Mattoon’s Meade Johnson (left) scored 10 points Friday night. (Photo/Chet Piotrowski, Piotrowski Studios)

Teutopolis’s Jordan Hardiek scored 19 points in an explosive 31-point first quarter that enabled the Wooden Shoes to cruise past Mattoon, 82-44, on Friday in the St. Anthony’s Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament in Effingham.

The Green Wave were outscored 31-9 in the opening quarter and never relinquished the lead. Mattoon drops into the consolation final at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Teutopolis advanced to play St. Anthony, a 62-55 winner over Effingham, in the championship game set for 7:30 tonight.

CamRon Thomas nailed three 3-pointers to score a team-high 11 points for Mattoon, and Meade Johnson added 10.

The Green Wave shot 39.1 on field goals, making 18 of 46. Mattoon made eight of 21 3-point attempts and had 17 rebounds.

Mattoon committed 21 turnovers while Teutopolis had only eight.

Teutopolis 82, Mattoon 44

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MATTOON (44)

Thomas 4 0-0 11, Morton 1 0-0 2, Johnson 4 0-0 10, Carter-Smith 1 0-0 3, Middleton 1 2-2 4, Compton 3 0-0 8, Wright 0 0-0 0, Bergstrom 1 0-1 2, Yardley 1 0-0 2, Bradbury 1 0-0 2, Williams 0 0-0 0, Farmer 0 0-0 0, Faulkner 0 0-0 0, Cardwell 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 2-6 44.

3-pointers: Thomas 3, Johnson 2, Compton 2, Carter-Smith 1.