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WHPO Local Sports Report

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: January 25, 2013
  • school: Hoopeston and surrounding Cities

Your Local Sports news for January 24th, 2013

Local…

Congratulations to the Hoopeston Area 7th grade boys basketball team who beat Gibson City last night 24 -22 to win their Regional championship game. The Cornjerkers advance to Sectional play in Tuscola next Wednesday to take on Tolono.

High School girls basketball….

Samantha Wilken had eight points seven rebounds and four steals as the Milford Lady Bearcats won on Senior Night 28 – 22 against the Bismarck-Henning Blue Devils.

also in VVC girls action last night


Westville held on to beat Oakwood 33 – 30
Salt Fork got by Chrisman 37 – 35
Georgetown-Ridge Farm beat Armstrong-Potomac 38 – 19

other games of note:

Watseka beat PBL 55 - 29.  Devin Curry had 26 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists for the Warriors.
Iroquois West girls lost to SJ-O 41 – 27
St. Thomas Moore 86 – Clifton Central 30
Prairie Central 55 – Rantoul 44
Buckley Christ Luthern lost to Decatur Lutheran 55 – 25

Prep Wrestling…

Jacob Varns (195) and Justin Kindle (285) each had pinfall wins as the Cornjerkers defeated the Danville Vikings 35 – 32 on Senior Night.

Gage Foster (132) won by tech fall for Hoopeston Area while Devin Cartwright (106), Isaiah Bell (120) and Trenton Lanter (182) won by forfeit.

Lots of local basketball coverage this weekend on WHPO 101FM or Streamed LIVE by Clicking Here…..
We will bring you tonight’s Hoopeston Area girls and boys Homecoming week games versus Salt Fork at 6:00 and 7:30. 
Then tomorrow will bring you girls and boys games from Cissna Park as the Timberwolves host Milford.  The girls game will be at 10:00am…and the boys game at 1:00.

And that’s your WHPO Local Sports update….I’m Kevin Jett.