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|Local Sports Roundup -- 12/29/09
|High School Boys Basketball - Holiday Tournaments
Galesburg won both of its games, one of them by coming from behind and the other in a blowout.
The Silver Streaks opened against Charleston on the Trojans' home floor at Baker Gymnasium and shocked the hosts 62-56. Galesburg battled back from a 20 point deficit late in the second quarter and outscored Charleston 39-15 in the second half to claim the win.
Victor Davis led the Streaks with 30 points. Dalton Davis added 14.
Galesburg hammered Taylorville in the second game of the day 76-17.
The Streaks scored the first five points of the game before Taylorville (0-12) answered with a basket. Galesburg (7-6) then scored 29 straight points and led 41-6 at the half and cruised the rest of the way.
Garrett Williams scored 15 points to lead Galesburg. The Streaks play in the third-place game at 5:45 p-m against Teutopolis. Coverage follows the Silver Streak girls' third-place game against Effingham at 4:30. The pre-game begins at 4:06 p-m on WGIL AM 1400.
@ Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament:
Warsaw/West Hancock 57
Pleasant Plains 40
Barry Western 46
Midwest Central 47
Stark County 55
North Fulton 28
WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE AT THE TOURNAMENT...
12:30 DePue Vs Henry (7th place game)
2:00 Princeville Vs Galva (Consolation)
6:00 Stark County Vs North Fulton (3rd place game)
7:30 Lowpoint Washburn Vs Brimfield (Championship)
@ Mississippi Valley Invitational - Mendon
West Central 38
West Prairie 37
South Fulton 28
West Prairie plays South Fulton in the 7th place game Wednesday at 5:30pm.
West Central plays Liberty in the 5th place game Wednesday at 7pm
@ Warkins Cardinal Classic - Erie
Mercer County 56
Peoria Heights 62
Lanark Eastland 57
Port Byron Riverdale 68
GHS Freshman Boys Basketball team takes third place in the Moline tournament Tuesday, defeating the host Maroons 48-30. The Streaks Freshman are now 4-4 on the season and will next play January 7th, again versus Moline at home.
High School Girls Basketball - Holiday Tournaments
Galesburg split its two games on Tuesday, falling to undefeated Charleston and rebounding in the nightcap against Taylorville.
Galesburg led the first three quarters against the Trojans (16-0) on their home floor but got outscored 34-24 in the final stanza and lost 89-83.
Jessica Howard led the Silver Streaks with 20 points.
Galesburg found its shooting eye against Taylorville at Lantz Arena, connecting on 11 three-point baskets in the first half en route to a 79-50 victory against the Tornados (3-10).
Mickey Rodriguez led Galesburg (10-7) with 15 points on five three-point bombs. The Silver Streaks play Effingham in the third-place game Wednesday at 4:30 p-m. Coverage begins at 4:06 on WGIL AM 1400.
@ Lady Tiger Classic - Beardstown:
Illini Bluffs 43
Jacksonville Routt 61
@ Lady Rebel Tournament - Table Grove:
West Prairie 69
North Fulton 44
Illini Central 31
South Fulton 31
1st Place: Abingdon
2nd Place: North Fulton
3rd Place: South Fulton
ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM:
Lauren Deiss, Illini Central
Tiffany Churchill, South Fulton
Cordan Jones, Abingdon
Meredith Beoletto, North Fulton
Carly Beeke, South Fulton
Ashley McKown, North Fulton
Also, South Fulton's Tiffany Churchill scored her 1000th career point in Monday night's win against North Fulton (52-43) at the tournament.
Stark County 51 ---THIRD PLACE GAME
Pearl City 37
@ Warkins Cardinal Classic - Erie:
Mercer County 63
Chicago UCCS/Woodlawn 5
@ Peoria Woodruff:
Proviso East 52
@ State Farm Holiday Classic:
Camp Point Central/Southeastern 41
LOCAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL -- MEN
California Lutheran 72
Monmouth College 58
(At Thousand Oaks, CA)