The Galesburg Silver Streaks moved to 3-0 in the Mattoon Holiday Tournament, and 11-5 on the season, after a 48-30 win Friday morning over the Saint Anthony Bulldogs.
It was a struggle in the first half. The Streaks led 26-24 at the end of the first half, but they turned around midway through the third quarter, going on a big run and outscoring St. Anthony 15-4 in the third quarter, then 7-2 in the fourth quarter. The Streaks gave up only three baskets in the second half. St. Anthony was 7-10 from the free throw line in the first half, being the only free throws they shot. The Streaks were able to keep St. Anthony from fouling and going to the free throw line.
Riley Jenkins led the Streaks with 12 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds, and 2 steals. Andrea Sampson had nine points on three three-pointers, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists. Daija Range was our Dave’s Autobody Crunch Time Player of the Game. She had six points, and did a great job defensively, pulling down nine rebounds.
Galesburg out-rebounded St. Anthony 31-23.
The Streaks will play again Friday night against the host Mattoon Green Wave, with an 8:30pm tipoff, and will be aired immediately following the GHS boys game on WGIL!
Miss Friday morning’s game? Listen to it in its entirety here!