfe 11, Sean Zerrusen 10, Brent Beals five, Jared Minor three, and Jacob Donaldson two points.

Also Friday:

Stewardson-Strasburg 67, Mulberry Grove 55 (Brandon Helmuth led Stew-Stras with 28 points and seven rebounds; also for the Comets: Mark Jones 19 points, Aaron Blythe eight points and seven rebounds, Jason Fry seven points, seven assists and five rebounds, Austin Rincker three points, and Ted Kessler two points)

Newton 52, Robinson 48 (with leading scorer Luke Stone out with a bad back, Brock Mammoser picked up the slack and scored 22 points for the Eagles; also for Newton: Gunner Pickens nine, Jarrod Barke and Caleb Chesnut eight each, and Luke Huston five)

Marshall 65, Cumberland 50 (Caleb Brumleve and Houston Napier each scored 14 points for the Pirates; also for Cumberland: Monte Wolke, Brandon Shaon and Blayke Cutts six apiece, Gunnar McMechan three and Sam Bauguss one point)

Windsor 52, South Central 47 (for Windsor: Hayden Cole 18, Tristan Warner 17, Alex Allen 13, and Mitchell Haddock and Kyle Peadro two points each; for South Central: Evan Langley and Chase Riley 14 points each, Brett Harmeier 12, Noah Powless five, and Jace Wilkins two points)

Maroa-Forsyth 53, Shelbyville 39

Olney East Richland 52, Oblong 28

Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin 56, Taylorville 39

Salem 59, Charleston 49

Casey-Westfield 87, Edwards County 36

Atwood-Hammond 60, Martinsville 33

Paris 53, Mt. Zion 50

And in Girls Basketball at Parkland College:

Teutopolis Lady Shoes 40, Bishop Mac 38 (OT) (The Lady Shoes outscored Bishop Mac 5-3 in the extra frame to claim the win; for Teutopolis: Becca Schumacher 14, Anna Hartke and Cierra Thompson 10 each, Haley Giles four, and Danielle Repking two)

Brownstown/St. Elmo 57, Dieterich 53 (for BSE: Audrianna Pruett 15, Kyrstyn Fitch and Molly Hill nine points each, Morgan Brown eight, Emily Bone seven, Dani Austin five, Gabi Moore four; for Dieterich: Courtney Flach 20 points with five rebounds, Mallorie Vahling 12 points with nine rebounds, four assists and six steals, Rachel Schmidt eight points and five rebounds, Madeline Aherin four, Kallee Rae Heuerman four, Elizabeth Abbott three points and Hanna Ruholl two points; Dieterich now 9-15 on the season; BSE won the JV game 44-23)

At Brownstown


Abbott 1-1 -- 3, Flach 8-4 -- 20, Aherin 1-2 -- 4, Ruholl 1-0 -- 2, Schmidt 3-0 -- 8, Heuerman 1-2 -- 4, Vahling 4-4 -- 12. TOTALS 19 FG, 13 FT.


Pruett 7-0 -- 15, Austin 2-1 -- 5, Fitch 2-4 -- 9, Hill 3-2 -- 9, Moore 1-2 -- 4, Bone 3-1 -- 7, Brown 3-0 -- 8. TOTALS 21 FG, 10 FT.

Dieterich                                12    10    12    19    --    53

Brownstown/St. Elmo           2    23      9    23    --    57

3-point FG -- Dieterich 2 (Schmidt 2), Brownstown/St. Elmo 5 (Pruett 1, Fitch 1, Hill 1, Brown 2).

Junior Varsity Game -- Brownstown/St. Elmo 44, Dieterich 23.

The Altamont at Cowden-Herrick, Okaw Valley at Beecher City and Dieterich at North Clay boys games were called either due to bad roads or school being cancelled.