Saturday play at the Logan County junior
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[January 07, 2013]
The seventh-grade Logan County
Conference tournament got under way over the weekend. Although West
Lincoln-Broadwell is the host school, all games this year are being
played at Jack D Nutt arena on the campus of Lincoln College.
In the first game, the fourth-seeded Wolverines defeated the
fifth-seeded Stags of Hartsburg-Emden 17-16. Jack Eimer led all
scorers with 12 points. Payton Batley added three, while Will
Tiffany had two in the victory. Alex Vetter led the Stags with six
In the second game, the No. 3 seed, Carroll
Catholic/Zion/NH-M, pulled an upset, defeating the second-seeded
Bruins of Mount Pulaski by a final of 50-38. Braden Brown led all
scorers with 19 points and Clayton Dixon scored 13, while Cole
Klockenga added 10 and Drew Singleton had seven for the
Crusaders. Mount Pulaski was led by Seth Huff with 15 points and
Payton Taylor had 14.
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In the nightcap, the No. 1-seeded Panthers of Chester-East
Lincoln held off the fourth-seeded Wolverines 28-19. Josh Vinson
had 11 points in the victory for the Panthers, while Jordan
Jacobs added 10, Will Ewald scored four and Sam Birnbaum added
three. Jack Eimer led the Wolverines in the loss with 11 points,
while Payton Batley had six.
The tournament action resumes Thursday, beginning at 6 p.m. with
the third-place game featuring the Mount Pulaski Bruins versus the
West Lincoln-Broadwell Wolverines. The championship game featuring
the Carroll Catholic Crusaders versus the Panthers of Chester-East
Lincoln follows at 7:15 p.m.
[Text from file received from Dan
Horn, West Lincoln-Broadwell]