Dieterich, Stew-Stras Advance to NTC Junior High Boys Final

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Published on December 6 2012 11:52 am
Last Updated on December 6 2012 11:52 am
Written by Millie Lange

Dieterich and Stewardson-Strasburg advanced to the championship game of the National Trail Conference Seventh-Grade Boys Basketball Tournament Wednesday evening.

Dieterich 47, St. Elmo/Brownstown 23

Dieterich stepped out to a 16-4 opening quarter lead and never looked back in downing St. Elmo/Brownstown.

Dieterich outscored St. Elmo/Brownstown 24-12 in the second half. Campton led the winners with 13 points while Radloff chipped in with 10. Brown led St. Elmo/Brownstown with 11.

Dieterich will face Stew-Stras today at 7:30 p.m. for the championship.

Game Eight

Dieterich                               16    7    14    10    --    47

St. Elmo/Brownstown            4    7      7      5    --    23

Dieterich -- Campton 13, Radloff 10, Thoele 8, Bloemer 6, Higgs 6, McClain 2, Mellendorf 2

St. Elmo/Brownstown -- Brown 11, Maxey 8, Behl 2, Ireland 1, Strauch 1

Stewardson-Strasburg 37, Altamont 33

Stewardson-Strasburg advanced to the title contest tonight at 7:30 against Dieterich with a victory over Altamont.

Altamont held an 11-6 opening quarter lead and led 17-12 at halftime. Stew-Stras came roaring back with a 10-2 third period run and had a slight 15-14 final period edge to pull out the victory.

Kramer led Stew-Stras with 19 points while Thies chipped in with nine. Pemberton led Altamont with 10 points.

Game Nine

Altamont              11    6      2    14    --    33

Stew-Stras            6    6    10    15    --     37

Altamont -- Pemberton 10, Vaughn 7, Brown 6, Stevenson 6, Higgs 2, Parker 2

Stew-Stras -- Kramer 19, Thies 9, Koester 4, Quast 3, Kessler 2

Cowden-Herrick 41, Effingham Sacred Heart 13

In a consolation round contest, Cowden-Herrick defeated Sacred Heart to advance to the consolation championship today at 6:15 p.m. against Neoga.

Cowden-Herrick held a 16-2 opening quarter lead and led 23-5 at halftime. Cowden-Herrick then had a 13-4 third period run. Phillips and Watson provided the one-two scoring punch for the winners with 12 points each. Helmink led the Shamrocks with eight points.

Game Seven

Sacred Heart                 2    3      4    4    --    13

Cowden-Herrick          16    7    13    5    --    41

Sacred Heart -- Helmink 8, Sherrod 4, Will 1

Cowden-Herrick -- Phillips 12, Watson 12, Rauch 7, Barfield 6, Hopper 2, Russell 2