Hearts Claim Apollo Conference Freshman Tourney Victories

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Published on February 17 2014 2:10 pm
Last Updated on February 18 2014 5:24 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham High School claimed two wins to advance to the title game of the Apollo Conference Freshman Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday.

The Hearts defeated Charleston in the opening game, 70-46. EHS took a 42-25 halftime lead. Kyle Morrow tallied 24, eight in the second and third quarters. Jacob Donaldson added 21 and Trevor Kreke 11.

In the second contest, Effingham won over Paris 67-37. EHS again had a big lead at halftime 36-17. Donaldson led the way with 27 while Morrow chipped in with 14.

In the other game, Charleston edged Paris 58-53.

The Hearts move into the title contest this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Effingham against Mount Zion. Mount Zion beat Mattoon 60-56 then edged Salem 69-66. Mattoon won over Salem 76-54. Paris meets Salem at 10 a.m. for fifth place anda Charleston takes on Mattoon at 11:15 for third.

Apollo Conference Freshman Tournament

Game Two

Effingham            18    24    17    11    --    70

Charleston           11    14    13     8    --    46

Effiingham -- Huelsbusch 0, Smith 2, B. Hull 0, Beals 7, Kreke 11, Keith 3, Bushue 0, Osborn 2, Morrow 24, Schafer 0, Donaldson 21, C. Hull 0

Charleston -- Gavin 9, McGahy 8, Boyar 8, Dowd 2, Miller 3, Zedulli 1, Lutz 14, Hughes 1

Game Three

Effingham          17    19    19    12    --    67

Paris                   11       6    13      7    --    37

Effingham -- Hulesbusch 2, Smith 2, B. Hull 0, Beals 5, Kreke 9, Keith 0, Bushue 0, Osborn 6, Morrow 14, Schafer 2, Donaldson 27, C. Hull 0

Paris -- Sutton 4, G. Johnson 3, Daugherty 11, C. Johnson 2, Watson 2, Roush 3, Fsaf 10, Knophel 2