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ORION – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher wrestling team finished fourth in Saturday’s Orion Invitational.
The Falcons scored a 146 in the 17-team invite while Dakota won the meet with a score of 275.5.
Dylan Overstreet — The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys basketball standout scored 12 points and dished out four assists to help Illinois Wesleyan pull off an 89-84 win last Wednesday over the top-ranked NCAA Division III team in Augustana. Overstreet scored 14 points and recorded eight assists and five rebounds in a 76-73 losing effort Saturday against Elmhurst.
CLIFTON – As the Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls basketball team heads into its final two weeks of the regular season, Clarissa Gross-Michalak says her team’s preparation needs to improve.
NORMAL – The Christ Lutheran boys basketball team lost 63-17 Friday to Calvary Christian.
Shane Hewerdine led with seven points while Slater Scheurich added five points.
The Crusader girls lost 50-10 to Calvary Christian as Sadie Koschnick and Samantha DeBella scored four and three points, respectively.
HEYWORTH – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley girls basketball team lost 48-41 Thursday to Heyworth in the fifth-place semifinals of the Heart of Illinois Conference/McLean County Tournament.
With the loss, the Falcons concluded their run in the tournament.
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball team held the lead entering the fourth quarter in its last two losses, both to Flanagan-Cornell and El Paso-Gridley. The same scenario presented itself on Thursday night, and the game ended in the same result.
Here are some of the highlights from Thursday's Sangamon Valley Conference Tournament semifinal game in Clifton...
CLIFTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball faced top-seeded Cissna Park in the Sangamon Valley Tournament semifinals without Kirstin Schnabel and Kaila Christensen, who both stayed home due to illness.
“Our bench obviously wasn’t as deep as it typically is,” PBL head coach Clarissa Gross-Michalak said.