|HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL
The Galesburg Silver Streaks moved to 18-3 on the season, with a 70-62 non-conference win against Normal West Friday night. Jessica Howard led the Streaks with 14 points, nine of which came from the three-point line. Normal West's Lauren Berry led their attack with 22 points. The Streaks were down 47-40 in the 3rd quarter, but came back to control the game thanks to a 15-0 run. The girls are off until Monday, when they take on Morton in the King Day tournament at Knox College. You can hear the game beginning at 1:06 on WGIL.
The GHS Sophomores lost to Normal West 53-51, despite a big 27 point effort from Sharon Diggins.
Havana 58, South Fulton 36
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
Brandon Thompson led the Galesburg Silver Streaks (14-3, 2-2 Western Big 6) with a huge 32 point effort in Western Big 6 Conference play Friday night, as the Streaks beat Rock Island Alleman (8-8, 0-5) 52-46. Thompson scored 17 of the Streaks 24 points in the 4th Quarter. Thompson was one point short of his career high. The boys play Saturday as part of the King Day tournament against Marian Catholic, in a game you can hear beginning at 12:06pm on WGIL. They play again tonight in the tournament versus Warren, in a game you can hear at 6:40, also on WGIL.
Alex Temple scored 20 points in Monmouth-Roseville's victory against Rockridge Friday night, 78-73. That's despite 24 points from Rockridge's Joe Heath.
Peoria Heights 86, Knoxville 47
Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 43, Abingdon 26
Wethersfield 67, Mercer County 57
Canton 38, Morton 37
Farmington 67, South Fulton 59
Macomb 60, Orion 41
Princeville 48, Galva 39
Hartsburg-Emden 68, Lewistown 53
Stark County 65, West Prairie 39
Williamsfield 60, Elmwood 47 (Inter-County Conference Tournament)
Illini Bluffs 66, Brimfield 55 (Inter-County Conference Tournament)
Knox College's men remain winless in Midwest Conference play this season, losing Friday night to Beloit 86-61. The Knox women beat Beloit 65-56.
Carroll University's men defeated Monmouth College Friday night 81-69, while the Scots women also lost to Carroll 71-64.