Jaida McCloud amassed 21 points and 15 rebounds Saturday to boost the Class 3A No. 2 Peoria Richwoods High School girls basketball team to a 48-37 victory over 4A No. 9 Normal Community in a showdown for the Big 12 Conference lead at NCHS.

Summer Stoewer had 12 points to lead the Iron, who fell to 18-5 overall and 6-1 in conference play after having their five-game winning streak snapped.

Kourtney Crane added 13 for the Knights (22-1, 7-0), who outscored the hosts 23-15 in the fourth quarter in avenging their only defeat — a 53-47 decision in the large school semifinals of the State Farm Holiday Classic.

Bloomington 55, Riverdale 39: Olivia Falls had 19 points as one of four Purple Raiders in double figures in a victory over Riverdale in the first of their two games on the final day of the Galesburg MLK Tournament.

Bree O'Neal added 11 while Bett O'Neal and Ellie Weltha each had 10.

BHS 51, LaSalle-Peru 29: Weltha led another balanced effort with 15 as BHS (12-11) toppled LaSalle-Peru to sweep the day. Falls followed with 13 and Bett O'Neal had 11.

Glenwood 46, U High 40: University High's Addy Loeffler had 16 points with seven assists and Chelsie Price added 11 points and 11 rebounds, but host Chatham Glenwood scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to claim the victory in Central State Eight Conference Tournament play.

The Pioneers (6-15, 5-6) held a 17-11 lead at halftime but Makenzie Bray scored 22 points to spark the Glenwood rally.

Sullivan 49, Clinton 43: Madi Filkin netted 27 points for the Maroons in a first round loss in the Central Illinois Conference tournament at Macon.

Cissna Park 42, Dwight 36: Freshman Kayla Kodat scored 10 points and Mel Stewart added nine in the Trojans loss in the Sangamon Valley Conference tournament at Clifton. Gabby Wessels scored a game-high 16 points for Cissna Park.

Maroa-Forsyth 54, Mount Pulaski 44: Skylar Hays scored 18 points for the Hilltoppers but host Maroa-Forsyth closed with a 21-8 fourth quarter to secure the nonconference win.


Woodland 57, Cornerstone 48: Woodland's Kyle Voytko finished with 21 points to lead the Warriors past Cornerstone Christian in a nonconference game at South Streator.

Collin Hjerpe added 14 and Tyler Jenkins pitched in with 11 for Woodland. Joe Kaufman finished with 18 and Sam Patterson netted 12 for the Cyclones.

SJO 74, Prairie Central 50: St. Joseph-Ogden put five players in double figures and outscored Prairie Central 44-16 in the second half to post an Illini Prairie Conference win at St. Joseph.

Jake Bachtold had nine points to top the Hawks. Jordan Brooks paced the Spartans with 16, followed by Riley Baker with 15 and Jack Cook with 14.


LeRoy wins Bowman title: Dylan Woolridge gave host LeRoy its only championship of the day but the Panthers had three runners-up and two third placers in winning the Randy Bowman Invitational.

Woolridge pinned Princeton's Dallas Hill in 1 minute, 44 seconds to win the 195-pound division for the Panthers, who totaled 185 points to outdistance Oregon in the 16-team event.

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