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Local Sports Roundup -- 1/5/10
High School Boys Basketball

North Fulton defeated Williamsfield 65-63

Rowva beat West Prairie 72-46

Abingdon (4-9) broke open a tie game by outscoring Mercer County 20-13 in the fourth quarter, leading the Commandos to a 54-47 road win over the Golden Eagles (3-10).

Knoxville's big third quarter lifted the Blue Bullets past Princeville. The Blue Bullets outscored the Princes 14-3 in the third frame and went on to win 51-37.

United lost at Rockridge 48-25

Monmouth-Roseville cruised past Ridgewood 80-46

Macomb downed Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 47-21

Brimfield, which is undefeated at 14-0 and moved up to #2 in the state Class 1A standings, doubled up Wethersfield 72-36

South Fulton is still looking for its first win (0-14) after falling to Greenview 47-42


High School Girls Basketball

Lewistown handed Knoxville (17-6) its fifth straight loss, 50-41. The loss comes after the Blue Bullets moved up to #2 in the state in Class 1A.


Local College Basketball

-Men-

Carl Sandburg College won its Arrowhead Conference opener at home against Illinois Valley 73-70.

CSC (9-7, 1-0) led by 11 (41-30) at the half. Isiah Cunningham, a Galesburg High School graduate, led the Chargers with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Jeremy Sewell added 12 points and DT Thornton 10.

Sandburg shot 52% in the game and travels to Blackhawk College Thursday night in another Arrowhead game.


-Women-

Carl Sandburg College lost its Arrowhead Conference opener at home against Illinois Valley 58-43.

The Chargers (4-8, 0-1) trailed by 15 (36-21) at the half and got within eight on two occasions (43-35 and 47-39) in the second half, but Illinois Valley pulled away.

Alivia Colwell led CSC with 15 points. She was the only Charger to score in double figures.


High School Boys Swimming

Galesburg High School swam past Burlington 144-35 in their first dual since the holiday break.

The Streaks (2-2) won all but one event and finished 1-2-3 in six individual events to dominate the meet. Kelly Hawkinson and Michael Varner each won two individual events to lead the GHS cause.

(Courtesy of Galesburg High School Athletics)


High School Boys Wrestling

Orion outpointed Galesburg High School 45-33
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