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February 6, 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Devils get a fast start

BISMARCK — Austin Toler had nine of his game-high 24 points in the first half as the Bismarck-Henning boys basketball team started off hot and never let up against Hoopeston Area on Tuesday before getting the 65-52 win.

Austin Reinken had 12 points for the Blue Devils, who built a 38-11 halftime lead, while Chase Connelly had nine and Brad Walsh added eight.

Mason Layden had 17 for Hoopeston Area, who outscored Bismarck-Henning 41-27 in the second half, while Brennan Crose had 16, Nick Papanek had eight and Joe Warner added seven.

The Blue Devils will travel to Milford on Friday.

Schlarman 59

A-P 30


DANVILLE — Austin Calhoun had 22 as the Hilltoppers cruised to the win over the Trojans.

Andrew Kelley had 19 points for Schlarman, who had a 28-13 halftime lead and a 42-18 lead after the third quarter, while Ben Watson had six and Maher Samawi added five.

Dentler Loschen had nine and Wade Rogers had eight points for Armstrong-Potomac, who will take on Georgetown-Ridge Farm on Friday.

The Hilltoppers will travel to Hoopeston Area on Friday.

Salt Fork 61

Georgetown-RF 51


CATLIN — Max Stutsman had 18 points as the Storm defeated the Buffaloes.

Alec Dutton had 16 for Salt Fork, who built a 30-19 halftime lead and a 50-30 edge after the third quarter, while Clayton Fauver had 12 and Ross Learnard added eight.

Kyle Coburn had 10 for Georgetown-Ridge Farm while Trevor Price and Dylan Ina each had eight, Aaron Scott and Garrett Martin each had seven and Matt Penry had six.

The Storm will play Chrisman on Friday.

Westville 55

Milford 39


MILFORD — Down 24-20 at halftime, the Tigers scored 25 points in the third quarter to defeat the Bearcats.

Kyle Brazas and Tanner Cox each scored 11 points in the quarter as Brazas had 12 points and Cox had 14 for the game. Jeffery Thompson led Westville with 17 points and Layn White and Robert Elliott each had six.

Jacob Rogers had 13 for Milford, who is 11-13 and 5-5 in the Vermilion Valley Conference while Jeff Cann had 12 and Alex Portwood added nine.

The Tigers will play Oakwood on Friday.

Ingram reinstated plays for Simeon

CHICAGO — Former Danville high basketball player Donte Ingram had three points, six rebounds and two assists as Chicago Simeon defeated Chicago Urban Prep West 92-32 in the Chicago Public League Tournament.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Ingram was ruled eligible by the IHSA on Tuesday after missing seven games because of residency issues.

PREP GIRLS

BASKETBALL

Beecher 65

Hoopeston Area 50


HOOPESTON — Shelby Holzinger had 13 points, but it was not enough as the Cornjerkers lost in a Class 2A regional semifinal.

Haley Dixon had 11 points for Hoopeston Area, who was up 24-20 at halftime but was outscored 35-26 in the second half, while Tori Smock had nine and Olivia Smith added seven.

Beecher will play Watseka for the regional title on Friday.

Tri-County 48

Chrisman 19


VILLA GROVE — Sarah Ellis had six points, but the Cardinals could not get anything going against top-seed Tri-County in a Class A regional.

Attica 56

Covington 38


CAYUGA, Ind. — Ashley Mitton had 20 points with 11 rebounds as the Red Ramblers advanced past the Trojans in a IHSAA Class A sectional at North Vermillion High School.

Kaylynn Kirkpatrick had 13 points for Attica, who was up 33-16 at halftime, while Maci Kyger had nine rebounds and five assists and Kara Harmeson had five assists.

Aliah Larsen had 12 points for Covington, while Olivia Kagels had eight and Andi Taylor added seven.

The Red Ramblers move on to Friday’s semifinal against host North Vermillion.

PREP GIRLS TRACK

Jimson-Miller

commits to Miami


DANVILLE — Alexus Jimson-Miller, the Big 12 Conference champion in the 100-meter hurdles, will sign a National Letter of Intent to run track at Miami (Ohio) today.

FEDERAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Dayton 8

Danville 7


DANVILLE — Kevin McCready and Jonathan Juliano scored in the last minute of regulation to force overtime, but the Demonz scored less than a minute into the extra period to get the win.

Justin Levac had two goals for the Dashers, while Ryan Stern, Ryan Huggett and Chris Affinati each had goals.

Peter Dundovich had 24 saves for Danville, who will host Danbury on Friday.

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