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|Local Sports Roundup 1/21/12
|HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
The Western Big 6 conference schedule remains bad news for the Galesburg Silver Streaks. The Streaks are now 0-5 in Western Big 6 Conference play after losing to Rock Island Alleman Friday night 48-42. The Streaks were vastly outscored in the second and third quarters before trying to mount a comeback in the fourth, but were called for 23 fouls in the game versus Alleman's 11. Aslan Butler led the Streaks with 10 points and 7 rebounds. The Streaks have a rare Saturday night off.
GHS Sophomores 61, Alleman 47 (first WB6 Win)
Galva 62, Ridgewood 30
Annawan 54, ROWVA 40
West Central 74, Mercer County 38
Monmouth-Roseville 59, Sherrard 56 (Titans are now 16-2 on the season)
Havana 50, Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 37
Wethersfield 66, West Prairie 26
Brimfield 49, Lewistown 42
Elmwood 53, Illini Bluffs 38
Stark County 54, Princeville 42
Rockridge 48, Macomb 44
Illini West 53, Orion 50
Pekin girls 62, Canton girls 49
LOCAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Ripon 78, Monmouth College men 76
Monmouth College women 70, Ripon 61
Lawrence 92, Knox College men 83
Knox College women 98, Lawrence 80
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING
Galesburg lost to Jacksonville 41-25, and to Quincy 48-27 in a double-dual meet Friday.
LOCAL SPORTS SATURDAY
Abingdon High School will host the annual "Great Western Shootout" Saturday. A total of seven games will be played, beginning at 10:30 when Knoxville plays United. Other key games include Monmouth-Roseville vs Illinois Valley Central at 3pm, and the Abingdon girls and boys playing Illini West in the final two games of the evening.
The Silver Streaks girls have a pair of games Saturday to finish the Martin Luther King Holiday Tournament. Galesburg plays Peoria Notre Dame at 10:30 in the morning, and then battles Normal University High at 6pm. Coach Evan Massey's team is coming off of Thursday night's win over Quincy. You can hear both games today on WGIL and WGIL.com.
Other boys basketball action
Washington at Canton
West Prairie at South Fulton
Elmwood at Beardstown
Williamsfield at Galva
Stark County at Bureau Valley