Newton Advances to LIC Final; Area Boys Roundup

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Published on January 23 2013 12:29 pm
Last Updated on January 23 2013 12:58 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Newton and Casey-Westfield will square off for the championship of the Little Illini Conference Boys Basketball Tournament after both teams picked up victories Tuesday evening.

Newton edged Robinson 63-60. The Eagles edged out to a 16-15 first quarter lead and led 30-27 at halftime. Robinson came back with a slight 17-16 third period run but Newton maintained control.

The Eagles hit 13 of 29 field goals and nine of 16 from three-point range. They connected on 10 of 17 free throws. Dylan Davidson scored 24 points and had nine assists. Luke Stone had 12 points and Corey Davidson 11.

Casey-Westfield also claimed a three-point win, this one over Flora 51-48. Casey-Westfield had a 17-16 first period lead but the Wolves came back to tie the score at 26-26 at halftime. The Warriors then had a 12-8 third period run and held off a final quarter challenge.

Murphy tallied 12 and Wolfe 11 for the winners. Pearce led Flora with 17 with Leib scoring 12 and Taylor 11.

Newton and Casey-Westfield will square off for the LIC Tourney championship at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Robinson faces Flora at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for third place.

 LIC Tournament

Newton            16    14    16    17    --    63

Robinson          15    12    17    16    --    60

Newton Leaders -- D. Davidson 24, Stone 12, C. Davidson 11

At Teutopolis

Teutopolis handed Paris a 67-42 loss. The Wooden Shoes edged out to a 15-12 first period lead behind Derek Smith's nine points. The Wooden Shoes pushed ahead 35-20 at halftime with a 20-8 second period run as six players scored.

In the third quarter, T-town had a 23-14 surge. Smith finished with 17 points to lead the Shoes while Jared Waldhoff, Cody Will and Kyle Pruemer scored 10 each.

At Teutopolis

PARIS (42)

Staley 1-0 -- 3, Whitacre 0-0 -- 0, Temples 3-1 -- 7, Murphy 0-0 -- 0, McDaniel 1-2 -- 5, Spencer 5-2 -- 12, Arp 1-0 -- 2, Martin 2-0 -- 4, Bradford 0-0 -- 0, Lueken 3-3 -- 9, Malone 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 16 FG, 8 FT.

TEUTOPOLIS (67)

Ungrund 0-0 -- 0, Smith 6-5 -- 17, Waldhoff 3-4 -- 10, Windell 0-0 -- 0, Will 4-0 -- 10, Hardiek 2-0 -- 5, Falbe 3-0 -- 7, Kenter 0-0 -- 0, Beck 0-0 -- 0, Niemerg 0-0 -- 0, Schultz 1-0 -- 2, Mette 3-0 -- 6, Pruemer 5-0 -- 10. TOTALS 27 FG, 9 FT.

Paris                    12      8    14    8    --    42

Teutopolis           15    20    23    9    --    67

3-point FG -- Paris 2 (Staley 1, McDaniel 1), Teutopolis 4 (Will 2, Hardiek 1, Falbe 1).

At Sandoval

North Clay (Louisville) blasted Sandoval in Midland Trail Conference action, 76-29.

The Cardinals held a 25-4 opening quarter lead and led 41-9 at halftime. Nathan Micklautz tallied 13 points and Adam Cox 10 for the winners.

At Sandoval

NORTH CLAY (76)

Micklautz 6-0 -- 13, Hildebrand 3-3 -- 9, Britton 0-0 -- 0, Yoho 1-2 -- 5, Walker 2-4 -- 8, VanDyke 1-0 -- 2, Rubsam 1-0 -- 3, Cox 5-0 -- 10, Rinehart 1-2 -- 4, Worthey 2-0 -- 6, Griffy 2-0 -- 4, Young 4-0 -- 8, Cruse 1-2 -- 4. TOTALS 29 FG, 13 FT.

SANDOVAL (29)

Johnson 2-1 -- 5, Orrel 1-0 -- 2, Meskil 1-0 -- 2, Wilbur 3-0 -- 6, Rudolph 2-1 -- 6, Jourdan 0-0 -- 0, Bosler 2-1 -- 5, Michael 0-1 -- 1, Kibler 0-0 -- 0, Rodriguez 1-0 -- 2, Bates 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 12 FG, 4 FT.

North Clay          25    16    18    17    --    76

Sandoval              4      5      9    11    --    29

3-point FG -- North Clay 5 (Micklautz 1, Yoho 1, Rubsam 1, Worthey 2), Sandoval 1 (Rudolph 1).

Junior Varsity Game

North Clay          16    24    16    20    --    76

Sasndoval           12    15      3    15    --    45

North Clay -- VanDyke 9, Cox 8, Rubsam 9, Griffy 6, Hartsey 12, VanDyke 3, Rinehart 12, Worthey 5, Young 2, Healy 0, Cruse 5, Conder 5, Warren 0

Sandoval -- Johnson 6, Bates 0, Orrell 2, Wilbur 18, Kibler 3, Boatright 6, Roper 2, Rodriguez 0, Skibinski 6, Jourdan 2