Friday's prep highlights: Plank delivers for A-L
In boys’ basketball
A-L 57, Tuscola 44. Curtis Plank scored 16 points to lead three Arthur-Lovington players in double figures. Andrew Maxwell had 15 points and Tyler Schuring 10 for the host Knights, who led 35-21 at intermission. The Warriors received 11 points from SharoM Shabrou and 10 from Eric Crist.
Oakwood 65, Urbana Uni 52. Kyle Elliott poured in a game-high 25 points for the visiting Comets, who received 15 points from Skyler Slade and 13 points from Parker Lee. The Illineks received 19 points and eight rebounds from George Voulgaris. Patrick Wong contributed 11 points, five assists and three steals for Urbana Uni, which got 10 points and seven boards from Taharka Baraka.
Central A&M 61, Unity 55. Mitch Negangard scored a game-high 15 points for the visiting Rockets, who got 12 points from Justin Deters and 10 points apiece from Austin Dillavou and Josh Larson. Unity trailed 31-21 at halftime.
Neoga 67, Arcola 54. Kollin Seaman scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed six rebounds for the host Purple Riders (3-3).
North Vermillion (Ind.) 56, G-RF 53. Kyle Coburn scored a team-high 20 points for host Georgetown-Ridge Farm, which fell in overtime. The teams were tied at 47 after regulation.
AOC 80, Bement 54. Wes Henningsen scored a game-high 28 points, including seven three-pointers, for host Arthur Okaw Christian, which got 14 points and nine assists from Austin Helmuth and 12 from Adam Beachy. Isaiah Lowry pulled down 11 rebounds for AOC. The Bulldogs were paced by Tyce Rittenhouse and Connor Gross, who each scored 17 points. Steve Isbell chipped in 12 points in the loss.
Cerro Gordo 53, Sangamon Valley 41. Josh Hayes scored a game-high 12 points for the visiting Broncos, who got 10 points from Nathan Lovekamp.
Miss. Valley 46, First Baptist 41. Zane Bumpus led visiting Danville First Baptist with 13 points and Jonathan Garver contributed 11.
Salt Fork 59, A-P 33. Max Stutsman paced the visiting Storm with 16 points. Salt Fork got 13 points from Alec Dutton and 11 from Ross Learnard. Armstrong-Potomac got eight points apiece from Wade Rogers, Dentler Loschen and Blake Davis.
Watseka Holiday Tournament
Iroquois West 54, Hoopeston Area 52. Keaton Zirkle scored a game-high 24 points, including the winning basket on a layup with one second left, and grabbed eight rebounds for the Raiders, who led 31-21 at halftime. Jordan Hansen chipped in 13 points in the victory.
The Cornjerkers, who scored 21 points in the third quarter, were led by Mason Layden’s 23 points. Daniel Lawson added 16 for Hoopeston Area.
Milford 64, Donovan 47. Alex Portwood scored a team-high 20 points for the Bearcats, who got 10 rebounds from Jake Rogers and six assists from Josh Killion.
Watseka 67, Tri-Point 43. Daulton DePatis had 17 points for the hosts, who received 13 points from Austin Blair. Austin Hasselbring grabbed 12 boards in the victory.
At Champaign. Toby Rivera (195 pounds) and Jack Rossi (145) were among the Maroons who won by pinfall in their 65-9 victory against Danville, which received a pin from Javeonte Crider at 113.
In Bloomington’s 47-26 victory against Central, Trystyn Schoonover (170), Heath Cozad (182) and Rossi won by pin.
Urbana’s Chanc McQueen (126) earned a 7-2 decision, but Bloomington defeated the Tigers 64-15.