- Fairbury News staff
Success on the court continues
Another impressive performance for the Prairie Central Hawks as they defeat Eureka 45-34 during the Roanoke Benson Shootout hosted at Eureka College Saturday afternoon.
In the game broadcast live on Fairbury News with Mike Norris and Erich Murphy on the call, the Hawk defense dominated. Dylan Bazzell topped all scorers with 18 followed by Levi Goad with 10, Drew Fehr with 7 and Drew Haberkorn with 4.
PC head coach Darin Bazzell feels the Hawks played phenomenal defense.
“Those guys came out of football ready to go and many of them are nursing injuries,” Bazzell told Fairbury News after the game. “We are not really our full strength yet but we are getting there and hopefully by the Williamsville Tournament, we’ll be hitting on all cylinders.”
Bazzell said senior leaderhip and this year’s football success helped carry his players through games like this.
Prairie Central battles Clifton Central in Fairbury Tuesday evening.
Girls win at Ottawa tournament
During the first day of the Ottawa holiday tournament Saturday, the Prairie Central girls defeated Knoxville 41-32. Mariya Sisco was the leading scorer with 19, leading rebounder was Lucy Whitfill with 12 and Marissa Collins was the steal leader with 5.