GIRLS' HOOPS

TAKING AIM - Addie Goodrich of Fieldcrest rises up for a shot over Heyworth's Riley Ryburn on Monday. The visiting Hornets won 88-54 (For the Journal/TNT Photo).

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Eureka 46, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 33: Tessa Leman poured in 26 points for the Hornets (5-1, 2-0) in Heart of Illinois Conference action Monday night.

Olympia 42, Roanoke-Benson 47: Maddie Monge scorched the nets on Monday to the tune of 28 points for the Rockets (2-5).

Heyworth 88, Fieldcrest 54: Lexi Jochums scored 12 points for the Knights (3-2) in the league opener Monday evening.

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Hartsburg-Emden 25, R-B 30: Jack Weber had eight points for R-B at the El Paso-Gridley Classic on Friday.

R-B 49, EP-G 47 (overtime): Two Jake Weber free throws with three seconds left in the extra session put R-B on top to stay Saturday night at the EP-G Classic. Trent Weldon finished with 14 points. The hosts, Olympia and R-B all finished 2-1, but the Titans were awarded first place due to allowing the fewest amount of points.

Eureka 41, Peoria Christian 32: Keith Walder's 12 points propelled the guests in their opener Tuesday night.

WRESTLING

Midwest Central/Havana 36, Eureka 42: Asher Wiegand registered a pin at 132 pounds for the hosts in their initial dual on Tuesday.

FOOTBALL

Five named to first team: Eureka had three players on the HOIC first squad that included repeat and unanimous choice in Preston Stahl (linebacker). Also tabbed were Jake Bachman (quarterback/unanimous at defensive back) and junior Alex Brittain (tight end). Fieldcrest had two representatives in junior wide receiver Derek May, who was a repeat and unanimous pick along with quarterback Cameron Grandy. Other honorees are listed below:

Second: Eureka- Derek Brown, Allen McClean (defensive line) and Austin Schrock and Fieldcrest- Grandy (defensive line), junior Michael Morse and freshman Jaxon Cusac-McKay

Honorable mention: Eureka- Tanner Gladson, McClean (offensive line) & Shane Robinson and Fieldcrest- Zach Moritz, junior Tyler McKay & sophomore Mason Faulk

Large division and two A champion GCMS placed a league-best eight players on the first team.

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