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HS BBBall: Warrensburg-Latham Races By Maroa-Forsyth

The Warrensburg-Latham Cardinals started the game on a 22-3 run and never looked back raced by Maroa-Forsyth 67-50 in high school boys basketball Class 2A Regional semifinal action Wednesday in Monticello.


The Cardinals led 27-7 at the end of the first quarter. The Trojans would cut the deficit to 49-40 after three, but the Cardinals started the fourth quarter with a 10-5 run that was too much for Maroa-Forsyth to come back against. 


Alex Hardin scored the first seven for the Cardinals of the game for Warrensburg-Latham. He finished with 13 points. Kaiden Gardner scored 23 points to lead all scorers. Eastyn McKenzie added 13 points as well. 


Kaiden Maurer and Mitch Williams scored 14 points to lead the Trojans. Maurer and Zayn Giles grabbed six rebounds apiece for Maroa-Forsyth. 


The Cardinals shot 54-percent for the game and scored 30 points in the paint with 16 points off 11 Trojans turnovers.


Warrensburg-Latham outrebounded Maroa-Forsyth 30-22.


Maroa-Forsyth finishes the season 19-11 while Warrensburg-Latham improves to 20-11. 


The Cardinals advance to the Regional Championship against Tolono Unity Friday night at 7 pm in Monticello.


Class 1A Regional semifinal action Wednesday


At Argenta-Oreana


Georgetown Notre Dame de La Salette 27

Decatur St. Teresa 55


At Augusta Southeastern


Delavan 37

Augusta Southeastern 20


t Bethany Okaw Valley


Arcola 51

Bethany Okaw Valley 38


At Casey-Westfield


Tuscola 63

Martinsville 18


At Catlin Salt Fork


Champaign St. Thomas More 56

Fisher 33


Salt Fork 50

Armstrong 32


Illini Bluffs


Illini Bluffs 65

Peoria Quest Charter Academy 43


Mendon Unity 62

Illini Central 71


At Lexington


Lexington 58

LeRoy 25


G.C.M.S. 67

Bloomington Cornerstone Christian Academy 53


At St. Anne


Heyworth 80

Milford 60


Class 2A Regional semifinal action from Wednesday


At Athens


Riverton 46

Petersburg-PORTA 30


Quincy Notre Dame 26

Williamsville 49


At Iroquois West


Prairie Central 55

Iroquois West 27


At Peoria Notre Dame


El Paso-Gridley 53

Tremont 51


Normal U-High 28

Peoria Notre Dame 49


At Olympia


Peoria Manual 83

Bloomington Central Catholic 58


Class 3A Regional semifinal action from Wednesday


At Limestone


Peoria Richwoods 69

East Peoria 40


Morton 57

Washington 49


At Chatham-Glenwood


Chatham-Glenwood 52

Taylorville 31


Jacksonville 47

Rochester 58


At Danville 


Mt. Zion 70

Danville 50


Champaign Central 68

Urbana 55


At Geneseo


Metamora 81

Galesburg 33


Peoria 59

Dunlap 45


At Springfield Lanphier


Lincoln 48

Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin 57


Springfield Lanphier 53

Springfield Southeast 31


Class 4A Regional semifinal action from Wednesday


At East Moline United


Bradley-Bourbonnais 60

Pekin 35


At Normal Community


Normal Community 53

Minooka 32


Rock Island 52

Normal West 45

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