High School Sports 1-8
(Heart of Illinois ABC) - Saturday hoops saw a handful of good matchups.
In Mid-Illini boys play, Metamora gets a 45-41 win over Pekin, Tyson Swanson had 26 points for Metamora and Matthew Juergens had 13 for Pekin. Morton defeats East Peoria 57-52 behind 19 points from Gus Rugaard and 13 from Ben Carter, while Nas Jackson had 17, Austin Jones had 12, and Jack Dubois had 11. Limestone edges Dunlap 60-54 in overtime.
In Big Twelve girls play, Normal Community defeats Peoria Richwoods 50-34, Olivia Corson had 20 points and Giana Rawlings had 11 for Normal Community, while Kamryn Heider had 10 for Richwoods. Peoria Notre Dame beat Champaign Central 59-14 behind a pair of 15 point performances from Mya Wardle and Delaney Cook plus 11 for Kaitlin Cassidy. Peoria High also got a conference win by beating Danville 83-23.
And in wrestling, a good day for Normal Community and Normal West in the Morton Wrestling Invitational as Normal Community finishes fourth and Normal West takes second.
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