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Local Sports 12/28/13

The Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball team is now 3-0 at the Taylorville Holiday Tournament with a pair of wins Friday. The Streaks beat Rantoul in a nail-biter Friday morning 69-66, with Grant Gibson leading the Streaks scoring 40 points. Gibson scored only 26 when the Streaks beat Dunlap 63-55. The Streaks now play Chicago Vocational at the Taylorville tournament Saturday morning at 11:30. You can hear that game beginning at 11:10 on AM 1400 WGIL. The Streaks will finish up at 8 tonight against Taylorville, and our broadcast starts then around 7:40 on WGIL.

@Macomb-Western Tournament

Monmouth-Roseville 68, Eureka 35
Illini West 56, Illini Central 43
Pittsfield 53, Farmington 34
Hamilton West Hancock 59, Lewistown 50
Abingdon-Avon 51, Brown County 32
Canton 64, Macomb 62

@Princeville Tournament

Brimfield 74, Galva 38
Princeville 57, North Fulton 32
Henry 70, Elmwood 50

@Mississippi Valley Invitational Tournament at Mendon

Unity 64, Bushnell-Prairie City 28

@Erie Warkins Cardinal Classic

Knoxville 48, Erie 31
Stark County 42, Lena-Winslow 41
Bureau Valley 46, Mercer County 33
Wethersfield 78, Morrison 51

@Williamsville Tournament

Clinton 51, South Fulton 50


The Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball Team will play Saturday in the title game of the Mattoon Holiday Tournament, thanks to two wins of their own Friday. The Streaks took care of host team Mattoon 52-35 Friday afternoon, then went on to a 53-48 defeat of Olney East Richland in the nightcap. Sabrina Clay and Shayli Florine led the Streaks in both games. The Streaks play in the championship game at 3:30 Saturday afternoon (against the winner of Salem and Mattoon Friday night). You can hear that game at 3:10 on WGIL.

@Erie Warkins Cardinal Classic

Knoxville 85, Wethersfield 53
Knoxville 65, Fulton 32

Monmouth-Roseville 48, Stockton 45
Monmouth-Roseville 51, Morrison 31

Bureau Valley 46, Ridgewood 44
Rockridge 49, Ridgewood 45

Galva 44, Mercer County 38
Fulton 37, Galva 26

@Beardstown Tournament

North Fulton 43, Liberty 36
Abingdon-Avon 46, Illini Central 41
Farmington 59, Jacksonville Routt 30
South Fulton 42, Pleasant Plains 29
Illini West 47, West Central 30
Canton 56, Lewistown 40
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