Altamont To Play For Consy Title At Okaw Valley Girls Tourney

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Published on December 24 2013 12:10 pm
Last Updated on December 24 2013 12:10 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Altamont High School will be playing for the consolation championship at the Okaw Valley Girls Basketball Tournament Saturday.

Altamont opened the day Monday with a 49-36 win over Tri-County. Altamont took the early lead and led 25-15 at halftime. M. Ohnesorge tallied 16 and Tillman 13 for the Indians. That advanced the Indians to a meeting with Chrisman.

The Indians claimed a 45-35 victory over Chrisman to advance to the consy title game.. Chrisman held a 13-9 opening quarter lead but Altamont came back to knot the score at 19-19 at halftime. The Indians then had a 15-8 third quarter run. M. Ohnesorge led the way with 20 points while Wendling tallied 13.

In other games Monday, Okaw Valley defeated Mount Pulaski 55-11, Heyworth won over Shelbyville/Stewardson-Strasburg 65-38, Chrisman downed Decatur LSA 56-39, Heyworth defeated Okaw Valley 49-33, Sullivan won over Blue Ridge 59-41 and Clinton beat Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hamond 52-42.

Iin Saturday play, Altamont opens the day against Heyworth at 4:30 p.m. for the consy championship followed by Blue Ridge facing Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond at 6 p.m. for third place and Sullivan against Clinton at 7:30 p.m. for the championship.

Okaw Valley Tournament

Game 12

ALTAMONT (49)

M. Ohnesorge 4-6 -- 16, L. Ohnesorge 1-0 -- 2, Laatsch 1-0 -- 2, Vaughn 2-2 -- 6, Duckwitz 2-0 -- 4, Smith 1-0 -- 2, Miller 0-0 -- 0, Armstrong 0-0 -- 0, Tillman 6-0 -- 13, Wendling 1-1 -- 3, Biggs 0-1 -- 1. TOTALS 18 FG, 10 FT.

TRI-COUNTY (36)

E. Brown 0-1 -- 1, Balch 1-0 -- 2, Walker 0-0 -- 0, Eskew 1-1 -- 4, S. Edwards 0-0 -- 0, A. Edwards 2-3 -- 7, A. Brown 1-2 -- 4, Justice 0-0 -- 0, Humphres 0-4 -- 4, Smith 5-4 -- 14. TOTALS 10 FG, 15 FT.

Altamont             12    13    10    14     --    49

Tri-County            6       9       5    16    --    36

3-point FG -- Altamont 3 (M. Ohnesorge 2, Tillman 1), Tri-County 1 (Eskew 1)

Game 16

ALTAMONT (45)

M. Ohnesorge 6-6 -- 20, L. Ohnesorge 1-0 -- 2, Laatsch 2-2 -- 6, Vaughn 0-0 -- 0, Duckwitz 0-0 -- 0, Smith 0-0 -- 0, TIllman 1-0 -- 2, Wendling 5-2 -- 13, Biggs 1-0 -- 2. TOTALS 16 FG, 10 FT.

CHRISMAN (35)

Eddy 0-0 -- 0, Ellis 2-7 -- 13, Lunger 3-0 -- 7, Switzer 0-0 -- 0, Thomas 0-0 -- 0, C. Warner 1-2 -- 4, Bush 3-1 -- 7, S. Warner 1-2 -- 4. TOTALS 11 FG, 10 FT.

Altamont             9    10    15    11    --    45

Chrisman          13      6       8      8    --    35

3-point FG -- Altamont 3 (M. Ohnesorge 2, Wendling 1), Chrisman 3 (Ellis 2, Lunger 1).