Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


November 23, 2012

Sports roundup

EFFINGHAM — Effingham tops Charleston

    Leighton Lark exploded for 22 points on Wednesday night in the St. Anthony Thanksgiving Tournament to lead the Hearts past Charleston, 65-57.

    Clark Williamson had 14 points and Hunter Keith added 10 points for Effingham.Zach Steidl had 11 points to lead Charleston.    

    The Hearts improved to 1-1 on the season. TheyÕll take on St. Anthony tonight at 7 p.m.

St. Anthony falls

to Althoff Catholic

    Despite 21 points from Jacob Schuette, the Bulldogs couldnÕt pull off a win against Althoff Catholic on Wednesday, losing 62-45.Neil Williams scored 11 points and John Goeckner added five points for St. Anthony.

    Chaun Wells led the way for the Crusaders, notching 14 points. Kevin Renner and Brendon Gooch each added 13 points for Althoff.

    The Bulldogs fell to 0-2 with the loss. Althoff improved to 2-0.

Robinson downs Mt. Zion

    Behind 30 points from Derrick Nicholas, Robinson took down Mt. Zion on Wednesday, 68-59.    Cory Blount added 12 points for the Maroons and Aaron Siler had 11 points.Colton Calhoun paced Mt. Zion, scoring 27 points on the night.

Bob Kerans



(in Newton)

Newton edges Flora

    Amy Bierman led the way with 10 points and seven rebounds as Newton squeezed out a 33-31 victory against Flora at the Bob Kerans Thanksgiving Tournament in Newton.

    Morgan Swingler had nine points and five rebounds, and Andrea Cartright added six points and six boards for the Eagles.    Newton improved to 3-1 on the season. The Eagles play Mt. Zion tonight at 6 p.m.

Effingham topples Mt. Zion

    Caitlin Kaufman scored 12 points on Wednesday night to lead Effingham to an easy 51-36 victory over Mt. Zion.

    Courtney Utz added 10 points for the Hearts.Effingham is back in action this afternoon against Cumberland. The game starts at 4:30 p.m.

Other Area Action

St. Elmo defeats North Clay

    Levi Maxey scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds, and Connor Beasley added 16 points, five rebounds and three blocks to lead St. Elmo to a 55-43 victory on Tuesday night.

    The Eagles are 1-0 on the season and will be back in action on Tuesday night against South Central.

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