Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Quick jump propels Bunnies

LeROY — An early double-digit lead served as a useful buffer for the Fisher Bunnies, who outlasted LeRoy 51-47 on Tuesday night on the Panthers’ home court in a Class 1A girls’ regional basketball semifinal.

Class 2A roundup: Panthers pull off a stunner

CLIFTON — The Class 2A state tournament has a Cinderella team in the Clifton Central Regional.
Paxton-Buckley-Loda, a No. 7 seed, upset top-seeded Iroquois West  41-36 in a regional semifinal on Tuesday night.

Prep Highlights: Feb. 7

In boys’ basketball
■ Mahomet-Seymour 60, Urbana 46. Cory Noe (19 points), Noah Benedict (11) and Bradley Hamilton (10) paced the visiting Bulldogs. Senior Kristion Dixon led the Tigers with 10 points.

HS Girls 1A Armstrong Regional

Ridgeview vs. Milford and Armstrong-Potomac vs. Cissna Park in a Class 1A Regional basketball game at Armstrong High School on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

B-H girls win opener, feel ready for Oakwood

OAKWOOD — The Bismarck-Henning girls’ basketball team has invited an unusual amount of tall boys’ basketball players and adults from around the school to its practices over the last month or so.

Those practice players are all around 6-foot-1 and have strength that the Blue Devils rarely see throughout the season.

Monday's highlights: Girls' basketball regionals get underway

In boys’ basketball
Tri-County 43, Christ Our Rock Lutheran 41. Jackson Barry scored eight points to lead the Titans (9-14) to a nonconference win at Shiloh High School.

In girls’ basketball
Class 2A Argenta-Oreana Regional

HS Girls' Basketball: Bismarck-Henning vs. Georgetown-Ridge Farm

Bismarck-Henning girls take on Georgetown-Ridge Farm at the Class 2A Regional at Oakwood Grade School in Oakwood on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. 

Advanced Prep (Week of Feb. 6)

Each Monday, prep sports coordinator Anthony Zilis will take a look at five area events to circle on the calendar:

N-G Top 10: Girls’ basketball (Feb. 6)

The push to Redbird Arena begins in earnest for small-school teams starting tonight, with big-school teams getting in on the action next week. Here’s our Top 10 before the postseason gets in full swing, courtesy sports editor MATT DANIELS:


Their time to shine: Schlarman girls' basketball prepares for postseason

DANVILLE — Coach Keith Peoples knows what it looks like from the outside. The scholarship offers and college interest have come so thick and fast for the Schlarman girls’ basketball team that the Hilltoppers may be confused for a polished product.