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Local Sports 2/19/14

WGIL Newsroom . Local Sports 475

In Girls High School Basketball Tournament Play:

In the Class 3A Regional at Geneseo:  (4 seed) Dunlap 46, (5) Illinois Valley Central 34.  Dunlap plays top seeded Geneseo tonight at 6:00 p.m. at Geneseo.  (2) Galesburg plays (3) Alleman Catholic at 8:00 p.m. tonight, also at Geneseo.

In other Class 3A girls regional games:

At Peoria Notre Dame:  Canton 58, Peoria Manual 55.

At Metamora:            Morton 67, Peoria Central 48.

Washington 45, E. Peoria 33

At Mendota:            Rock Falls 69, LaSalle-Peru 45.

Dixon 56, Streator 25.


In Class 4A Girls Regional Action:

At Rock Island:            United Township (E. Moline) 62, Pekin 57.  United Township plays top seeded Ottawa tonight at 6:00 at Rock Island.  Moline and Rock Island play at 8:00 p.m.


In Class 2A Girls Sectional Action:

At Minok:                 Sherrard 52, Peoria Christian 36.

El Paso-Gridley 55, Illini West 50

In Class 1A Girls Sectional Play:

At Bushnell-Prairie City:            Brimfield 64, Lewistown 44

Astoria 58, Springfield Lutheran 40

At Putnam County:              Anawan 89, Serena 42.

Putnam County 73, Indian Creek 26.


In Boys High School Basketball from Tuesday Night:

Stark County 37, Rova 28

Monmouth-Roseville 84, Farmington 50.  Martel Hunter had 21 pts. for M-R.              Dalton Hottle, 16 pts. for the Titans.

Brimfield 56, Abingdon-Avon 45.  Zach Glisan had 29 pts. for Abingdon-Avon.

Brimfield wins the Prairieland Conference title.

Kewanee Wethersfield 79, United 53.

Ridgewood 62, Mercer County 57.

Williamsfield 64, DePue 42.  Logan LaFollette had 16 for Williamsfield.

Lewistown 49, Beardstown 46 in overtime.

N. Fulton 47, Bushnell-Prairie City 34.

South Fulton 43, Havana 41.

Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffith 60, Macomb 29.

Rock Falls 62, Rock Island Alleman 56.Alleman has lost 8 straight games.

College Basketball:

Men:  Kishwaukee College 93, Carl Sandburg71.  Jeremy Brown had 23 pts. for  CSC.

Women:  Kishwaukee College 82, Sandburg 40.  Jordan Chasteen had 10 pts. for  CSC.

Chuck Gibbs Death:

The Galesburg community is mourning the death of long-time Galesburg resident and Galesburg High School Hall of Famer Chuck Gibbs.  Mr. Gibbs passed away Monday at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

Chuck Gibbs played basketball and baseball for GHS and for Knox, graduating from Galesburg High School in 1944 and from Knox College in 1950.  Mr. Gibbs was inducted into both the Galesburg High School and Knox-Lombard Athletic Halls of Fame. Chuck Gibbs was 87.

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