Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

HS Girls's BKB: Judah vs. A-P

Judah Christian vs. Armstrong Potomac in a prep game at Judah in Champaign on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.

Saturday's prep highlights: Central's Wells pours in 42 points

In boys’ basketball

■ At Washington. Noah Wells scored a game-high 42 points and hit 11 three-pointers in Central's 84-82 loss to Houston Madison at the Tournament of Champions. The Maroons squandered a 25-point halftime lead. Luke Beesley and Fred Greer added 10 points apiece for Central.

Best of Fred: No. 36 — Sweet truth about people

Many of my memories are about specific people as opposed to games or events. Isn’t it the people who bring life to the games and events anyway?

Former Danville High School girls’ basketball coach Lon Henderson rewarded his players for shooting free throws successfully.

Friday's prep highlights: Chrisman girls finish third

In girls’ basketball

■ At Fithian. All-tournament pick Josie Grammer scored 27 points to lead Blue Ridge past Judah Christian 38-19 in the Comet Classic’s ninth-place game. Haley Ester added nine points, and Kaitlyn Stephens had seven rebounds.

HS Girls's BKB: Comet Classic

Oakwood vs. Chrisman in the thirs place game and Tri-County vs. Paris in the championship game at the 2014 McDonalds Comet Classic at Oakwood High School in Oakwood on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.

M-S wins at Lincoln; Uni High boys win; Rantoul falls

LINCOLN — Christian Romine’s double-double lead Mahomet-Seymour to a second-half comeback and a win over the home team in second-round action of the Lincoln Eaton Tournament.
Romine had 22 points and 10 rebounds in the Bulldogs’ 62-49 triumph. Conner Diedrich added 18 points and Jack Rettig had 13 for M-S (2-0).
Lincoln (1-1) led by four points after one quarter and 23-21 at halftime.

Prep highlights: Central falls at Tournament of Champions

WASHINGTON — Sergio McClain is following in his father’s footsteps.

Too closely at this point.

A year ago, on the day before Thanksgiving, Wayne McClain made his Champaign Central head coaching debut in a boys’ basketball game at the Tournament of Champions event at Washington High School.

The Maroons lost.

Tuesday's prep highlights: Seaman paces Arcola

In boys’ basketball

■ Arcola 69, Salt Fork 40. Salt Fork held Arcola’s Kollin Seaman in the first quarter, but the Purple Riders junior made up for it. Seaman finished with a game-high 23 points. Noah Darr led Salt Fork with 12 points.

HS Girls BKB: Villa Grove vs. Tuscola

Tuscola traveled to Villa Grove for a girls prep basketball game on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.