Monday's highlights: Tigers edge Maroons

Monday's highlights: Tigers edge Maroons

In boys' basketball

Macon County Tournament

Meridian 82, Argenta-Oreana 63. Drew Johnson's 17 points weren't enough to lead the Bombers (0-3) to a victory in a first-round game at Cerro Gordo. Josh Williams also contributed 10 points for A-O.

In girls' basketball

Oakwood 54, Westville 31. The Comets (10-0) continued their fiery start, earning their 10th win in as many games agaisnt Vermillion Valley Conference rival Westville (6-4). Oakwood's Katelyn Young led all scorers with 23 points. Tiffanie Elliott (15 points)was Westville's leading scorer.

Ridgeview 64, Flanagan-Cornell 35. Ridgeview (7-1) went on the road and came home with a victory agianst Heart Of Illinois Conference opponent Flanagan-Cornell. The Mustangs galloped to glory on Mya Tinsley's 24-point performance.

Salt Fork 40, Chrisman 13. Salt Fork (3-4) went on the road and took down Chrisman (3-7) in a VVC battle. As the Storm thundered to their third win of the season, the Cardinals were led by a seven-point outing from Hallee Watters.

Okaw Valley 50, Arthur Okaw Christian 24. In a nonconference matchup, Okaw Valley handed Arthur Okaw Christain (5-1) its first loss of the season. The Conquering Riders were led by an 11-point outing from Savanna Spitz.

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 38, Hoopeston Area 19. In a Vermillion Valley Conference tilt, BHRA (6-2) defended its home court with a decisive win over the Cornjerkers (3-4). Leading the way for the Blue Devils was Emily Meidel's 20-point performance, while Hoopeston Area was led by five points from Lexie Breymeyer. The Blue Devils outscored the Cornjerkers 16-0 in the second quarter en route to the victory.

Tuscola 51, Arcola 16. Despite 11 points from KayLee Hohlbauch, Arcola (1-5) was soundly defeated by Tuscola (5-1) in a nonconference matchup. The Warriors had three players drop double-digit scoring figures: Cassie Russo (14 points), Grace Dietrich (12 points) and Alexis Koester (10 points).

St. Teresa 72, Argenta-Oreana 31. In anonconference loss Maggie Millington scored 10 points for the Bombers (2-4).

Sullivan 60, Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 57. Sullivan (3-3) narrowly emerged victorious against nonconference oppenent ALAH (3-3), relying on 16 points from Avery Still and 15 points from Ester Miller to score the win. The Knights were led by Hannah Wallen's 16 points.

Villa-Grove/Heritage 51, Judah Christain 44. Aliya Holloman's game-high 26 points led the Blue Devils (4-5) to the victory, while Emma Flemming's 15 points led the way for the Tribe (5-6).

Danville 56, Centennial 34. Mikala Hall's 18 points led the way for the Vikings (6-0) in a Big 12 win, while Jalae Parker and Makayla Gray each added 12 points. Amia Wright led Centennial (1-6) with 12 points.

Urbana 57, Champaign Central 55. Urbana (2-2) crossed Wright Street and picked up a crucial Big 12 victory against cross-town rival Champaign Central (1-5). The Tigers' Lauryn Cross stepped up to lead all scorers with 23 points, with Akierra Buford conributing 12 points for the victorious Tigers. Chanice Willis scored a team-high 22 points in the loss for the host Maroons.

Cissna Park 46, Iroqouis West 29. Behind 19 points from Gabby Wessels and 16 points from Olivia Powell, Cissna Park (5-3) cruised to its fifth win of the season against Sangamon Valley Conference foe Iroqouis West (3-5). Meara Tilstra scored 11 points for the Raiders.

Schlarman 85, Armstrong-Potomac 14. Schlarman (7-0) cruised to a VVC win against A-P (4-5), with Anaya Peoples (22 points) and Capria Brown (19 poitns) sparking Schlarman. Kayla Roe led A-P with seven points.

Fisher 49, LeRoy 32. Behind 19 points from Sidney Hood and an additional 15 points from Becca Clanton, the Bunnies (5-3) hopped to a Heart Of Illinois Conference win. The Panthers (1-5) were led by a 14-point attack from Danielle Hanshew.

Milford 40, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 11. Milford (4-2) handily won on the road against Georgetown-Ridge Farm (0-10) in a VVC matchup. The Bearcats heard the roars of Emily Duis (scoring a game-high 17 points) and Hannah Boyer (10 points), while the Buffaloes were led by Ashlee LaGrand's seven points.

Gibson City/Melvin-Sibley 37, Tri-Valley 35. GCMS (4-3) was victorious in a close HOIC game. High flyers for the Falcons were Megan Moody (nine points) and Claire Retherford (eight points).

Monticello 75, Central A&M 58. Monticello (6-0) took care of business in a nonconference win behind Zanna Myers' 29-point performance. Tatum McCall contributed 20 points.

Paxton-Buckley/Loda 35, Rantoul 21. Ariana Gentzler's 12 points led PBL (5-3) to a nonconference home win agianst visting Rantoul (3-5). Courtney Sutherland's seven-point performance led the Eagles.

In boys' swimming

At Urbana. Normal West defeated Urbana and Mahomet-Seymour at the Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center. Urbana's Ethan Chow won the 200-yard individual medley and the 100 butterfly, and along with Calvin Gatewood, Lucas Heinnricher and Nate Hedrick won the 200 freestyle relay. The Bulldogs were victorious in the 400 freestyle relay behind the efforts of Zach Orr, James Wyatt Tabor, Ryan Coulson and Ben Vanswol.

-