EHS Freshmen Win Hillsboro Tournament Title

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Published on February 14 2014 12:31 pm
Last Updated on February 14 2014 12:31 pm
Written by Millie Lange

HILLSBORO -- Effingham High School's freshman boys basketball squad downed Pana 71-58 to claim the championship of the Hillsboro Freshman Tournament Thursday evening.

The Hearts trailed Pana 21-14 after the first quarter but had pulled within a point at halftime, 29-28. EHS then went ballistic in the third quarter, ripping off 33 points while holding Pana to only six.

Brent Beals tallied 20 points for the Hearts while Jacob Donaldson added 17 and Cory Osborn 11.

Hillsboro Freshman Tournament

Championship

Effingham          14    14    33    10    --    71

Pana                    21      8      6    23    --    58

Effingham -- Huelsbusch 2, Hull 3, Beals 20, Kreke 6, Bushue 4, Osborn 11, Morrow 8, Donaldson 17, Schafer 0, Hull 0, Smith 0

Pana -- no names listed