Basketball

Newton Beats St. A, Area Girls Roundup

Published on December 15 2017 8:26 am

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Frosh/Soph Boys Basketball -- Dec. 14

Published on December 15 2017 7:31 am

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Junior High Boys Basketball -- Dec. 14

Published on December 15 2017 9:11 am

Effingham Junior High School's seventh-grade squad defeated Olney 37-25 in boys basketball action Thursday evening.

EJHS took a 17-15 halftime lead then had a 20-10 second half. Wolfe tallied 11 for the winners who improve to 11-2 on the season.

In eighth-grade play, Olney picked up a 37-29 victory. Effingham took a 14-13 halftime lead but Olney came back with a 24-15 second half.

The Mustangs were led by Volpi with nine points and Matteson with eight.

At Effingham

Seventh-Grade Game

Olney                      9    6    4      6    --    25

Effingham            10    7    6    14    --    37

Olney -- Brown 5, Trout 1, Moseby 1, Wease 6, Beard 5, Baskerville 5, Erwin 2

Effingham -- Donaldson 3, Wolfe 11, Westendorf 4, Pontious 7, Splechter 2, Thompson 4, Estrada 6

Eighth-Grade Game

Olney                10    3    13    11    --    37

Effingham          5    9      7      8    --    29

Olney -- Travis 16, Hinton 7, Blank 6, Julian 5, St. Pierre 3

Effingham -- Volpi 9, Pals 4, Fox 2, Nelson 2, Hardiek 4, Matteson 8

 

At Altamont

Altamont scored two victories Thursday evening in junior high basketball action.

Altamont won the seventh-grade contest 38-13. Altamont held Mulberry Grove scoreless in the opening quarter and in the third period.

Kollman led the winners with 13 points while Hammer added eight.

In eighth-grade action, Altamont picked up a 42-17 win. Altamont held only a four point lead at halftime but had a 14-0 third quarter.

Suckow tallied 16 to lead the winners.

At Altamont

Seventh-Grade Game

Mulberry Grove            0    3    0    10    --    13

Altamont                       9    8    17    4    --    38

Mulberry Grove -- Toler 4, Martin 9

Atlamont -- Kollman 2, Davis 1, Hammer 8, Runge 2, Overton 1, Schuppert 1, Rippetoe 4, Eirhart 4, Kollmann 13, Shepard 2

Eighth-Grade Game

Mulberry Grove            9    3      0    5    --    17

Altamont                    10    6    14    12    --    42

Mulberry Grove -- Steiner 2, Scoggins 2, Johnson 2, Goodin 5, B. Martin 5, J. Martin 1

Altamont -- Conner 4, Scott 3, Frost 5, Suckow 16, Reardon 5, Schultz 5, Winn 4

 

At Newton

Newton St. Thomas picked up two wins over Oblong Thursday evening.

St. Thomas won the seventh-grade contest 22-7.

In eighth-grade play, St. Thomas was a 46-33 winner. Leo Weber tallied 14 and Mason Schafer 13 for the winners.

 

At Strasburg

Stewardson-Strasburg took a 51-3 seventh-grade victory over Neoga Thursday.

Stew-Stras held a 27-2 halftime lead and held Neoga scoreless in the first and fourth quarters.

A. Wittenberg had 15 points and J. Wittenberg 12 for the winners. Richards led Neoga with three.

Stew-Stras remained unbeaten at 9-0 in the National Trail Conference, 17-0 overall.

In eighth-grade play, Neoga was the winner, picking up a 38-24 victory.

Neoga led 24-13 at halftime. Titus scored 13 and McClure 11.

Stew-Stras was led by Wernsing with 10. The Stars drop to 3-6 in the conference, 4-11 overall.

At Stew-Stras

Seventh-Grade Game

Neoga                       0      2      1      0    --     3

Stew-Stras             17    10    14    10    --    51

Neoga -- Richards 3

Stew-Stras -- A. Wittenberg 15, J. Wittenberg 12, Kellum 6, Nothaus 6, Jackson 4, Wetherell 2, Price 2, Davis 2, Stremming 2

Eighth-Grade Game

Neoga                 16    8    6    8     --    38

Stew-Stras           9    4    4    7     --    24

Neoga -- Titus 13, McClure 11, Moran 4, Romack 4, O'Dell 2, Peters 2, Stevens 2

Stewardson-Strasburg -- Wernsing 10, Vonderheide 6, Kinkelaar 4, Beals 2, Kirby 2

 

Illinois Dominates Longwood, 92-45

Published on December 14 2017 6:57 am

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