The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

February 1, 2014

A-P girls get past Schlarman in overtime

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---- — ARMSTRONG — Rachel Miles and Morgan Zindars each had four points in overtime as the Armstrong-Potomac girls basketball team defeated Schlarman Academy 50-46 in Vermilion Valley Conference action on Friday.

Miles ended up with 18 points for the the Trojans, who was down 27-21 at halftime, but scored 16 points in the fourth quarter to tie things up at 42-42. Makenzie Vinson had 13 while Zindars added 11 points.

Sierra Bell had a game-high 22 points for the Hilltoppers, while Janelle Marion had 10 and Maria Rangel, Alexis Rangel and Shelby Mascari each added four.

The Trojans will travel to Hoopeston Area on Monday while the Hilltoppers will take on Hoopeston Area today.

Bis-Henn 45, Hoopeston Area 24

HOOPESTON — Brooke Walsh had 14 points as the Blue Devils defeated the Cornjerkers.

Addie Voyles had eight points for Bismarck-Henning, who had a 16-7 lead at halftime, while Lindsay Andrews had seven and Maddie Winkler added five.

Haley Dixon and Rylee Warner each had five for Hoopeston Area, while Brea Bushong added four.

The Blue Devils will host Salt Fork on Monday.

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL

Geo-RF 57, Schlarman 51

GEORGETOWN — Rylee Goodwin had 13 points in the fourth quarter as the Buffaloes broke away to get the win over the Hilltoppers.

Goodwin had 21 points for Georgetown-Ridge Farm, who was up 22-21 at halftime and 36-35 entering the fourth quarter, while Tyson Reed had nine points and Garrett Martin, Dylan Bina and Aaron Scott each had eight.

Michael Simmons had 21 points to lead Schlarman Academy while Chris Kuchefski had nine and Gavin Stines added eight.

Both teams return to action on Tuesday with the Buffaloes taking on Bismarck-Henning while the Hilltoppers will play Salt Fork.

Hoopeston Area 58, Salt Fork 55

CATLIN — Mason Layden had 16 points as the Cornjerkers held on to beat the Storm.

Brennan Crose had 12 points for Hoopeston Area, who had a 28-27 halftime lead, while Daniel Lawson had nine and Bryce Leigh and Trey Layden added six points.

Max Stutsman had 19 points for Salt Fork, while Ross Learnard had 17 and Cole Taylor added 14.

Milford 76, Oakwood 51

FITHIAN — Tanner Davenport had 25 points as the Bearcats easily defeated the Comets.

Jeff Cann had 17 points for Milford, who was up 36-17 at halftime, while Alex Portwood had 14 and Wade Fox added 11.

Skyler Slade led Oakwood with 14 points, while Parker Lee had 13 and Kyle Girton added 10.

The Comets will travel to Champaign to play Judah Christian today while the Bearcats will host Cissna Park.

Chrisman 51, A-P 44

CHRISMAN — Cory Webster and Austin Merritt each had 14 points as the Cardinals got past the Trojans.

Tyler Lunger had 11 points for Chrisman, who was up 17-16 at halftime, while Wyatt Avenatti added seven points.

Dentler Loschen and Austin Rademacher led Armstrong-Potomac with 11 points each while Corey Buhr had nine and Shawn Johnson added eight.

The Cardinals will play Notre Dame De LaSalette today while the Trojans will play Westville on Tuesday.

Attica 96, Clinton Central 75

ATTICA, Ind. — Bryce Cooper had 39 points with seven rebounds, six assists and two steals as the Red Ramblers blasted Clinton Central.

Kenny Little had 24 points, five assist and five steals for Attica, who was up 49-31 at halftime, while Keetin Arnold had eight and Luke Cooper added five.

The Trojans will return to action today against Lafayette Central Catholic.

Benton Central 63, Seeger 45

OXFORD, Ind. — Jacob Fell and Terron Wade each had 10 points, but it was not enough as the Patriots lost to the Bison.

Nick McGowen and Borden Kennedy each had seven points for Seeger with Kennedy getting four steals, while Trevor Bowlus adding five.

The Patriots return home today to play Rockville.

Fountain Central 63, Faith Christian 47

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ethan Woodrow had 29 points as the Mustangs got past Faith Christian.

Koby Pierce had 16 points for Fountain Central, who was tied 23-23 but outscored Faith Christian 40-24 in the second half, while Clayton Corey added 13.

The Mustangs will travel to Benton Central today.