Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Area girls' basketball leaders: Dec. 7, 2018

Scoring

Player, School FG FT TP AVG HG

Herschberger, ALAH 40 41 154 19.3 27

E. Miller, Sullivan 50 24 128 18.3 25

Houpt, Danville 51 36 145 18.1 25

Young, Oakwood 75 27 179 17.9 25

Knuden, Unity 66 12 160 17.8 24

Peoples, Schlarman 27 14 70 17.5 22

Al. Franklin, AOC 47 16 121 17.3 30

Meidel, BHRA 53 29 138 17.3 21

HS Girls Basketball: Centennial vs. Central

Champaign Central faces Champaign Centennial during a high school basketball game at Central High School's Combes Gymnasium Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Champaign. Central won the game 62-38.

Seven local teams ranked in first 2018-19 hoops polls

The inaugural prep basketball rankings for the 2018-19 displays a pair of area teams at the top of their respective classes.

Athletes of the Week: Sa'kinah Williams & Grant Coleman

This school year, we're giving our weekly honorees the chance to show off their teammates:

Tuesday's prep highlights: Sages stay perfect with road win

In boys’ basketball

Macon County Tournament

St. Teresa 58, Argenta-Oreana 55. The Bombers (0-3) dropped a close game in the quarterfinals of the county tournament in Maroa.

Nontournament

Monday's prep highlights: Franklin hits 30 points

In girls' basketball

Arthur Okaw Christian 69, Okaw Valley 28. Alexa Franklin poured in 30 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the visiting Conquering Riders (5-2) in a nonconference triumph. Older sister Amanda Franklin added 17 points and seven rebounds to AOC's output.

HS Girls Basketball: Arcola vs. Tuscola

Arcola vs. Tuscola in a prep girls basketball game at Tuscola High School on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

N-G girls' basketball Top 10: Dec. 3, 2018

Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS unveils his latest rankings as teams dive deeper into the new campaign:

RK., TEAM, REC. (PREV.)

1. Schlarman, 6-1 (1)

Hilltoppers celebrated their state championship win from last season by defeating BHRA and Teutopolis.

Prep pulse: Dec. 3, 2018

The Dick Van Dyke Appliance World Prep Basketball Confidential reaches its second week today. Already, Jim Rossow and I are mixing things up with the program.

We started last week by spending half of the show discussing local prep football state champions from Monticello and Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley. Now, we're advancing to a basketball-only format.

Saturday's prep highlights: Tribe captures title

In boys' basketball

Arthur Okaw Christian 48, Normal Calvary 32. The Conquering Riders (3-0) picked up their first East Central Illinois Conference win behind Ian Lowry's game-high 13 points.

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