PBL rallies past St. Thomas More

CHAMPAIGN – Paxton-Buckley-Loda outscored St. Thomas More 13-3 in the final quarter for a 44-43 boys' basketball win Tuesday night.

Brandon Heyen led PBL with 13 points and Dylan Overstreet scored 12. Nate Freeman had 22 points for St. Thomas More and Will Rudolphi added 10.

Uni High 59, Normal Calvary 55. Warren Skoza scored 15 points and Nile Hamer and Dan Lilly added 14 each for the visiting Illineks.

Judah Christian 66, DeLand-Weldon 32. Tony Riley scored 19 points, Alex Berry had 16 and Mark Williams added 14 for the host Tribe.

Unity 55, Argenta-Oreana 32. Four players finished in double figures for the host Rockets, led by Dylan Sturgeon with 12. Kip Brown scored 11 and Austin Perry and Patrick Mannon had 10 each.

Monticello 64, Clinton 43. Cale Huisinga and Reid Johnson each scored 20 points for the host Sages. Adam Koncel scored 15. Colton Nixon led Clinton with 16.

Arcola 59, Martinsville 35. Nicholas Lindenmeyer scored 21 points and Garrison Stenger added 11 for the host Purple Riders.

Shelbyville 59, Tuscola 51. Christian Lehmann scored 14 points, Pat Yoakum had 12 and Jud Wienke added 10 for the visiting Warriors.

Deer Creek-Mackinaw 55, Fisher 50. Trevor Unzicker led the host Bunnies with 16 points.

Hoopeston Area 57, Milford 28. Bradley Lawson scored 21 points and Kyle Ramos added 17 for the host Cornjerkers.

Salt Fork 73, Oakwood 45. The visiting Storm improved to 14-1 thanks to 22 points from Joel Learnard and 20 from Ryan Anderson. Josh Chandler added 11.

Westville 69, G-RF 47. Matt Maser scored 22 points for the host Tigers. Cody Hill had 12 and Brendon Severado added 11. Korie Vire led Georgetown-Ridge Farm with 13 points and Keith Harper added 12.

Bismarck-Henning 63, A-P 48. Michael Grant scored 20 points, hitting four three-pointers, and Stephen Krout added 14 for the host Blue Devils. Tyler Davis had 27 points for Armstrong-Potomac.

Eureka 39, Prairie Central 28. Will Robinson had 13 points for the host Hawks.

Arthur Okaw Christian 62, Northwest Christian 49. Christian Lowry scored 31 points and had 11 rebounds for the host Conquering Riders. Spencer Plank added 12 points.

Herscher 57, Watseka 46. Marcel Maiden scored 12 points and Derek Wengert added 10 for the host Warriors.

El Paso-Gridley 57, GCMS 40. Cody Gaesser scored 12 points for the host Falcons.

In wrestling:

At Mahomet. The host Bulldogs earned a pair of dual wins, stopping Monticello 55-15 and St. Thomas More 66-12. Mahomet-Seymour had five pins against the Sages and four against the Sabers.

At Rantoul. GCMS/Fisher recorded five pins in a 46-30 dual win against the Eagles. Guy Kirby scored the quickest pin at 145 pounds, winning in 1:01. Rantoul scored three pins of its own, with Leon Riley winning in 1:24 at 215.

At Westville. The Tigers took the final four matches to edge Hoopeston Area 39-32. Sophomore Trae Ford earned the clinching win for Westville/Salt Fork/G-RF, taking his match 4-2 at 285. Eight of the matches were decided by forfeit.

At Tolono. Dakota Patton earned a pin at 215 to help Bismarck-Henning beat  Unity 50-27. B-H took six of the matches by forfeit.

At Forrest. Prairie Central’s Josh Smith and Andy Hoselton picked up
their 20th wins of the season as the Hawks defeated Clifton Central 44-33. Smith won a 4-2 decision at 130 to improve to 20-1. Hoselton earned a pin in 1:04 at 152.

In boys' swimming:

At Champaign. Centennial overcame a pair of wins by Karl Heine for a 101-81 dual victory. Heine won the 200 individual medley and the 100 backstroke for the Tigers, who took seven of 12 events.

In girls' basketball:

Normal West 52, Urbana 20. Tiffany Walthour led the visiting Tigers with six points.

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