Wooden Shoes Claim Salem Girls Basketball Championship

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Published on December 2 2013 2:57 pm
Last Updated on December 2 2013 2:57 pm
Written by Millie Lange

SALEM -- Teutopolis claimed two victories Saturday and won the 13th Annual Salem Girls Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament championship.

T-town defeated Salem, 39-28 to reach the title game. The Wooden Shoes stepped out to a 21-10 first half lead. M. Hartke led T-town with 11 points while Thompson added 10.

In the championship game, T-town edged out to a 20-13 halftime lead against Bethalto Civic Memorial. Civic Memorial then came back with a 6-4 third period lead to pull within 24-19 and outscored the Shoes 17-12 in the fourth period to knot the score at 36-36.

In the overtime, T-town connected on seven of nine free throws and outscored Civic Memorial 9-3 for the victory.

Thompson led the way with 18 points for the Shoes.

Salem Tournament

TEUTOPOLIS (39)

Schumacher 3-1 -- 7, Hardiek 0-0 -- 0, Repking 0-0 -- 0, Giles 0-1 -- 1, A. Hartke 4-0 -- 8, Thompson 4-2 -- 10, Schmidt 0-2 -- 2, M. Hartke 2-7 -- 11. TOTALS 13 FG, 13 FT.

SALEM (28)

Holst 1-0 -- 3, Hood 0-0 -- 0, Maxey 0-1 -- 1, Cook 1-3 -- 5, Holst 0-0 -- 0, Baer 2-0 -- 4, Beer 2-4 -- 9, Watson 1-0 -- 2, Sager 1-2 -- 4. TOTALS 8 FG, 10 FT.

Teutopolis          12    9    12    6    --    39

Salem                   4     6    11    7    --    28

3-point FG -- Teutopolis 0, Salem 2 (Holst 1, Beer 1).

Championship Game

Overtime

TEUTOPOLIS (45)

Schumacher 2-2 -- 6, Hardiek 2-2 -- 6, Repking 1-0 -- 2, Giles 0-0 -- 0, A. Hartke 2-4 -- 8, Thompson 4-8 -- 18,  M. Hartke 2-1 -- 5. TOTALS 11 FG, 17 FT.

BETHALTO CIVIC MEMORIAL (39)

Niemeier 2-0 -- 5, Zipprich 2-2 -- 8, Fencel 1-0 -- 3, Wiemtlly 1-0 -- 3, Troeckler 3-0 -- 6, Ballard 3-0 -- 6, Trost 3-2 -- 8. TOTALS 15 FG, 4 FT.

Teutopolis                 11     9    4    12    9    --   45

Civic Memorial            4    9    6    17    3    --    39

3-point FG -- Teutopolis 2 (Thompson 2), Bethalto Civic Memorial 5 (Niemeier 1, Zipprich 2, Fencel 1, Wiemtlly 1).