St. Anthony, Effingham Claim Eighth-Grade Wins, Altamont Nab Two Wins

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Published on January 14 2014 2:53 pm
Last Updated on January 14 2014 2:53 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham played host to Taylorville and picked up the eighth-grade win but suffered a loss in seventh-grade play Monday evening in junior high boys basketball.

The Mustangs suffered their first defeat of the season in seventh-grade play, 55-39. Effingham played well in the first quarter, leading 16-14 but Taylorville came back to outscore the Mustangs 17-9 in the second period. Effingham connected on the first two baskets of the second half to cut the lead to two but Taylorville hit three consecutive three-pointers and finished the quarter with a 14 point lead. Taylorville ended hitting seven three-pointers in the contest.

Effingham was led by Landon Wolfe with 19 and Zach Lee with 11. The Mustangs are now 12-1.

In eighth-grade action, Effingham picked up a 47-34 win to improve to 11-2 on the season.

Hull scored 15 and Sandifer 11. Hull led in rebounds with six while Levitt and Hill pulled down five each. Sandifer and Levitt led the team in steals with three each.

At Effingham

Seventh-Grade Game

Taylorville          14    17    16    8    --    55

Effingham            16     9        8    6    --    39

Taylorville -- Odam 6, J. Livingston 21, Wright 12, Ess 13, N. Livingston 3

Effingham -- Bushur 6, Jackson 2, Wolfe 19, Rich 1, Lee 11

Eighth-Grade Game

Taylorville            9    15      4    6    --    34

Effingham          12    16    11    8    --    47

Taylorville -- Moats 13, Durbin 10, Champley 7, Smart 4

Effingham -- Hull 15, Sandifer 11, Levitt 8, Hill 7, Koester 2, Devore 2, Bry. Lohman 2

 

At Dieterich

St. Anthony picked up two wins over Dieterich. In seventh-grade action, St. Anthony won 56-21.

In the eighth-grade contest, St. Anthony won 55-39. St. Anthony was led by Alex Deters with 17, Alex Beesley with 12, Jack Nuxoll with 10 and Greg Utz with 10. St. Anthony is now 10-4.

Dieterich was led by Higgs with 17 and Radloff with 11.

At Dieterich

Eighth-Grade Game

St. Anthony          11    20    13    11    --    55

Dieterich                6    12     9    12    --    39

St. Anthony -- Beesley 12, Nuxoll 10, Deters 17, Utz 10, Walsh 3, Seachrist 3

Dieterich -- Flach 2, Schmidt 1, Mellendorf 4, Radloff 11, Campton 4, Higgs 17

 

At Effingham

Effingham Sacred Heart fell to Altamont Lutheran in both contests. Altamont Lutheran won the seventh-grade game 38-20. Altamont Lutheran held a 21-5 halftime lead.

The winners were led by Budde with 12. W. Swingler led the Shamrocks with eight.

In eighth-grade action, Altamont Lutheran claimed a 34-26 win. Whitt tallied 20 for the winners. C. Helmink led Sacred Heart with 14.

At Effingham

Seventh-Grade Game

Altamont Lutheran          6    15    11    6    --    38

Sacred Heart                     2      3      6    9    --    20

Altamont Lutheran -- Guerrettaz 2, Teasley 9, Voelker 4, Duckwitz 2, Jahraus 2, Laatsch 4, Robbins 3, Budde 12

Sacred Heart -- L. Swingler 2, Bowlin 2, W. Swingler 8, Conkling 6, Rogers 2

Eighth-Grade Game

Altamont Lutheran          6    10    8    10    --    34

Sacred Heart                    2     5     6    13    --    26

Altamont Lutheran -- Whitt 20, Kline 4, Kopplin 5, Sigg 2, Wendling 3

Sacred Heart -- Rozene 2, Kruger 8, C. Helmink 14, W. Swingler 2

 

At Charleston

Teutopolis split wins with Charleston. T-town won the seventh-grade A game 38-31. Dawson Smith scored 15 and Noah Probst 10.

In seventh-grade B play, Charleston was a 37-26 winner. Lucas Drees scored eight for T-town.

At Charleston

Seventh-Grade A Game

Teutopolis          10    10    7    11    --    38

Charleston           5    12    4    10    --    31

Teutopolis -- Smith 15, Weber 9, Probst 10, Hardiek 4

Charleston -- Gough 5, Wilson 3, Haworth 6, Binley 4, Black 8, Myerscough 5

Seventh-Grade B Game

Teutopolis             4     4      5    13    --    26

Charleston          11    8    10      8    --    37

Teutopolis -- Drees 8, Simmons 3, Zerrusen 4, Thoele 2, Deters 4, Mette 5

Charleston -- Lanman 4, Becker 10, Smith 9, Garrett 8, Edwards 5, Myerscough 1

 

At Altamont

Altamont picked up two victories over Beecher City. Altamont claimed the seventh-grade game 39-26. Hemken scored 12 to lead the winners, six in the second quarter and six in the fourth quarter.

Beecher City was led by Stewart with 12 points.

In eighth-grade action, Altamont won 70-14. Davis scored 23, Stevenson 18 and Pemberton 12. Beecher City was led by Kollman with six.

At Altamont

Seventh-Grade Game

Beecher City            8    5    9       4    --    26

Altamont                 12    9    6    12    --    39

Beecher City -- Duff 6, Stewart 12, Maker 3, Grigg 2, Baber 3

Altamont -- Biggs 7, Kohlman 5, Klitzing 8, Schmidt 1, Hemken 12, Asplin 6

Eighth-Grade Game

Beecher City            6      4      4       0    --    14

Altamont                23    17    20    10    --    70

Beecher City -- Buzzard 4, Kirchhofer 2, Kollman 6, Grey 2

Altamont -- Davis 23, Brown 8, Pemberton 12, Stevenson 18, Higgs 6, Vaughn 2, Haywood 1