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|Local Sports Roundup 12/17/11
|HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
A tough loss for the Galesburg Silver Streaks Friday night, as they lost to Western Big 6 Conference foe Rock Island 56-22. It was the fifth straight loss for the Streaks, and their lowest point total since 2004. The Rocks are undefeated in the Western Big 6, while the Streaks are winless in the Western Big 6. The Streaks will play Pleasant Valley Saturday in the Iowa-Illinois Shootout. Pregame coverage at 11:25am, tip-off at 11:45, on AM 1400 WGIL.
WESTERN BIG 6:
Moline 62, Quincy 60
United Township 56, Alleman 42
Knoxville 51, North Fulton 50
Abingdon 62, Galva 38
West Central 79, Southeastern 51
Princeville 56, Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 29
Elmwood 53, Farmington 50
Orion 52, Ridgewood 23
United 49, Mercer County 42
Prophetstown 52, ROWVA 42
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL
The Knoxville Blue Bullets will advance to the title game of the Knoxville-Abingdon Tournament, defeating Rock Island in a close game Friday 51-48. Katie Houston led the Blue Bullets with 13 points. The girls will play Illini Bluffs at 4:30 Saturday afternoon.
LOCAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Knox College's women drop to 1-8 on the season as the Prairie Fire lose to Buena Vista 79-67.
Monmouth College Men 87, Lawrence 74
Monmouth College Women 97, Lawrence 31
Boys Basketball Galesburg vs Pleasant Valley (IA/IL Shootout 11:25am WGIL)
Quincy at Monmouth Roseville (at Monmouth College)
Girls Basketball Championship Day of the Knoxville-Abingdon Tourney beginning with games at 10am, capped by the title game at 4:30pm.
College Basketball ILLINOIS vs UNLV (at United Center in Chicago) 3:30pm WGIL