Eureka Team Info
Illini West Team Info
In Game 5, Eureka put on an all-around show
to show why they were deserving of the #2 seed in this year’s
26 points in the 2nd quarter, the Hornets from Eureka
(10-4) ran free in the second half and initiated a running clock
to close out a 70-32 win over the Chargers from Illini West
The score was a close 13-9 after the first
period as the Chargers started the scoring off with a jumper by
Matt Greiner. Eureka
would answer back and the lead would change hands four times in
the opening frame.
Eureka’s offense went into overdrive as they scored 26 points in
the 2nd quarter and followed it up with 20 more in
the 3rd quarter.
The Hornets won the rebounding battle 42 to 24 and
dominated the paint to the tune of 48 to 6.
Eureka was led by Keegan Zimmerman who
scored 21 points and added eight rebounds.
Also scoring in double figures was Adam Anderson, who had
13 points. Sterling
Spencer grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds, including 5 offensive
Illini West was led in scoring by Carter
Boyer with nine points.
Lincoln Gooding added eight points of his own.
The Chargers shot well from the charity stripe as a team,
as they finished 7 for 10.
Eureka advances to the quarterfinals, were
they will face the winner of the Macomb and Illini Bluffs game
on Thursday at 8:00 pm.
Illini West will continue in the consolation bracket,
where they will face the loser of the same game, playing their
game on Thursday at 1:00 pm.