N-G Teams of the Week
The Panthers had five champions in their own invitational, which was renamed to honor the memory of former coach Randy Bowman, who recently passed away. Devin Bulington (103 pounds), Justin Meyers (112), Dan Monical (135), Tyler Wilfley (140) and Brian Roberts (145) all claimed titles.
Salt Fork Boys' basketball
The top-seeded Storm won the title of the Vermilion County tournament with a win against Westville at Palmer Arena and moved its record to 17-2. Josh Chandler and Jake Manning were the leaders for the Storm in the nine-point championship win.
St. Thomas More Girls' basketball
The Sabers won the Sangamon Valley Conference tournament behind the play of Kassie Jones, who had 18 points in St. Thomas More's three wins against CPCI, Paxton-Buckley-Loda and St. Joseph-Ogden. Junior Gina Hinders starred in the title game with 14 points, 15 rebounds and eight blocks.
Bismarck-Henning girls' basketball
The Blue Devils won their second straight Vermilion County tournament with a 41-32 win against top-seeded Salt Fork, thanks to a balanced attack. Jessica Brito's 15 points and eight rebounds paced B-H in the title game, but the defense, which forced 24 turnovers, was the difference.