25 Sports High School Saturday - January 7, 2023

Published: Jan. 7, 2023 at 10:59 PM CST
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(25 News Now) - Saturday in high school sports was headlined by a quartet of Mid-Illini matchups in boys basketball. At Metamora, the Redbirds stay undefeated in Mid-Illini play with a 63-53 win over East Peoria. Elsewhere in the Mid-Illini, Morton beat Dunlap 58-41, Washington topped Canton 50-37 and Pekin bested Limestone 58-37. In small schools hoops, Illini Bluffs beat Athens 60-34 while Farmington topped IVC 58-51.

In girls basketball, Class 3A No. 2 Peoria High won their 10th straight game in a 66-34 rout of Champaign Central. Across town, Class 3A No. 3 Peoria Notre Dame put on a show against Danville. The Irish started the game on a 46-0 run and went on to win 80-4.

Meanwhile, Morton hosted a big wrestling invite.