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|Davis Dominant; Silver Streaks Defeat Woodruff
|High School Boys Basketball
@ Galesburg Thanksgiving Tournament:
Galesburg put together a 21-7 fourth quarter run and beat Peoria Woodruff 65-51 in the second game of the night that featured a remarkable offensive effort from the Streaks' Victor Davis.
Galesburg (1-0) jumped out to a quick 10-0 lead in the first quarter and led by nine points (16-7) going into the second quarter, but Woodruff outscored GHS 18-13 in the second quarter and cut the Silver Streaks' lead to 29-25 at the half.
A 13-0 run by the Warriors (0-1) in the third quarter put them up 40-33, then Davis went to work. He scored 26 of his career-high 40 points in the second half, including 18 in the fourth quarter when Galesburg outscored Woodruff 21-7.
Dalton Davis also reached double-figure scoring for Galesburg with 10 points. Ty Amos led Woodruff with 19 and highly touted guard Deontre Dorsey added 15 points.
The Silver Streaks play Tuesday night at 7:30 against Peoria Manual. The Rams easily defeated Pekin 63-36 in the opening game of the tournament. Lawrence Alexander led Manual with 19 points. Marvin Jordan scored 15 and Jacoby Roddy added 10. Aaron King scored 11 to lead the Dragons.
-Williamsfield defeated Galva 72-63. Alex Ott led the Bombers with a game-high 30 points.
-West Central beat Henry 44-38. Logan Stogdill scored 20 points for the Heat.
-Monmouth-Roseville downed United 64-41. Bryant Salyers led the Titans with 13 points. Alex Gavin scored 13 for the Red Storm.
-Ridgewood lost to Prophetstown 47-28.
-Brimfield defeated Abingdon 42-27. Danny Dwyer scored 13 points to lead the Indians. No Commando player scored in double figures.
-Annawan jumped out to a 15 point halftime lead and beat Knoxville 54-43.
Leading Scorers- Annawan: DeDecker - 22 Knoxville: Sagona - 14
*Sophomore score: Knoxville - 41 Annawan - 30
-Kewanee led Rockridge 20-7 after the first quarter then held off a fourth-quarter run and beat the Rockets 66-58.
Leading Scorers- Kewanee: Hart - 25, Carlson - 20 Rockridge: Heath - 32
-Orion broke open a close game by outscoring Fulton by six points in the fourth quarter en route to a 59-50 Chargers' victory.
Leading Scorers- Orion: Williams- 13, Hutchison - 12 Fulton: Fish - 14, Renkes - 14
*Sophomore score: Orion - 48 Fulton - 18
@ Wally Keller Invitational Tournament (Wethersfield):
-Princeton topped Elmwood 64-52. Michael Murray led the Tigers with 14 points. Andrew Huber scored a game-high 18 points for the Trojans.
-Wethersfield beat Putnam County 49-36. Kyle Brumphrey led the Flying Geese with 17 points. Brett Crite scored 17 for Putnam County.
High School Girls Basketball
-Brimfield dominated from the start and beat Farmington 83-31. The Indians' Kelsey Herridge made eight 3-point baskets and led all scorers with 30 points. Paige Spietz added 16. Nicole Clevenger and Brycie Courter contributed 12 points apiece. The Farmers were led by Rachel Stobaugh's 12 points.
-South Fulton defeated West Prairie 61-28. Tiffany Churchill connected on five 3-point baskets and scored 17 points for the Rebels. Carly Beebe added 16. Chelsea Derry led the Cyclones with 16 points. South Fulton also won the junior varsity contest 43-19.
-North Fulton found itself down early, trailing by 11 after the first quarter, and lost to Illini Bluffs 52-39. Meredith Beoletto scored 14 points to lead the Wildcats.
-Princeville held Galva to three points in the first quarter and two in the third and routed the Wildcats 88-36.
-Camp Point Central/Southeastern outscored Lewistown 32-18 in the second half, including a 15-5 run over the final eight minutes, and beat the Indians 47-31.
-Petersburg PORTA defeated Peoria Heights 61-0. The Patriots could only manage two free throws in the game and missed them both.
-Galesburg High School's freshman team got by Macomb 37-35. The Silver Streaks (2-0) outscored the Bombers 14-5 in the second quarter and never looked back. Rainee Sibley led GHS with 8 points and Chelsey Howard chipped in with 7.