Shelbyville Daily Union

December 13, 2013

Windsor Earns Title Bout

John Curtis
Daily Union Sports Editor

---- — Windsor (12-1) advanced to the championship game of the NTC 7th grade tourney on Tuesday with a blow-out win over Dieterich, 44-13, then with a nip ‘n tuck win on Wednesday in OT over Cowden-Herrick, 32-30.

On Tuesday, the Trojans opened with a 7-1 run, then followed it with a 15-4 run to lead Dieterich by 17 points at the break, 22-5. The rout continued after the half with a 10-5 run and a final 12-3 blitz for the 31-point victory.

Logan Greul led all scorers with 17 points and 12 boards for a doubleBen Beck scored nine points and grabbed 14 boards for a near double-double.

Tuesday

Windsor 44, Dieterich 13

W’dsor 7-15-10-12--44

D’trich 1-4-5-3--13

W’dsor stats: Logan Greuel 17 (8 FGs, FT), 12 rebounds; Ben Beck 9 (4 FGs, FT), 14 rebounds; Beau Bennett 6 (3 FGs), 1 rebound; Jackson Miller 4 (2 FGs), Payton Nichols 4 (2 FGs), Tucker Cripe 2 (FG), Caleb LeCrone 2 (FG), 1 rebound; Mason Campbell 1 rebound; Brandon Milligan 1 rebound. Team FGs 21. Team FTs 2.

D’trich stats: Will 6 (3 FGs), Elmore 2 (FG), Bohnhoff 2 (FG), Einhorn 2 (FG), Dogra 1 (FT). Team FGs 5. Team FTs 3. ring only nine points between them, 28-28.

In the Wednesday semifinal, the win wasn’t so easy. Cowden-Herrick had a 1-point lead after one, 10-9. Windsor was able to tie by the break, 16-16. They took a 1-point lead through three, 24-23. But the defensive 4th was a grin it out period that lef the two teams tied scoring only nine points between them, 28-28.

In the shortened extra-period, Windsor pulled out the 4-2 advantage and escaped for the title shot against Sigel. Cowden-Herrick was set to play St. Elmo/Brownstown in the 3rd place game.

Wednesday

Windsor 32, Cowden-Herrcik 30 - OT

Windsor 9-7-8-4-4--32

C-H 10-6-7-5--2--30

Windsor stats: Beau Bennett 8; Jackson Miller 5 pts, 4 rebounds; Tucker Cripe 4 rebounds; Logan Greuel 9 points, 8 rebounds; Ben Beck 9 points, 10 rebounds; Payton Nichols 1 point; Caleb LeCrone 1 rebound.

In other action, Stew-Stras beat Dieterich, 28-24, on Wednesday to earn a trip to the consolation championship against Altamont.

Stew-Stras almost pulled in their horns too soon. They used 8-2, and 10-4 runs in the 1st half to lead by 12 points at the break, 18-6. The lead stretched to 16 points heading into the final frame, 26-10. But in crunch time, Dieterich caught fire and flamed out just four points shy of forcing OT with a 14-2 run.

Burton led all scorers with 22 of Stew-Stras’ 28 points. Bohnhoff led the Dieterich comeback with nine points.

Stew-Stras 28, Dieterich 24

St-St 8-10-8-2--28

D’trich 2-4-4-14--24

Stew stats: A. Burton 22 (11 FGs), Jesgarz 2 (FG), Tabbert 2 (FG), Weeden 2 (FG). Team FGs 14.

D’trich stats: E. Bohnhoff 9 (4 FGs, FT), Einhorn 5 (2 FGs, FT), WIll 4 (2 FGs), Brummer 4 (2 FGs), Elmore 2 (FG). Team FGs 11. Team FTs 2.


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