Lady Vandals post regional win

Vandalia advanced to the second round of the Class 2A girls basketball regional at Greenville on Monday by breezing past Staunton, 60-30.

Emma Meyer scored 23 points and had nine steals to lead the Lady Vandals, who were to face the No. 2 seed, Hillsboro, at 7:30 p.m.
Staunton gained the first possession of the game and came out with the intent of establishing a slow pace, passing the ball around the perimeter for about 90 seconds.
The game was scoreless until the 5:23 mark of the first quarter, when Meyer scored on a layup after her first steal of the game. The Lady Vandals then went up 6-0 on a basket underneath by Leah Francis and another steal and layup by Meyer.
Staunton scored its first points with 3:50 left in the stanza, and baskets by Anna Miller and Madelyn Hosick gave Vandalia a 10-4 lead at the end of the quarter.
The Lady Vandals were up 24-10 at the half, with Meyer scoring half of their 14 points in the quarter.
Vandalia put the game out of reach for good in the third quarter, outscoring Staunton 22-3, with Meyer scoring 12 points on five baskets and a free throw and Makayla Tinker adding eight on three field goals and a couple of free throws.
The Lady Vandals sealed the win by holding a 14-7 edge in the final period.
Vandalia: Anna Miller 2 0-0 4, Klanke 2 2-3 8, Dagen 1 0-0 2, Bright 0 1-2 1, Francis 1 2-4 4, Meyer 10 1-3 23, Hosick 3 0-0 6, Tinker 3 3-3 9, Swain 1 0-0 3. Totals 23 9-15 60. Three-pointers: Klanke 2, Meyer 2, Swain 1.
Dieterich Regional
Kyrstyn Fitch, Audriana Pruett and Morgan Brown each scored 15 points as Brownstown/St. Elmo defeated Beecher City Cowden-Herrick, 62-53, on Monday.
The Lady Bombers fell behind 10-7 after one quarter, but outscored BCCH, 24-6, in the second quarter. Brown scored seven points in that quarter, Emily Bone had six and Pruett five as the BSE jumped out to a 31-16 lead at the half.
The Lady Bombers also held a 21-15 edge in the third quarter, but BCCH put on a charge in the fourth period, outscoring the Lady Bombers, 22-10, in the final quarter.
The win pits the Lady Bombers against the No. 2 seed, Effingham St. Anthony, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
St. Elmo/Brownstown: Fitch 5 4-4 15 . Bone 3 0-0 6, Pruett 6 0-0 15, Dana Shelton 2 0-0 4, Brown 6 1-2 15, Moore 2 3-4 7. Totals 22 (6) 8-10 63. Three-pointers: Fitch 1, Pruett 3, Brown 2.
The Ramsey co-op’s season came to an end with a 59-50 loss to Altamont.
Kayla Zimmerman led Ramsey with 20 points.
Altamont advances to face top-seeded Dieterich on Wednesday night at 6 p.m.
Vandalia 51, Staunton 19
Makayla Tinker scored 13 points, and Emma Meyer and Madelyn Hosick each added 11 as the Lady Vandals easily handed Staunton last Wednesday.
Vandalia jumped out to a 15-6 first quarter lead and was up 27-10 at the half. The Lady Vandals held an 11-2 edge in the third quarter and a 13-7 advantage in the final quarter.
Vandalia: Marquardt 0 2-2 2, Paslay 1 0-0 2, Francis 1 2-2 4, K. Swain 1 0-1 2, E. Miller 1 0-0 2, Meyer 5 1-3 11, Hosick 5 1-1 11, Tinker 5 1-1 13, Bright 2 0-0 4. Totals 21 7-10 51. Three-pointers: Tinker 2.
Carlinville 50, Vandalia 37
Carlinville held a scoring edge in all four quarters in defeating the Lady Vandals last Thursday, with a 13-3 advantage in the second quarter being the big difference.
Emma Meyer led the Lady Vandals with seven field goals and three free throws for 17 points, and Makayla Tinker added seven free throws in nine chances.
Vandalia: A. Miller 0 1-2 2, Bright 1 0-0 2, K. Swain, 1 1-3 3, Meyer 7 3-5 17, Hosick 2 2-2 6, Tinker 0 7-9 7. Totals 11 15-23 37.
 

Taking advantages of a screen set by teammate Emma Meyer, Vandalia’s Madelyn Hosick drives to the basket during the regional contest on Monday at Greenville. The Lady Vandals advanced to a semifinal game against No. 2 seed Hillsboro on Wednesday.

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