Shelbyville Daily Union

November 8, 2013

Eagles Downed Twice

JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor
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SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Beecher City Jr. High basketball lost a pair of sweeps this week, losing to Mulberry Grove, then Stew-Stras.

Tuesday, Mulberry Grove beat BC 7th, 38-7, and beat BC 8th, 54-8. On Thursday, Stew-Stras beat BC 7th, 30-21, then beat BC 8th, 51-6.

Mason Stewart was all BC had. He scored all seven points in the 7th grade game. MG had six players score, led by Hans with 11, followed by Lathan with seven. Four teammates scored five points, each.

Tuesday

7th

Mulberry Grove 38, Beecher City 7

BC stats: Mason Stewart 7 (2-2s, 1-3 pt FGs). Team FGs 3 (1-3).

MG stats: Hans 11 (5 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Latham 7 (2-2s, 1-3 pt FGs), Swain 5 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs), Belcher 5 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs), Cramer 5 (2 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Snow 5 (2 FGs, 1/2 FTs). Team FGs 16 (3-3s). Team FTs 3-of-6.

In the 8th grade match-up, three BC players scored a total of eight points. MG had three players in double figures, led by Wright with 19, Latham with 15, and Gauch 10.

8th

Mulberry Grove 54, Beecher City 8

BC stats: Mason Stewart 4 (2 FGs), Jonathon Kollman 2 (FG), Kaleb Doty 2 (FG). Team FGs 4.

MG stats: Wright 19 (9 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Latham 15 (6-2s, 1-3 pt FGs), Gauch 10 (5 FGs), Belcher 6 (2-3 pt FGs), Swain 2 (FG), Links 2 (FG). Team FGs 25 (3-3s). Team FTs 1-of-2.

BC 7th had one, almost two, of their three scorers in double figures, led by Mason Stewart with 10 points. Adam Burton led Stew-Stras with 14 points. Six more scorers gave Stew-Stras the 9-point margin of victory.

Thursday

7th

Stew-Stras 30, Beecher City 21

Mason Stewart led BC again, this time with 10 points, followed by Dakota McKee with eight and Preston Morales with three.

Stew-Stras' seven scorers were led by Adam Burton with 14 points, followed by Jaden Miller with six points.

Stew stats: Adam Burton 14 (7 FGs), Jaden Miller 6 (3 FGs), Luke Jesgarz 4 (2 FGs), Jacob Allen 2 (FG), Aaron Kirby 2 (FG), Clay Tabbert 1 (1/6 FTs), Wyatt Smith 1 (1/4 FTs). Team FGs 14. Team FTs 2-of-10.

BC stats: Mason Stewart 10 (5 FGs), Dakota McKee 8 (4 FGs), Preston Morales 3 (FG, 1/2 FTs). Team FGs 10. Team FTs 1-of-2.

Mason Stewart led BC again in the 8th grade game, but was limited to just four points. Stew-Stras had nine scorers, led by Tanner Clark with 12 points, followed by Jon Koester and Brady Hansen with nine and eight points, respectively.

8th

Stew-Stras 51, Beecher City 6

Stew stats: Tanner Clark 12 (5 FGs, 2/2 FTs), Jon Koester 9 (4 FGs, 1/1 FTs), Brady Hansen 8 (4 FGs), Chase Thies 6 (3 Fgs), Isaac Kramer 5 (2 FGs, 1/4 FTs), Trevor Quast 4 (2 FGs, 0/1 FTs), Michael Roley 4 (2 FGs), Christian Kessler 2 (FG), Dylan Slifer 1 (1/2 FTs). Team FGs 23. Team FTs 5-of-10.

BC stats: Mason Stewart 4 (2 FGs, 0/2 FTs), Kaleb Doty 2 (FG). Team FGs 3. Team FTs 0-for-2.