EHS Boys Season Comes To An End

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Published on March 6 2014 11:35 am
Last Updated on March 6 2014 11:35 am
Written by Millie Lange

SALEM -- Effingham High School saw its boys basketball season come to an end Wednesday evening in the Class 3A Salem Regional.

The Hearts fell to Olney 35-32. The Tigers took an 8-6 opening quarter lead behind two three-pointers by Ethan Eagleson and Madden. The Hearts were within 14-11 at halftime and came back to outscore Olney 10-9 in the third period to pull within 23-21 going into the final quarter. Marcus Robinson knocked down two three-pointers in the third quarter for the Hearts.

But the Tigers held control and had a 12-11 edge for the three-point win. Madden led the Tigers with 12 points.

Effingham was led by Leighton Lark with 10 points and Robinson with nine.

Class 3A Salem Regional

EFFINGHAM (32)

Robinson 3-0 -- 9, Mahaffey 0-0 -- 0, Wohltman 2-2 -- 6, Lark 4-2 -- 10, Wolfe 0-0 -- 0, Daugherty 1-0 -- 2, Foreman 2-0 -- 4,  Carie 0-1 -- 1. TOTALS 12 FG, 5 FT.

OLNEY (35)

Et. Eagleson 2-0 -- 5, Madden 3-5 -- 12, Ev. Eagleson 0-0 -- 0, Nohren 2-4 -- 9, R. Eagleson 0-0 -- 0, St. Pierre 3-3 -- 9, Hahn 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 10 FG, 12 FT.

Effingham          6    5    10    11    --    32

Olney                  8    6      9    12    --    35

3-point FG -- Effingham 3 (Robinson 3), Olney 3 (Et. Eagleson 1, Madden 1, Nohren 1).