N-G Top 10: Wrestling


1. Clinton (2) Tuesday night's win against Mahomet-Seymour only adds to the Maroons' success so far this season, with more expected the rest of the way.

Prep highlights: Cowper does it again for Chargers

In girls' basketball

Unity 62, Villa Grove/Heritage 54. Unity was able to pull away in overtime against nonconference opponent VGH. For the Spartans, Elyce Knudsen was the leading scorer with 23 points, while Hannah Rutledge added 22 points. Jordyn Ray led the Blue Devils with 14 points, with Sophia Wegeng scoring an additional 13 points.

Monday's highlights: Oakwood stays hot

Monday's prep highlights:

In girls' basketball

Gardner South 43, Iroquois West 42. Meara Tilstra's 19-point effort wasn't enough.

Prep highlights: Centennial, SJ-O, Monticello all win

In boys' basketball

Centennial 69, Mt. Zion 60. Mt. Zion couldn't find an answer for Centennial's Bryson Cowper, as he went off for a game-high 33 points to give the Chargers (4-5) a nonconference home victory. Tommy Makabu tacked on 16 points for the Chargers.

Prep highlights: Westville roars to seventh win of season

In boys' basketball

Macon County Tournament

Maroa-Forsyth 65, Argenta-Oreana 48. The Bombers (1-4) received at least two points from 10 different athletes, but that wasn't enough to overcome a 30-point outburst by the Trojans' Daanish Mahmood. Drew Johnson's 10 points paced A-O in the setback.

Prep wrestling regional, sectional assignments announced

Regional and sectional assignments for the 2017-18 individual state wrestling tournament have been released, with multiple changes occurring among local Class 1A schools.

Urbana wrestling's Luffman out with an injury

URBANA — Luke Luffman was having a banner 2017. The Urbana standout captured a Class 2A 220-pound state championship in February before wrestling at July's Cadet/Junior National Championships in Fargo, N.D., and verbally committing to Jim Heffernan's Illinois program in August.

Prep highlights: Holt, Birky lead GCMS boys' basketball

In boys' basketball

Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 50, Tuscola 47. Will Cohan (15 points) and Kobe Wells (13 points) carried the visiting Knights (2-3) to a nonconference triumph. Jacob Kibler led Tuscola (0-2) with a team-high 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds.

N-G Top 10 Wrestling: Bulldogs lead the way


1. Mahomet-Seymour: State qualifiers David Spencer, David Griffet lead Bulldogs as seniors.

2. Clinton: Frosh Caiden Turner paced the Maroons past Monticello on the road.

3. Monticello: Sages compiled four wins in as many tries last weekend at Fairbury.

Athletes of the Week: Summer Cramer & Jacob Horsch

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

Summer Cramer | Watseka girls' basketball