Diekemper Goes Off For Career High 45 In Win Over Sandoval

Diekemper Goes Off For Career High 45 In Win Over Sandoval

Led by Molly Diekemper’s career-high 45 points, Carlyle Lady Indians win for the second time in three games with a 62-53 victory at Sandoval Thursday. Tribe never trailed as it took a 6-0 lead at the outset and pushed that lead to 15-6 by the end of the first quarter despite ten turnovers. Lady Indians led by as many as 14 in the second period and had a 32-19 halftime lead as Diekemper posted 20 points in the first half.

Diekemper carried the Tribe in the second half as she scored 25 of her team’s 26 points. The only Carlyle point Diekemper did not score for her team in the second half was a free throw by Ashlyn Weh midway through the third quarter.

Sandoval scored the opening bucket of the third period before the Lady Indians reeled off the next 10 points to open up a 42-21 lead. Sandoval cut that margin to 44-31 by the end of the period and got as close as eight on two occasions in the fourth quarter.

Neveah Andrews led Sandoval with 24.

Carlyle improves to 2-18 on the season and will host Wood River Saturday.


Girls Scoreboard:

Alton Marquette 52 Roxana 21

Anna 38 Benton 19

East St Louis 60 Alton 24

Freeburg 63 Wesclin 22

Hamilton County 66 Edwards County 37

Litchfield 19 Wood River 17

Marissa 42 Red Bud 9

Mattoon 49 Urbana 39

Trico 58 Christopher 53


NTC Tournament:

Altamont 61  St Anthony 29

North Clay 48 Windsor 31


Carbondale Tournament:

Chester 39 Marion 37

Massac County 56 Mt Vernon 54

McCracken County, Ky. 60 Carbondale 40


Effingham Tournament:

Effingham 51 Centralia 42


Eldorado Tournament:

Eldorado 48 Fairfield 45


Elverado Tournament:

Elverado 51 Cobden 38

Woodlawn 41 Galatia 35


Highland Tournament:

Highland 72 O’Fallon 45

Belleville West 54 Collinsville 51 (OT)

Mater Dei 37 Nashville 30


Little Illini Tournament:

Championship – Paris 61 Olney 26

Third Place – Marshall 48 Lawrenceville 40

Consolation – Newton 63 Red Hill 38


West Frankfort Tournament:

Pinckneyville 72 West Frankfort 24

Sesser 49 Herrin 40