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Game 8 Recap: Pittsfield 52, Wethersfield 51 (OT)

Will Guthie’s three-point play with 5.8 seconds left in overtime lifted the Pittsfield Saukees to a 52-51 victory over the Flying Geese of Wethersfield, who were making their Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament debut. It was a dramatic ending to the first round as Pittsfield overcame an eight-point fourth quarter deficit. Unfortunately for Wethersfield, it was a …

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Game 7 Recap: West Hancock 59, Illini Bluffs 43

West Hancock (8-2) kicked off their attempt to win back-to-back-to-back tournament titles as they held off a relentless Illini Bluffs Tigers (2-9) team by a score of 59-43.  Bluffs actually held their own in three of the four quarters, but were unable to overcome a second quarter where they were outscored 13-3. Reigning tournament MVP …

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Game 5 Recap: Farmington 57, Illini West 28

The fourth seeded Farmington Farmers sailed past the Illini West Chargers 57-28 Thursday afternoon in the Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament. It is the fourth consecutive first round victory for the Farmers, who sent the Chargers to their third consecutive first round loss. Farmington (9-2) smothered Illini West (1-10) defensively, forcing 23 turnovers, and converting them into …

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Game 3 Recap: Monmouth-Roseville 60, Eureka 53

After a blistering first quarter that saw 42 total points scored…the Titans of Monmouth-Roseville (7-5) took over.  The Titans outscored the Eureka Hornets (4-8) 23-7 in the second quarter and didn’t release the lead.  Eureka actually had a far better second half than Monmouth-Roseville did — and got within four points late — but fell …

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