Teutopolis Wins Girls 8-3A Basketball Regional
Published on December 6 2013 6:51 am
Last Updated on December 6 2013 7:01 am
Written by Millie Lange
ALTAMONT -- Teutopolis Junior High School claimed the championship of the Class 8-3A Altamont Girls Basketball Regional Thursday evening.
T-town defeated host Altamont 30-21. T-town stepped out to an 8-2 opening quarter lead and led 15-6 at halftime. The two teams played even in the second half.
Marianna Hemmen tallied 18 for the winners who improve to 12-12 on the season and advance to face the winner of the Edwards County (Albion) Regional, either Jasper County or Lawrenceville Parkview, Wednesday, December 11 at 6 p.m. in sectional action at Cumberland. The Edwards County Regional was postponed.
Altamont was led by Carly McHugh with seven points. The homestanders finish their season at 19-5.
Altamont 2 4 7 8 -- 21
Teutopolis 8 7 7 8 -- 30
Altamont -- Stone 4, Mayhaus 2, McHugh 7, Mette 2, Hosick 6
Teutopolis -- M. Hemmen 19, Michels 6, Grimes 1, Beckman 3, L. Hemmen 1
Class 8-1A Sigel St. Michael Regional
Sigel St. Michael claimed its own regional championship by downing Effingham Sacred Heart Thursday evening. St. Michael won 44-26. No other statistics were reported.
St. Michael advances to the Pana Sacred Heart Sectional Wednesday, December 11 at 6 p.m. to face either Pana Sacred Heart or Pocahontas.
The Class 8-2A South Central Regional was postponed until Monday. Effingham St. Anthony will face Brownstown/St. Elmo at 6 p.m. followed by South Central against Oblong at 7:15 p.m.
The championship game will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m.
The Class 8-3A Edwards County (Albion) Regional championship game was postponed. Jasper County was to face Lawrenceville Parkview Thursday evening. There is no announcement as to when that contest will be held.