Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


December 6, 2012

St. Anthony falls to Maryville Christian

EFFINGHAM — Laura Gurtner scored seven points and went 3-for-4 in free throws, but the St. Anthony Lady Bullpups fell to Maryville Christian 33-26 in the Class 8-1A sectional championship game Wednesday.

Jenna Woltman and Abbie Schmidt added six points apiece while Kristin Slaughter added five of her own. Mary Ann Saba had two points.

Suze Jezek had 10 points for Maryville Christian and Makenzie Silvey had 13.

Maryville Christian 33, St. Anthony 26

Maryville 12 10 7 4 - 33

St. Anthony 6 7 8 5 - 26

Maryville - K.Wolther 2; L.Wolther 4; Jezek 10; Silvey 13; Moore 2; Perez 2

St. Anthony - Slaughter 5; Gurtner 7; Woltman 6; Schmidt 6; Saba 2

High School

Boys Basketball

North Clay defeats Clay City

CLAY CITY - Lawson Britton scored 17 points and went 4-for-4 in free throws to help lead the North Clay Cardinals over Clay City Tuesday.

Logan Hilderbrand added 13 points while Nathan Micklautz scored 10.

North Clay will be back in action Friday at Waltonville.

North Clay 54, Clay City 46

North Clay 16 4 14 20 - 54

Clay City 4 14 18 10 - 46

North Clay Ñ Hilderbrand 13; Micklautz 10; Yoho 3; Rubsam 2; Britton 17; Walker 3; Cox 6

Clay City - E.Brown 10; J.Brown 6; Dulaney 16; Kessler 11; Ausbrook 2; Prosser 1

JV Ñ North Clay won 56-30.

Stew-Stras falls to Arcola

STEWARDSON - Justin Fulk scored 17 points Tuesday, but the Comets fell to Arcola 49-47.

Brandon Helmuth scored nine points, while Jason Becker added seven.

Kollin Seaman scored 12 for Arcola while Nick Hudson and Wyatt Fischel added seven apiece.

The Comets will have a small break before traveling to Okaw Valley Tuesday.

Arcola 49, Stew-Stras 47

Arcola 14 9 12 14 - 49

Stew-Stras 13 11 13 10 - 47

Arcola - Seaman 12; N.Hudson 7; Fischel 7; Strader 6; Z.Hudson 5; Moutria 8; Aisley 4

Stew-Stras Ñ Helmuth 9; Helton 4; Becker 7; Vonderheide 2; Luce 6; Fry 2; Fulk 17

Altamont routs Windsor

ALTAMONT - Ryan Mayhaus scored 19 points and Jake Seidel scored 10 points to help lead Altamont over Windsor Wednesday 70-39.

Tristan Warner scored 14 points for the Blue Devils and went 4-for-6 in free throw attempts.

Altamont will play at South Central Friday while Windsor will host Brownstown.

Altamont 70, Windsor 39

Windsor 16 7 8 8 - 39

Altamont 9 17 14 30 - 70

Windsor - Allen 4; Haddock 2; Cole 7; Warner 14; Leasuer 7; White 5

Altamont - Griffin 4; Ziegler 7; A.Goeckner 2; Seidel 10; Hill 6; Borders 6; J.Kuhns 3; Mayhaus 19; Jahraus 9; M.Kuhns 4

JV Ñ Altamont wins 67-25.

Girls Basketball

Cisne falls to North Clay

CISNE - Kortney Stanfield and Morgan Walker combined for 32 points and led the North Clay Lady Cardinals past Cisne 61-32.

Rachel smith added eight points while Carleigh Yeager added six of her own.

North Clay will play at Dieterich today.

North Clay 61, Cisne 32

North Clay 18 17 8 18 - 61

Cisne 10 8 8 6 - 32

North Clay - Yeager 6; Bible 4; Lovett 2; Smith 8; Barbee 1; Walker 10; K.Stanfield 22; Wyatt 4; Morei 4

Cisne - Bullard 1; B.Gill 8; Byars 10; Paul 2; Malloy 7; M.Gill 2; Pogue 2

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  • 7-29NewtonOrientmain.JPG Newton's season ends in 14-4 loss

     Newton Post 20 almost pulled another comeback off against the Orient Miners, cutting a 5-1 deficit to 5-4 midway through Monday night’s game.
    But Newton’s Junior Legion Fifth Division tournament run came to an end, as Orient rattled off nine runs in the sixth inning and clinched a spot in the state tournament with a 14-4 win.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • 7-28NewtonSundaygame2.JPG Comeback win keeps Post 20 alive in 10-7 win

    Newton Post 120 didn’t let a 4-1 deficit get to them against Highland Post 439, using a patient approach in the face of an elimination game.
    Three bases-loaded walks in the bottom of the third tied the game at 4-4, and with the bases loaded down 5-4 in the fourth, Tim Weber broke the game open with a two-run double and an error.
    By the time the dust settled, Newton led 10-5 heading to the sixth inning and would hold on to a 10-7 win to keep its season alive.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-28NewtonSundaygame1.JPG Salem deals Newton first divisional loss

    Mitch Bierman started off Newton Post 20’s game against Salem Post 128 with a bang Sunday afternoon, hitting a leadoff triple and scoring on the next batter.
    Post 20’s offense didn’t follow his lead from there, as Newton had just three more hits and no runs, and falling in a Junior Legion Fifth Division winner’s bracket game to Salem 12-1 in seven innings.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • DSC_0725.JPG Newton Post 20 bests Belleville Post 58 in opener 6-1
    After a 9-3 loss to Breese Post 252 Gray Monday night, Newton Post 20 coach John Grunloh predicted the five-day break until the Junior Legion Fifth Division tournament would be good for his players, especially his pitchers. 
    Mitch Jansen proved his coach right, spinning a gem in Newton's opener Saturday afternoon as Post 20 made short work of Belleville Post 58 6-1. 

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • daughertyfootball.jpg Hearts to prep with Mattoon 7-on-7

    Two weeks ago, Effingham was supposed to start shaking off the rust with a 7-on-7 football tournament in Mattoon. Naturally, it rained and was canceled.
    So Saturday, the Flaming Hearts will head up to Mattoon and play their first 7-on-7 event of the season, taking part in an 10- team field with Mattoon, Rochester, Robinson, Marshall, Cahokia and Pleasant Plains from Illinois, with Terre Haute North and Northview coming from Indiana. Rochester is bringing two squads.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mammoser3.jpg Newton Post 20 plays Belleville Saturday

    With the District 23 tournament behind them, Newton Post 20 now knows its fate for the Fifth Division Junior Legion tournament this weekend in Bethalto.
    Newton will play Belleville Post 58 at 2:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Bethalto, in the third game of six on the day.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bateman.jpg Effingham's season comes to a close with 11-1 loss to Salem

    A 1-0 lead for Effingham Post 120 rapidly evaporated, and the post’s Junior Legion season came to an end with a 11-1 loss in five innings to Salem Post 128 Tuesday night.
    The game was for the final spot of District 23 in the divisional tournament, with Newton Post 20 and Breese Post 252 Gray punching their tickets by winning their district divisions.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Bierman.jpg Newton Post 20 falls short against Breese Gray 9-3

    While the District 23 title ultimately exceeded Newton Post 20’s grasp, their season will continue in Bethalto.
    Newton took on Breese Post 252 Gray for the Junior Legion District 23 title as the two division winners, but Breese’s bats proved too much for Newton in an 9-3 loss for Post 20.
    “The innings where they put some runs on us, we gave them some extra outs,” said Newton coach John Grunloh. “You’ve got to make the plays when you play better teams.”

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Barnes3.jpg Barnes' one-hitter boosts Post 120; Effingham beats Dieterich 1-0

    Ryan Barnes hasn’t seen a lot of time with Effingham Post 120’s junior legion team this season, but he showed up in a big way Monday night in a 1-0 win over Dieterich Post 628.
    The win kept Effingham’s season alive one more day in the Junior Legion District 23 tournament, as the post will face Salem Post 128 at 5:30 p.m. today for the district’s final spot in the divisional round. Salem Post 128 downed Mt. Vernon Post 141 1-0 in the West Division loser’s bracket, setting up the final with Effingham today.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Mammoser2.jpg Newton Post 20 tops Effingham Post 120 7-5 late

    Most of the games at the Junior Legion District 23 tournament have seen pitching take control, but the pitchers in Sunday night's Effingham Post 120/Newton Post 20 game faced an uphill battle.
    While Brock Mammoser started the game for Post 20 on the hill and struggled, he came through with the biggest hit in the game, putting Newton up for good in a 7-5 win over Effingham.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

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