Junior High Boys Basketball -- January 15

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Published on January 16 2013 1:11 pm
Last Updated on January 16 2013 1:11 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham Sacred Heart and Stewardson-Strasburg advanced to the consolation championship game of the National Trail Conference Eighth-Grade Boys Basketball Tournament after picking up victories Tuesday evening.

Stew-Stras defeated Dieterich 42-30. Moschenrose tallied 19 and Nichols 18 for the winners. Dieterich was led by C. Thoele and Kuhl with nine points each.

Stew-Stras trailed 23-12 at halftime then had a 15-2 third period run and outscored Dieterich 15-5 in the final period.

In the second contest, Sacred Heart edged Windsor 39-35 in overtime. Windsor held a 19-13 halftime lead and led 29-21 going into the final period. The Shamrocks came back with a 13-5 run to tie the score and send the game into overtime where they pulled out the victory.

Tegeler scored 23 for the winners while Hutchinson scored 23 for Windsor.

The tournament finishes out Thursday evening with Altamont facing St. Elmo/Brownstown for the championship at 8 p.m. Cowden-Herrick takes on Beecher City for third place at 6:45 and Stew-Stras and Sacred Heart square off at 5:30 for the consy title.

NTC Eighth-Grade Tournament

Game Eight

Stew-Stras          9      3    15    15    --    42

Dieterich            11    12      2      5    --    30

Stew-Stras -- Agapito 2, Nichols 10, Ohnesorge 2, Moschenrose 19, Overbeck 7, Vonderheide 2

Dieterich -- McClain 2, Kuhl 9, C. Thoele 9, R. Overton 4, Radloff 6

Game Nine

Sacred Heart          7    6      8    13    5    --    39

Windsor               14    5    10      5    1    --    35

Sacred Heart -- Schafer 5, J. Bushue 2, Smith 4, Tegeler 23, Pruemer 5

Windsor -- Bennett 3, Howard 4, Harris 3, Hutchinson 23, Boyer 2

At Farina

Flora picked up an eighth-grade victory over host South Central. Flora was an 80-48 winner.