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Senior forward Bailey Coffman broke a pair of school records Wednesday night as Central Catholic High School's girls basketball team downed Pontiac, 67-39, in the semifinals of the Class 3A Pontiac Regional at Pontiac.

Coffman had eight points, eight rebounds, seven assists and three blocks. She broke the Saints' mark for free throws made in a season. She now has 147 to surpass the 146 by Carolyn Hagerty in 1988-89. Coffman also is up to 276 block shots for her career, bettering the 274 by Rachel Galligan from 2001-05.

Third-seeded Central (25-6) was led by 13 points each from Abbey Davis and Lauren Shanks, while Ivie Juarez added 12. Shanks also had nine steals as the Saints advanced to Thursday's 7 p.m. title game against Washington.

Second-seeded Washington downed Prairie Central, 58-17, in the first semifinal.

Metamora 33, U High 23: Metamora outscored University High 10-3 in the third quarter to wipe out a two-point halftime deficit and went on to the semifinal victory in the Class 3A Morton Regional at Morton.

Alexis Noonan had a team-high eight points for U High, which ended its season with a 13-20 record. Metamora improved to 21-6 and faces host Morton at 7 p.m. Thursday for the title.

BOYS BASKETBALL

GCMS 49, Fieldcrest 48: Bryce Barnes scored a game-high 18 points as Class 2A No. 3-ranked GCMS rallied to edge Fieldcrest in a Heart of Illinois Conference makeup game at Gibson City.

Ryland Holt added 17 points for the Falcons, who trailed 37-30 after three quarters. Holt nine of his points in the fourth quarter as GCMS outscored the visitors 19-11.

Derek May scored 15 points to lead Fieldcrest. Ryan Naas added 11 and Jaxon Cusac-McKay 10.

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