Flora, Oblong, Marshall, Robinson Advance in LIC Tourney

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Published on January 28 2014 1:46 pm
Last Updated on January 28 2014 1:46 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Flora, Oblong, Marshall and Robinson claimed victories in the consolation bracket at the Little Illini Conference Boys Basketball Tournament Monday evening.

Flora claimed a 77-42 victory over Hutsonville/Palestine. Oblong was a 64-57 winner over Edwards County (Albion). Marshall handed Red Hill (Bridgeport) a 56-36 loss.

Robinson downed Cumberland 54-23. The Maroons took a 26-4 opening quarter lead and never looked back. Bopp scored 14 and Akande 12 for the winners. Cumberland was led by Beard with six.

Flora will take on Oblong at 6 p.m. Wednesday while Marshall faces Robinson at 7:30. In winner bracket action tonight, Newton faces Casey-Westfield at 6 followed by Olney against Lawrenceville at 7:30.

At Robinson

CUMBERLAND (23)

Beard 2-2 -- 6, Shaon 1-3 -- 5, Napier 2-0 -- 4, McMechan 1-2 -- 4, Bauguss 1-0 -- 2, Wolke 0-2 -- 2, Swingler 0-0 -- 0, Wolke 0-0 -- 0, Cutts 0-0 -- 0, Brumleve 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 7 FG, 9 FT.

ROBINSON (54)

Bopp 6-0 -- 14, Akande 5-2 -- 12, Griffin 3-0 -- 8, Hoagland 3-0 -- 6, Dirks 2-0 -- 6, Brown 1-1 -- 3, Harrison 1-0 -- 2, J. Wright 1-0 -- 2, W. Wright 0-1 -- 1, White 0-0 -- 0, Tennison 0-0 -- 0, Albright 0-0 -- 0, Rains 0-0 -- 0. TOTALS 22 FG, 4 FT.

Cumberland            4      8      4     7    --    23

Robinson              26    11    12    5    --    54

3-point FG -- Cumberland 0, Robinson 6 (Bopp 2, Grififn 2, Dirks 2)