Posted on Jan 30, 2021 7:06 PM
Final up to date on January 30, 2021 7:08 pm
Written by Greg Sapp
The Effingham Hearts opened the highschool basketball season in fashion Saturday night time with an 87-38 victory over the Vandalia Vandals. The sport was heard on KJ Nation 102.three and www.kjcountry.com.
Effingham and Vandalia have been scheduled to play the sport on the unique time final fall, so when each groups had their seven practices, they determined to go forward and play the sport.
Effingham’s offense went into overdrive, scoring 20 or extra factors in each quarter. The Hearts led 20-5 after the primary quarter, prolonged the result in 47-16 at halftime and have been up 67-33 after three quarters earlier than outscoring the Vandals 20-5 within the fourth quarter.
Effingham made 48% of his photographs, 33 of 69, together with 10 of 31 triples. The Hearts made 11 of 14 free throws for 79% and flipped the ball 11 instances.
Vandalia shot 26% from the sphere, 14 of 54, together with three of 22 triples. The Vandals have been 9 of 13 from the free throw line for 69% and dedicated 12 turnovers.
Effingham held a large 46-22 rebounding benefit.
Effingham had two gamers with double-doubles. Nate Thompson led all scorers with 31 factors and grabbed 10 rebounds, whereas Parker Wolfe scored 26 factors and had 12 rebounds. Additionally for Effingham, Jacob Stoneburner had seven factors and eight rebounds. Garrett Wolfe scored 5 factors and Brayden Buddies scored three, however he had six rebounds and possibly as many blocked photographs. Additionally scoring for Effingham: Jett Volpi three, Dalton Fox three, Jakob Logan 2, Logan Heil 2, Armando Estrada three and Thad Dillow 2.
Case Goldsmith was in double figures for Vandalia with 14 factors.
Effingham earned a victory in an excellent recreation JV, 54-51.
The Hearts kick off Apollo Convention motion Tuesday night time in Mattoon.