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December 18, 2013

Bearcats rally to win Watseka Tournament title

WATSEKA — Jeff Cann had 17 points as the Milford boys basketball team defeated Hoopeston Area 43-35 to win the Watseka Holiday Tournament on Tuesday.

Alex Portwood had 16 points for the Bearcats, who were down 20-14 at halftime but tied things up at 30-30 after the third quarter and would outscore the Cornjerkers 13-5 in the fourth quarter, while Jacob Rogers had six and Wade Fox added four.

Brennan Crose led Hoopeston Area with 14 points while Daniel Lawson had seven and Mason Layden and Trey Layden each had four.

Cann, Protwood and Layden were also named to the All-Tournament team.

The Cornjerkers will play Bismarck-Henning today.

St. Joe Ogden 63, Westville 49

ST. JOSEPH — Jeffery Thompson had 17 points as the Tigers did better in a rematch from last week with the Spartans at the Leader Classic.

Justin Ottino had 10 points for Westville, who was down 47-29 after the third quarter but scored 20 in the fourth quarter, while Dalton Hilligoss and Kyle Brazas each had six and Ladavion Severado added five points.

The Tigers continue play at the Classic today against Fisher.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL

Covington 49 South Vermillion 28

CLINTON, Ind. — Avery Chezem had 23 points as the Trojans cruised past South Vermillion.

Andi Tayloer had eight points for Covington, who jumped out to a 27-10 halftime lead and a 41-14 lead after the third quarter, while Macie Cooper had six and Regan Foster and Kendra Wallace each had four.

The Trojans are 6-3 and will play Turkey Run on Thursday.

Seeger 54, Rockville 33

ROCKVILLE, Ind. — Miranda Synesael had 15 points as the Patriots beat the Rox in Wabash River Conference action.

Morgan Rademacher had 12 points for Seeger, while Hannah Gustus had 10 and Patience Darling added six.

The Patriots host Clinton Central on Thursday.

PREP BOYS SWIMMING

Central 128, Danville 57

CHAMPAIGN — Tristan Wolfe won the 100 freestyle (53.29 seconds) and the 100 backstroke (1:02.99) but the Vikings lost to the Maroons.

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