25 Sports High School Tuesday - December 6, 2022

Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 10:51 PM CST
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(25 News Now) - Tuesday night brought a loaded slate of high school hoops action, and the headliner was a Mid-Illini rivalry matchup. Class 3A No. 4 Metamora went on the road and dominated arch rival Washington 62-25 in their Mid-Illini opener. Over in the Big 12, Peoria Richwoods picked up a 50-33 road win over city rival Peoria Manual. In a terrific Big 12, Mid-Illini crossover matchup, Peoria High held off Morton 54-52 for a big victory. In the Heart of Illinois Conference, Eureka topped Lexington 61-56 for a big HOI win. Elsewhere in small schools hoops, Bloomington Central Catholic continued their hot start to the season with a 75-56 win over Athens while Normal U-High did the same with a 45-42 Central State 8 victory against Decatur Eisenhower.

In girls hoops, Class 3A No. 3 Peoria High edged Peoria Richwoods 48-37. In the Mid-Illini, Class 3A No. 5 Washington beat Pekin 49-31 while Metamora topped Morton 63-56.