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HEYWORTH — The Viking girls moved to 4-0 in the HOIC and 10-0 on the season with a win at Heyworth Thursday night.
Maddie Merrit and Lauren Wombles scored 44 of the Vikings 46 points in topping the Hornets 46-41.
Merrit led the charge with 46 and Wombles added 18.
LeROY — The season just started, but both LeRoy and Ridgeview looked like they were in midseason from Friday night in the Panthers’ HOIC opener.
But the Mustangs had just a bit too much for the Panthers on the night as they nailed ten threes against the home team.
DOWNS – The Vikings couldn’t overcome a slow start Tuesday night as they fell to 0-2 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.
An 18-11 first quarter deficit translated to a 62-58 loss against the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Falcons as a late push from the Vikings was foiled by an unblemished night from the charity stripe for GCMS.
FARMER CITY – The Blue Ridge Knights lost a pair – and a point guard, at least for a game – this week as they dropped to 0-2 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.
Both games were close, and a loss to Heyworth saw the Knights without point guard Lindi Balazi, who was day-to-day with an ankle injury.
FARMER CITY – The Blue Ridge girls lost three games this week in moving to 1-9 on the season and 0-3 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.
Josie Grammer continued a strong season, as the girls played Argenta-Oreana tough before losing handily to Tremont and Heyworth.
LeROY — The Panther girls dominated GCMS Thursday night, cutting off lanes to the basket and scoring several points off turnovers.
LeRoy led 15-2 after the first quarter and 33-11 at the half.
The girls notched ten steals and 30 rebounds, forcing several turnovers and capitalizing off the fast break.