Class 1A No. 1 St. Anthony boys takes down Neoga to improve to 5-0 in league play; Newton boys blow by Effingham

Jan. 11—Below are area boys and girls basketball results from Tuesday and Wednesday.




Effingham (St. Anthony) 67, Neoga 36

St. Anthony defeated Neoga in a National Trail Conference matchup, 67-36, at Neoga High School.

Brock Fearday led the Bulldogs (15-4, 5-0 league) with 22 points. Ryan Schmidt had 16 points. Collin Westendorf had 13. Max Koenig had six. Will Fearday and Brady Hatton each had four and Aiden Lauritzen had two.

Trey Sheehan led the Indians (5-13, 0-5 league) with 10 points. Luke Keller had eight. Landon Titus had seven. James Bullock and Braydon Letterle each had five and Gavin Ray had one.

St. Anthony led Neoga 20-10 at the end of the first quarter, 42-25 at halftime and 54-34 at the end of the third quarter. The Bulldogs outscored the Indians 13-2 in the fourth.

Newton 66, Effingham 52

Effingham fell to Newton, 66-52, at Newton High School.

Caden Nichols led the Eagles (13-6) with 27 points. Dylan Gier had 17. Max Meinhart had 11. Payton Harris had five. Jacob Weber had four and Gus Bierman had two.

KJ Kellams led the Flaming Hearts (2-18) with 12 points. Hayden Wendling had 11. Brady McDaniel had nine. Nolan Fearday and Cannon Bockhorn each had eight and Cole Phillips had two.

Newton led 16-4 after the first quarter. The Eagles outscored Effingham 18-12 in the second and 21-20 in the fourth. The Hearts bested Newton 16-11 in the third.

Teutopolis 53, St. Joseph-Ogden 40

Teutopolis defeated St. Joseph-Ogden, 53-40, at J.H. Griffin Gym.

Joey Niebrugge led the Wooden Shoes (12-5) with 18 points, eight rebounds, two steals and four assists. Garrett Gaddis had 12 points. Mitch Koester had six points and four assists. Zac Niebrugge had five points. Alex Kremer had four points. Gavin Addis and Logan Lawson each had three points and Tyler Prumer had two points.

T-Town trailed 10-9 after the first quarter. The Wooden Shoes outscored St. Joseph-Ogden 15-8 in the second and 16-8 in the third. T-Town was outscored 14-13 in the fourth.

Altamont 63, Moweaqua (Central A&M) 35

Altamont defeated Central A&M, 63-35, at Altamont High School.

Kaidyn Miller led the Indians (10-4) with 16 points. Eli Miller had 15. Kaden Davis had 13. Kade Milleville had 12. Aden McManaway had four and Alec Jahraus had three.

Altamont outscored Central A&M 20-4 in the first quarter, 30-20 at halftime and 49-27 at the end of the third quarter. The Indians outscored Central A&M 14-8 in the fourth.

Farina (South Central) 41, Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor 35

South Central defeated Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor (WSS) in a National Trail Conference matchup, 41-35, at South Central High School.

Jacob Smith led the Cougars (10-8, 1-1 league) with 13 points. Max Magnus had nine. Seth Bergmann had seven. Kage Hiestand had six and Westin Neilson and Callaway Smith each had three.

Jackson Gurgel led the Hatchets (8-11, 1-3 league) with 18 points. Connor Manhart had 15 and Nathaniel Gracey had two.

South Central led 11-3 after the first quarter. WSS outscored the Cougars 16-6 in the second and 13-9 in the third. The Hatchets outscored South Central 15-3 in the fourth.

Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick 60, Martinsville 51

Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick (CHBC) defeated Martinsville, 60-51, at Beecher City High School.

AJ Radloff led the Bobcats (7-10) with 15 points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal. Clayton Wojcik had 14 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals. Kaidyn Calame had 11 points, two rebounds, one assist and three steals. Gage Lorton had 10 points, five rebounds and one steal. Wyatt Rueff had seven points, five rebounds and one steal. August Cosart had two points and one steal and Carson Evans had one point, one assist and four steals.

CHBC led 22-8 at the end of the first quarter. The Bobcats were outscored 16-10 in the second and 19-15 in the third. CHBC outscored Martinsville 13-8 in the fourth.

Arcola 61, Toledo (Cumberland) 26

Cumberland fell to Arcola in a Lincoln Prairie Conference matchup, 61-26, at Waldrip Gymnasium.

Kelby Bierman led the Pirates (7-12, 1-3 league) with seven points. Reed Miller had five. Isaac Vanetta and Zack Harmon each had four. Brett Wolke and Kaleb Bierman each had two and Blake McMechan and Cameron Roedl each had one.

Cumberland trailed 13-4 at the end of the first quarter, 28-8 at halftime and 45-18 at the end of the third quarter. The Pirates were outscored 16-8 in the fourth.

Lawrenceville 62, Louisville (North Clay) 44

North Clay fell to Lawrenceville, 62-44, at Lawrenceville High School.

Cody Zimdars led the Cardinals (5-9) with 13 points. Ethan Kuenstler had 12. Jesse Weidner had 11. Carder Walden had four and Mason Byers and Gavin Hosselton each had two.

North Clay trailed 13-8 at the end of the first quarter, 28-16 at halftime and 48-35 at the end of the third quarter. The Cardinals were outscored 14-9 in the fourth.



St. Elmo/Brownstown 85, Edinburg/Kincaid (South Fork) 55

St. Elmo/Brownstown (SEB) defeated Edinburg, 85-55, at St. Elmo High School.

Cade Schaub led the Eagles (14-3) with 19 points (7 of 10 shooting), six rebounds, three steals, one block and three assists. Adam Atwood had 18 points (8 of 14), 11 rebounds and six assists. Collin Maxey had 17 points (7 of 11), six rebounds, one steal and three assists. Brody Mason had 16 points (6 of 9) and two rebounds. Lowell Wilhour had seven points (2 of 4), four rebounds, one steal and two assists. Josiah Maxey had four points (2 of 3), three rebounds, three steals and six assists. Cameron Taylor had two points (1 of 1) and one assist and Trenton Monnet had two points (1 of 1).



Effingham 44, Paris 38

Effingham defeated Paris, 44-38, at Paris High School.

Averie Wolfe led the Flaming Hearts (17-4) with 13 points. Bella Austin and Sidney Donaldson each had seven. Alyssa Martin and Saige Althoff each had six and Bria Beals had five.

Effingham led 10-5 after the first quarter, 24-14 at halftime and 29-24 at the end of the third quarter. The Hearts outscored Paris 15-14 in the fourth.



Taylorville 54, Effingham 41

Effingham fell to Taylorville in an Apollo Conference matchup, 54-41, at Effingham High School.

Bria Beals led the Flaming Hearts (16-4, 3-3 league) with 12 points. Bella Austin had eight. Saige Althoff and Sidney Donaldson each had six. Olivia Moser had four. Averie Wolfe had three and Alyssa Martin had two.

Effingham trailed 21-9 at the end of the first quarter, 26-20 at halftime and 37-31 at the end of the third quarter. Taylorville outscored the Hearts 17-10 in the fourth.

Dieterich 65, Palestine/Hutsonville-Oblong 41

Dieterich defeated Palestine/Hutsonville-Oblong (OPH), 65-41, at Palestine High School.

Miley Britton led the Movin Maroons (13-7) with 30 points. Addison Miller had 13. Ruby Westendorf had eight. Sammi Goebel, Kady Tegeler and Ella Kreke each had four and Estella Meinhart had two.

Dieterich led 18-12 at the end of the first quarter. They outscored OPH 21-5 in the second and 15-8 in the fourth. The Movin Maroons were outscored 16-11 in the third.

Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor 47, Martinsville 12

WSS defeated Martinsville, 47-12, at Windsor High School.

Ella Kinkelaar led the Hatchets (11-9) with 11 points. Kendra Hayes had nine. Samantha Hayes had eight. Ellie Wittenberg had six. Morgan Mathis had three and Claire Holland, Katelyn VonBehrens, Claire VonBehrens, Leah Kasey and Sofia Depoitre each had two.

WSS led 22-0 after the first quarter, 35-0 at halftime and 43-12 at the end of the third quarter. The Hatchets outscored Martinsville 4-0 in the fourth.

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