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Holiday Hoops Tournaments Get Into Full Swing Monday
Holiday Tournaments - High School Boys Basketball

@ Charleston Holiday Tournament:

Galesburg tries to snap a three-game losing skid against undefeated and state-ranked Edwardsville in the opening round of pool play at Eastern Illinois University's Lantz Arena.

The Silver Streaks (5-5) have lost games to Rock Island (7-2), a state-ranked team, undefeated United Township (8-0) and Davenport Assumption (6-1). The combined records of those three opponents is 21-3.

Edwardsville is 4-0 and ranked #6 in Class 4-A. The Tigers have won all four of their games Southwest Conference play - against Collinsville, Belleville East, Belleville West and Granite City. This is the last year Edwardsville will play in the Charleston Tournament after dominating the field in the past. Coach Mike Waldo's team was not invited back for the 2010 tourney.

Galesburg is appearing in the tournament for the first time after several years at the State Farm Holiday Tournament. The Streaks and Edwardsville tip off at 5:45 p-m. Coverage begins immediately after Galesburg High School girls basketball game against Urbana, which tips off at 4:30. Coverage on WGIL AM 1400 will begin shortly after 4 p-m.


@ Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament (WIU's Western Hall):

Farmington plays Metamora at 10:30 a-m

Abingdon goes up against top-seeded Canton at 2:30 p-m

BPC/A takes on Pittsfield at 4 p-m

Macomb meets Barry Western at 6:30 p-m

Lewistown squares off against Brown County at 8 p-m

Monmouth-Roseville plays in the nightcap at 9:30 against Illini West


@ Warkins Cardinal Classic - Erie:

Annawan plays Stockton at 3:30 p-m

Orion takes on Peoria Heights at 3:30 p-m

Rowva meets Morrison at 5 p-m

Mercer County plays Erie at 5 p-m

Kewanee and city rival Wethersfield meet at 8 p-m


@ Princeville Holiday Tournament:

Galva plays Lowpoint-Washburn at 12:30 p-m

Stark County meets DePue at 2 p-m

North Fulton squares off against Princeville at 6 p-m

Henry and undefeated Brimfield play in the nightcap at 7:30


@ Mississippi Valley Invitational (Mendon):

West Central plays Camp Point Central-Southeastern at 5:30 p-m

West Prairie meets Payson Seymour at 7 p-m

South Fulton takes on Mendon Unity at 8:30 p-m


High School Girls Basketball

@ Charleston Holiday Tournament:

Galesburg (8-6) goes for its third straight win when the Silver Streaks meet Urbana at 4:30 p-m at Lantz Arena. Pregame coverage shortly after 4 p-m on WGIL AM 1400.


@ Lady Tiger Classic (Beardstown):

Macomb plays Lewistown at 1 p-m

Farmington meets Jacksonville Routt at 1:30 p-m


@ Peoria Woodruff:

Knoxville plays Woodruff at 11 a-m and Joliet Township at 5 p-m


@ Lady Rebel Tournament (Table Grove):

Elmwood takes on Illini Central at noon

South Fulton goes up against West Prairie at 1:30 p-m

Abingdon plays Illini Central at 3 p-m

North Fulton gets a challenge from West Prairie at 4:30 p-m

Abingdon plays Elmwood at 6 p-m

North Fulton squares off against rival South Fulton at 7:30 p-m


@ Monticello:

Stark County plays Sherrard at 10 a-m and Tuscola at 6 p-m


@ Prophetstown:

Ridgewood plays Riverdale at 1:30 p-m and Hall at 4:30 p-m


@ Warkins Cardinal Classic (Erie):

Galva plays Chicago UCCS/Woodlawn at 2 p-m

Mercer County meets Erie 6:30 p-m

Monmouth-Roseville goes up against Chicago UCCS/Woodlawn at 6:30 p-m


@ State Farm Holiday Tournament:

Brimfield, last year's runner-up in the Class 1-A/2-A bracket, has an opening-round game against Olympia at 6 p-m
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