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|Local Sports Roundup -- 11/20/9
|High School Girls Basketball
@ Galesburg Tournament:
Galesburg (2-0) - 88
Metamora (0-3) - 66
Galesburg's sophomore team is also off to a 2-0 start after defeating Metamora (0-3) 56-54. Jessica Lieber had her second straight game with 25 points to lead GHS.
>Other Galesburg Thanksgiving Tournament games Friday night:
United Township (1-0) - 85
Illini West (1-2) - 53
Rock Island Alleman (1-0) - 53
East Peoria (0-2) - 32
@ Woodhull Tournament:
Riverdale (2-1) - 66
United (12-2) 66-51
Ridgewood (3-0) - 48
Bushnell-Prairie City-Avon (0-3) - 37
Monmouth-Roseville (3-0) - 62
Galva (0-3) - 18
Knoxville (3-0) - 42
Pleasant Plains - 34
@ Fulton County Tournament:
South Fulton - 62
Farmington - 31
Canton - 59
Lewistown - 43
Carl Sandburg College lost at Southeastern Community College 72-39. Alivia Colwell led the Chargers (2-4) with 8 points.
Carl Sandburg College defeated the Robert Morris College junior varsity team 93-89. Isiah Cunningham poured in 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Chargers. D.T. Thornton, Jeremy Sewell and Steve Reyonlds contributed 18 points apiece for CSC (4-2).
Monmouth College makes its second straight playoff appearance Saturday afternoon at home against St. Thomas of Minnesota.
The first-round game between the #8 ranked and undefeated Fighting Scots (10-0) and the #10 Tommies (9-1) kicks off at noon at April Zorn Memorial Stadium. Tickets will also be available beginning at 10:00 Saturday morning in the lobby of the library, located just south of the stadium's main gate. Gates for the game open at 10:30.
Monmouth, which has completed back-to-back undefeated regular seasons and conference championships, won its first-round game last season at home and lost in the second round. St. Thomas is making its second playoff appearance in school history and the team's first in 19 years.
Fans unable to attend the game can watch it on their computer and they are strongly urged to log between 11:30 and 11:45 at www.midwestconference.tv.