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Eureka 55, El Paso-Gridley 37: Courtney Heffren poured in 20 points for the Hornets (19-2, 9-0) in Thursday's Heart of Illinois Conference road tilt.

Fieldcrest 58, Le Roy 47: Hannah Baker's 18 points guided Fieldcrest (13-8, 4-4), who rallied from a 20-9 deficit, in league action on Thursday.

Putnam County 42, Roanoke-Benson 32: Maddie Monge netted 19 points for R-B (4-14, 3-2) during Thursday's Tri-County Conference contest.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 40, Eureka 53: Lauren Ausmus had 15 points for the Saturday afternoon hosts.

Fieldcrest 50, LaMollie/Ohio 12: Alyx Carls ended up with 11 points for the guests on Saturday.

Lexington 50, R-B 25: Brynn Rossman had nine points for the Rockets Monday night.


Eureka 51, Knoxville 30: Brayden Peiffer registered a pin in 32 seconds at 106 pounds for Eureka (6-5) in a Thursday triangular.

Kewanee 36, Eureka 34: Joel Baer notched a pin in 46 ticks at 220 in a second dual at Knoxville.


Lowpoint-Washburn 19, R-B 65: Jake Weber scored 16 points for the Rockets (12-5, 3-1) in league play Friday evening.

Eureka 49, EP-G 45: Behind 18 points from Keegan Zimmerman, the Hornets (14-5, 3-2) handed the hosts their first defeat inside the HOIC Friday night.

Fieldcrest 57, Le Roy 59: Derek May recorded 15 points for the Knights (12-4, 3-1) along the conference trail on Friday.

Eureka 52, Putnam Co. 33: Keegan Zimmerman netted 13 points Tuesday evening for the guests.


Locals to play for ICC: Cousins Courtney Heffren of Eureka and R-B' Paige Sauder have signed letters of intent to continue their respective careers at Illinois Central College in East Peoria. Heffren, who will also play basketball, helped the Hornets capture a second consecutive HOIC crown and a third consecutive berth in the supersectional last fall. She was named to the HOIC’s first team, as she recorded 293 kills and 287 digs. Sauder helped the Rockets to a fourth straight TCC championship. She had 282 assists and 155 kills.


Quartet to be enshrined: Four individuals will be inducted into the Fieldcrest Hall of Fame prior to the Jan. 15 boys' basketball game against Tremont. The four include: Jack Jochums, Molli (Springer) Kilburg, Jordan Krone and Judy McNamara (posthumously). The group will be recognized just after completion of the junior varsity game at around 6:40 p.m.

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