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December 4, 2013

Westville boys basketball wins in opener

WESTVILLE — The Westville boys basketball team started the season Tuesday with a 65-51 win over Notre Dame De La Sallette.

Jeffery Thompson had 22 points for the Tigers while Kyle Brazas had 13 points, Jordan Romo had 11 and Austin Millholland added 10.

The Tigers will play Oakwood on Friday.

St. Joe-Ogden 66, Salt Fork 41

JAMAICA — Ross Learnard had 15 points, but it was not enough as the Storm suffered its first loss of the season to the Spartans.

Max Stutsman had 14 points for Salt Fork, who won the Tri-County Turkey Tourney last week, while Cole Taylor added eight.

The Storm will play Cissna Park on Saturday at Catlin.

PBL 57, Hoopeston Area 41

PAXTON — Brennan Crose had 14 points, but the Cornjerkers fell to the Panthers.

Daniel Lawson had 13 points for Hoopeston Area, who was only down 13-11 after the first quarter, while Mason Layden added five points.

The Cornjerkers will host Urbana University High on Friday.

Cornerstone 55, First Baptist 54

DANVILLE — Jonathan Garver had 20 points, but the Knights could not finish the rally against Cornstone Christian.

Jermaine Brooks had 12 points for First Baptist, who score 20 points in the fourth quarte,r while Zane Bumpus had seven and Michael Young added six.

The Knights are 4-1 and will play Deland-Weldon on Friday.

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL

Attica 74, Hoopeston Area 17

ATTICA, Ind. — Kaley Sosnowski had 17 points as the Red Ramblers easily defeated the Cornjerkers.

Karrah Pattegale had 16 points with eight rebounds for Attica, while Maci Kyger had 12, Kara Harmeson had 10 and Ashley Mitton had rebounds.

Shelby Holzinger had five points for Hoopeston Area while Tori Smock added four.

The Cornjerkers will try to regroup on Thursday, when they host Westville.

Covington 45, Faith Christian 24

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Andi Taylor had 17 points as the Trojans cruised past Faith Christian.

Avery Chezem had 16 points for Covington, who was up 18-6 at halftime, while Kendra Wallace added four.

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