Mattoon Wins Scholastic Bowl Tourney at Effingham


Published on March 10 2014 7:04 am
Last Updated on March 10 2014 7:04 am
Written by Millie Lange

The Mattoon Junior High Scholastic Bowl team won the second annual South Central Conference tournament held in Effingham on Saturday.  St. Anthony Grade School hosted the round robin event.  

In Round 1, Mattoon defeated Teutopolis, 260-165, while Effingham downed St. Anthony, 170-135. Round 2 saw Mattoon defeat Effingham, 240-215 and Charleston win over Teutopolis, 240-210.  In Round 3, Effingham beat Charleston, 315-120, and Mattoon downed St. Anthony, 230-190.  St. Anthony outscored Teutopolis in the fourth round, 215-210, and Mattoon defeated Charleston, 250-105.  In Round 5, Charleston squeaked by St. Anthony, 225-220, and Effingham defeated Teutopolis by a score of 190-170.  

So the standings ended up Mattoon 4 wins, 0 losses; Effingham and Charleston each had 3 wins and 1 loss; and St. Anthony and Teutopolis each had 1 win and 3 losses.