Newton Named Dieterich Holiday Tourney Champion

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Published on December 31 2012 3:17 pm
Last Updated on December 31 2012 3:17 pm
Written by Millie Lange

DIETERICH -- Newton High School handed Oblong a 64-42 loss in the championship game of the Dieterich Holiday Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday.

The Eagles connected on 26 of 44 field goals and six of 13 at the line while Oblong hit only 13 of 34 from the field and was 13 of 15 at the line.

Dylan Davidson led Newton with 20 points and six assists. Luke Stone tallied 16 points and pulled down seven rebounds. Derek Schackmann had 12 points, six assists and four steals.

In the third place game, Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran edged Dieterich 67-62.

The fifth place game went to North Clay (Louisville) over Beecher City 64-58 in overtime.

The Cardinals held a 21-15 first quarter lead and led 33-26 at halftime. Beecher City came back with a 14-11 third period run to pull within 44-40 going into the final period. The Eagles then had a 14-10 run to knot the score at 54-54 sending the game into overtime.

In the overtime session North Clay connected on three field goals and was four of four at the line to outrun Beecher City 10-4 and pull out the victory.

Logan Hilderbrand and Nathan Micklautz were the one-two scoring punch with 24 and 20 points respectively for the Cardinals.

Beecher City was led by Brady Barnes with 15 and Donnie Riley with 14.

In the seventh place game, Red Hill (Bridgeport) defeated Arcola 50-48.

Fifth Place Game

BEECHER CITY (58)

Gardner 2-1 -- 5, McKay 0-0 -- 0, Doty 1-2 -- 4, Bales 0-0 -- 0, Riley 5-0 -- 14, Krueger 8-2 -- 20, Barnes 6-3 -- 15. TOTALS 22 FG, 8 FT.

NORTH CLAY (64)

Hildebrand 11-2 -- 24, Micklautz 8-2 -- 20, Britton 0-0 -- 0, Cox 3-0 -- 6, Yoho 3-3 -- 9, Rubsam 0-0 -- 0, Walker 1-2 -- 5. TOTALS 26 FG, 9 FT.

Beecher City          15    11    14    14      4    --    58

North Clay             21    12    11    10    10    --    64

3-point FG -- Beecher City 6 (Riley 4, Krueger 2), North Clay 3 (Micklautz 2, Walker 1).

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM

Donovan Riley (Beecher City), Lukas Mueller (Christ Our Rock), Collin Meese (Oblong), Tyler Burmester (Christ Our Rock), Nathan Micklautz (North Clay), Logan Hilderbrand (North Clay), Dylan Johnson (Newton), Dalton Hinterscher (Dieterich), Dylan Davidson (Newton), Anthony Johnson (Oblong) MVP