Hall-PC game moves across the river
Saturday’s girls basketball game between Hall and Putnam County has been moved across the river to Red Devil Gymnasium in Spring Valley. The sophomores will meet at noon followed by a 1:30 p.m. varsity tip.
The game was originally to be played in Granville, but Putnam County is now hosting the Tri-County Conference boys tournament which was pushed back one day due to the weather.
Other make-up dates of note: Hall will host Sherrard for a sophomore/varsity girls date on Tuesday; Hall will now host Princeton for sophomore/varsity girls on Feb. 8.
The St. Bede at LaSalle-Peru boys game originally scheduled for Jan. 28 will now be played Feb. 12 at newly named Sellet Gymnasium. The sophomores will start at 6 p.m. The schools’ freshmen will meet in the East Gym starting at 5 p.m.
Little Ten boys: Indian Creek will take the No. 1 seed into the Little Ten Conference boys tournament which gets underway Monday at Somonauk. The Timberwolves (11-5, 5-0) await the winner of Monday’s play-in game between No. 8 Leland/Earlville and No. 9 Hiawatha. No. 7 LaMoille/Ohio (4-16) will face No. 2 Newark at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Poll watching: Annawan (16-4) won the Lincoln Trail Conference tournament championship and remained atop the AP 1A girls poll. Putnam County, however, lost to Peoria Christian in the Tri-County Conference tournament, and fell four spots to No. 8.
Three Rivers North league leader Prophetstown (23-2) remained at No. 7 in 2A girls while Mendota received one vote in the 3A girls poll.
Rockridge (19-0) remains perched atop the 2A boys and they have company. Kewanee (15-4) moved into the top 10 with 23 points while Sterling Newman (19-2) is tied with Monmouth-Roseville for third with 106 points.
Lincoln Trail boys: Kewanee Wethersfield (17-2, 4-0) is the top seed for the Lincoln Trail Conference which starts Tuesday at various sites. The Flying Geese will host Monday’s winner between No. 8 Princeville and No. 9 Galva at 7 p.m.
No. 5 Annawan travels to No. 4 Aledo Mercer County at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Princeville will host semifinals Friday and finals on Feb. 8.