SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES - 03-01-2019
ALTAMONT 1A SECTIONAL
MOWEAQUA CENTRAL A&M 63, NOKOMIS 57

The Raiders ousted the Redskins from the postseason for the second consecutive season in the sectional final, this time at Altamont as they improved to 31-3 on the season.

Six-foot-four junior forward Connor Heaton lead the way for Coach Rob Smith's club with 22-points while Brycen Burgerer added 14.

Griffin Andricks, another 6-foot-4 junior, added 11-points along with nine points from 6-foot-4 senior Austin Sloan.

Just like the previous year, Nokomis' only 1A defeat of the season came in the final game to the Raiders as Coach Steve Kimbro's squad bows out of the postseason at 28-7.

Alex Tosetti, a 6-foot-1 senior guard, lit up the scoreboard with seven 3-pointers to finish with 21-points.

Six-foot-eight junior forward Carter Sabol added 20-points as he hit a pair of 3-point bombs.

Evan Herpstreith, a sophomore guard, added eight-points as did senior Trevor Wright.

Wright and Herpstreith both added a pair of 3-pointers in the loss; 12 total for Nokomis in the game.

Central A&M held off the Redskins as both Heaton (4-of-4) and Andricks (2-of-2) made six-straight free throws in the final quarter for the win.

The Raiders get a return trip 160-miles south to SIU Arena for the supersectional as they will face Sesser-Valier, who was a 55-39 winner over Woodlawn to win the Gallatin County 1A Sectional.

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Moweaqua Central A&M
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63
Nokomis
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19
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57
Moweaqua Central A&M (63) -Andricks 4 0 3-4 11, Paradee 2 1 0-0 7, Heaton 9 0 4-6 22, Burgerer 5 1 1-5 14, Sloan 3 1 0-0 9, Hatchins 0 0 0-0 0.
2FG-23, 3FG-3, FT-8-15, PF-8.

Nokomis (64) – Harpstreith 1 2 0-0 8, Bruder 0 0 0-0 0, Tosetti 0 7 0-0 21, Stewart 0 0 0-0 0, Wright 1 2 0-2 8, Sabol 5 2 4-4 20.
2FG-7, 3FG-13, FT-4-6, PF-11.

Fouled Out – Bruder - Nokomis
Technical Fouls – None.
OKAWVILLE 1A SECTIONAL
OKAWVILLE 57, MADISON 50

Don't look now but the Rockets have made another postseason run.

The defending 1A champs have made it back to the supersectional for the third straight year with a win over the ABV 1A Jacksonville Supersectional Area top-ranked Trojans.

Coach Jon Kraus has his club at 21-12 on the season as they defeated a team that had beaten them back on February 13 in a make up game from the Okawville Invitational Tournament.

For Okawville players reached double-figures in scoring, led by 6-foot-7 junior Jackson Heckert with 15-points.

Sophomore guard Lucas Frederking scored 13-points while senior guard Wyatt Krohne and senior forward Lane Schilling added 12-points.

Madison saw its campaign close at 19-12 with just a pair of 13-point scorers; senior Kameron Williams and senior Maurice Baker, Jr.

Head coach Maurice Baker, Sr. saw his team get outscored 20-10 in the fourth quarter as the Rockets rallied to win the school's 13th boy's basketball sectional title and fourth in the last five seasons.

Okawville was 20-of-30 from the foul line, including 12-of-18 in the final frame.

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Okawville
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Madison
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50
Okawville (57) - Harre 0 0 3-6 3, Frederking 0 1 10-13 Aubel 1 0 0-1 2, Krohne 3 2 0-0 12, Meyer 0 0 0-0 0, Schilling 4 0 4-5 12, Heckert 6 0 3-5 15.
2FG-14, 3FG-3, FT-20-30, PF-15.

Madison (50) – Bursey 0 1 0-0 3, Gordon III 2 0 0-0 4, Glasper 0 0 7-10 7, Williams 3 2 1-2 13, Moore 1 0 0-0 2, Jackson 1 0 0-0 2, Baker 4 1 2-4 13.
2FG-14, 3FG-4, FT-10-16, PF-24.

Fouled Out – Glasper - Madison.
Technical Fouls – None.
LEWISTOWN 1A SECTIONAL
CONCORD-TRIOPIA 64, ELMWOOD 62 (2OT)
Concord-Triopia got a game-high 34-points from 5-foot-10 senior guard Shawn Bell as the Trojans advanced to the Jacksonville 1A Supersectional with a double overtime win over Elmwood at Lewistown.

Bell nailed down 12-19 from the foul line for the 32-3 club that will now face defending state champs Okawville at the Jacksonville Bowl on Tuesday night.

Six-foot-two senior Garrett Snow added 13-points for the winners.

Elmwood had its 22-game winning streak snapped as its season was ended at 27-3.

Charlie McKinty, a 6-foot-3 senior, scored 17-points to lead these Trojans while teammates 5-foot-11 senior Cameron Jacobson and 6-foot-2 senior Jaden Beckwith each added 12-points.

Elmwood nailed seven 3-pointers in the game with Jacobson hitting four of the long range shots.

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Elmwood
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Concord-Triopia
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64
Elmwood (62) - Jacobson 0 4 0-0 12, Wallace 1 1 1-2 6, E. McKinty 0 0 0-0 0, Lampe 0 1 3-4 6, C. McKinty 5 0 7-8 17, Brown 2 1 0-1 7, Beckwith 6 0 0-0 12, Tomlinson 0 0 0-0 0, McFall 0 0 2-5 2.
2FG-14, 3FG-7, FT-13-20, PF-25.

Concord-Triopia (64) – Hu. England 0 1 0-0 3, McKay 4 2 4-6 18, Hollenkamp 0 0 0-0 0, Spangler 4 0 0-0 8, Tiemann 0 0 0-1 0, Ha. England 0 0 0-0 0, Martin 3 0 1-7 7.
2FG-20, 3FG-2, FT-18-31, PF-17.

Fouled Out – Lampe, Brown, McFall - Elmwood.
Technical Fouls – None.
DU QUOIN 2A SECTIONAL
NASHVILLE 37, ALTON MARQUETTE 22

The Hornets advanced to the supersectional for the first time since 2014 with a win over the Explorers in a low-scoring contest where Coach Steve Medford's club tried to be very deliberate with the basketball to keep the scoring down.

But Coach Wayne Harre's team overcame the “slow down” and gradually pulled away to improve to 33-2 on the season.

Kelton Harre and Carson Parker scored 12-points each while senior Bryce Bultman added eight-points.

Tristen Hercules rounded out the Nashville scoring with five-points as they advance to play Teutopolis Tuesday night at 8 pm.

Marquette closed out it's run at 30-4 on the year with 6-foot-6 senior Nick Hemann scoring nine-points.

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Nashville
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Alton Marquette
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Nashville (37) - Hercules 1 0 3-6 5, Harre 2 1 5-6 12, Bultman 2 0 4-7 8, Parker 5 0 2-2 12, Bergmann 0 0 0-0 0, Anderson 0 0 0-0 0, Pelczynski 0 0 0-0 0.
2FG-10, 3FG-1, FT-14-21, PF-6.

Alton Marquette (22) – Harris 1 1 0-0 5, McGee 0 0 0-0 0, Hartrich 1 1 0-1 5, Cox 0 0 0-2 0, Terry 0 0 0-0 0, Hemann 4 0 1-1 9, Hall 0 1 0-0 3.
2FG-6, 3FG-3, FT-1-4, PF-20.

Fouled Out – Terry - Alton Marquette.
Technical Fouls – None.
VANDALIA 2A SECTIONAL
TEUTOPOLIS 55, FAIRFIELD 47

After jumping out to a 16-6 first quarter lead, the Mules allowed the Wooden Shoes back into the contest.

Coach Chet Reeder's T-Town club cut the Fairfield lead down to 22-20 at the half and then outscored the Mules 35-25 to take home yet another sectional championship in boy's basketball.

It is the 13th title for the program.

The Wooden Shoes got 20-points from 6-foot-7 senior Clint Weber and 18-points from 6-foot-6 senior Dawson Smith.

The splendid school record breaking season at Fairfield for head coach Scott McElravy came to a close as the Mules ended up 32-3.

Five-foot-eleven senior guard Jayzale O'Neal ended his prep career with 15-points while junior guard Wyatt Gilbert tossed in 12.

Six-foot-six senior Brian Estes scored eight-points while junior Luke Dagg chipped in six.

Teutopolis will rematch with Nashville, a team they lost to at the Benton “Rich Herrin Shootout” back on February 2.

The Hornets broke a 24-24 halftime tie with a big second half for a 57-39 romp.

The two schools last played in the postseason in 2014 at the supersectional, a game also won by Nashville.

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Teutopolis
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Fairfield
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47
Teutopolis (55) - Smith 6 0 6-10 18, Ungrund 0 1 0-0 3, Wermert 1 1 1-2 6, M. Hardiek 1 0 2-3 4, Weber 8 0 4-9 20, Drees 2 0 0-0 4, J. Hardiek 0 0 0-0 0.
2FG-18, 3FG-2, FT-13-24, PF-12.

Fairfield (47) – Lee 0 0 0-0 0, O'Neal 0 3 6-8 15, Hixenbaugh 0 0 0-0 0, Estes 4 0 0-0 8, Cantrell 1 0 0-0 2, Zurliene 2 0 0-0 4, Dagg 3 0 0-0 6.
2FG-14, 3FG-3, FT-10-12, PF-21.

Fouled Out – Gilbert - Fairfield.
Technical Fouls – None.