GCMS Middle School volleyball teams defeat Fisher

FISHER – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley seventh-grade volleyball team won 20-25, 25-22, 25-19 Tuesday over Fisher.

The eighth-grade team won 25-10, 22-25, 25-10.

GCMS boys basketball loses to Watseka

Watseka 77, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 44. The Warriors had little trouble on the road in nonconference play, picking up their seventh win in their last eight games. Nathan Schroeder paced Watseka (19-7) with 25 points, while Cole Davenport scored 14 of his 19 points in the third quarter. Mitchell McNutt scored a team-high 12 points for GCMS (10-14).

PBL boys basketball defeats Blue Ridge 64-51

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys basketball team won 64-51 Tuesday, Feb. 9, over Blue Ridge in a nonconference showdown.

After leading by one at halftime, the Panthers (17-6) extended their lead to 49-42 by outscoring the Knights 27-21 in the third quarter.

GCMS girls basketball defeats PBL in regional semifinals

PAXTON – In any organized sports league, it is an often-said cliché that all teams hold a record of 0-0 at the start of the postseason.

PBL vs. GCMS 2016 IHSA Class Paxton Regional

Here are some of the highlights from Tuesday's girls basketball regional semifinal game ...

GCMS eighth-grade volleyball beats, seventh-grade team loses to Cissna Park

The GCMS eighth-grade girls won 19-25, 25-21, 25-15 while the seventh-grade team lost 25-15, 25-18 Monday to Cissna Park.

PBL seventh-grade volleyball defeats Milford in three sets

PAXTON — The PBL seventh-grade volleyball team defeated Milford 25-14, 22-25, 25-18 Monday.

Girls basketball regional roundup: Tri-Point girls advance to regional semifinals

Olympia 44, Hoopeston 30. Kendra Peifer scored nine of her game-high 20 points in the first quarter to power Olympia to a quarterfinal win at the PBL Regional at Paxton. Ariel Reeves had 12 points for Hoopeston.

PBL eighth-grade volleyball wins 25-7, 25-20 over Milford

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team won 25-7, 25-20 Monday over Milford.

Emily Adwell led the Panthers (10-1) in kills with three while Miranda Bezely and Sindra Gerdes each had two aces. Adwell and Gerdes also each recorded a block while Jolee Hastings had seven assists.

PBL def. Milford 25-7, 25-20

At Paxton

GCMS girls basketball defeats Tri-Valley in Paxton Regional quarterfinals, to face PBL at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

PAXTON – Winning Monday’s IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional quarterfinal game against Tri-Valley was an expected outcome for Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s girls basketball team.

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