The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


March 5, 2013

Tuesday's local glances and scores


Illinois Prep Boys Basketball

Tuesday’s Scores

Class 1A Super-Sectionals

Carbondale (SIU)

Nokomis 57, Gallatin County 54, OT

Jacksonville (Jacksonville Bowl)

Madison 66, Liberty - Payson (Seymour) 60

Class 2A Super-Sectional

Carbondale (SIU)

Harrisburg 77, Teutopolis 66

Class 3A Sectional


Cahokia 85, Carbondale 65

Class 4A Sectional


Edwardsville 59, O’Fallon 38

Rock Island 63, Normal West 55



NJCAA Regional 24 Tournament

At John Wood, Quincy

Friday, March 8 games

Game 1 — No. 4 Illinois Central (15-14) vs. No. 5 Lincoln College (17-13), 2 p.m.

Game 2 — No. 2 Danville Area Community College (27-3) vs. No. 7 Lincoln Land College (15-15), 4 p.m.

Game 3 — No. 3 John Wood Community College (20-8) vs. No. 6 Parkland College (18-11), 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 9 games

Game 4 — No. 1 Rend Lake (24-3) vs. Game 1 winner, 1 p.m.

Game 5 — Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner, 3 p.m.

Sunday, March 10 game

Championship — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 2 p.m.



NJCAA Region 24 Tournament

Wednesday, March 6 games

Game 1 — No. 8 Lincoln Land (8-20) at No. 1 Illinois Central (26-3), 6 p.m.

Game 2 — No. 5 John Wood (17-12) at No. 4 Danville Area Community College (21-9), 6 p.m.

Game 3 — No. 7 Lincoln College (14-15) at No. 2 Parkland College (23-7), 6 p.m.

Game 4 — No. 6 Lewis & Clark College (15-14) at No. 3 Lake Land (23-7), 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 9 games

At Illinois Central College, East Peoria

Game 5 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner

Game 6 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner

Sunday, March 10 game

Championship — Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner



At Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Danville Area Community College 7,

St. Clair Community College 2

St. Clair    010    100    0    —    2    7    0

DACC    105    001    x    —    7    9    2

WP — Cam Clark (1-0). LP — Rivera. Save — Alec Neal (1). Two or more hits — SC: Belliard, Hornbacher; DACC: Mark Keller, Caleb Etchison. 2B — SC: Harrell; DACC: Pete Strommen. RBIs — SC: Hornbacher 2; DACC: Mike Walker 2, Etchison, Tyler McKenzie, Aaron Kuper.

Records — Danville Area Community College 4-1 overall.



Federal Hockey League Glance

All times Central

    GP    W    OW    OL    L    Pts

z-Dayton    51    37    5    3    6    124

x-Danbury    50    24    4    6    16    86

Pennsylvania    45    20    3    3    19    69

x-1000 Islands    53    18    5    4    26    68

x-Danville    54    19    2    4    298    64

New York    30    4    1    1    24    15

z - clinched league title

x - clinched playoff berth

NOTE: Three points for a win. Two points for overtime win. One point for overtime loss.

Friday’s score

1000 Islands 3, Danbury 1

Saturday’s score

Danbury 4, 1000 Islands 2

End of Regular season


FHL Playoffs

Best of five series

* — if necessary

Eastern Conference

March 8 game

Game 1 — 1000 Islands at Danbury, 6:35 p.m.

March 9 game

Game 2 — 1000 Islands at Danbury, 6:35 p.m.

March 10 game

Game 3 — 1000 Islands at Danbury, 4:05 p.m.

March 12 game

*Game 4 — Danbury at 1000 Islands, 6:35 p.m.

March 13 game

*Game 5 — Danbury at 1000 Islands, 6:35 p.m.

Western Conference

Friday’s game

Game 1 — Dayton 7, Danville 5

Saturday’s game

Game 2 — Dayton 5, Danville 1, Dayton leads series, 2-0.

March 8 game

Game 3 — Dayton at Danville, 7:05 p.m.

March 9 game

*Game 4 — Dayton at Danville, 7:05 p.m.

March 13 game

*Game 5 — Danville at Dayton, 6:35 p.m.

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