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|Hillcrest Wins 3rd Place in Class 3A
|PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Country Club Hills Hillcrest had four players score in double figures while countering a sizzling second half by Springfield Lanphier with hot shooting of its own in a 72-67 victory in the Class 3A third-place game.
Jayon'e Troutman, Jalen Loving and Brent Buchanan each scored 15 points, and Jovan Mooring added 12 for the Hawks (25-6). Loving also had 13 rebounds.
The Hawks held Lanphier (28-5) to just 22-percent shooting in the first half as they built a 13-point lead at halftime.
Lanphier heated up in the second half, shooting a scorching 57 percent, but Hillcrest was better at 62 percent after the break.
Lanphier's super sophomore, Larry Austin, Jr., scored 16 points to lead the Lions. T.J. Daviss added 15 points and five assists and Everett Clemons scored 14.
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