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