In girls’ basketball
■ Iroquois West 65, Herscher 44. Ariel Medina had 15 points and Grace Schroeder had 14 as Iroquois West recovered from a first-quarter deficit to beat Herscher in the championship game of the eight-team Raider Classic on Wednesday at Gilman. The Raiders (11-2) hit seven three-point shots.
Here's your final chance of 2014 to ask Executive Sports editor Fred Kroner your high school-related questions. Ask any time and he'll answer Thursday, starting at 12:30 p.m.
FISHER — Thirteen new members were inducted into the Fisher High School Athletic Hall of Fame last Saturday.
TEAM (PREVIOUS) RECORD
1. St. Thomas More (1) 11-1 For the holidays ... State Farm Classic, Bloomington-N.
2. Monticello (2) 6-0 For the holidays ... Monticello Holiday Tournament
3. Schlarman (3) 6-1 For the holidays ... Peoria Manual Tournament
MAHOMET-SEYMOUR BOYS’ BASKETBALL
Coach Chad Benedict’s short-handed team (5-2) prevailed twice — including an eight-point win at Normal University High — with Conner Diedrich and Jack Rettig averaging 20 points per game for the week.
OAKWOOD GIRLS’ BASKETBALL
Danville girls’ basketball
Why she was chosen: The Vikings went 3-0 last week with Big 12 Conference wins against Centennial (by 14 points), Urbana (by 28) and Normal West (by four). Burton, a sophomore guard, averaged 15.7 points per game in the three wins, and 42 of her 47 total points came on her 14 three-pointers.
12-16-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast: Play now!
12-16-14 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast. Fred Kroner, Matt Daniels, and Scott Richey look at High School Basketball in the Central Illinois Area.
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