NORMAL — Champaign Central High School's basketball team rode stellar performances from its top two players Tuesday night to a 61-46 Big 12 Conference victory over Normal West.
Pryce Punkay scored 23 points and Khailieo Terry had 18 for the visiting Maroons. Champaign Central built a 32-24 halftime lead and had a 51-38 cushion after three quarters,
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"They had 27 of their 32 points in the first half," West coach Ed Hafermann said of Punkay and Terry. "And Coach (Jeff) Finke does a good job to get them in opportunities for success offensively. They did a good job of stepping up for their team throughout the game."
Michael Werkman scored 13 points and Alec McGinnis had 12 for West (5-10, 1-3), which saw a three-game win streak snapped.
Corey Walker led in rebounds with five and McGinnis had five assists.