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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/25/10
High School Boys Basketball - Postseason



@ Oneida:

Wethersfield defeated West Central 45-37 in a semifinal battle that required an extra period to decide. The Heat (6-21) and the Flying Geese (16-14) played to a 34-34 tie at the end of regulation. Wethersfield then outscored West Central 11-3 in the overtime session to earn the victory. The Heat hurt themselves at the free-throw line, finishing just 7-of-16. Wethersfield made 16-of-29 at the charity stripe. Kyle Bumphrey of Wethersfield led all scorers with 13 points. Brandon Brent paced West Central with 11. Wethersfield takes on top-seed Orion in Friday night's regional championship game.


@ Williamsfield:

#4 ranked Brimfield meets Elmwood

@ Havana:

Lewistown, making a bid for a third straight appearance at state, plays Havana


@ Sherrard:

Rock Island Alleman plays Sherrard

@ Manual:

Peoria Manual plays Canton

@ Macomb:

Quincy Notre Dame meets Illini West

@ Chillicothe:

Kewanee squares off against Hall

High School Girls Basketball - Postseason

-State Finals @ Redbird Arena-

Class 1A

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City (26-4) vs. Jacksonville Routt (27-6), 12:15 p-m

Ridgewood (31-2) vs. Hinckley-Big Rock (31-2), 2 p-m.

Class 2A

Bloomington Central Catholic (30-1) vs. Kankakee McNamara (21-9), 6:30 p-m

Quincy Notre Dame (29-2) vs. Nashville (26-5), 8:15 p-m



Peoria Richwoods edged Metamora 58-57 in the Class 3A LaSalle Sectional championship game. The Knights (23-11) move on to Monday night's Streator Supersectional to play Hillcrest, which won the Country Club Hills Sectional.


Edwardsville beat Moline 57-43 in the Class 4A Normal West sectional championship game. The Tigers to the Bloomington Supersectional at Illinois Wesleyan University's Shirk Center to play #1 ranked Bolingbrook , which won the Oswego Sectional championship.

Local College Basketball


Carl Sandburg College's season came to an end Thursday night in the first round of the Region IV Tournament with a 73-63 loss to Illinois Valley. The Chargers were led by Jermey Sewell's 20 points and end the season with a 13-18 record.


Carl Sandburg College lost in the first round of the Region IV Tournament to #2 seed Kishwaukee 72-37. Michelle Storm led CSC in her final game as a Charger with 17 points.
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