Four Teams Advance in NTC Seventh-Grade Boys Tournament

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Published on December 9 2013 1:19 pm
Last Updated on December 9 2013 1:19 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The National Trail Conference Seventh-Grade Boys Basketball Tournament got underway Saturday at Stewardson-Strasburg.

In the opener, Neoga handed Beecher City a 30-21 loss. Keller tallied 13 for the winners. Stewart led Beecher City with eight.

In the second game, Dieterich downed Effingham Sacred Heart 38-19. Will scored 13 and Brummer tallied 11 for the winners. Conkling scored 10 for the Shamrocks.

St. Elmo/Brownstown edged Altamont 21-19 in the third contest. Karnes scored seven for the winners. Biggs and Hemken had six points each for Altamont.

In the final game, Cowden-Herrick won over Stewardson-Strasburg 32-26. Webster scored 10 for the winners. Kirby and Adam Burton had eight points each for Stew-Stras.

The tournament games tonight have been postponed to Tuesday. St. Michael takes on Neoga at 6:15 p.m. and Windsor faces Dieterich at 7:30.

At Stewardson-Strasburg

Game One

Neoga                      14    9    5    2    --    30

Beecher City            4    5    4    8    --    21

Neoga -- Keller 13, L. Peters 7,  Potter 4, Monroe 4, McTeer 2

Beecher City -- Stewart 8, Duff 4, Seaton 4, Kollman 4, McKee 1

Game Two

Sacred Heart          2      5      4    8    --    19

Dieterich                7    14    11    6    --    38

Sacred Heart -- Conkling 10, W. Swingler 9

Dieterich -- Will 13, Brummer 11, S. Bohnhoff 8, E. Bohnhoff 4, Einhorn 2

Game Three

St. Elmo/Brownstown         6    5    4    6    --    21

Altamont                                 2    2    7    8    --    19

St. Elmo/Brownstown -- Karnes 7, Axerman 6, Healy 4, Chandler 3, Philpot 1

Altamont -- Biggs 6, Hemken 6, Klitzing 4, Burns 3

Game Four

Cowden-Herrick          2    6    11    13    --    32

Stew-Stras                   2    8      6    10    --    26

Cowden-Herrick -- Webster 10, Miller 8, Martin 6, Smith 6, Clearwater 2

Stewardson-Strasburg -- Kirby 8, A. Burton 8, Smith 4, Miller 3, Tabbert 3