PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Hoopeston Area gets past Milford

Jan. 5—MILFORD — The Hoopeston Area boys basketball team defeated Milford 59-42 on Friday in Vermilion Valley Conference play.

Owen Root and Kendrick Sigerill each had 18 points for the Cornjerkers with Sigerill getting seven rebounds and Root getting five rebounds and four blocks.

Wyatt Eisenmann had 11 points with four rebounds, three assists and two steals, while Trenton Montez had four points with seven assists and two steals and Mason Rush had three points and five assists.

The Cornjerkers will face Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley on Saturday.