Thursday's prep highlights: Centennial seniors shine
In girls’ basketball
■ Centennial 51, Danville 28. Katelynn Martinez, Chelsea Cross and Jasmine Kyler each scored 13 points for the host Chargers,. The Vikings were led by Alexus Jimson-Miller, who scored a game-high 16 points.
■ Central 58, Urbana 33. Meme Evans led three Maroons in double figures with 16 points. Airiana Smith had 12 points and Laura Litchfield 10 points for Champaign Central, which led 24-21 at intermission. The host Tigers got 12 points from Karidia Shelby and 10 points from Kiara Moses. Litchfield also had five assists and five steals, and Evans had four rebounds.
■ A-P 26, B-H 22. Morgan Zindars scored a game-high eight points for Armstrong-Potomac. Host Bismarck-Henning was paced by Addie Voyles (seven points).
■ LeRoy 49, Flanagan 38. Lauren Russell (14 points) and Shannon Steffen (13 points) each reached double figures for the host Panthers, who led 35-15 at halftime. Steffen also had eight rebounds and three steals.
■ AOC 37, Decatur Christian 32. Audrey Henningsen scored 12 points and Hanna Erwin (three three-pointers) chipped in 11 for visiting Arthur Okaw Christian.
■ Ridgeview 49, GCMS 29. Dani Washington paced the Mustangs with 18 points, and Jenna Ayers added 11. Host Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley was led by Taylor Boma (13 points).
■ Iroquois West 56, Momence 12. Elena Sanchez had 15 points and Taylor Cultra added 11 for the host Raiders (18-9). Cultra, Andrea Fuoss and Morgan Small each grabbed eight rebounds. Courtney Conrad, Small and Korey Pence each had four assists.
■ Cissna Park 44, Clifton Central 24. Lexie Knake and Madison Overbey each scored 12 points to lead the host Timberwolves, who received 11 points, four steals and seven rebounds from Addison Stoller. Overbey also contributed seven rebounds, and Kaitlyn Redeker grabbed five boards. Samantha Hasselbring also had four steals in the victory.
■ Unity 45, Shelbyville 31. Kennedy Hartman and Rebecca Maxwell each scored 15 points for the visiting Rockets.
■ Tri-County 51, Okaw Valley 43. Amber Meyer had 18 points to lead three Titans in double figures. Abby Smith added 12 points and Kyla Skinner 10 for visiting Tri-County.
■ Hoopeston Area 45, Milford 24. Shelby Holzinger had a double-double (11 points, 11 rebounds) for the host Cornjerkers, who received nine points from Haley Dixon and 10 rebounds from Cayla Davis. Sarah Dixon added four assists in the victory. The Bearcats were led by Samantha Wilken (eight points, eight rebounds).
■ G-RF 51, Chrisman 32. Brittany Hay poured in a game-high 27 points for visiting Georgetown-Ridge Farm, which received 13 points from Callan Hall. The Cardinals got seven points apiece from Shelby Warner and Brett Bishop. Warner also grabbed nine rebounds, and Sarah Ellis recorded four assists.
■ Schlarman 50, Oakwood 28. Sydne Bryant had 13 points and Holly Huckstadt 12 for the visiting Hilltoppers. The Comets got 10 points from Joellyn Weaver.
■ Salt Fork 63, Westville 47. Heather Ellis poured in a game-high 23 points for the host Storm, which got 11 points from Taylor Vice. The Tigers received 12 points from Ashley Hoffman and 11 from Danielle Gabehart.
■ Shiloh 44, A-L/A-H 42. Shelby Smith (15 points) made a layup as time expired to lift the visiting Raiders, who received 10 points from Lauren Moses. Ashley Tabb and Emily Seegmiller each scored 12 points for Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond.
■ Urbana Uni High 38, Judah Christian 23. Madeleine Nelson had 15 points and Emma Hoyer added 12 to lift the Illineks at the East Central Illinois Conference tournament at Bloomington Cornerstone. With the victory, Uni High advanced to the championship game. The Tribe, which will play for third place, was paced by Leslee Chambers (10 points).
■ Monticello 45, W-L 33. Sarah Wells and Chrissy Gadbury each scored 13 points for the host Sages on Senior Night. Layne Buzan chipped in with nine rebounds, and Elise Pontious grabbed six boards. Wells also had five rebounds and five assists against Warrensburg-Latham.
■ Sullivan 67, Maroa-Forsyth 46. Asia Morrison had a double-double (16 points, 11 rebounds) for the host Redskins on Senior Night. Elissa Stewart had 14 points and Emily Neuhauser 13 for Sullivan.
■ Tuscola 62, A-O 33. Erin Weaver had a double-double (19 points, 16 rebounds) for the host Warriors against Argenta-Oreana. Susan Ponder added 13 points and six rebounds in the victory, and Morgan Little had nine assists. The Bombers got a game-high 22 points from Kandie Bloch.
■ Cerro Gordo/Bement 31, Arcola 28. Shelby Blacker scored a game-high nine points for CG/B. The visiting Purple Riders were led by Rachel Fishel (eight points).
■ M-S 56, Rantoul 38. Maggie Schmidt scored a team-high 20 points for host Mahomet-Seymour, giving coach Nathan Seal his 200th career victory. The Eagles got a game-high 23 points from Hannah Wascher. Hannah Charter grabbed nine boards.
■ Central A&M 56, Clinton 49. Haley Ginger had 17 points for the host Maroons.
In boys’ basketball
■ Blue Ridge 54, Tri-Valley 53. Michael Plunk made a three-pointer from halfcourt at the buzzer to lift the visiting Knights.