Vandals falls at regional; SEB, South Central advance

Matthew Wells scored 20 points and Garrett Austin 17 on Monday as the Vandals advanced to the second round of the IHSA Flora Regional Tournament.
The Vandals advanced to a second-round game against No. 1-seed Marshall with a 70-49 win over the host team.
The Vandalia led from the start, going up 18-9 after one quarter and doubling Flora’s score, 34-17, by halftime. They held an 18-17 advantage in the third quarter 18-15 edge in the fourth.
Vandalia – Ruot 5 1-1 11; Laack 0 0-0 0; Wells 6 4-4 20; Austin 7 0-0 17; Satterthwaite 3 0-0 8; Well 0 0-0 0; Casey 1 1-2 5; Beall 3 1-4 7; Peebles 0 0-0 0; Goldsmith 1 0-0 2.
Three-pointers – Wells 4, Austin 3, Satterthwaite 2.
On Tuesday, an 88-48 lost to the Marshall ended the Vandals’ season.
Marshall led 22-13 after one quarter then exploded for 30 points in the second quarter to lead 52-24 at halftime.
They held a 15-13 edge in the third quarter, then outscored Vandalia 21-11 in the fourth quarter.
Vandalia – Ruot 3 5-7 11; Wells 3 1-1 8; Austin 1 1-2 4; Satterthwaite 0 0-0 0; Casey 6 2-2 18; Beall 0 0-0 0; Goldsmith 1 0-0 2.
Three-pointers – Wells 1, Austin 1, Casey 4, Tarkington 1.

St. Elmo/Brownstown, seeded No. 7, advanced to a second-round game with the host team by defeating Patoka, 75-71, on Monday.
Altamont, the No. 2 seed, advanced by defeating Sandoval, 64-29, on Monday.
SEB – Smith 8 4-6 21; J. Tish 5 0-0 15; McWhorter 5 2-3 13; Goldsborough 3 3-4 13; Pruett 2 4-5 9; Baron 2 0-0 4; Higgs 0 3-4 3; K. Tish 0 0-0 0; Forbus 0 0-0 0.
Patoka – Hill 7 10-10 27; Gebke 7 1-2 17; Alexander 3 6-7 13; Belcer 4 2-2 10; Jolliff 0 2-2 2; Hinkel 1 0-0 2.
Three-pointers – SEB-Smith 1, J. Tish 5, McWhorter 1, Pruett 1, Goldsborough 1; Patoka-Hill 3, Gebke 2, Alexander 1.

South Central advanced to the semifinals of the Altamont Regional with a 53-40 defeat of Christ Our Rock Lutheran on Tuesday.
With the win, the Cougars were to face Dieterich, which advanced by defeating Mulberry Grove, 56-45, on Tuesday.
The winner of that game on Wednesday will face the winner of the Altamont and St. Elmo game, also on Wednesday.
South Central – Dodson 6 4-18; Brandt 3 4-10; Miller 5 6-19; Cowger 1 0-2; Willshire 2 0-4.

 

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