The area sports schedule is, as usual, light on this Wednesday.
The boys will take over the high school hardcourts tonight, as most of the area teams will be in action.
The pairings have been announced for the Taylorville round-robin boys holiday basketball tournament.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Trey Lewis was 4 of 4 from 3-point range and Cleveland State was 9 of 16 in a 76-54 victory over Western Illinois on Sunday.
The Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball team faced Dunlap at home, beating them 62-48.
The Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball Team opened up the Western Big 6 Conference season last night with a win over rival Rock Island Alleman, 78-38.
The GHS Silver Streaks Girls basketball team beat the Dunlap Eagles 62-48. This makes the girls 8-0 for the season and the Eagles sit at 1-7 for the season. The girls will play again Thursday against Quincy with a pre-game time set for 6:06 and tip off at around 6:30 with play by play with Erik Gibson and Tom Meredith on WGIL and WGIL.com.
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Friday night belongs to the boys on the area high school basketball schedule.
Girls Basketball scores from December 4, 2014
Galesburg 59 Moline 30
Rock Island 82 Alleman 59
Sherrard 50 Orion 26
South Fulton 51 Knoxville 43
The GHS girls basketball team dominated the Moline Maroons in a Western Big 6 match-up tonight at John Thiel Gym. Final score, 59-30. The Silver Streaks girls are now 7-0 on the season and 2-0 in the Western Big 6. Shayli Florine was named the Dave’s Auto Body Crunch Time Player of the Game for her strong play in the 2nd half, including a total of 17 points and 13 rebounds.
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