Saturday scoreboard: Saints sweep Classic small school titles

The 40th State Farm Holiday Classic crowned four champions on Saturday. (Greg Halbleib/WJBC)

Saturday’s scoreboard is sponsored by COUNTRY Financial Representative Eric Lapan

State Farm Holiday Classic–
Small School Girls Championship--Central Catholic 45, Rochester 33
Small School Boys Championship--Central Catholic 75, Quincy Notre Dame 63
Large School Girls Championship--Union (Ky.) Ryle 53, Rock Island 44
Large School Boys Championship--Rock Island 71, Chicago Kenwood 67
Large School Boys Third Place--Normal Community 48, Machesney Park Harlem 32

Boys at Pontiac–
Bloom Township 74, Bloomington 69 (semifinal)
Chicago Simeon 72, Bloomington 63 (third place)

Boys at Pekin–
Normal West 51, Arlington Heights Hersey 35 (consolation third place)

Women’s College Basketball–
Illinois Wesleyan 56, Whittier (Cal.) 48

Men’s College Basketball–
Florida Atlantic 73, Illinois 71 (OT)
Wisconsin-Stevens Point 76, Illinois Wesleyan 70

Sunday’s WJBC schedule:

Women’s College Basketball--Illinois State at Missouri-Kansas City, 2 p.m. (1:50 on AM 1230 &
NFL--Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans, 7:20 p.m. (6:30 on AM 1230)


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