Shelbyville Daily Union

Local News

March 12, 2013

Rams Wrap Winning Season

Despite ending their season in the Auburn Regional with a 1st-round loss to Meridian, the Shelbyville Rams (16-12) had one of the best seasons in recent school history.

Shelby never fell below .500 all season. They started out 3-1 when they beat Okaw Valley. They went to 6-3 when they beat Stew-Stras. They went to 8-4 when they beat St. Anthony.

The Rams went to 10-5 when they beat Tuscola. They went to 12-6 when they beat Argenta. They went to 14-8 when they beat Warrensburg in the OVC tourney. They went to 16-10 when they had a huge upset win on Sr. Night against St. Teresa. The Ram defense held late and Nate Standerfer made two 3-pointers in the final minute for the win.

Shelby had a distinct home-court advantage in these close games. They were 7-2 at home, 3-4 away, and 6-6 on neutral floors.

They played a lot of close games, in part due to their defense, which kept opponents’ scores low. They Rams outscored their opponents by just 38 points total over 28 games.

Shelby scored an average of 49 points per game with 28.2 rebounds, 12.8 assists per game, 5.9 steals per game, and 2.7 blocks per game.

Of their 75 blocked shots, senior center Brody Bence had 57, 76% of the team blocks.

Bence was the Rams’ leading scorer with 425 points (12.5 p/g). He shot 51% from the field, 78% from the line. He grabbed 182 rebounds, 2 boards less than their leading rebounder, senior forward Tucker Schwengel. Schwengel also led the team in steals with 38.

Shelby’s top 3-point shooter was senior Nate Standerfer with 290 points, 192 of those from 64 treys (30%). He had more than twice as many 3’s as he did 2’s. He shot 68% from the line. Jake Keown was a pure point guard, leading the Rams with 112 assists. Standerfer and Spencer Shadwell followed, dishing 57 assists, each.

Shelbyville Season Stats

Bence *425 pts, *15.2 ppg, *150-2s, 18-3s, *51%, *98-of-126 FTs, 78% FTs, 182 reb, 6.2 rpg, *57 blocks, 9 steals; Standerfer 290 pts, 10.4 ppg, 31-2s, *64-3s, 32%, 36-of-53 FTs, 68% FTs, 67 reb, 2.4 rpg, 22 stls, *57 ast; Shadwell 203 pts, 7.3 ppg, 48-2s, 24-3s, 41% , 35-of-54 FTs, 65%FTs, 75 reb, 2.7 rpg, 19 stls, *57 ast; Darin Breeden 151 pts, 7.6 ppg, 48-2s, 5-3s, 45%, 40-of-50 FTs, *80% FTs, 83 reb, 4.2 rpg, 20 stls, 31 ast; Schwengel 105 pts, 3.8 ppg, 39-2s, 46%, 27-of-48 FTs, 56% FTs, *184 reb, *6.6 rpg, 38 stls, 35 ast; Jake Keown 79 pts, 2.8 ppg, 23-2s, 6-3s, 31%, 15-of-24 FTs, 63%, *112 ast, 23 stls; Luke McConnell 38 pts, 1.5 ppg, 17-2s, 26%, 4-of-13 FTs, 31%, 83 reb. 3.2 rpg, 8 ast, 13 stls

Team Stats: 49 ppg, 1373 pts, 497 FGs, 386-2’s, 46%, 111-3’s, 30%,

268-of-383 FTs, 70%, 789 reb, 28.2 rpg, 166 stls, 358 ast, 75 blks

Text Only
Local News
  • goggles paisano Harvick becomes first repeat winner Kevin Harvick won the race he has also wanted to on Saturday night. Harvick claimed his second win of the season by winning the famed Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Harvick appeared to have the race in control most of the night, leading 238 laps

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • knop at ss SS/W Converts v. Pana Stew-Stras/Windsor softball won their eighth straight game on Tuesday, cashing in against Pana, 11-5. The Comet co-op lost their first game to Central A&M, 7-6, then won seven straight. During that stretch they had eight batters hitting over .300, th

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 041814 Rams on the Run pic Students complete Read, Right, & Run Marathon A group of Shelbyville students, ages Kindergarten through 6th grade, participated in the GO! St. Louis Read, Right, & Run Marathon on April 5. The event was held at Forest Park, St. Louis. Coordinators were Lisa Mayhall and Stacy Lindemann. The GO!

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Audit report: County's finances 'level' The county's finances are "level", according to Robin Yockey of Mose, Yockey, Brown and Kull LLC. Yockey presented the audited financial report to the County Board during last week's regular meeting. "The county's finances remained relatively level b

    April 18, 2014

  • 041814 Moulton concert pic Moulton Jr. High presents spring concert Moulton Middle School 6th, 7th, and 8th grade choruses presented its Spring Concert Tuesday evening in the High School auditorium. The 6th and 7th grade choirs combined to present "Bye Bye, Love", "Read All About It", "Just a Bit of Sunshine", "Play

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_2246.JPG SHS Prom Royalty Candidates named

    Shelbyville High School has announced its 2014 Prom court.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sgt. Timothy Owens laid to rest Saturday Jackson Adams Effingham Daily News Sgt. Timothy Owens laid to rest Saturday

    April 15, 2014

  • 041514 veterans honored pic Father, son veterans honored with headstones Military headstones were placed near the graves of a Blackhawk War veteran and his Civil War veteran son Friday thanks to the efforts of a Shelbyville man. The stones were placed near the Graham family plot at the corner of Veterans and Highland Aven

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Shelby County Art Show Results 2014 Welcoming weather helped this year's Shelby County Art Show to be quite busy with many visitors to the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. This SCAS had a large number of entries in both junior and adult divisions, as well as many demonstrators showing

    April 15, 2014

  • IMG_2180.JPG Mock accident drives home message

    The screech of tires -- the crunch of metal ... two school buses pull away to reveal a head-on collision involving high schoolers on Prom night.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing

Do you think the United States should become more involved in the advancements of Russia into the Ukraine?

Yes, militarily
Yes, as peacemakers
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate