Sacred Heart, Stew-Stras, Brownstown Win In NTC Tourney

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Published on October 19 2012 12:35 pm
Last Updated on October 19 2012 2:52 pm
Written by Millie Lange

DIETERICH -- Effingham Sacred Heart, Stewardson-Strasburg and Brownstown all claimed opening round victories in the National Trail Conference Seventh-Grade Girls Basketball Tournament Thursday evening.

Sacred Heart won the opening game over Neoga 22-8. The Shamrocks led 10-6 at halftime then had a 12-2 second half run. Carie tallied six to lead the winners. Atwell led Neoga with four.

In the second contest, Stewardson-Strasburg edged Dieterich 15-13. Stew-Stras took an 11-6 opening half lead. Dieterich came back with a 7-4 second half run but fell short. M. Schlechte led the winners with seven points. Garbe led Dieterich with six.

In the final contest of the evening, Brownstown claimed a 33-3 win over Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick. Deana Shelton tallied 12 for the winners. Oldham scored two for BCCH.

Tournament action continues tonight as Dieterich faces BCCH at 5:30 p.m. in consolation bracket play followed by Altamont meeting Sacred Heart at 6:45 in winner bracket play and Stew-Stras taking on Brownstown at 8, also in winner bracket action.

NTC Seventh-Grade Tournament

Game One

Sacred Heart          7    3    6    6    --    22

Neoga                     4    2    0    2    --      8

Sacred Heart -- McWhorter 2, Cordes 5, Mills 3, Shamhart 4, Carie 6, Stock 2

Neoga -- Atwell 4, Easton 2, Ramert 2

Game Two

Dieterich          6    0    3    4    --    13

Stew-Stras      7    4    4    0    --    15

Dieterich -- Shadle 4, Gephart 3, Garbe 6

Stew-Stras -- M. Schlechte 7, Tabbert 2, Everett 2, Ballinger 4

Game Three

BCCH                       0    0    1    2    --      3

Brownstown         24    2    3    4    --    33

Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick -- Oldham 2, G. Smith 1

Brownstown -- Carson 2, Parkison 4, Stephens 4, Da. Shelton 6, De. Shelton 12, Viramonks 5

At Palestine

Jasper County handed Palestine two losses in action Thursday evening.

Jasper County won the seventh-grade encounter 38-7. Abby Frohning tallied 17 for the winners.

In eighth-grade play, Jasper County was a 43-24 winner. Ariel Richards had 17, Grace Hartrich 10 and Madison Easley 10.

At Palestine

Seventh-Grade Game

Jasper Co.          11    12    11    4    --    38

Palestine               4      1      2    0    --      7

Jasper County -- Frohning 17, Cox 7, Powlis 6, Earnest 4, Hyatt 2, Baker 2

Palestine -- Bezy 4, Steffen 2, Lawrence 1

Eighth-Grade Game

Jasper Co.          10    8    15    10    --    43

Palestine               4    5      4    11    --    24

Jasper County -- Richards 17, Hartrich 10, Easley 10, Probst 2, Brown 2, Cohorst 2

Palestine -- Kez 9, Patterson 7, Wormer 2, Keene 2, Monti 2, Wells 2