The Effingham Lady Hearts faced off with Charleston Monday in the third matchup between the two teams. The result was the same, with Charleston improving to 19-0 overall. Charleston jumped out to a 22-9 lead after one quarter. The Trojans never looked back, leading 42-21 at the half, and winning 69-44.
Carsyn Fearday led the Hearts with 12 points. Charleston had five players in double figures. Morgan Sherwood led Charleston with 18 points.
The loss dropped Effingham to 14-5 overall and 3-3 in the Apollo Conference. Effingham will be back in action on Thursday when they host Charleston.
Other Area Girls Basketball Scores
Neoga 64 Pana 56
North Clay 45 Cowden Herrick Beecher City 29
Vandalia 62 South Central 29
Windsor Stew Stras 43 Dieterich 35
Newton 45 Flora 40
Mattoon 69 Taylorville 37
Arcola 44 Cumberland 12