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Local Sports 12/1/13
Saturday's local sports results.
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Northwestern Closes with Win Over Illini
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for 414 yards and four touchdowns and Christian Jones caught 13 balls for 182 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats past Illinois 37-34 Saturday in the finale for both teams.
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Sacred Heart Griffin Wins 5A State Title
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Junior quarterback Gabe Green rushed for 145 yards and three touchdowns to help Sacred Heart-Griffin to a 38-28 win against Montini in Saturday's Illinois Class 5A state championship.
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Batavia Gets First State Title
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Batavia has won its first state title in a 34-14 win over Richards in the Illinois Class 6A championship game.
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Mt. Carmel Wins 7A Title With Shutout
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Mt. Carmel's defense held Lake Zurich to 71 total yards of offense en route to a 30-0 win in Saturday's Class 7A state championship game.
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Naperville Central Takes Home 8A Championship
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Naperville Central senior defensive back Dillon Grooss blocked Loyola Academy's fourth-quarter field goal attempt and scooped it up for an 83-yard game-winning touchdown and the 13-10 win in the Class 8A state championship game on Saturday.
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Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Coyotes
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist in a dominant first period, Antti Raanta made 32 saves for his second NHL win, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 5-2 on Saturday night to complete an impressive road trip.
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Cavs Hold On to Beat Bulls
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Andrew Bynum and Dion Waiters each scored 20 points, and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off a late rally by the Chicago Bulls for a 97-93 victory Saturday night.
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WIU Overpowers Greenville
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Adam Link scored 16 points, leading four players in double digits, as Western Illinois overpowered Greenville in a 76-49 win on Saturday night.
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Nebraska Edges WIU
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Deverell Biggs had 18 points and hit four free throws in the final 7 seconds as Nebraska held on to defeat Northern Illinois 63-58 Saturday.
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ISU Shoots Past San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Paris Lee scored 17 points and led six Redbirds in double figures as Illinois State defeated San Francisco, 90-76 in the finale of the Golden Gate Challenge tournament Saturday night.
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Chicago State Pulls Away from SIU Men
CHICAGO (AP) -- Quinton Pippen scored 17 points to lead Chicago State to their first-ever win against Southern Illinois, 88-84 on Saturday.
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#14 Penn St. Tops ISU Women
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) -- Maggie Lucas scored 25 points to earn MVP honors as No. 14 Penn State won its second Junkanoo Jam title with a 72-60 win over Illinois State on Saturday.
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Saturday Sports results (11/30/13)
GHS Boys beat Peoria Notre dame for their 4th win of the season.
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Local Sports 11/30/13
Friday's final scores and GHS action for Saturday.
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Rochester Beats Geneseo for 4A Title
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) 00 Running back Drake Berberet rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns as Rochester held off Geneseo for a 16-8 win in Friday's Illinois Class 4A state championship game.
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Stillman Valley Wins 3A Football Title in OT
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Zac Hare ran for 254 yards and four touchdowns, the last coming in overtime in helping lift Stillman Valley to a 43-41 win over St. Joseph-Ogden in Friday's Illinois Class 3A championship game.
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Sterling Newman Wins IHSA 2A Title
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Jake Snow ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns, leading Newman Central Catholic to a 40-13 win over Staunton in the Illinois high school Class 2A state championship game.
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Blackhawks Top Stars in 11th Round of Shootout
DALLAS (AP) -- Ben Smith scored in the 11th round of a wild shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks finally beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 Friday night for their fifth straight victory.
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Hat Trick in Sharks' Win Over Blues
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Brent Burns got his first NHL hat trick and the Sharks ended a five-game home losing streak to St. Louis with a 6-3 victory over the Blues on Friday.
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Iowa Tops Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Jake Rudock threw for two touchdowns, including a 24-yarder to Kevonte Martin-Manley right after Iowa had stuffed Nebraska on a fake punt, and the Hawkeyes finished the regular season with a 38-17 victory on Friday.
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Illinois Holds Off Feisty IPFW
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Rayvonte Rice scored 17 points and Tracy Abrams added 15, including 12 in the second half, as Illinois held off feisty Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne for a 57-55 win on Friday.
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#19 UCLA Tops Northwestern
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jordan Adams, Zach LaVine and Bryce Alford scored 18 points apiece to lead No. 19 UCLA over Northwestern 95-79 on Friday night in the final round of the Las Vegas Invitational.
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ISU Defeats Sonoma State
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Daishon Knight scored 21 points as Illinois State won going away against Division II Sonoma State during the Golden Gate Challenge in San Francisco Friday night 75-58.
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Lena-Winslow Wins Illinois State 1A Title
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) -- Tyler Oakley scored three touchdowns, two coming off of fumble returns, leading Lena-Winslow to a 28-21 victory Friday over Downs Tri-Valley in the Illinois Class 1A state championship.
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Local Sports Scores 11/29/13
Scores from Friday's basketball tournament action.
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Former Sox Player Gives $100K for Tornado Relief
CHICAGO (AP) -- A former Chicago White Sox star is donating $100,000 to help rebuild a central Illinois town devastated by a recent tornado.
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Lions Score 37 Straight in Rout of Packers
DETROIT (AP) -- Matthew Stafford made up for some mistakes with three touchdown passes, including one to Calvin Johnson, to help the Detroit Lions score 37 straight points after an awful start to beat the Green Bay Packers 40-10 on Thursday.
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Northwestern, Illinois Meet with Identical Records
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern started the season with Big Ten-title hopes. Illinois just wanted more wins than last season's two.
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Missouri Beats Northwestern Basketball
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jordan Clarkson scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half to lead Missouri to a 78-67 win over Northwestern in Thursday night's opening round of the Las Vegas Invitational.
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