BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
EFFINGHAM VS. NEWTON
Effingham proved to be too much for Newton as Effingham won 86-59. Newton couldn’t deal with Effingham’s full court press and trap, which forced 21 turnovers. Effingham led 21-7 after the first quarter and 50-23 at the half. Effingham was led by Landon Wolfe who had 25 points, Grant Wolfe added 18, and Brent Beals had 12 points. Newton was led by Joe Stone who had 17 points, Nick Cohorst added 13, and Ben Carr had 12 points. Newton is now 10-11 on the season and currently on a five game losing streak. Newton will play Marshall on Friday. Effingham is now 18-3 on the season and will head to Mattoon on Friday.
WINDSOR/STEW-STRAS VS. RAMSEY
W/SS was able to defeat Ramsey in a makeup game 80-30. Ramsey could only score 18 points thru three quarters while W/SS never scored less than 18 points in the first three quarters. W/SS led 28-8 after the first quarter, 46-15 at the half, and 72-18 after three quarters. Josh Overbeck led W/SS with 17 points, Nic Hutchinson added 12 points, and Blake Nichols had 11 points. W/SS is now 12-10 on the season and will host Mulberry Grove on Friday.
TEUTOPOLIS VS. ROBINSON
Teutopolis came back to defeat Robinson 72-56. Robinson led 19-17 after the first quarter but Teutopolis led 38-29 at the half. Brock Bueker led Teutopolis with 16 points, Mitch Hardiek added 15 points, Brant Bueker scored 13, and Lee Hardiek added 10 points. Teutopolis are now 21-3 and will have Senior Night Friday against St. Anthony.
ST. ELMO/BROWNSTOWN VS. DIETERICH
Dieterich led by four points going into the fourth quarter but SE/B came back to get the 59-54 win. SE/B led 12-9 after the first quarter and 26-22 at the half. Dieterich came back and led 40-36 after three quarters. Landon Feezel led SE/B with a double-double 25 points and 12 rebound. Klayton Kroll and Isaac Maxey each scored 10 points as well. Dieterich was led by Ryan Radloff who had 18 points and Callaway Campton had 14 points. Dieterich is now 11-13 on the season and 1-6 in the NTC and will face North Clay Friday. SE/B is now 13-7 and 4-2 in the NTC and will host Sandoval on Thursday.
SOUTH CENTRAL VS. CENTRALIA CHRIST OUR ROCK LUTHERAN
South Central came back and forced overtime but it wasn’t enough as they fell to CCORL 59-58. South Central led at the half 25-20, however South Central could only put up 4 points in the third quarter. South Central rallied for 22 points in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 51-51. CCORL was able to get the win as they outscored South Central 8-7 in overtime. Trevor Markley led South Central with 20 points. Trent Geiler, Logan Lotz, and Hunter Brandt each scored 10 points for South Central. South Central is now 8-13 on the season and will host St. Anthony next Tuesday.
ALTAMONT VS. FLORA
Altamont came from behind to defeat Flora 61-42. Altamont trailed 30-28 at the half, but the Altamont defense came alive and only gave up 12 points the rest of the way. Sam Childerson led Altamont with 17 points, Mitchell Stevenson added 15 points, and Evan Cornett added 10 points. Altamont is now 13-10 on the season and will head to Neoga on Tuesday.
MULBERRY GROVE VS. CHBC
CHBC proved to be too much for Mulberry Grove as they won 73-57. CHBC were led by Blackerby who had 21 points and A. Nohren who had 20 points.
ST. ANTHONY VS. BREESE MATER DEI
St. Anthony couldn’t overcome a 4 point first quarter and fell 69-43. St. Anthony trailed 36-18 at the half and never got ahead. St. Anthony was led by Gibson who scored 22 points.
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
DIETERICH VS. MARTINSVILLE
Dieterich was able to get the win against Martinsville 42-27. Dieterich only put up 4 points in the first quarter but they only allowed 6 points. Dieterich held Martinsville to 1 point in the second quarter. Dieterih was led by Anna Shadle who had 18 points and Gracie Britton who scored 12 points.
NEWTON VS. PAL-HUT
Newton allowed 10 points on the night and crushed Pal-Hut 57-10. Newton scored 13 points in the first quarter and led 27-8 at the half. Newton was led by Abby Frohning who had 14 points. Newton is now 19-7 and host Casey-Westfield on Thursday.
NORTH CLAY VS. WAYNE CITY
North Clay hung close with Wayne City for a half but couldn’t get the win falling 58-36. The game was tied at 12 after the first quarter and Wayne City led 23-20 at the half. North Clay would only put up 16 points the rest of the game while Wayne City put up 35. North Clay was led by Taylor Jones who had 11 points. North Clay is now 13-10 on the season and will face Windsor/Stew-Stras on Thursday.
COWDEN-HERRICK/BEECHER CITY VS. SANDOVAL
CHBC were able to get the win against Sandoval 64-56. Sandoval led 22-19 after the first quarter. CHBC led 38-36 at the half and never looked back. CHBC were led by Tabitha Endsley who had 15 points, Felicia Johnson had 14 points, and Jaelyn Robertson added 11. CHBC is now 11-16 on the season and will host Pana on Thursday.
EFFINGHAM PARK DISTRICT TUESDAY NIGHT MEN’S LEAGUE
RIFLEMEN DEFEATED AK CONSTRUCTION 71-48
REDBIRD ENERGY DEFEATED DIETERICH BANK 74-70
CHICAGO DEFEATED JANSEN’S HEATING & AIR 69-58