Knights Classic Holiday Tournament
ARTHUR — In the championship game of the Knights Classis Holiday Tournament, host Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond fell to Decatur St. Teresa 65-61 Saturday.
Decatur pulled ahead 13-7 in the first quarter and led 32-23 at the half. The Knights came back with a 19-13 third quarter cutting the lead down to 45-42, but St. Teresa held on for the win.
Three A-L-A-H players scored in double digits: Hannah Wallen led the Knights with 16 points, Marissa Herschberger added 15 and Janette Comstock got 12 points.
The game featured 17 three-pointers, 11 by the Knights with Herschberger sinking five while Kyla Carson and Wallen each hit three.
A-L-A-H is 8-7 and travels to Tuscola for a non-conference game Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.
WSS takes fourth place
ARTHUR — Oakwood defeated Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg 46-17 in the third-place game of the tournament Saturday.
Megan Schlechte led the Hatchets with eight points.
WSS falls to 7-8 and hosts Brownstown/St. Elmo for a National Trail Conference game Tuesday.
Shelbyville beats Cumberland for fifth
ARTHUR — Shelbyville won fifth place in the Knights Classic Holiday Tournament defeating Cumberland 43-30 Saturday.
Three Lady Rams broke into double figures: Carson Beyers and Holly Metzger led the team with 12 points each and Rheannah Donald added 11 points.
Josie Brown led the Lady Pirates with nine points.
Cumberland is now 2-14 and travels to Robinson for a non-conference game Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.
Shelbyville improves to 4-12 and plays at Effingham St. Anthony on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.
A-L-A-H JV places eighth
ARTHUR — Chrisman defeated the Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond junior varsity team 23-10 Friday to take seventh place in the tournament.
A-L-A-H stayed with Chrisman in the first quarter which ended with the score tied at 4-4 and only trailed 10-8 at halftime, but Chrisman out-scored the Knights 10-2 to take a 20-10 lead in the third period and got the win.
Jolynn Barbee led A-L-A-H with four points.
All-tournament team announced
ARTHUR — Three area girls were selected to the Knight Classic Holiday Tournament All-Tourney Team.
WSS’s Megan Schlechte and Hannah Wallen and Marissa Herschberger from Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond were among the members of this year’s team.
Selected as most valuable player was Kaitlyn Young from Oakwood.
OAKLAND—Salt Fork defeated Tri-County 69-40 Friday in a non-conference boys’ basketball game.
Cody Richardson led the Titans with 11 points and Donavon Smith scored a season-high 10 points.
Tri-County falls to 3-9 and hosts Chrisman at Shiloh on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018.