Friday's prep highlights: Shiloh wins Comet Classic

In girls’ basketball

Comet Classic

Shiloh 38, Heritage 30. Shiloh built a 32-17 lead after three quarters before holding off a rally by the Hawks in the tournament title game.

Desirae Westerfield scored all five of her points during the fourth period, when Heritage outscored the Raiders 13-6.

Lauren Moses and Morgan Wood combined for 21 points for Shiloh. Dallas McCormick paced the Hawks with 10 points.

Georgetown-Ridge Farm 56, Milford 33. The Buffaloes captured third place behind Maya Green’s four three-pointers and 24 points. Golene Thrush scored 10 points for Milford.

Blue Ridge 40, Westville 26. The Knights won the fifth-place game behind a combined 21 points from Jamison Brandt and Gabby Pearl. Ji’Cee Lacey scored all of her team-high seven points for the Tigers in the second half.

Hoopeston Area 41, Uni High 25. Shelby Holzinger’s 14 points and 11 rebounds led the Cornjerkers in the seventh-place game. Haley Dixon had eight rebounds. Kaila Simpson had 14 points and seven rebounds for the Illineks, who got nine points and eight rebounds from Emma Hoyer.

Oakwood 30, Chrisman 29. Harlena Hardin and Lexy Terry each scored eight points to lift the Comets in the ninth-place game. Shelby Warner's 13 points led Chrisman.

In boys’ basketball
State Farm Tournament of Champions
St. Rita 59, Champaign Central 47. Alec Altmyer had 13 points and eight rebounds and Xavier Martin added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Maroons in Washington. Chris Hutchinson had 10 points and nine rebounds.
“St. Rita is a very strong team, and we held our own,” Central coach Scott Davis said. “We need to work on making better decisions when we have the ball.”

Hazel Green (Ala.) 68, Champaign Central 53. Hazel Green, the Alabama Class 6A state runner-up last season, pulled away late to defeat the Maroons at East Peoria. Central was within five points before the Trojans, who return four starters, took control.
Hutchinson had 17 points and eight rebounds for the Maroons (0-3). Norlyn Allen and Kam Rowan contributed nine rebounds apiece for Central.
“I was encouraged by the effort and the fight the kids showed,” Davis said. “Shucks, we have played the No. 1 team in Mississippi, the No. 1 team in Alabama and the No. 5 team in Illinois, while we have eight young men who made their varsity debuts this weekend.”

Lincoln Tournament
Centennial 47, Morton 35. Luke Vaughn and Phillip Wright each scored 11 points and Dedric Byrd had eight for the Chargers, who held Morton to 10 first-half points.

Cahokia 72, Danville 50. The Vikings fell behind 29-10 after one quarter and never recovered in falling to 0-3. Denzel Smith led Danville with 14 points, and Jarhed Watson added nine.

Centralia Tournament
Centralia 59, Mahomet-Seymour 55. Sam Hohlfelder scored 21 points for the Bulldogs.

Quincy Thanksgiving Tournament
Quincy 75, Urbana 53. Deandre Carter had 17 points for the Tigers.

Cornjerker Classic
Bismarck-Henning 57, Iroquois West 41. Andy Bott scored 15 points, Wilde Garowski had 13 and Austin Toler had 12 for the Blue Devils. Keaton Zirkle had 18 points and five rebounds in the loss.

DeLand-Weldon 51, Calvary Christian 49. Dee Woods had 15 points and nine rebounds and Jay Woods added 11 points, six rebounds and five assists for D-W at the Mount Pulaski tournament.

Topper Classic
Paris 51, Judah Christian 47. The Tribe, which led by 11 points after one quarter, was outscored 22-16 in the fourth period by rallying Paris. Dylan Hamilton led Judah with 15 points.

St. Thomas More 45, Schlarman 40. The Sabers outscored Schlarman 17-11 in the third quarter. Kyler Jones, Storm Joop and Kevin Carroll combined for 39 points for STM. Austin Calhoun scored 15 points for the Hilltoppers.

GCMS Turkey Tournament
Rantoul 72, Blue Ridge 64. Devine Thompson scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack that carried the Eagles to a win. Greg Morrow and Talon Hardin added 13 points apiece, and James Coleman tallied 12. Michael Plunk paced the Knights with 18 points.

GCMS 53, Fisher 50. The host Falcons outscored Fisher 14-4 in the third quarter. Ben Eads scored a game-high 18 points for GCMS. Kyle Williams had 16 points for the Bunnies.

Prairie Central 62, Roanoke-Benson 37. Lane Maurer scored 17 of his game-high 20 points in the first half to propel Prairie Central to a win. Addison Bounds added 16 points for the Hawks.

PBL/Manteno Interstate Tournament
Oakwood 60, Armstrong-Potomac 52. Kyle Elliott poured in 29 points to lead the Comets to victory. Shawn Johnson paced A-P with 17 points.

Tri-Valley 53, PBL 41. Drew Schrodt had four three-pointers and scored 20 points for the Panthers in the loss.

Tri-County Tournament
Salt Fork 47, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 37. The Storm completed a 4-0 run to the tournament title. Ross Learnard of Salt Fork, who scored 18 points against the Buffaloes, was named tournament MVP.

Cornerstone Christian 65, Heritage 56. John Taylor went 14 of 16 from the foul line and scored 20 points for the Hawks in the loss.

Tri-County 62, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 52. Tri-County sank 14 free throws in overtime en route to the victory. Wyatt Flesner scored 18 points for T-C.

Salt Fork 36, Cornerstone Christian 32. Max Stutsman and Alec Dutton combined for 23 points for the Storm in the win.

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