Whartan Fieldhouse in Moline is the site for Western Big 6 Conference boys basketball tonight, as the Galesburg Silver Streaks will be there to play the Maroons.
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The GHS Silver Streaks boys beat the Moline Maroons tonight 72-67 after overtime. The Maroons fought their way up from a 19 point deficit all through the 4th quarter. They ended the 4th quarter strong with a tie at 57. The Streaks stayed strong and fought through overtime to come out on top 72-67. This makes the boys 7-0 for the season and 2-0 in the conference while Moline is 5-2 for the season and 1-1 in the Western Big 6 conference. The boys will play again tomorrow evening against Centennial with a pre-game time set for 6:06 and tip off at 6:30. The girls will also play tomorrow afternoon before the boys go on. The girls are up against Geneseo with a pre-game set for 1:10 and tip off at 1:30. Catch all of the action on WGIL and WGIL.com.
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All scores listed are final
Galesburg 63 – Quincy 40
Alleman 45 – Moline 36
Rock Island 57 – United Township 52
Quincy comes to town tonight for a Western Big 6 girls basketball matchup with the Galesburg Silver Streaks.
The GHS Silver Streaks girls beat the Quincy Blue devils tonight(12/11) 63-40. This makes the Streaks 9-0 for the season and 3-0 in the conference while the Blue Devils are 1-7 for the season and 0-3 in the Western Big 6 conference. The girls have tomorrow(12/12) off and will play again Saturday(12/13) against Geneseo with tip off at 1:30 and pre-game set for 1:10. The boys will be playing tomorrow however. They go up against Moline with a pre-game set for 7:06 and tip off at 7:30 with your play by play from Brad Benewitz and Jim Lee on WGIL and WGIL.com.
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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.
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