Saturday's prep highlights: Watseka wins Timberwolf Tip-Off

Nov. 19—In girls' basketball

Bank of Pontiac Turkey Tipoff

➜ Limestone 52, Mahomet-Seymour 47. The Bulldogs (2-2) had eight different players get in the scoring column, led by Reese Gallier with 14 points and Kylie Waldinger with eight, but they fell just short.

➜ Pontiac 46, Prairie Central 22. The Hawks (0-4) couldn't nab their first win during the season-opening tournament. Kelly Wilkey led Prairie Central with nine points.

Clinton Turkey Tussle

➜ Clinton 50, St. Teresa 18. The Maroons (2-2) got back to .500 in a big way, holding St. Teresa to single digits in every quarter and scoring 21 of their own in the fourth. Clara Dempsey led Clinton with 12 points, followed closely by MaKayla Koeppel with 10 points and Avery Smith with eight points

Comet Classic

➜ Casey-Westfield 47, Oakwood 20. The host Comets (0-2) couldn't get things rolling Saturday in Fithian. Jaydah Arrowsmith scored 10 points, and Nikita Taylor added eight points.

➜ Covington (Ind.) 58, Heritage 10. The Hawks (0-3) fell behind early and couldn't make up the deficit in a lopsided loss. Loran Tate paced Heritage with five points.

➜ Hoopeston Area 59, Rantoul 30. The Cornjerkers (1-0) got their season off to a good start against the Eagles (0-1), thanks in large part to Claire Dixon and Maddie Barnes, who scored 21 points apiece.

➜ Tri-County 72, Rantoul 20. The Titans cruised to their first of two big wins on the day. Josie Armstrong and Kenzie Hales led Tri-County with 15 points apiece, and Sami McClain scored 12 points. Armstrong added six assists and six steals, and Hales also had six rebounds. Josie Roseman scored seven points for the Eagles (0-2).

➜ Tri-County 57, Westville 15. The Titans (3-0) had their way with the Tigers (1-2) in their second game of the day, scoring all 57 of their points in the first three quarters. Armstrong led Tri-County with 20 points, followed by Hales with 14 and McClain with nine points. Daylin Zaayer led Westville with six points.

Timberwolf Tip-Off Classic

➜ Armstrong-Potomac 32, Clifton 28. In a close, low-scoring game, the Trojans (1-3) came away with their first win of the season. McKenna Ackerman and Elle Jameson led the way with 13 and 12 points, respectively.

➜ Bishop McNamara 42, Cissna Park 28. A few miscues in the first half put the Timberwolves (2-2) in a hole, and they couldn't climb out of it. Addison Lucht led Cissna Park with seven points. Julia Edelman, Sophie Duis andMorgan Sinn each added five points. Lucht and Duis made the all-tournament Team for Cissna Park.

➜ Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 41, Milford 22. The Blue Devils took control early and went into halftime with a 27-10 lead. Ella Meyers led the way with 20 points, and Beth McMahon added 10 points. Hunter Mowrey made the all-tournament Team for the Bearcats (1-3) and tallied 10 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks against BHRA. Kami Muehling added five rebounds and four steals for Milford.

➜ Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 31, Momence 24. In another low-scoring tournament game, the Blue Devils (3-1) won its second game of the day behind Beth McMahon's 15 points. Meyers and McMahon made the all-tournament team for BHRA.

➜ Watseka 45, Bishop McNamara 36. Haven Meyer paced the still-undefeated Warriors (4-0) with 14 points, followed by Christa Holohan with nine points and Brianna Denault with eight points, to help Watseka win the tournament title. Megan Martin and Jasmine Essington each grabbed eight rebounds. Meyer, Denault and Martin earned all-tournament honors.


➜ Lanphier 58, Centennial 29. Dariah Horton had a solid season opener with 17 points, 10 rebounds and three steals, and Aleah Emers added nine rebounds, five assists and three steals, but the Chargers (0-1) couldn't get it done on the road.

➜ Pleasant Plains 48, St. Joseph-Ogden 41. Fifteen points from Addison Frick, 10 from Addy Martinie and eight from Addi Seggebruch wound up a smidge too little, as host St. Joseph-Ogden (0-1) fell in its season opener.

➜ Seeger (Ind.) 39, Salt Fork 20. The host Storm (1-2) couldn't keep up despite eight points from Macie Russell and six points from Taylor Remole.

Zach Piatt