The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


December 10, 2013

Tigers do just enough to defeat Comets

FITHIAN — Adrianne Pate had 13 points as the Westville girls basketball team defeated Oakwood 43-35 in Vermilion Valley Conference action on Monday.

Mikayla Rolinitis had 13 points for the Tigers while Ji’Cee Lacey had eight points.

Delaney Durst had nine points for the Comets, who was down 21-12 at halftime while Lexy Terry had eight points and Kylie Harden and Joellyn Weaver each added five.

A-P 42, Schlarman 36

DANVILLE — The Trojans were able to get the win on the road against the Hilltoppers.

The Twrojans will play Salt Fork on Thursday while Schlarman Academy will try to regroup on Thursday against Hoopeston Area.

Bis-Henn 36, Hoopeston Area 19

BISMARCK — Brooke Walsh had 10 points as the Blue Devils were able to defeat the Cornjerkers.

Maddie Winkler had seven points from Bismarck-Henning, while Lindsey Andrews and Addie Voyles each had six and Jessica Hall added five.

Tori Smock and Haley Dixon each had four points for Hoopeston Area while Shelby Holzinger added three points.

The Blue Devils will take on Milford on Thursday while the Cornjerkers willl take on Schlarman Academy on Thursday.

Milford 41, Geo-RF 34

GEORGETOWN — Golene Thursh had 12 points as the Bearcats rallied in the second half to beat the Buffaloes.

Erin McNally and Cornisha Allen each had 10 for Milford, who outscored Georgetown-Ridge Farm 28-17, while Alissa Totheroh added seven.

Brittany Hay led the Buffaloes with 18 points while Mona Alruwaily added five points.

The Buffaloes will take on Oakwood on Thursday.

Attica 65, Turkey Run 36

MARSHALL — Maci Kyger had 25 points as the Red Ramblers beat the Warriors in Wabash River Conference action.

Kaley Sosnowski had 13 points for Attica, who was up 26-20 at halftime but would outscore Turkey Run 39-16 in the second half, while Kaylynn Kirkpatrick added 12 points.

The Red Ramblers return to action on Thursday against Clinton Prairie.


First Baptist 64, Decatur Christian 43

DANVILLE — Jonathan Garver had 22 points as the Knights easily got past Decatur Christian.

Jermaine Brooks had 16 points for First Baptist, who were up 32-20 at halftime, while Zane Bumpus had 12 points and Michael Young had eight points.

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