Updated: September 29, 2022
The Effingham girls’ basketball team defeated Vandalia 58-27 in the Bob Kerans Thanksgiving Tournament in Newton Tuesday.
Abby Weis led the way with 17 points, four assists and four steals followed by Carsyn Fearday who scored 13 points and had three rebounds, four assists and four steals. Weis and Kiyah Kuhlman led in rebounds with for apiece.
Skyler Schafer had 10 points, and Natalie Carie scored eight points and five assists. Miranda Fox scored four points and had three rebounds, five assists and four steals.
Madison Buscher, Kuhlman and Taylor Armstrong each had two points. The Hearts will next play Flora Wednesday at 6:30 at Newton.
The Neoga girls basketball team defeated Meridian 61-40 Tuesday.
Olivia Titus was the Indian’s leading scorer with 16 points followed by Mary Hill who had 14 points. Of those 16 points, Titus made six of them off of 3-pointers.
Kylee Phillips had eight points while Lydia Gentry had six points and Kelsey Partlow socred five points. Calla Hill, Audrey Ramert, Brooke Rupel and Molly Sheehan each had four points.
The Indians move to 2-2 on the season and play in two games Friday, Nov. 23 in the CHBC Thanksgiving Tournament at 1:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
The St. Anthony girls’ basketball team fell to Oblong 45-39 Tuesday in the Robinson Thanksgiving Tournament.
Riley Guy was the Bulldogs’ leading scorer with 11 points while Clare McHugh scored 10 points. Shea Kinkelaar, Reese Jones and Sydney Gibson each scored four points, and Abby Repking, Meg Richards and Taylor Beesley had two points apiece.
McHugh was the top rebounder with 13, and Richards pulled down 10 rebounds. St. Anthony moves to 1-1 on the season and will play Friday, Nov. 23 against Olney and Fairfield in the tournament.
The Teutopolis girls’ basketball team topped St. Thomas More 55-23 Tuesday.
Lexie Niebrugge and Claire Bushur eached scored in double digits at 15 and 12 points, respectively. Morgan Mette had nine points while Hannah Pruemer had five.
Karsyn Mette, Hope Bueker and Ciara Roepke each had two points. Teutopolis will play next in the Salem Thanksgiving Tournament Saturday, Nov. 24 at 10:30 a.m. against Highland and at 5 p.m. against Carterville.
The Dieterich girls’ basketball team dropped its CHBC Thanksgiving Tournament opener against Sandoval 53-38 Tuesday.
Jenny Robards and Brooke Locey each had eight points, and Gracie Britton had six points while Kyla Johnson had four. Breanna Wendte, Emily Bloemer and Cassie Vahling each scored one bucket.
Dieterich will play Windsor/Stew-Stras in the tournament Friday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m.
The Windsor/Stew-Stras girls’ basketball team defeated Ramsey 68-21 in the CHBC Thanksgiving Tournament Tuesday.
It was a big night for Mikala Nichols who earned a double-double with 12 points and 20 rebounds. Megan Schlechte had 18 points, and Katrina Davis scored the team’s only 3-pointer.
South Central defeated Mt. Olive 53-3 Tuesday. Lotz had 21 points and eight rebounds, and Roberts scored 10 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.
Willshire and Miller each scored nine points while Robb and Dodson each made a bucket. South Central is now 2-0 overall, and play again Friday at 8:15 p.m.
Four area teams were in action in the Cumberland High School Turkey Tournament.
Cumberland defeated Newton 48-42 Tuesday. Charleston beat Dieterich 74-34, and Altamont defeated Oblong 67-25.
Each team will play again Friday, Nov. 23 starting with Newton vs. Dieterich at 4:30 p.m. followed by Altamont vs. Casey-Westfield at 6 p.m. and Cumberland vs. Charleston at 7:30 p.m.