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All Girls' Basketball Content

Teams of the Week: B-H boys on a roll

Teams of the Week


The Blue Devils (18-5) moved into sole possession of first place in the Vermilion Valley Conference by upending the other unbeaten league entry, Westville, 51-41, behind a combined 30 points inside from Wilde Garowski and Austin Reinken.


Monday's highlights: A-O's Bloch notches 2,000th point

In girls’ basketball

■ Armstrong-Potomac 44, Hoopeston Area 24.
The Trojans outscored Hoopeston Area 30-15 in the second half to pull away to a home win. A-P’s Erika Sieberns scored 12 of her game-high 16 points over the final two quarters. Teammate Morgan Zindars added 15 points.

Past Charger enjoys the present

CHAMPAIGN — Chelsea Cross, Jasmine Kyler and Stacia Simmons spent Saturday afternoon making memories on Centennial’s basketball court.

Laura Ramshaw Baker, Centennial’s first 1,000-point career scorer, spent her afternoon at the same facility, reliving memories.

Saturday's highlights: Shiloh claims LOVC title

In boys’ basketball

At Arcola
■ Shiloh 57, Heritage 35.
The Raiders outscored Heritage 42-20 in the second half to run away with the tournament title. Andrew Donithan scored 19 of his game-high 29 points in the second half to help Shiloh break open a game that was tied 15-15 at halftime. John Taylor paced the Hawks with 14 points.

Kroner: There's a chunk of change going on

Welcome to the new normal.

Conference realignments are becoming as prevalent on the area athletic scene as are the planted rows of corn in the early spring in the area’s fertile fields.

This isn’t a new trend.

Friday's highlights: Heritage, Shiloh set LOVC title date

In boys’ basketball
Little Okaw Valley Tournament
At Arcola
■ Heritage 50, Arthur-Lovington 49.
Brandon Richardson scored half of his team’s eight points in overtime to help the Hawks pull out a semifinal victory. John Taylor racked up 22 points for Heritage and Richardson finished with 12. Curtis Plank scored 18 points for A-L.

Shiloh toes line in hard-fought victory

HUME — Life’s mysteries are those situations which inexplicably occur and appear illogical or defy explanation.

Shiloh High School’s state-ranked girls’ basketball team finds itself in that category this week.

A squad with an abundance of guards and three-point marksmen suddenly has lost its touch on closer — non-defended — shots.

Wednesday's highlights: LeRoy tops Fisher

In boys’ basketball

HOIC/McLean County Tournament
At Lexington

■ LeRoy 47, Fisher 40. The Panthers outscored Fisher 10-4 in the third period to break away en route to a win. Cole Pliura and Dalton Stewart scored 15 and 13 points, respectively, for the Panthers. Grant Pointer led a balanced Fisher attack with 10 points.

N-G Top 10 Girls' Basketball: Chargers still out front

SCHOOL (previous)    W-L    AVG. LAST 5 GAMES
1. Centennial (1)    21-3    63.4 points
2. St. Thomas More (2)    23-2    72.2 points
3. Clinton (3)    22-3    56.4 points
4. Danville (7)    15-6    45.0 points