Tuesday's highlights: A-P notches first win of season
In boys’ basketball
■ PBL 48, Fisher 40. Drew Schrodt went 6 for 6 at the foul line and scored 13 points to lead the Panthers to a road win. Kyle Williams and Hans Carmien tallied 11 points apiece for the Bunnies.
■ Ridgeview 61, Iroquois West 51. The host Mustangs reached 20 wins for the season behind Josh WeieR’s 17 points and seven rebounds. Keaton Zirkle led IW with 25 points and 10 rebounds.
■ Chrisman 43, Westville 42. The Cardinals overcame an eight-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to pull out a home win. Chris Hoult paced Chrisman with 23 points. Tanner Cox led a balanced Tigers attack with 14 points.
■ Meridian 75, Sullivan 51. The Redskins led by one point after the first quarter but were outscored 21-4 in the second and never recovered in a home loss. Mitch Molzen scored 14 points for Sullivan, while Andy Brown (12) and Caden May (10) also reached double figures.
■ Maroa-Forsyth 57, Monticello 50. The Trojans built a 33-18 halftime lead and went on to end Monticello’s 16-game home winning streak. The Sages had not lost at Miller Gym since Dec. 29, 2011. Bryan Phipps scored 18 points for Monticello, which was without senior Matt Kruse (illness). Isaac Bales finished with 10 points, five assists and five steals.
■ Arcola 47, Atwood-Hammond 37. The visiting Purple Riders rolled to a 29-10 halftime lead and held off the Rajahs’ comeback bid. Kollin Seaman racked up 23 points and 10 rebounds for Arcola. Andy Webb (12) and Jordan Feagin (10) scored in double figures for A-H.
■ First Baptist 56, Illinois Central 28. Jonathan Garver had 18 points and Jermaine Brooks added 12 as the Knights improved to 15-6.
■ Watseka 68, Manteno 39. The Warriors outscored Manteno 41-16 in the second half and rolled to a home victory. Austin Blair went 5 for 6 from three-point range and scored 22 points for Watseka. Jake Lyznicki and Daulton DePatis added 13 and 10 points, respectively.
■ Unity 80, Tuscola 78. The Rockets scored 35 points in the fourth quarter in rallying to a road win. Matt Restad led Unity with 24 points. Christian Wood, who had four of Tuscola’s eight three-pointers, finished with 23 points. Dustin Haake also scored 23 for the Warriors.
■ St. Thomas More 61, Blue Ridge 46. Joshua Koerner’s 14 points led a balanced attack that carried the Sabers to a home victory. Kevin Carroll (11), Kyler Jones (11) and Storm Joop (10) also scored in double figures for STM. Michael Plunk finished with 16 points for the Knights.
■ Georgetown-Ridge Farm 57, Oakwood 46. Kyle Coburn scored 15 of his game-high 24 points to rally the Buffaloes to a home win. Dylan Bina added 16 points for G-RF. Parker Lee and Kyle Elliott scored 17 points apiece for the Comets.
■ Bement 59, Cerro Gordo 56. The Bulldogs won on the road behind Steve Isbell’s 22 points and Connor Gross’ 17. Cole Blickensderfer scored 20 points for the Broncos.
■ Arthur-Lovington 65, Shiloh 57. The Knights outscored Shiloh 15-1 at the foul line to capture a road victory. Andrew Maxwell paced A-L with 16 points. DJ Castillo and Andrew Donithan combined for 29 points for the Raiders.
■ Armstrong-Potomac 45, Hoopeston Area 39. The Trojans closed with a 15-5 run in the fourth quarter to capture their first victory of the season. Wade Rogers scored 19 points for A-P (1-25). Mason Layden led the Cornjerkers with nine points.
■ Argenta-Oreana 62, Clinton 53. Keegan McHood’s 17 points lifted the Bombers to a home win. Devin Kemp led the Maroons with 17 points and 13 rebounds.
■ Okaw Valley 69, Tri-County 45. WYATT FLESNER’s 21 points led the Titans.
East Central Illinois Tournament
■ Decatur Christian 62, Judah Christian 55. Dylan Hamilton sank four three-pointers and scored 21 points for the Tribe in a semifinal loss. Ethan Chitty added 12 points for Judah.