Friday's highlights: Owen leads Chrisman

Friday's highlights: Owen leads Chrisman

Boys' basketball


Chrisman 60, Schlarman 38. CODY OWEN (15 points) led a balanced scoring attack for the Cardinals, who got 11 from WYATT HUMRICHOUS and 10 from TREVOR BURMOOD. TYLER MANGUM had 11 in the loss.

Paris 68, Oakwood 53. ETHAN MASON had 23 points and DAULTON TEMPLES added 21 in the win. The Comets were led by CAMERON LEE's 15 points and 13 from JOHN GARRETT.

Hutsonville 58, St. Thomas More 57. The Sabers, who were led by JULIAN BOSWELL's 18 points, led by nine points after three quarters but couldn't hold on. JOSH KRUEGER and DAVID COCHRANE each scored 13 in the loss.


Centennial 66, Belleville Althoff 54. Josh Piper's double-double boosted a Chargers team that was nearly perfect from the foul line to victory.

Piper finished with game highs of 26 points and 12 rebounds while also contributing two blocks and a pair of steals. Centennial (2-1) overcame a four-point halftime deficit with a 21-9 surge in the third quarter.

The Chargers sank 21 of 22 free throws, outscoring Althoff by eight points at the foul line.

Corvon Butler scored 17 points for Centennial. Teammate Lawrence Kinney added 11 points, four assists and two steals.

Althoff, which fell one spot short of making the Class 3A preseason Top 10, committed 18 turnovers to the Chargers' six.

Cahokia 71, Danville 67. The Vikings fell short in overtime despite DENNIS HIGHTOWER's 31 points. JARON CUNNINGHAM added 15 points and JOEY ROBINSON had 14.


Thornridge 61, Urbana 48. The Tigers fell behind by 10 points at halftime and were unable to rally in their season opener. Deonta Jones led Urbana with 13 points, while Devin Carter (11) and Larry Green (10) also reached double figures for the Tigers. Urbana's Michael Franklin had a game-high nine rebounds.

Galesburg 68, Urbana 54. Carter and Jones each scored 14 points for the Tigers, who fell behind 21-6 after one quarter.


Mahomet-Seymour 61, Pleasant Plains 50. ZACH McCLUGHEN scored 18 points, REID FARCHMIN had 17 and BRAD IZATT added 11 for the Bulldogs.


McCluer (Mo.) 71, Champaign Central 52. Jay Simpson scored 14 points and Noah Lessaris grabbed 14 rebounds for the Maroons at East Peoria.


Salt Fork 54, G-RF 40. Salt Fork outscored Georgetown-Ridge Farm 17-4 in the second quarter to take command en route to a title-clinching victory. Joel Learnard scored a game-high 22 points for the Storm. Ryan Anderson and David Keenan added 16 and 12 points, respectively.

Ryan Dieu paced the Buffaloes with 13 points.

Judah Christian 76, Tri-County 52. Malik Williams racked up 21 points, 11 assists and four blocks to lead the Tribe to victory. Krys McClure added 15 points and nine rebounds, while Davis Hamor grabbed 12 rebounds to go with eight points.

Doug Findley paced T-C with 14 points.

G-RF 70, Lovington 28. Korie Vire scored 14 of his game-high 16 points in the first half to propel Georgetown-Ridge Farm to a win. Matthew Hay added 10 points for the Buffaloes.


Urbana University High 46, Shiloh 45. The Illineks outscored Shiloh 19-13 in the second quarter and held on to win at Urbana. Tehar Bowen had 13 points and four steals to lead Uni. Travis Hawkins led Shiloh with 18 points, while Cody Bosch contributed seven rebounds.

Decatur Lutheran 41, DeLand-Weldon 32. DeLand-Weldon was outscored 14-0 in the second quarter and couldn't recover in a loss at Atwood.

Bement 57, Normal Calvary 31. Greg Frey's 18 points propelled Bement to a win at Urbana. Brock Rumple added 14 points for the Bulldogs.

Atwood-Hammond 81, Christ Lutheran 65. TYLER SEBENS scored 24 and BRYCE ROOT had 16 for the Rajahs, who got 15 from RANDY CRIST and 10 from AUSTIN BIALESCHKI. BRAD FORSTER had 25 points in a losing cause.


Clinton 61, Armstrong-Potomac 57. Aaron Ennis scored 20 points and Josh Wilson sank 3 of 4 free throws in overtime to lift Clinton to a win at Paxton. Kevin Burton led A-P with 17 points.

PBL 59, Tri-Valley 28. Brandon Heyen and Gauge Snider scored 13 points apiece for Paxton-Buckley-Loda in a win at Paxton.


Rantoul 72, Mount Pulaski 44. Using a 25-12 second-quarter run, the Eagles pulled away behind TRAVIS BRITT's 18 points. JESSE REMINGTON added 12 points as 11 players scored for Rantoul.

Blue Ridge 80, Heritage 71. JACK PLUNK made four three-pointers and finished with 28 points for the Knights, who got 17 points from SAM BRUMLEVE. KOBY BROWN was a one-man show for the Hawks, scoring 44 points and burying six three-pointers.

Prairie Central 65, Tri-Point 49. The Hawks used a 17-8 first-quarter burst to take control.

Bismarck-Henning 50, GCMS 27. DALTON ERVIN scored 13 points and TANNER RIBBE and STEPHEN KROUT each added 11 as the Blue Devils parlayed tight defense into an easy win. DAVID HOHULIN led the Falcons with 10 points.

Girls' basketball


Shiloh 60, Milford 51. Shiloh outscored Milford 15-7 in the fourth quarter to pull away to a championship-clinching victory. Lauren Bogle poured in 30 points for Shiloh. Ashlen Portwood led Milford with 23 points.

Heritage 51, Blue Ridge 42. Bailey Trimble's 17 points and Dallas McCormick's 14 helped Heritage capture third place. Melinda Wilson's 12 points paced Blue Ridge.

Urbana University High 62, Oakwood 29. Jamie Blue and Emma Hoyer combined for 49 points, leading the Illineks to a runaway win in the fifth-place game. Blue finished with 25 points. Harlena Hardin scored six points for the Comets.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm 49, Westville 46. Karson Gragert sank four three-pointers and scored a game-high 18 points to help the Buffaloes capture seventh place. Logan Beckley added 17 points for G-RF. Westville, which outscored the Buffaloes 29-24 in the second half, was led by Ashlyn Nickle's 13 points.

Hoopeston Area 59, Chrisman 14. Freshman Tori Smock scored 10 points to lead a balanced attack that carried the Cornjerkers in the ninth-place game. Lyndey Braddock and Jenna Zollar grabbed eight rebounds apiece for the Cornjerkers. Zollar also had seven assists. Rachel Robison led Chrisman with seven points.


Champaign Central 48, Metro St. Louis 31. Cheyenne Hedrington scored a game-high 12 points for Central, which outscored Metro St. Louis in every quarter. Jakeenya Evans had nine steals, eight points and seven rebounds for the Maroons.

Champaign Central 60, Quincy 38. In their second win of the day, the Maroons got a combined 39 points from Hedrington and Evans in rolling past the host school. Evans added 12 rebounds and four steals, while Hedrington contributed seven steals and five rebounds. Johynn-a Evans had nine points and eight rebounds in the win.

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