Blue Ridge Boys, Girls Advance to Consolation Championship of McLean County Tournament
BLUE RIDGE 69, FISHER 65 -- OT
LEXINGTON, Ill. -- The Knights led at halftime of the McLean County Tournament consolation semifinal game 35-18.
After the Bunnies responded with a rally to force overtime, Blue Ridge outscored Fisher 12-8 in the extra period.
Michael Plunk and Tucker Johnson led the way for the Knights with 19 points each. Jon Jones also scored in double figures with 11 points.
Mark Plunk finished the game with eight points while Travys Nichols and C.J Bishop contributed six and four points, respectively.
Clint O'Neal and Will Duggins each scored one point.
With the win, Blue Ridge improves its record to 6-13. The Knights will play in the consolation championship game against Heyworth on Friday at 7 p.m.
BLUE RIDGE 57, TRI-VALLEY 52 -- OT
LEXINGTON, Ill. -- After trailing the Lady Vikings 16-9 after the first quarter and 28-23 at halftime, the Lady Knights outscored Tri-Valley 14-7 in the third quarter.
As a result, Blue Ridge led 37-35 at the end of the quarter. After Tri-Valley outscored the Lady Knights 10-8 to force overtime, Blue Ridge clinched the victory with a 12-7 advantage in the extra period.
Jacquelyn O'Neal led the Lady Knights in scoring with 22 points. Melinda Wilson scored 17 points.
Korrie Gilbert finished the game with nine points while Gabby Pearl and Bailey Clancy each contributed four points.
Jeana Cheek also scored a point.
With the win, Blue Ridge improves to an overall record of 9-13. The Lady Knights will play in the consolation championship game of the McLean County Tournament against Lexington on Friday at 6 p.m.