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Local Sports Roundup -- 12/30/9
High School Boys Basketball - Holiday Tournaments

@ Charleston:

Galesburg got off to a great start, opening a 17-9 first quarter lead against Teutopolis, then the second quarter came.

The Wooden Shoes (11-2) outscored the Silver Streaks 18-11 in both the second and third quarters and never looked back, winning 67-59 in the third-place game at Lantz Arena.

Victor Davis led the Silver Streaks with 12 points and 15 rebounds. Galesburg went 2-2 in the tournament to move their overall record to 7-7.

Edwardsville held off Effingham in the championship game. Charleston beat Rantoul 61-59 for fifth and Mattoon topped Taylorville 57-43 in the seventh-place game.

@ Macomb-Western:

Barry Western beat Lewistown 47-43 in OT then lost in the consolation title game to Hamilton West Hancock 51-36

Canton, the #1 seed, stopped Metamora 50-37 then beat defending tournament champ Macomb 52-42 in the title game. Macomb earlier downed Illini West 38-33.

Illini West beat Metamora 43-30 in the third-place game

Pittsfield beat Midwest Central 47-38 in the fifth-place game

@ Warkins Cardinal Classic - Erie:

11th place: Mercer County beat Stockton 64-53

9th place: Erie downed Annawan 58-48

7th place: Peoria Heights defeated Rowva 61-57

5th place: Morrison beat Kewanee 57-49

3rd place: Lanark Eastland defeated Wethersfield 67-34

Championship: Orion stopped Riverdale 53-37

@ Mississippi Valley Invitational - Mendon:

7th place: West Prairie beat South Fulton 74-51

5th place: West Central lost to Liberty 64-49

@ Princeville:

Galva won the consolation championship with a 64-51 win against Princeville

Stark County beat North Fulton 68-54 in the third-place game

Brimfield won the tournament championship 66-47 against Lowpoint-Washburn


Williamsfield's Alex Ott scored a career-high 48 points to led the Bombers past Ridgewood 78-63

High School Girls Basketball - Holiday Tournaments

@ Charleston:

Galesburg made 18 three-point baskets, which tied a season-high, and beat Effingham 79-71 to claim the third-place trophy.

The Streaks outscored Effingham 26-15 in the second quarter and connected on 13 three-point baskets in the first half.

Jessica Howard was the only Galesburg player to reach double-figure scoring. She had 15 points on five three-point baskets. Sadee Hamilton and Baylie Boyer scored nine points apiece while Shelby Pacheco and Maddy Boyer added 8 points each for GHS.

The Streaks went 3-1 in the tournament to improve their record to 11-7.

Teutopolis handed Charleston its first loss of the season with 40-37 victory in the championship game. Charleston, which was the only team to beat Galesburg, saw its record drop to 17-1. The Trojans are ranked #10 in the state in Class 3-A.

Taylorville beat Paris (72-47) in the fifth-place game and Decatur Eisenhower defeated Urbana (51-38) for seventh place.

@ Beardstown Lady Tiger Classic:

Griggsville-Perry beat Farmington 45-44

Havana stopped Canton 55-49 in OT

@ Warkins Cardinal Classic - Erie:

Monmouth-Roseville beat Erie 54-49

Galva got by Mercer County 34-33

@ State Farm Holiday Classic - 1A/2A:

Brimfield punched its ticket to the championship game. The Indians beat Champaign St. Thomas More in the semifinals 42-29 and will play Bloomington Central Catholic. That's a rematch of last year's championship game, which was won by BCC.

Annawan beat Peoria Christian 48-38 then lost to Sterling Newman 47-41 in the consolation championship game.

@ Prophetstown:

Orion beat Prophetstown's junior varsity team 56-49 in OT in the seventh-place game

Ridgewood took fifth place by beating Lena-Winslow 50-42

Riverdale downed Kewanee 47-41 in the third-place game
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