Chargers top Tigers 63-59

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

 The Illini West Chargers beat Sherrard 63-59 on Nov. 26. Illini West got points from five individuals in the first quarter and led 14-10 by the end of the period. Lauren Herkes helped the Tigers keep pace with six points.

Kelly Hornick had five points in the second quarter and Kelly Addams added six in the second period as the Tigers cut the Illini West lead to 24-21 by halftime.

The Chargers kept to its balanced attack in the third period. Eight players scored in the period and the team expanded its lead to 45-35 by the end of the period. Adams scored eight points for the Tigers to keep pace.

The Tigers outscored Illini West 23-18 in the fourth quarter on the strength of Hornick's trio of three pointers but couldn't pull out the victory.

The Sherrard junior varsity beat Illini West 43-29. Kayla Tatge had 13 points for Sherrard while Amy Iverson added 12 and Karlee Rumler, 11.