25 Sports High School Thursday - January 12, 2023

Published: Jan. 12, 2023 at 10:38 PM CST
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(25 News Now) - Thursday was semifinal night at the ICAC Tournament. Top-seed Illini Bluffs moved on to their second straight title game appearance with a 61-34 win over ROWVA/Williamsfield. Hank Alvey scored 18 to lead the Tigers. And it will be a title game rematch from a year ago as Peoria Christian topped Delavan 61-41 to move onto the title game where they’ll look to defend their championship on Saturday. Malachi Persinger’s 20 points led the way for the host Chargers.

In girls hoops, Class 3A No. 2 Peoria High won their 11th straight game with a 58-39 win over crosstown rival Peoria Richwoods. In the Heart of Illinois Conference, Dee-Mack beat Tremont 46-27, Eureka topped Lexington 46-41 and Fieldcrest got a bounce-back win over El Paso-Gridley 69-38.