Christian Benning poured in a career-high 40 points as Streator scored a senior night win over Manteno at Pops Dale Gymnasium, 60-52.
Lexington put up 22 points in the second quarter and 17 in the third, while Woodland continued to be limited to 10 or fewer points in every period of an eventual 64-32 loss to the Minutemen at the Warrior Dome.
The Somonauk High School competitive cheer team has qualified for this weekend's IHSA State Preliminaries.
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Serena's Paisley Twait!
While the previously undefeated Peotone Blue Devils had the upper hand early, leading by as many as nine points in the second quarter, it was the Fieldcrest Knights who came away with a convincing 60-42 victory.
Streator committed just as many turnovers as its visitors from Flanagan-Cornell/Woodland in a meeting of three-win girls basketball teams early Tuesday evening, but did more with its takeaways in a 42-27 win.
A trio of Times-area competitive dance teams — from Ottawa, Fieldcrest and Streator high schools — have qualified for the upcoming IHSA State Preliminaries this coming Friday.
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Earlville's Nevaeh Sansone!
Christian Benning had five mid-court steals leading to nine points, all at the ends of quarters of the Streator Bulldogs’ closer-than-the-score-indicates 52-42 win over Peotone.
Herscher pressured Streator's girls into 14 first-quarter turnovers and 32 for the night, the key factor in the Tigers recording their 20th win and handing Streator its 20th defeat.
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Somonauk's Haley McCoy!
Streator brought energy and focus in the third quarter, digging out of a nine-point hole and piling up a lead that reached as many as seven in an eventual 61-57, nonconference victory over Morris.
The host Reed-Custer Comets won a thriller over the visiting Streator Bulldogs, 63-60 in overtime Thursday in Braidwood.
Streator forced a turnover on the game’s opening possession, 14 in the first half and 22 for the contest in its 69-45 Illinois Central Eight Conference victory over the Herscher Tigers.
Marisa Vickers hit the 9-footer at the buzzer to lift Streator's girls basketball team past Henry-Senachwine on Wednesday at Pops Dale Gymnasium.