Altamont, Dieterich Advance In NTC Eighth-Grade Girls Basketball Tourney

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Published on October 31 2013 11:06 am
Last Updated on October 31 2013 1:35 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Altamont and Dieterich captured opening round victories in the National Trail Conference Eighth-Grade Girls Basketball Tournament Wednesday evening.

In the opener, Altamont downed Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick 35-11. Altamont held a 23-10 halftime lead. S. Stone tallied 14 for the winners.

Altamont now takes on Dieterich at 6:45 p.m. Friday in winner bracket action.

In the second contest, Dieterich edged Effingham Sacred Heart 29-28. Dieterich led 18-12 at halftime and 27-18 going into the final quarter. The Shamrocks came roaring back with a 10-2 final period run only to fall short.

Hailey Deain led Dieterich with 13 points. Madison McWhorter led Sacred Heart with eight.

Tonight's games feature Brownstown/St. Ellmo taking on Neoga at 6:45 p.m. and BCCH against Sacred Heart in consolation bracket play at 8 p.m.

NTC Tournament

Game One

Altamont          9    14    8    4    --     35

BCCH                2       8    1    0    --     11

Altamont -- Grimsley 2, Mette 2, McHugh 8, Hosick 4, Stone 14, Goeckner 2, Mayhaus 1, Wolff 2

Beecher City-Cowden-Herrick -- Lorton 2, Oldham 2, Endsley 3, Smith 2, Morgason 2

Game Two

Sacred Heart          4    8    6    10    --    28

Dieterich              10    8    9      2    --    29

Effingham Sacred Heart -- McWhorter 8, Cordes 4, Webster 4, Carie 6, Mills 6

Dieterich -- Shadle 6, Robards 3, Bloemer 2, Garbe 5, Deain 13

 

At Oblong

Jasper County defeated Lawrenceville 28-18 in the LEIC Seventh-Grade Tournament Wednesday evening.

Jasper County held a 17-14 first half lead then outscored Lawrenceville 11-4 in the second half. Alison Russell tallied 11 points for the winners.

At Oblong

Jasper County            6    11    4    7    --    28

Lawrenceville            4    10    2    2    --    18

Jasper County -- Russell 11, Stone 4, Grunloh 4, Bergbower 3, Bierman 2, Hams 2, Russell 2

Lawrenceville -- no scorers listed