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CLIFTON – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher wrestling team starts its season with a 2-0 dual-meet record after two duals Tuesday.
The Falcons defeated Braidwood Reed-Custer 55-15.
Gage Adams pinned his 132-pound opponent in 1:54 and Isaac Horsch won via pinfall in the 145-pound class with a time of 2:44.
BUCKLEY – Some crisper execution would have been more to Christ Lutheran High School head boys basketball coach Mike McCormick’s tastes in Tuesday’s season opener over the Paxton-Buckley-Loda freshman team.
It started with the Crusaders leading 5-4 at the end of the first quarter.
BUCKLEY – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda freshman girls basketball team went into Tuesday’s game against the Christ Lutheran varsity team with five sophomores added to the team.
This was the opposite of what has been the norm for the freshman and junior varsity teams, as the Panthers’ varsity has brought up two freshmen.
PAXTON – After a less-than-satisfactory performance – at least to head coach Adam Schonauer’s standards – Monday against Armstrong-Potomac, Paxton-Buckley-Loda went into Tuesday’s PBL/Manteno Interstate Classic game looking to make a better effort.
GIBSON CITY — The Falcons boys basketball team rebounded from a season-opening loss to Iroquois West to topple Clinton 64-41 Tuesday night.
GCMS (1-1) was led by sophomore guard Tucker Cribbett, who scored a game-high 16 points, including four 3-pointers. The offensive outburst, including nine players in the scorebook, helped, but it was the defensive pressure that was the difference.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade team defeated Fisher 31-18 Monday.
The Panthers (4-1) started out with a 6-0 lead and had a 10-5 advantage after the first quarter. They led 19-9 at halftime.
ST. JOSEPH — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade girls basketball team’s season ended Monday in the semifinals of the IESA Class 3A St. Joseph Regional.
The No. 3-seeded Panthers lost 35-19 to No. 2-seeded Monticello.
GIBSON CITY – The GCMS boys basketball team has work to do in this year’s Thanksgiving Tournament after losing to Iroquois West 70-62 on Monday night.
“If we win both games, we still have a chance to get to the championship,” senior guard Devyn Roesch said. “That’s our goal right now. Just look past this. The sun comes up tomorrow.”
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley football team had three players selected as members of the all-Heart of Illinois Conference teams.
Nick Meunier was selected as a first-team defensive back and second-team running back while Zach Johnson was named as a first-team kicker and honorable mention as defensive back.