Altamont Defeats Brownstown/St. Elmo; Other Valentine's Day Scores

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Published on February 15 2014 2:09 pm
Last Updated on February 17 2014 12:04 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The Altamont Indians posted a 57-50 win over the St. Elmo/Brownstown Eagles Friday night in high school boys basketball action.

St. Elmo/Brownstown had the early momentum and led the game 14-7 after one quarter.  The Eagles were still up 26-21 at halftime, but the third quarter is where things changed.  Altamont outscored the Eagles 20-11 in the period to pull ahead 41-37.  The Indians posted a 16-13 fourth quarter advantage to win by seven.

Garrett Ziegler led Altamont with 15 points, while Jake Seidel added 12 points and Derek Jahraus 10 points.  Also for Altamont: Cole Borders eight, Klaiton Wolff six, Aaron Goeckner five, and Griffin Jackman one point.

Levi Maxey with 17 points and Jacob Behrends with 15 points paced the St. Elmo/Brownstown attack.  Also for SEB: Landon Feezel eight, Malachi Maxey six, and Cole Smithson four points.

Altamont won the JV game 39-35.  For Altamont: Ryan Armstrong 14, Brandon Hosick 11, Justin Goeckner six, Klaiton Wolff four, and Adam Mayhaus and Travis Whitt two points each.  For St. Elmo/Brownstown: Pasley 12, Hardimon eight, Brooks six, Miller and Flowers three points apiece, Austin two and Noll one point.

At Altamont

ST. ELMO/BROWNSTOWN (50)

Neeley 0-0 -- 0, M. Maxey 2-2 -- 6, L. Maxey 5-4 -- 17, Behrends 5-2 -- 15, Sefton 0-0 -- 0, Smithson 1-2 -- 4, Feezel 3-2 -- 8, Austin 0-0 -- 0, Harimon 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 16 FG, 12 FT.

ALTAMONT (57)

Griffin 0-0 -- 0, McGinnis 0-1 -- 1, Ziegler 6-2 -- 15, Borders 2-2 -- 8, A. Goeckner 0-5 -- 5, Armstrong 0-0 -- 0, Seidel 5-2 -- 12, Jahraus 4-1 -- 10, Wolff 3-0 -- 6. TOTALS 20 FG, 13 FT.

St. Elmo/Brownstown          14    12    11    13    --    50

Altamont                                    7    14    20    16    --    57

3-point FG -- St. Elmo/Brownstown 6 (L. Maxey 3, Behrends 3), Altamont 4 (Ziegler 1, Borders 2, Jahraus 1).

Junior Varsity Game

St. Elmo/Brownstown          6    6     6    17    --    35

Altamont                               10    8    12     9    --    39

St. Elmo/Brownstown -- Miller 3, Austin 2, Sefton 0, Brooks 6, Flowers 3, Hall 0, Frailey 0, Noll 1, Pasley 12, Hardimon 8

Altamont -- Jackman 0, Shepard 0, Deadmond 0, E. Wolff 0, Stone 0, Hosick 11, Mayhaus 2, Armstrong 14, Whitt 2, Goeckner 6, K. Wolff 4

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The Dieterich Movin Maroons posted a 57-37 win Friday night over the Clay City Wolves.

Dieterich was up 18-10 after one quarter, 26-22 at halftime, and 42-26 after three periods.  Dieterich outscored Clay City 16-4 in the third period.

Travis Niemerg had a big game for Dieterich, scoring 18 points, grabbing 13 rebounds and blocking nine shots.  Also for Dieterich: Tanner Traub 14, Lance Niemerg 10, Josh Campbell eight, and Alex Bohnhoff seven.  Lybarger with 15 and Pittman with 12 led Clay City.

Devin Aherin sat out the game for what Dieterich Coach Jeff Staser termed "precautionary reasons".

At Clay City

DIETERICH (57)

Traub 3-6 -- 14, Campbell 3-2 -- 8, Bohnhoff 3-0 -- 7, Feldhake 0-0 -- 0, L. Niemerg 4-2 -- 10, T. Niemerg 7-4 -- 18. TOTALS 20 FG, 13 FT.

CLAY CITY (37)

Klinger 1-0 -- 3, Pittman 4-0 -- 12, Lybarger 5-0 -- 15, Q. Klinger 0-1 -- 1, Kessler 1-2 -- 4, Ausbrok 1-0 -- 2, LInder 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 12 FG, 3 FT.

Dieterich          18     8    16    15    --    57

Clay City          10    12     4    11    --    37

3-point FG -- Dieterich 4 (Traub 2, Bohnhoff 1, Niemerg 1), Clay City 10 (C. Klinger 1,  PIttman 4, Lybarger 5)

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Paris 57, Charleston 55

Sullivan 77, Clinton 42

Piasa Southwestern 69, Vandalia 45

Robinson 47, Flora 44

Tuscola 60, Shelbyville 37

Springfield Southeast 72, Taylorville 54

Nokomis 45, Hillsboro 25