Shelbyville Daily Union

February 27, 2014

BC Upsets St. Elmo, Then Loses

JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor
CNHI

SHELBYVILLE, IL. —

Beecher City just lost to St. Elmo/Brownstown last week, 45-32. But at regional on Monday, BC knocked off the St. E/B, 72-56. BC then lost to top-seed Altamont on Wednesday, 73-49.

BC buried St. Elmo with a 25-5 run in the 1st 8:00. St. E/B got back in the game with an 18-13 run in the 2nd, but the damage had been done and B.C. was not going to back off. BC was up by 15 at the half, 38-23. The 3rd period was a tougher go in a defensive quarter. BC held serve and was still up by 16 heading into crunch time, 50-34.

In the 4th, St. E/B tried to erase their deficit with a 22-point period. However, BC was able to match them and scored the upset.

BC had five players in double figures. Bales had 15, Barnes had 14, Rexroad had 13, Doty had 13, and Gardner had 12. St. E/B had three players in double-digits.

Nokomis Regional

Monday

Beecher City 72, St. Elmo/Brownstown 56

St.E     5-18-11-22--56

B.C.   25-13-12-22--72

BC stats: Bales 15 (7 FGs, 1/4 FTs), Barnes 14 (6 FGs, 2/4 FTs), Rexroad 13 (2-2s, 2-3 pt FGs, 3/4 FTs), Doty 13 (3 FGs, 7/20 FTs), Gardner 12 (1-2, 3-3 pt FGs, 1/2 FTs), Giles 5 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs). Team FGs 26. 3-Pointers: 6 (Gardner 3, Rexroad 2, Giles). Team FTs 14-of-24.  

St. E/B stats: L. Maxey 18 (3-2s, 3-3 pt FGs, 3/5 FTs), Feezel 12 (5 FGs, 2/7 FTs), M. Maxey 10 (3 pt FGs, 4/4 FTs), Smithson 6 (2 FGs, 2/2 FTs), Behrends 5 (2 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Pasley 3 (FG), Hardimon 2 (FG). Team FGs 19. Team FTs 12-of-20 

Against the #1 seed, BC didn't fare as well, getting beat by 24. Brady Barnes, the only Eagle in double figures, led BC with 16 points.

Wednesday

Altamont 73, Beecher City 49

B.C.       11-10-15-13--49

Altam't   21-14-23-15--73

BC stats: Barnes 16 (7 FGs, 2/4 FTs), Doty 7 (3 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Bales 7 (3 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Lagerhausen 6 (FG, 4/6 FTs), Kenter 5 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs, 0/2 FTs), Gardner 4 (2 FGs, 2/2 FTs), Giles 2 (FG). Team FGs 19. Team FTs 10-of-17.

Alta stats: Ziegler 26 (7-2s, 3-3 pt FGs, 3/4 FTs), Seidel 13 (5 FGs, 3/6 FTs), McGinnis 8 (3 FGs, 2/4 FTs), Jackson 6 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs, 1/2 FTs), Jahraus 5 (2 FGs, 1/2 FTs), A. Goeckner 4 (2 FGs), Armstrong 4 (FG, 2/3 FTs), Wolff 4 (FG, 2/2 FTs), Borders 3 (FG). Team FGs 27. 3-Pointers: 5 (Ziegler 3, Jackson, Borders). Team FTs 14-of-23.