Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

Friday's highlights: Chargers keep streak going

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Salt Fork girls take title

DANVILLE — Jenny Kimbro tapped the floor before bearing down on her offensive counterpart early in Friday’s championship game of the Vermilion County Tournament against Westville, a ritual that’s not at all irregular for the Salt Fork senior.

HS: Vermilion County Girls Tournament

Vermilion County Principals Association Girls Basketball Tournament, Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Davis S. Palmer Arena. Championship game: Salt Fork vs Westville. Salt Fork defeated Westville 43-26. Third place game: Bismarck-Henning vs Armstrong-Potomac. Bismark defeated Armstrong 28-20.

Thursday's highlights: LeRoy reaches McLean title game

In girls’ basketball

McLean County/HOIC Tourney


■ LeRoy 42, Flanagan/Cornell 40. The top-seeded Panthers (17-7) needed two free throws from Skielyr Trenkle with 1.7 seconds left to break a 40-40 deadlock and send the team into the championship game against Tremont.

Area girls' basketball leaders (Week of Jan. 18)

SCORING
Player, School     FG     FT     TP     AVG     HG

Maynard, PBL    178    91    466    23.3    36

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Teams of the Week: Rantoul boys' hoops leads way

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Rantoul boys’ basketball

Athletes of the Week: Bush and Vinson

Abby Bush
Chrisman basketball


Why she was chosen: The Cardinals senior averaged 14 points during three wins last week for Chrisman (17-4), which has won four in a row heading into tonight’s home game against Schlarman (16-1).

Wednesday's highlights: Westville wins in OT

In girls’ basketball

Vermilion County Tourney
Westville 45, Bismarck-Henning 44. Adrianne Pate scored a game-high 21 points for the Tigers, who won in overtime. Annie Nelson had 17 points for the Blue Devils.

Tuesday's highlights: Sabers rattle PBL

In boys’ basketball