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Here is your Prep Report from Friday: Jack Weber powers El Paso-Gridley basketball to win at Eureka

Here is your Prep Report from Friday: Jack Weber powers El Paso-Gridley basketball to win at Eureka

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Jack Weber totaled 20 points, 18 rebounds and five blocked shots Friday night to spark the El Paso-Gridley High School basketball team to a 60-51 victory over Eureka in Heart of Illinois Conference action at Eureka.

In a coaching matchup of father (Eureka coach Tim Meiss) and son (EPG coach Nathaniel Meiss), the Titans led 45-27 after three quarters. Ethan Jeffreys added 11 points for EPG (10-6, 5-0).

Eureka received 14 points each from Trevor Heffren and Nathaniel Leman and 12 from Matt Martin.

Fieldcrest 73, LeRoy 51: Jaxon Cusac-McKay's 27 points and eight rebounds powered Fieldcrest to the HOIC win at Minonk. Garrett Nix added 12 points and Cory Land 11 for the Knights (12-3, 4-0), while Henry Lorton had four assists.

LeRoy (11-2, 0-2) was topped by Logan Petersen with 15 points and Ty Egan with 13.

Ridgeview 63, Fisher 61: Reece Ramirez scored 27 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, to lead Ridgeview to the narrow HOIC victory at Fisher. Garrett Stevens added 18 points for the Mustangs (13-3, 4-1).

Fisher received 25 points from Carson Brozenec and 17 from Will Delaney. Jake Cochran had seven points and 11 rebounds.

Dee-Mack 52, Heyworth 48: John Blumeyer scored five of his 19 points in overtime as Deer Creek-Mackinaw posted the HOIC victory at Mackinaw. Zach Smith added nine points for the Chiefs. Heyworth was paced by 13 points from Steven Bobsin and 11 from Gavin Hicklin.

Roanoke-Benson 59, Lowpoint-Washburn 29: Class 1A No. 2-ranked Roanoke-Benson stayed unbeaten with the easy victory at Washburn. Jack Weber scored 17 points, while Trent Weldon had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Rockets (16-0).

Calvary Christian 52, DeLand-Weldon 25: Matthew Wingate registered 20 points and seven steals as Calvary Christian rolled past DeLand-Weldon at DeLand.

Tremont 52, GCMS 21: Issac Lennington and Landon Pflederer each scored 14 points as Tremont coasted to the HOIC victory at Gibson City. Titus Thompson added 12 points for the Turks, who led 39-12 at the half.

Mount Pulaski 58, Hartsburg-Emden 27: Drew Martin scored 13 points, Lane Murphy 12 and Brandon Kretzinger 11 in Mount Pulaski's home victory over Hartsburg-Emden.

Tuscola 74, Clinton 43: Clayton Welch had 11 points for Clinton (4-14, 0-1) in the Central Illinois Conference home loss to Tuscola (13-0, 1-0).

Clifton Central 57, Dwight 47: Brandon Ceylor scored 14 points for Dwight in the home loss. Wyatt Thompson and Lane Thompson added 10 each.

Ottawa Marquette 50, Woodland 47: Trevor Derossett had 27 points and Phoenix Cooper 14 in Woodland's loss to Marquette at Ottawa.


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