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2019 Top Seeds

#1  West Hancock (7-2)
#2  Abingdon-Avon (7-3)
#3  Rockridge (6-3)
#4  Farmington (8-2)

2021 Tournament Scheduled: Dec 27th-29th!

The 2021 edition of the Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament officially has dates! The tournament will be held in Western Hall on the campus of Western Illinois University on Monday, December 27th; Tuesday, December 28th; and Wednesday, December 29th. Also: this year will be the 75th tournament…so expect some familiar faces from the tournament’s history to make an appearance as well as

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2020 Tournament Canceled

The 2020 installment of the Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament has been canceled due to Covid-19 restrictions on large gatherings. The next tournament will be the 75th event and the committee has exciting plans in store for the big milestone! Stay safe and we will see you next year!  

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Game 26 (Championship) Recap: Rockridge 47, Farmington 42

The Rockridge Rockets claimed their fourth Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament title in seven years, taking a 47-42 decision from the Farmington Farmers in the championship Saturday night. Nate Henry, who scored a game-high 22 points in the final, was named tournament MVP, also Rockridge’s fourth in the same time span. Having already upset the No. 1 seed, West Hancock, earlier in

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Game 25 (3rd Place) Recap: Abingdon-Avon 37, West Hancock 39

The Tornadoes of Abingdon-Avon (10-4) found themselves in a 25-21 deficit at halftime of the 3rd place game against the Titans of West Hancock (9-5).  They closed that gap and left the third quarter tied 35-35.  With the momentum, the Tornadoes took over and closed out strong, winning by eight.  Abingdon-Avon takes home the 3rd place trophy and the Titans

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Game 24 (5th Place) Recap: Liberty 55, Macomb 45

Liberty was paced by the Klingele brothers who combined to score 32 points (17 for Breiton and 15 for Nolton) and eight assists (four each) as the Eagles (10-4) nipped the Bombers of Macomb (3-9) to take the 5th place trophy.  Macomb’s Sam Allen continued his solid tournament with another 19 points.  Liberty shot 64% from the floor in this

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Game 23 (Consolation Championship) Recap: Wethersfield 61, Brown County 40

Coming into this game, Wethersfield’s Coltin Quagliano had the tournament high score with 32 points.  He tied his own score from that game and his Flying Geese (9-4) sailed passed the Brown County Hornets (7-6) by a score of 61-40.  The Hornets’ Nathan Hendricker finished with a double double of 13 points and 11 rebounds. Wethersfield pulled down an impressive

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Game 22 Recap: Farmington 61, West Hancock 30

Fourth seeded Farmington (11-2) came out firing in this game and never let up.  The Farmers were ahead 12-6 after one quarter and 30-13 at the half.  They used sound defense and clean passing (only nine turnovers) to take a big win over tournament first seed West Hancock (9-4) by a score of 61-30.  Farmington reaches the Championship game for

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Game 21 Recap: Rockridge 38, Abingdon-Avon 30

The last time Rockridge made it to the tournament’s Championship game (in 2015)…they won it.  In fact, The Rockets won the titles in 2013, 2014, and 2015.  After a close win over Abingdon-Avon (9-4), the Rockets (9-3) will find themselves back in the Championship and will await the winner of West Hancock and Farmington.  Nate Henry put the Rockets on

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