Shelbyville Daily Union


January 9, 2014

Devils Comeback Falls Short

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — In a see-saw battle between equals on Saturday, the Windsor Blue Devils missed a chance to get a much needed win, falling short in a late comeback bid against Villa Grove, 53-49.

Villa Grove jumped out to a 21-9 lead in the 1st period, but the Devils struck back in a lock-down defensive 2nd period, posting a 10-2 run, closing the gap to four points at the break, 23-19.

Villa Grove stretched their lead by five points as they took the 3rd period and headed into the final frame up nine, 39-30. It was Windsor's turn to turn up the heat in the 4th, with a 19-14 run, that fell just short of the win.

Keys to the loss were a multitude of Villa Grove free throw attempts and a slight edge at the arc.

Villa Grove had 30 free throw attempts and made 16. Windsor had 22 free throw attempts and made 13. Windsor had two 3-pointers, but Villa Grove had three.

Tristan Warner led Windsor with 21 points, including seven field goals and making 7-of-11 foul shots. Alex Allen followed up his team-high 17 points on Friday with 15 points on Saturday.

Allen had a five buckets, one a trey, and made 4-of-5 at the line. Mitch Haddock just missed double figures, scoring nine points with one trey. 

Villa Grove's Lemmon had one point more than Warner, a game-high 22 points. Wolff scored two points less than Allen, but six of his 13 were from the arc. Fitzgerald had five points.

V.G.'s top three scored 40 points and Windsor's top three scored 47. But Villa Grove had more additional scorers than Windsor. Four more V.G. scorers combined for 13 points. Windsor had just one more scorer, Hayden Cole, with four points.

Windsor (1-10) plays next on Tuesday, January 14 as they travel to Cowden-Herrick.


Villa Grove 53, Windsor 49

Windsor      9-10-11-19--49

Villa Grove  21-2-16-14--53

Devil stats: Warner 21 (7 FGs, 7/11 FTs), Allen 15 ( 5 FGs, 4/5 FTs), Haddock 9 (3-2s, 1-3 pt FGs), Cole 4 (FG, 2/4 FTs), Peadro (0/2 Fts). Team FGs 17. 3-Pointers: 2 (Haddock, Allen). Team FTs 13-of-22.

V.G. stats: Lemmon 22 (5-2s, 1-3 pt FGs, 9/12 FTs),  Wolff 13 (2-2s, 2-3 pt FGs, 3/6 FTs), Fitzgerald 5 (2 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Koberlein 4 (FG, 2/4 FTs), Hubbart 4 (2 FGs), Orwick 3 (FG, 1/6 FTs). Team FGs 17. 3-Pointers: 3 (Wollf 2, Lemmon). Team FTs 16-of-30.



Text Only
  • Fundraising Swim Party Tomorrow The Shelbyville Laker Swim Team have a swim party fundraiser on July 23rd at the Shelbyville Family Aquatic Center from 8-10 p.m. Cost is $5 per entry and we will have a DJ. Funds raised help with the cost of ribbons, conference entry fees, and end o

    July 21, 2014

  • romack bb rant Shelby rapped by Rantoul After the gut-check win on Saturday, Shelby had to play Rantoul Sunday morning. Shelby lost earlier to Rantoul at the Mattoon Firecracker Tourney, 9-1. Sunday’s district game was a repeat. Rantoul won 8-2.Shelby drew first blood as Christian Vonderhe

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos

  • romack bb Shelby Opens Beating Danville Shelby Legion opened the Danville Section of the Charleston District Tournament on Saturday, playing Danville, a team that had beaten them twice. Danville won 10-0 in their first meeting this summer, then broke Shelby’s heart with a 5-4 win in the fi

    July 21, 2014 5 Photos

  • hendryx bb last Danville Dismantles Shelby Legion Shelby Legion had to play Danville for the fourth time this summer and win to avoid elimination. It didn’t happen. Danville dismantled Shelby and sent them home for the season, 12-0.Danville hitters were just too much and Shelby only scratched out fi

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos

  • Shelby Moulton Softball Sign-Up Moulton Middle School Softball will hols registration and a parent meeting on Wednesday, July 23 at 6 p.m. Girls entering 6th, 7th, and 8th grades will be eligible for tryouts. Girls must have athletic physicals completed by July 28, 2014.

    July 21, 2014

  • Stock Car Racing At Christian County Fair MACON, Ill. - Stock car racing will rev up the Christian County Fair for the first time in decades when the Larry’s Service Center Triple 25 hits the quarter-mile fairgrounds dirt track in Taylorville on Thursday, July 24 during the Christian County

    July 21, 2014

  • Shelby Ram Football Schedule Tuesday, July 22Workout, 6:30-8 a.m.; 7 on 7 at LSA, 6 p.m.Wednesday, July 23Workout and Field Time, 5:30-7:30 p.m.Thursday, July 24Workout, 6:30-8 a.m.Saturday, July 26Workout, 9-10:15 a.m.Sunday, July 27 Summer Camp, 3-5 p.m.Monday, July 28 Summer

    July 21, 2014

  • rhodes shc Rhodes Edges Ruff Carroll Rhodes stood as king of the hill at Shelbyville Horseshoe Club, after edging out perennial champion Lloyd Ruff for the Class A championship.Rhodes and his partner Dorothy Hack knocked off Ruff and his partner Patty Doty in the first match of

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • mcgills fom catch McGill's Snag Bass Win As fish were brought to the scales on Saturday, it was clear that the father-son duo of Mike and Dalton McGill of Findlay would win the first place award and probably the points champion award. Bright and early Saturday morning with the sun coming up

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • extreme notre dame Shelby Trio Summer Champs A trio of Shelbyville baseball players spent the summer as part of an elite team that won four championships.Incoming SHS freshman Tylr Gottfriedt, Quinn Martz and Turner Pullen spent the summer playing baseball with the 14U Effingham PAC Team Extrem

    July 21, 2014 3 Photos

Featured Ads
AP Video
Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City

Should the minimum wage for workers be raised in Illinois?

     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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