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Intercity boys basketball capsules for this weekend's games
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Intercity boys basketball capsules for this weekend's games

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U High vs. Eisenhower

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: U High Gym, Normal

Records: Decatur Eisenhower 10-15, 6-7 in Central State Eight Conference; University High 20-7, 13-2

FYI: University High inched closer to the Central State Eight Conference title by beating Springfield Lanphier, 68-59, on Tuesday in Springfield. Logan Christensen paced the Class 2A No. 4-ranked Pioneers with 20 points and five rebounds, while Drew Wollenschlager nearly had a triple-double with 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists ... Alex Wood is U High's scoring leader with an 11.7 average to go with 2.5 assists per game, while Wollenschlager contributes 10.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists .... This is a rematch of a game eight days ago in Decatur when Angelo Bernal scored a career-high 30 points as U High beat the Panthers, 67-56 ... U High entertains Intercity rival Central Catholic at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the U High Gym.  

Central vs. Monticello

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Monticello

Records: Central Catholic 17-10, 4-2 Illini Prairie Conference; Monticello 14-11, 2-4

FYI: Central Catholic tries to recover from a 54-51 loss at Prairie Central on Tuesday in which the Hawks rallied from an eight-point deficit after three quarters. JT Welch paced the Saints with 15 points ... Monticello is led by senior guard Garrett Kepley, who averages 14.4 points. The Sages have won their last two games, beating Virden North Mac (59-57) and St. Thomas More (76-71) ... The Saints will look for revenge for a 65-57 loss in the Intercity Tournament when they take on University High at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the U High Gym.

NCHS vs. Richwoods

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Normal

Records: Peoria Richwoods 9-14, 3-5 Big 12; Normal Community 18-9, 4-5

FYI: Normal Community snapped a three-game losing streak by routing Moline, 71-46, last Saturday as sophomore Zach Cleveland led the way with 16 points and 17 rebounds .... Richwoods has lost four straight, including a 51-50 defeat to Champaign Centennial last week ... NCHS edged Richwoods, 56-54, in overtime last year at Peoria.

West vs. Manual

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Normal

Records: Peoria Manual 12-9, 3-4 Big 12 Conference; Normal West 10-14, 3-4

FYI: Normal West earned two nonconference victories last week. The Wildcats downed East Moline, 40-27, before slipping past Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin, 56-52, in overtime ... Corey Walker led the Wildcats with 19 points against SHG while Alec McGinnis added 14. It was the Wildcats' fifth overtime game. ... This will be West's first home game since Jan. 14 when they lost to Champaign Central, 61-46. The Wildcats have played their last nine games on the road ... West faces Rich South at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Danville Shootout.

— Compiled by Jim Benson

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