Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


October 5, 2012

Oct. 5 local roundup


EFFINGHAM — Teutopolis 8, Newton 1

Singles: 1. Elena Breer (T) def. Rebecca Mier-y-Leon, (N), 6-3, 4-6, 6-2; 2. Holley Wright (T) def. Kelsey Vahling (N), 6-1, 6-1; 3. Allison Vogt (T) def. Hannah Dhom (N), 6-0, 6-0; 4. Kaitlin Deters (T) def. Stacie Purcell (N), 7-5, 6-3; 5. Michaela Green (N) def. Morgan Drees (T), 6-2, 7-6 (2); 6. Ashley Hemmen (T) def. Sarah Stewart (N), 6-3, 6-2.

Doubles: 1. Cheyenne Lueken/Vogt (T) def. Mier-h-Leon/Vahling (N), 6-0, 6-2; 2. Megan Miller/Drees (T) def. Dhom/Purcell (N), 6-1, 6-2; 3. Deters/Hemmen (T) def. Shelby Jackson/Stacy Cummins (N), 6-4, 6-3.


Cumberland wins

After losing the first set, the Pirates rallied to beat Marshall on Thursday night, 18-25, 25-12, 26-24.

Kassidy Hunt had 13 kills, two aces, four blocks, 11 digs and an assist to lead Cumberland (8-13).

Kamisha Holsapple added three aces, nine digs and 25 assists.

SC tops Brownstown

With five aces, seven kills, 17 assists and four digs from Maria Brasel, South Central (19-5) downed the Bombers on Thursday, 30-28, 23-25, 25-13.

Lincoln Brasel added 10 kills, two blocks and two digs and Kallie Garrett had an ace, 10 kills, two blocks and two digs.

Hearts top Mattoon

Effingham topped the Green Wave in three sets on Thursday at home, 13-25, 25-23, 25-23.

Stephanie Robb had an ace, five kills, a dig and six blocks, and Deedra Myers added an ace, three kills, an assist and 12 digs.

The JV Hearts fell to Mattoon, 25-22, 25-18.

St. Anthony tops T-Town

With seven kills, a block, 12 digs and an ace from Megan Nuxoll, the Bulldogs topped Teutopolis on Thursday, 25-14, 25-12.

Haylee Mathis added six kills, four blocks and 15 assists, and Lauren Wendt had six kills and a block.

The JV Bulldogs fell to the Wooden Shoes in straight sets, 25-15, 25-16.

Newton tops Palestine

The Eagles took care of business in straight sets against Palestine on Thursday, winning 25-10, 25-9.

Andrea Cartright led the way for Newton, amassing six kills, three aces and five digs.

Keidrah Hardiek chipped in with seven kills and one dig, and Megan Jansen had 11 assists and four digs.

Hearts top Altamont

After a 1-1 tie at halftime, the Hearts scored a goal with 15:47 remaining in the second half to notch a 2-1 victory over the Indians on Thursday.

Ryan Mayhaus scored on a penalty kick for Altamont’s only goal of the day.

Effingham (13-3-3) goalkeeper Dalton Steele notched four saves and Simon Childerson saved two shots for Altamont (5-9-2).


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