In men’s basketball
➜ Cerro Gordo / Bement 63, Decatur Lutheran 56. Three double-digit players helped Cerro Gordo / Bement overtake Decatur Lutheran in Lincoln Prairie Conference action. Connor Brown had 21 points to lead the Broncos (10-4), while Jessee Quick and JD Benson had 14 and 13 points respectively in the win.
➜ Heyworth 52, DeLand-Weldon 22. DeLand-Weldon held a slight one point lead at half-time, but Heyworth’s strong second-half rally sank the Eagles. Eli Woolridge led DeLand-Weldon with eight points in the defeat.
➜ Oakwood 64, Westville 39. Oakwood built his opening double-digit lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back on his Vermilion Valley Conference win against Westville. Josh Young scored 10 of his 18 points in the first quarter, while the Comets (3-6) also scored 14 points from Brevin Wells and 11 from Isaiah Ruch. Cole Maxwell beat the Tigers (8-2) with 13 points, with Kamden Maddox finishing in 10.
➜ Paxton-Buckley-Loda 42, Watseka 38. Paxton-Buckley-Loda recovered in the fourth quarter, beating Watseka 15-10, to finish a comeback win at the Sangamon Valley Conference. Keegan Busboom led the Panthers (5-4) with 10 points, while Conner Curry was first for the Warriors (10-3) with nine points.
➜ Peoria Notre Dame 86, Danville 60. Danville lost his second game this week in a Big 12 home defeat to …