Friday, Jan. 3
High school Boys basketball
Central 90, Reed-Custer 59
Dwight 57, Newark 43
Saturday's Watseka @ Judah Christian game was postponed due to inclement weather; reschedule date TBA
THE FIRST TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK IN WATSEKA & CLIFTON PLAYER OF THE WEEK (ENDING 1/4/14) IS JUNIOR JUSTIN LEMENAGER OF THE CENTRAL COMETS.
A big contributor to Central's 8-0 start, Justin is one of the area's deadliest 3-point shooters. He scored 32 points, including 6 treys, in a Dec. 21 win over Wilmington. Then at the Kankakee Holiday Tournament, he won MVP, scoring a total of 65 points in 3 wins, helping lead the Comets to the Small School Title. Finally on Jan. 3, he scored 19 to help lead Central to a dominating home win over Reed-Custer.