25 Sports High School Friday - January 13, 2023

Published: Jan. 13, 2023 at 10:45 PM CST
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(25 News Now) - The Big 12 Conference brought us the headliner in high school basketball on Friday as Normal Community topped Peoria Richwoods 55-42 to move to 4-1 in conference play. Elsewhere in the Big 12, Peoria High beat Bloomington 81-57, Peoria Notre Dame topped Urbana 66-49 and Normal West got a 57-45 win over Danville.

In the Mid-Illini, Metamora continued to roll in conference play with a 62-54 win over Dunlap. Elsewhere, Morton topped Washington 54-43, East Peoria edged Pekin 47-46 and Canton got a 53-45 win against Limestone.

In small schools hoops, Fieldcrest raced past El Paso-Gridley 57-37 in Heart of Illinois Conference play. Also in the HOI, Tremont beat Dee-Mack while conference leader Lexington topped Bismarck-Henning 51-47 in non-conference action.

At the ICAC Tournament, it was semifinal night in the consolation bracket. In the first semifinal, Brimfield beat North Fulton 51-50 while Elmwood topped Peoria Heights 42-22 in the nightcap.

It was also a special night at Morton High where the Red Wings took center stage at The Potterdome.