Tuesday's prep highlights: Seaman, Hudson spark Arcola
In boys’ basketball
Little Okaw Valley Conference Tournament
■ Arcola 61, Martinsville 46. KOLLIN SEAMAN had 19 points and NICK HUDSON added 16 for the Purple Riders.
■ Okaw Valley 55, Cerro Gordo 50. COLE BLICKENSDERFER, COLE TENNEY and JOSH HAYES all scored 12 points, but the Broncos were outscored 20-14 in the fourth quarter.
■ Villa Grove 53, Atwood-Hammond 51. GABE PALMER’s 18 points paced the Blue Devils, who held on despite 5-for-11 free throw shooting. LUCAS VANDEVENTER (11) and NOAH PALMER (10) also scored in double figures for Villa Grove in a game that was tight throughout.
■ Uni High 54, BCL 21. TAHARKA BARAKA had 20 points and seven rebounds to lead the host Illineks, who used a 12-1 second-quarter run to take control. GEORGE VOULGARIS had 17 points and 14 rebounds and ISAAK HABERMAN scored 11 in the win. SLATER SCHEURICH led Buckley Christ Lutheran with 14 points.
■ Rantoul 78, Pontiac 52. JOHNNY JONES had 20 points and the host Eagles took control with a 17-8 second-quarter run. TANNER McLAIN added 17 points and JOSHUA OLIVERAS had 10 in the win.
■ Bloomington 77, Central 61. XAVIER MARTIN had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the visiting Maroons in Big 12 play. KAMERON ROWAN had 10 points and DAVION WATSON had 10 rebounds in the loss.
■ M-S 75, Olympia 51. CONNOR DIEDRICH had 20 points, JORDAN ROCK had 13, ROSS JOHNSON 13 and SAM HOHLFELDER 12 for host Mahomet-Seymour, which stormed to a 15-6 first-quarter lead. Johnson had six boards.
■ Unity 75, Clinton 35. MATT RESTAD had 16 points and ZACK THORSON added 14 as the host Rockets went on a 22-3 third-quarter surge.
■ Monticello 74, A-O 51. Making 11 of 19 shots, NICK STOKOWSKI scored 34 points to key the Sages (16-2). He also had eight rebounds. BRYAN PHIPPS chipped in 17 points and MATT KRUSE had 15 in the win. KEEGAN McHOOD led Argenta-Oreana with 14 points.
■ Bishop McNamara 65, St. Thomas More 57. MIKE PLECKI had 18 points and STORM JOOP added 15 for the Sabers in Kankakee. BRAD FRITCHER scored 10 in the loss.
■ Sullivan 57, Shelbyville 50. MITCH MOLZEN (19 points), ANDY BROWN (14) and WYATT GARRIOTT (13) paced host Sullivan.
■ Watseka 58, PBL 36. DAULTON DePATIS and JUSTIN MOYER each scored 11 points for host Watseka. JEREMY WALDER led Paxton-Buckley-Loda with 12 points.
■ Westville 40, Schlarman 24. TANNER COX scored 16 points and LAYN WHITE added nine as Westville handled the visiting Hilltoppers. AUSTIN CALHOUN paced Schlarman with 11 points.
■ Salt Fork 70, Milford 44. ROSS LEARNARD scored 24 points and ALEC DUTTON had 21 as the host Storm used a 15-7 second-quarter burst to take control. JOSH KILLION had 17 points in the loss.
■ Bismarck-Henning 55, Chrisman 33. The Blue Devils improved to 17-5 with a win on the road, setting the stage for Friday’s home game against Westville, the only other unbeaten team in VVC games.
■ Decatur Christian 64, DeLand-Weldon 25. JOHNNY BECKER had seven points to pace the Eagles in a road loss.
■ Arthur Okaw Christian 58, La Salette 43. ADAM BEACHY (four three-pointers) and WES HENNINGSEN (three threes) scored 18 points apiece as the Conquering Riders pulled away in the second half, outscoring La Salette 27-17 after the break.
In girls’ basketball
Okaw Valley Tournament
■ Central A&M 78, Sullivan 60. ASIA MORRISON had 23 points for the Redskins in their semifinal loss.
■ Clinton 48, Maroa-Forsyth 30. MEGAN TOOL had 12 points and MORGAN HICKMAN added 10 for the Maroons in semifinal action.
■ Judah Christian 39, Normal Calvary 26. KRISTINA LEE had 21 points, six rebounds and four steals for the visiting Tribe, which got 13 points from LESLEE CHAMBERS.
■ Chrisman 26, Bismarck-Henning 15. SARAH ELLIS had 12 points to lead the Cardinals, who outscored B-H 18-5 in the first and third quarters.
■ Urbana Uni 59, Christ Lutheran 31. EMMA HOYER and KAILA SIMPSON posted double-doubles to lead the Illineks to a road ECIC victory. Hoyer had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Simpson added 11 points and 14 rebounds, and MADELEINE NELSON had 15 points for Uni (4-1 in ECIC). OLIVIA JANSSEN had 17 points to lead BCL.
■ Iroquois West 42, St. Anne 34. MORGAN SMALL had 14 points for the Raiders, who survived a cold-shooting night.
■ Cerro Gordo 42, A-L/A-H 41. SHELBY BLACKER had 15 points and ARIONNA GANT had 13 points and eight rebounds for the Broncos.
■ At Mahomet. Mahomet-Seymour claimed the Corn Belt Conference championship after recording a 53-21 victory against Eureka and a 40-28 win against Olympia. The Bulldogs (21-8), behind two pins apiece from Derek Grant (152 pounds) and Jordan Geese (285), improved to 6-0 in the league.
■ At Champaign. Terrace Davis (126) and Austen Schott (132) each won two matches for Centennial, but the Chargers lost 47-34 to Normal Community and 51-23 to Normal West. Davis won 10-0 against the Ironmen and by technical fall against the Wildcats. Schott won by pinfall (2 minutes, 30 seconds) against Normal Community and by decision (4-3) against Normal West. Corbin Folsom (220) posted a pin against the Ironmen, and Arnold Lack (106) recorded a pin against the Wildcats.
■ At St. Joseph. David Trewyn (126), Gage Haga (132), Austin Upton (182) and Wesley Kibler (195) each posted pinfalls for St. Joseph-Ogden in its 36-15 victory against Hoopeston Area.
■ At Clinton. John Shobe (132), Christian Champley (138), Kye Reczek (160), Alex Wheat (170) and Jamie Williams (182) each won by pinfall for the Maroons in their 46-15 victory against El Paso-Gridley.
■ At Pontiac. Jeff Leach (120) posted two pins, leading Prairie Central to a 56-6 victory against Rantoul and a 47-12 win against Normal U-High. Evan Bahler (145), Jake Adams (160), Tyler Keneipp (170), Alex Rhoda (195) and Cody Parks (220) recorded pinfalls against the Eagles, who received a pin from Tevin Rodgers (182). Ben Traub (138) had a pin against U-High.
■ At Gibson City. Cameron Schwing (113) earned a 12-7 decision, but Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher lost 47-22 to Coal City.