25 Sports High School Tuesday - November 15, 2022

Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 10:38 PM CST
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(25 News Now) - The opening week of the girls basketball season continued on on Tuesday with a number of Mid-Illini and Big 12 teams making their season debuts. Washington started their season on the right foot with a 68-41 win against Springfield. Metamora did the same with a 46-18 win over Manual while Pekin beat Chatham Glenwood 37-32. As for Big 12 teams making their season debuts, Peoria Notre Dame opened the year with a 78-20 win over Pontiac at the Prairie Central Tournament while Peoria Richwoods fell to Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin 58-44. At the Flanagan Tournament, Fieldcrest beat the host Falcons 65-24.

Tuesday was also celebration day for the Peoria Notre Dame soccer team. The Irish got their championship parade and celebration at school to cap off their ‘Strive for Five’ fifth state championship season.

At Pekin, a trio of Dragons golfers signed their college letters. All-stater Carter Stevenson is staying close to home and signing with Bradley. Brady Gruden will also stay close to home and play at ICC. Meanwhile, girls standout Lauren Minkel signed with Carl Sandburg.