Brownstown Wins NTC Eighth-Grade Girls Tourney Title

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Published on October 29 2012 12:15 pm
Last Updated on October 29 2012 12:15 pm
Written by Millie Lange

BEECHER CITY -- Brownstown claimed the championship of the National Trail Conference Eighth-Grade Girls Basketball Tournament championship Saturday at Beecher City High School.

Brownstown edged Altamont 29-26 to win the title. Morgan Brown led the winners with 12 points while Dana Shelton added eight. Brownstown edged out to a 13-12 first half lead then had a 7-5 run in the third quarter.

Leading  Altamont was E. Biggs with 12 points and K. Duckwirtz with eight.

In the third place game, Neoga was a 42-18 winner over Stewardson-Strasburg. Rachel Ewing and Jaycie Roy had 13 points each for the winners. M. Schlechte led Stew-Stras with seven.

The consolation championship went to Effingham Sacred Heart 22-17 over Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick. S. Webster scored 11 for the winners. Felicia Johnson had six for BCCH.

In Friday's games, Sacred Heart beat Dieterich 31-11 with S. Webster scoring 15 and Carie 10. Altamont beat Stew-Stras 29-27. E. Biggs tallied 12 and B. Burns 10 for Altamont. Stew-Stras was led by B. Schlechte with 11.

Brownstown beat Neoga 29-27. Brown scored nine and Elisa Baron eight for Brownstown. Chloe Padgett tallied14 for Neoga.

Friday's Games

Game 4

Dieterich                 0    7      1    3    --    11

Sacred Heart          7    9    12    3    --    31

Dieterich -- Bannick 6, Hayes 2, Deain 3

Sacred Heart -- S. Webster 15, B. Webster 4, Shamhart 2, Carie 10

Game 5

Altamont           10    16    8    2    --    36

Stew-Stras          0      9    5    4    --    18

Altamont -- Goldstein 6, Sims 2, Duckwitz 4, Burns 10, Miller 2, Biggs 12

Stew-Stras -- M. Schlechte 3, B. Schlechte 11, Probst 2, Ballinger 2

Game 6

Brownstown          2    11    7    9    --    29

Neoga                 10       6    4    7    --    27

Brownstown -- Da. Shelton 3, Brown 9, De. Shelton 2, Grames 1, Baron 8, Zasada 6

Neoga -- Padgett 14, Ewing 2, Miah 2, Hill 2, Potter 5, Roy 2

Saturday's Games

Consolation Championship

BCCH                      3    0    4    10    --    17

Sacred Heart          5    4    5      8    --    22

Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick -- Miller 2, Morrison 3, Johnson 6, Wehrle 2, Oldham 4

Sacred Heart -- S. Webster 11,  Cordes 2, B. Webster 2, Mills 1, Carie 6

Third Place

Stew-Stras         0      5      4    9    --    18

Neoga               11    12    15    4    --    42

Stew-Stras -- M. Schlechte 7, Tabbert 2, B. Schlechte 5, Rentfro 4

Neoga -- Padgett 1, Ewing 13, Miah 7, Potter 6, Roy 13,  Dryden 2

Championship

Altamont                 6     6    5    9    --    26

Brownstown          10    3    7    9    --    29

Altamont -- Goldstein 6, Duckwitz 8, Biggs 12

Brownstown -- Parkison 2,  Da. Shelton 8, Brown 12, De. Shelton 3, Grames 2, Zasada 2