Shelbyville Daily Union

Sports

December 26, 2012

Okaw Ladies Go Flat

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Okaw Valley started like gangbusters against Blue Ridge in the opening round of the Okaw Valley Holiday Tournament on Saturday, leading by 13. But in the 2nd half, Okaw they were just busted, losing 48-39.

Okaw guard Abigail Weybright had a deuce, then a pair of 3-pointers in the 1st period. Paige Harlin cashed in another trey and Amanda McClain scored twice from the floor, for a 17-11 lead. Blue Ridge got 5  of Gabby pearl’s 16 points in the 1st, plus a pair of buckets from Jessie Brandt and one from Cheve Benes.

Okaw kept up the pace with a 13-6 run in the 2nd period. McClain scored two more times and split a pair at the line, giving her 9 of her 15 points in the 1st half. Weybright dialed in for another long distance basket and Amy Orris hit a trey. Shelby dash capped the Okaw scoring in the first half with a deuce.

Blue Ridge got just two buckets from pearl and one from Brandt in the 2nd, to trail by 13 at the half, 30-17.

Out of the locker room their was a sea change. It was Blue Ridge that came out like gangbusters. They put on a 19-4 run to erase the 13-point lead and take a 2-point lead heading into the 4th. Brandt scored 10 points on four field goals and 2-of-2 at the line. Pearly had a 3-point play and two more buckets.

Okaw got two buckets from McClain and that was it to trail going into the final frame, 36-34. Okaw was stymied again in the 4th on a 12-5 run and finished flummoxed.

Weybright sank her fourth 3-pointer in the 4th and McClain had a deuce, while Blue Ridge made 8-of-10 free throws and a couple solo twos to ice the game.  

McClain and Weybright led Okaw with 15 and 14 points, respectively. The Okaw leaders scored 20 of their combined 29 points in the 1st half.

McClain scored seven times from the floor and Weybright four times from the arc, plus a deuce. Paige Harlin had a trey and 2-of-2 at the line for five points.

Blue Ridge was led by Brandt with 20, including eight field goals and 4-of-4 at the line. Pearl finished with 16, seven buckets and 2-of-3 at the line.

Okaw was just 3-of-9 at the line, while Blue Ridge was 12-of-16 (75%) in a 9-point win. Okaw Valley moved to the consolation bracket and will play next after Christmas.

Saturday

Okaw Valley Holiday Tournament

Blue Ridge 48, Okaw Valley 39

B. Ridge   11-6-19-12--48

Okaw V    17-13-4-5--39

Okaw stats: McClain 15 (7 Fgs, 1/4 Fts), Weybright 14 (1-2, 4-3 pt Fgs,

0/2 Fts),  Harlin 5 (1-3 pt FG, 2/2 Fts), Orris 3 (1-3 pt FG), S. Dash 2

(FG, 0/1 FTs). Team Fgs 15. 3-pointers: 6 (Weybright 4). Team Fts 3-of-9.

B. Ridge stats: Brandt 20 (8 Fgs, 4/4 Fts), Pearl 16 (7 Fgs, 2/3 Fts), #15

7 (FG, 5/7 Fts), #21 4 (2 Fgs), Clancy 1 (1/2 Fts). Team Fgs 18. Team Fts

12-of-16.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • 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
13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp
Poll

Should the minimum wage for workers be raised in Illinois?

Yes
No
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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