Mattoon girls basketball 12/27/2017

Mattoon shooting guard Flannery Sanders (12) drives past her Olney opponent during Wednesday's game.

MIKE ESTELL, FOR THE JG-TC

BOYS BASKETBALL

Shelbyville Remains Undefeated

VANDALIA — Shelbyville boys basketball defeated South Central, 71-61, and made themselves 10-0 for the season in day two of the 46th Annual Vandalia Holiday Tournament.

For Shelbyville, Malcolm Miller lead with 34 individual points. Turner Pullen had 15 points, and Colton Reed had 11 total points for the game.

The Rams will continue in the tournament at 8 p.m. on Thursday against Flora.

Milller nets 31 as Shelbyville rolls

VANDALIA --Shelbyville's Malcom Miller scored 31 points as the Rams downed the Vandalia Junior Varsity 74-33 Wednesday in the Vandalia Holiday Tournament. 

Colten Reed had 12 points and Turner Pullen was also in double digits for Shelbyville. 

Second half hurts Casey

TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Casey-Westfield trailed Terre Haute North just 31-29 at the half, but were outscored 34-22 in the second half as the Warriors lost 65-51 Wednesday.

Luke Richards led Casey with 16 points, while Logan Hawker had 10. 

The loss snapped the Warriors four-game winning streak. 

Arcola falls to North Clay

DIETERICH — Arcola boys basketball was defeated 48-39 in the Dieterich Boys Holiday Tournament on Wednesday.

For the Purple Riders, Alec Davila was the leader in individual points with nine total for the game.

Arcola falls to Dieterich

DIETERICH — Arcola boys basketball took a hard loss against Dieterich, 75-32, on Wednesday in the Dieterich Boys Holiday Tournament.

For the Purple Riders, Hugo Garza was the leader in points with ten total for the game.

Arcola is now 3-7 for the season and plays Okaw Valley for third place in the tournament for the final day on Thursday at 4 p.m.

Okaw Valley loses, plays for third place Thursday

DIETERICH — Newton won the right to play for the championship of the Dieterich Holiday Tournament by defeating Okaw Valley 61-38 Wednesday.

Newton jumped out to a 14-4 lead in the first quarter, but the Timberwolves outscored the Eagles 18-16 in the second quarter to end the first half trailing 30-22. Newton continued to stretch its lead in the final two periods.

Sam Hagerman led the Timberwolves with 12 points and Austin Hill also broke into double figures with 10.

Okaw Valley falls to 5-8 and plays Little Okaw Valley Conference foe Arcola for third place at 4 p.m. as the tournament draws to an end.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Casey-Westfield defeats Arcola

DIETERICH — Casey-Westfield girls basketball defeated Arcola, 43-29, for its first game of the day in the second day of the 13th Annual Dieterich Girls Holiday Tournament.

For the Warriors, Mackenzie Morgan lead with 16 individual points and one assist. Myriah Warner had 13 individual points and five rebounds. JaeLynn Riggleman led overall in rebounds for the Warriors with seven rebounds total for the game.

For the Purple Riders, KayLee Hohlbauch lead with 11 total points.

Casey-Westfield is now 10-4 in the season and will continue in the tournament and wrap it up on Thursday.

Arcola is now 3-10 for the season and will also continue in the tournament on Thursday.

Casey-Westfield defeats Newton

DIETERICH — Casey-Westfield girls basketball defeated Newton, 51-37, in its second game of the day in the 13th Annual Dieterich Girls Holiday Tournament.

In the game, Mackenzie Morgan lead with 20 overall points. JaeLynn Riggleman had 15 individual points and eight rebounds. Myriah Warner lead with 10 overall points and four rebounds. Elizabeth Eckerty was the leader in assists with three total for the game.

The Warriors are now 11-4 for the season and will continue in the tournament on Thursday.

Sullivan loses

MATTOON — The Sullivan girls basketball team fell 64-31 to Galesburg on Wednesday at the Mattoon Girls Holiday Tournament.

Esther Miller and Emily White each scored eight points to lead the Lady Redskins. Miller also had two assists. Avery Still got eight rebounds and Chloe Riley had three steals.

Sullivan is now 5-7 and plays Salem at 10 a.m. to finish pool play Thursday with another game later in the day to determine the Lady Redskins’ place overall in the tournament.

Sullivan falls to Altamont

MATTOON -- Sullivan led Altamont in the Mattoon Holiday Tournament Wednesday 28-22 at the half and 40-34 heading into the final quarter when they were outscored 18-10 in a 52-50 loss. 

Esther Miller and Chloe Riley led the Lady Redskins with 19 and 10 points respectively. 

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