Your Local Sports Report for Tuesday, December 20th, 2012
High School Basketball…
The Milford Bearcats lost to Tri-point 50-46 in the 5th/6th place game of the Watseka Holiday Tournament. The Bearcats led 27 to 21 at half, and 37 to 33 at the end of the third quarter, but shot 7 of 15 from the free-throw line and scored only 9 points in the fourth quarter. .Jake Rogers led the Bearcats with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Jeff Cann added 12 points and 6 rebounds.
The Bearcats drop to 7 and 7 and will travel to Bismarck-Henning Friday night
Also at the Watseka Holiday Tournament:
Host Watseka fell to Momence 63-47 in the 3rd Place Game…..and Kankakee McNanmara downed Schlarman 79-56 for the Championship.
Congratulations to the Hoopeston Area 7th grade boys basketball team and coach Dave Cox who finished the Regular Season with an overall record of 16-2 including a perfect 12-0 in the Three Rivers Conference. County Tournament play starts Jan 9th, at home, and regionals, in Gilman, begin Jan 23rd
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That’s your WHPO Local Sports Update….I’m Kevin Jett