Saturday's prep highlights: Weaver leads Cerro Gordo to title

In boys' basketball

At LOVC tournament. Tim Weaver scored a game-high 22 points, leading Cerro Gordo to a 56-52 victory against Arcola in the title game at Atwood-Hammond. The Broncos received 13 points from Devin McWilliams.

The Purple Riders, who trailed 25-18 at halftime, were led by Marty Thomas (13 points). Brett Lindenmeyer (12 points) and Corey Roberts (10 points) also contributed.

In the third-place game, Okaw Valley defeated Heritage 61-58. The Hawks were led by John Taylor, who scored a team-high 24 points.

In the consolation final, Bement defeated Lovington 49-43 behind Connor Gross' 20 points.

Quincy 54, Central 51. Alex Roux scored a team-high 11 points for the host Maroons, who received 10 points from Clayton Jones. Central was held to nine points in the fourth quarter.

Normal U-High 85, Danville 55. Dennis Hightower had a team- high 16 points for the visiting Vikings, who got 12 points from Trent Sherfield.

Horizon Christian 83, Arthur Okaw Christian 56. Austin Helmuth scored a team-high 16 points for the visiting Conquering Riders, who received 11 points from Wes Henningsen.

CPCI 65, Milford 46. Cole Hasselbring had a game-high 14 points for the Timberwolves, who led 35-26 at intermission. The host Bearcats were paced by Josh Killion and Wyatt Alt, who scored 10 points apiece.

LeRoy 38, GCMS 30. Seth Ward and Nick Aupperle each scored nine points for the visiting Panthers. Jake Johnson led GCMS with nine points.

PBL 52, Prairie Central 42. Jordan Glad led three Paxton-Buckley-Loda players in double figures with 23 points.

The Panthers received 10 points apiece from Tanner Harris and Dakota Zenner. The Hawks were paced by Addison Bounds, who scored a game-high-tying 23 points.

DeLand-Weldon 40, Greenview 38. Dee Woods had a double-double (21 points, 15 rebounds) for the Eagles on the road.

In girls' basketball

Champaign Central 39, Urbana 20. Laura Litchfield and Johynn-a Evans each scored nine points for the visiting Maroons in the Big 12 game.

The Tigers got five points and nine rebounds from Karidia Shelby.

Rich South 49, Centennial 47. Jasmine Kyler scored a game-high-tying 13 points for the host Chargers, who received 10 points from Chelsea Cross.

GCMS 59, Tri-Point 36. Angel Gaesser scored a game-high 17 points for host Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, which got 13 points from Katie Massey and 12 points from Jordyn Nettleton.

At ECIC tournament. Jamie Blue poured in a game-high 28 points, leading top-seeded Urbana Uni High to a 67-11 victory against Decatur Christian.

The Illineks (21-3) received a double-double from Emma Hoyer (10 points, 10 rebounds) and 16 points from Jaki Vipond. Uni held Decatur Christian scoreless in the third quarter.

Watseka 54, A-P 45. Devin Curry scored a game-high 33 points for the Warriors, who trailed 23-22 at halftime against host Armstrong-Potomac. Curry was 18 of 21 from the free throw line. The Trojans were led by Brooke Markwalder, who scored 22 points.

"Devin's 18 of 21 from the line was solid. As a team, we shot 25 of 29 from the line," Watseka coach Rebecca Swigert said. "We attacked the basket, and it paid off. Armstrong is a very solid team, and this was a good win for us."

Milford 51, CPCI 45. Samantha Wilken had a double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds) for the Bearcats, who received a game-high 18 points from Ashlen Portwood. Kylie Scherf chipped in with seven assists. The Timberwolves got 12 points from Natalie Neukomm and 10 from Alexis Knake.

Fisher 51, Rantoul 36. Jacy Cochran poured in a game-high 25 points for the Bunnies. The Eagles got 10 points from Hannah Wascher.

Heyworth 61, Monticello 38. Tori Gadbury paced the host Sages with 16 points.

PBL 60, Hoopeston Area 44. Cheyenne Weber scored a game- high 20 points for host Paxton-Buckley-Loda, which got 10 points from Andi Lemley. The Cornjerkers were paced by Haley Dixon, who scored 10 points.

Cowden-Herrick 49, Tuscola 46. Sammi Kohlbecker totaled 29 points, including 15 of 17 from the line, for the host Warriors. Erin Weaver chipped in with 13 points in the loss.

In wrestling

At Okaw Valley Conference Duals.Monticello repeated as champion, going 5-0 in the two-day dual-meet series at Argenta. The Sages defeated Argenta-Oreana 51-23 in the championship match.

Monticello's Ramsey Hoss (145 pounds) earned three victories, two by pin and one by decision. Hoss won by pinfall against foes from Argenta-Oreana and Clinton.

The Sages' Austin Hyde (113) recorded pins against wrestlers from A-O, Clinton and Shelbyville. Andrew Koss (126) posted two wins by pin for Monticello, which also received three victories apiece from Luke Dunn (152) and Clay Wright (160).

Monticello also defeated Clinton (63-6) and Shelbyville (37-26).

In Unity's 52-24 victory against Warrensburg-Latham, Chad Hinton (120), Troy Welch (126) and Niko Estrada (195) each posted pins.

In the Rockets' 66-15 loss to Shelbyville, Colton Reed (182) earned a pin in 1 minute, 37 seconds and Hinton earned a 6-3 decision.

Klayton Rodgers (195) posted two pins for A-O.

At HOIC Duals. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher's Dylan Donner (120) recorded three pins and Josh Wallick (285) and Stan Rinehart (145) each posted two at Tremont. GCMS/F defeated Deer Creek Mackinaw 60-6, Tremont 63-6 and El Paso/Gridley 54-24.

LeRoy/Tri-Valley's Tyler Woolridge (145), Josh Johnson (152), Lane Lindstrom (182) and Ty Sandy (195) each recorded pins in their team's 58-15 victory against GCMS/F.

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