Princes, Geese To Play For LTC Crown, Rockets 7th Graders To State

The top two seeds advanced the championship game of the boys Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament Friday night.  Top seeded Wethersfield stopped Annawan 65-50 in the first semi-final and Princeville held off Mercer County 60-50 in the other.  In the consolation bracket Ridgewood beat Galva 64-58 in overtime and Rowva-Williamsfield handled United 64-49.

In the Three Rivers Conference Orion beat Sherrard 60-42 on senior night.

In girls action, Wethersfield spoiled Mercer County’s senior night with a 55-51 victory.  Orion beat Morrison 69-48, Sherrard downed Rockridge 33-26 and Stark County topped Rowva 48-34.

In junior high action, Rockridge’s 7th graders advanced to state with a 31-30 win over Illini Bluffs.  They will play Athens in the semi-finals this morning.  In the IESA 8th Grade Regional semi-finals Rockridge beat United 46-37 and Monmouth-Roseville handled Mercer County 39-25.  Those two will meet this morning in the championship game.