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Local Sports Roundup -- 12/29/09
High School Boys Basketball - Holiday Tournaments

@ Charleston:

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
Farmington 29

Pleasant Plains 40
Abingdon 29

Barry Western 46
BPC/Avon 34

Lewistown 61
Monmouth-Roseville 34

Canton 62
Midwest Central 47

Macomb 44
Pittsfield 43

@ Princeville:

Galva 80
DePue 35

Princeville 57
Henry 43

Lowpoint-Washburn 70
Stark County 55

Brimfield 55
North Fulton 28

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

Liberty 71
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
Kewanee 54

Stockton 38

Peoria Heights 62
Wethersfield 45

Lanark Eastland 57
Morrison 56

Orion 72
Erie 41

Port Byron Riverdale 68
Annawan 40


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

@ Charleston:

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:

Farmington 42
Macomb 22

Canton 49
Illini Bluffs 43

Jacksonville Routt 61
Lewistown 52

@ Lady Rebel Tournament - Table Grove:

West Prairie 69
Elmwood 39

North Fulton 44
Illini Central 31

Abingdon 32
South Fulton 31

1st Place: Abingdon
2nd Place: North Fulton
3rd Place: South Fulton

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.

@ Monticello:

Stark County 51 ---THIRD PLACE GAME
Monticello 23

@ Prophetstown:

Ridgewood 42
Pearl City 37

@ Warkins Cardinal Classic - Erie:

Mercer County 63
Chicago UCCS/Woodlawn 5

Monmouth-Roseville 54
Galva 39

@ Peoria Woodruff:

Proviso East 52
Knoxville 30

@ State Farm Holiday Classic:

-1A/2A Bracket-

Annawan 52
Rochester 47

Brimfield 55
Camp Point Central/Southeastern 41


California Lutheran 72
Monmouth College 58
(At Thousand Oaks, CA)
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