Saturday's highlights: Litchfield, Evans power Central girls

Saturday's highlights: Litchfield, Evans power Central girls

In boys’ basketball
Cissna Park 42, Schlarman 26.
Beau Anderson and Cole Hasselbring scored 11 points apiece for the Timberwolves in a home victory. Austin Calhoun led the Hilltoppers with 10 points.

Maroa-Forsyth 68, Blue Ridge 55. Michael Plunk scored 24 points for the Knights in a home loss.

In girls’ basketball
Champaign Central 55, Normal Community 43.
The Maroons jumped to a 12-1 first-quarter lead in rolling to a road win. Laura Litchfield scored a game-high 23 points for Central, and teammate Meme Evans added a season-high 22.

Centennial 59, Eisenhower 44. Katelynn Martinez and Zsayla Brummett combined for 26 points for the Chargers in a home win.

Bloomington 49, Urbana 40. The Tigers scored 18 points in the fourth quarter, but their rally fell short in a road loss. Freshman Kiara Moses finished with a game-high 18 points for Urbana.

Normal West 50, Danville 38. The Vikings led 18-10 after one quarter but couldn’t hold off the Wildcats’ second-half rally. Michaela Jones and Jade CArter each scored nine points for Danville.

Cissna Park 37, Hoopeston Area 25. Addison Stoller’s double-double (13 points, 10 rebounds) lifted the Timberwolves to a road win. Madison Overby added 11 points and eight rebounds for CP.

Clinton 68, Lexington 36. The Maroons rushed out to a 36-12 halftime lead and cruised to a home win. Haley Ginger, one of four Clinton players to score in double figures, led with 15 points.

Fisher 47, Urbana Uni High 33. Caitlin Cole racked up 25 points for the Bunnies in a road win. Emma Hoyer of the Illineks finished with 18 points, 16 rebounds and five blocked shots.

Iroquois West 43, GCMS 14. Morgan Small scored 13 points and Taylor Cultra grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Raiders to a home victory.

St. Joseph-Ogden 52, Tuscola 41. Bailey Trimble and Ashley Landis combined for 31 points for the Spartans in a road win. Erin Weaver posted a double-double (21 points, 10 rebounds) for the Warriors.

Watseka 66, Milford 34. The Warriors rolled to a home win behind Devin Curry’s 20 points and eight assists. Hayley Gray contributed 11 points and five rebounds to the victory.

Schlarman 52, Fountain Central (Ind.) 47. The Hilltoppers overcame a scoreless second quarter by racking up 37 second-half points in a home win. Holly Huckstadt sank six three-pointers and scored 18 points for Schlarman.

Macon County Tournament
St. Teresa 42, Cerro Gordo 31.
After building a five-point halftime lead, the host Broncos were outscored 20-4 in the second half and fell in the third-place game. Stephanie Shook led CG with 11 points.

Argenta-Oreana 59, Tri-City/Sangamon Valley 44. KandiE Bloch poured in 36 points to lead the Bombers to the consolation championship. A-O held a 39-18 halftime lead.

In wrestling
At Morton.
Cameron Mammen of Urbana earned the Outstanding Wrestler Award at the Morton Invitational, clinching his title at 170 pounds with a technical fall. Mammen also had the fastest pin of the tournament, in 14 seconds. He placed first at the Morton event for the second year in a row. Josh Pratt (285) finished third for the Tigers, who placed eighth in the 12-school field.

At Fairbury. Terrace Davis (126 pounds) and Darren Wynn (138) won titles for Centennial at the Prairie Central Tournament.

At Robinson. Austin Upton won all four of his matches by a cumulative score of 20-2 for St. Joseph-Ogden, which went 3-1 at the Robinson Duals. Upton, who competed at 170 and 182, improved to 24-1.

At Mahomet. The host Bulldogs went 2-2 in dual meets, with Tyler Moxley (126) winning all three of his bouts, including one by pin and two by major decision.

At Downers Groves. Jack Rossi (138) earned a first-period pin to account for for Champaign Central’s points in a 63-6 loss to Naperville Central. Central also fell 67-10 to Downers Grove North. Riley Staab (113) had a major decision and Toby Rivera (195) scored a pin for the Maroons.

In swimming
At Champaign.
Champaign recorded two top-five performances and finished sixth in the 12-team Charger Invitational at Unit 4 Pool. Evan Miller placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 3.63 seconds. The Maroons’ 200 freestyle relay team of Payton Woods, Garrett Barnard, Brandon Bell and Miller was fifth in 1:34.51. Erik Heine of Urbana finished fourth in the 50 freestyle in 22.90.

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