Payson holds off Porter, Illini West in fourth quarter
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Payson holds off Porter, Illini West in fourth quarter

PAYSON, Ill. -- Jackson Porter made the fourth quarter a lot more uncomfortable for the Payson Seymour boys basketball team.

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Strong defense pushes Tigers to victory

CENTER, Mo. -- Grant Peters scored 10 of his 26 points in the first quarter to help the Mark Twain boys basketball team take a 16-13 lead in the Tigers' 51-34 victory over Clopton on Friday night. Clopton got within one point entering halftime...

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Talton, Panthers roll to victory

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- C.E. Talton led the Monroe City boys basketball team with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the Panthers' 60-46 victory over Van-Far on Friday night. Monroe City (7-1) took an 16-11 lead at the end of the first quarter...

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Slow third quarter costly for Wolves

PLEASANT HILL, Ill. -- The Pleasant Hill boys basketball team was able cut the nine-point third-quarter deficit to one but could not grab a lead in a 50-44 loss to Jacksonville Routt on Friday night. The Wolves (3-4) were down 23-18 ...

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Tigers held in check in first half

MEMPHIS, Mo. -- The Scotland County boys basketball team was held to six field goals in the first half in a 67-48 Lewis and Clark Conference loss to Harrisburg on Friday night. The Tigers (4-3) were outscored 29-20 in the first half.

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Eagles pick up first victory

EDINA, Mo.-- Hayden Miller scored 16 points to lead the Knox County boys basketball team over Westran 42-31 on Friday night in a Lewis and Clark Conference game. The Eagles (1-3, 1-1 LCC) jumped to a 13-5 lead after one quarter...

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Eagles struggle to get rally started

LIBERTY, Ill. -- The Liberty boys basketball team couldn't dig itself out of a 16-point halftime deficit, scoring just 13 points in the second half of a 56-33 loss Friday night to Macomb. Jordan Neisen scored eight points for Liberty (0-10).

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Hornets get off to strong start

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Tanner Sussenbach scored 19 points and Darian Drake added 16 to lead the Brown County boys basketball team past Beardstown 77-53 Friday night. Nathan Hendricker scored 10 of his 13 points in the first quarter...

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Saukees done in by first-half struggles

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield boys basketball team couldn't overcome its offensive struggles in the first half Friday night, losing 51-45 to North Greene at Voshall Gym despite outscoring the Spartans by six in the second half. The Saukees were...

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Summers powers Panthers to another victory

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Jada Summers scored 31 points to lead the Monroe City girls basketball team to a 66-40 victory over Van-Far on Friday night. The sixth-ranked Panthers (8-0) trailed 14-12 after the first quarter but held the Indians...