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GCMS FALCONS BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL SCHEDULE / RESULTS

DATE

OPPONENT

WHERE

WE THEY W-L
NOV. 19th ROANOKE-BENSON ROCKETS H 61 43 W
NOV. 20th PRAIRIE CENTRAL HAWKS H 49 59 L
NOV. 23rd FISHER BUNNIES H 53 50 W
NOV. 24th BLUE RIDGE KNIGHTS H 53 65 L
NOV. 27th ARMSTRONG-POTOMAC A 63 52 W
NOV. 30th FLANAGAN-CORNELL FALCONS H 42 55 L
DEC. 4th TRI-VALLEY VIKINGS A 46 57 L
DEC. 14th BLUE RIDGE KNIGHTS H 30 44 L
DEC. 18th FISHER BUNNIES H 50 42 L
DEC. 26th SANGAMON VALLEY STORM - MHT A 55 40 W
DEC. 26th NEOGA INDIANS - MHT A  64 59 W-OT
DEC. 27th MONTICELLO SAGES - MHT A  30 63 L
DEC. 28th MT. ZION BRAVES - MHT A 49 55 L
JAN. 4th TREMONT TURKS A 50 60 L
JAN. 5th HOOPESTON AREA H 54 52 W
JAN. 8th EL PASO-GRIDLEY TITANS A 35 77 L
JAN. 11th HEYWORTH HORNETS H 52 57 L-OT
JAN. 18th DEER CREEK-MACKINAW CHIEFS H 38 28 W
JAN. 19th RIDGEVIEW MUSTANGS - MCT A 36 63 L
JAN. 19th DEE-MACK CHIEFS - MCT A  39 46 L
JAN. 29th FIELDCREST KNIGHTS H 34 80 L
FEB. 1st RIDGEVIEW MUSTANGS H 36 46 L
FEB. 5th

WATSEKA WARRIORS

A 44 59 L
FEB. 9th PAXTON-BUCKELY-LODA A 35 37 L
FEB. 11th LeROY PANTHERS A      
FEB. 15th LEXINGTON MINUTEMEN A 44 55 L

GCMS FALCONS GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL SCHEDULE / RESULTS

DATE

OPPONENT

WHERE

WE THEY W-L
NOV. 12th IROQUOIS WEST RAIDERS H 39 41 L
NOV. 15th ST. JOSEPH-OGDEN SPARTANS H 15 37 L
NOV. 16th FISHER BUNNIES H 18 39 L
NOV. 29th FLANAGAN-CORNELL FALCONS H 27 39 L
DEC. 3rd TRI-VALLEY VIKINGS A 37 40 L
DEC. 11th CISSNA PARK A 12 41 L
DEC. 13th BLUE RIDGE KNIGHTS A 23 31 L
DEC. 18th FISHER BUNNIES H 48 16 L
DEC. 20th TRI-POINT CHARGERS A ? ? ?
DEC. 26th STARK COUNTY - MHT A 13 60 L
DEC. 26th NEOGA INDIANS - MHT A 37 49 L
DEC. 27th MONTICELLO SAGES - MHT A 53 48 W
DEC. 28th TUSCOLA WARRIORS - MHT A  32 46 L
JAN. 3rd TREMONT TURKS A 20 58 L
JAN. 5th IROQUOIS WEST RAIDERS A 14 43 L
JAN. 7th EL PASO-GRIDLEY TITANS A 28 54 L
JAN. 10th HEYWORTH HORNETS H 37 56 L
JAN. 14th LEXINGTON MINUTEMEN A 24 31 L
JAN. 17th DEER CREEK-MACKINAW CHIEFS H 45 31 W
JAN. 19th LeROY PANTHERS - MCT A 37 77 L
JAN. 19th DEE-MACK CHIEFS - MCT A 41 32 W
JAN. 28th PAXTON-BUCKLEY-LODA H 27 50 L
JAN. 29th FIELDCREST KNIGHTS H 39 57 L
JAN. 31st RIDGEVIEW MUSTANGS H 29 49 L

CLASS 2A BOYS REGIONAL - FALCONS SEASON ENDS -- by Tom Benefiel (2-19-13)

The Paxton-Buckley Loda Panthers pull away in the second half as they end the GCMS Falcons season at the Clifton Regional, 53-41.

GCMS (7-20) was led in scoring by Wiley Hasty with 12 points, while Reese Simpson scored eight. The Falcons made four of nine foul shots.

The Panthers' Drew Schrodt scored 18 points, while Tyler Rubarts added 14. P-B-L (16-12) made 16 of 19 free-throws, making 11 of 12 in the 4th quarter to ice the win.

February 19th

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2 3 4
PAXTON-BUCKLEY-LODA PANTHERS 9 22 32 53
GCMS FALCONS 15 19 24 41

FALCONS END THE REGULAR SEASON WITH A LOSS -- by Tom Benefiel (2-15-13)

The GCMS Falcons travel to Lexington to take on the Minutemen and lose, 55-44.

The Falcons were led in scoring by Reese Simpson with 18 points, followed by Nick Retherford with 16. GCMS shot only nine free-throws, making five.

Lexington's Nate Jacobs score 17 points, while Johnny Meints added 16. The Minutemen were excellent from the foul line, shooting 25 and making 17.

In the earlier game, the sophomore Falcons came back after a bad first half to beat the Minutemen, 34-21.

February 15th

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2 3 4
LEXINGTON MINUTEMEN 10 24 39 55
GCMS FALCONS 14 22 35 44

OLD WAUSECA FOE P-B-L OUTLASTS GCMS -- by Tom Benefiel (2-9-13)

In a game held in Paxton, it was the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Panthers winning the basketball battle of Ford County as they squeak by GCMS, 37-35.

The Falcons (7-17) had possession of the ball with less than a minute to play, but had a turnover after a time-out, setting up the P-B-L (14-11) lay-up to ice the game.

GCMS was led in scoring by Nick Retherford's 10 points, with Ben Eads adding nine. The Falcons shot only seven free-throws, making three.

The Panthers were paced by Johnny Walter's nine points off the bench, while both Tyler Rubarts and Drew Schrodt had eight points each. P-B-L made seven of 10 foul shots.

In the earlier game, the sophomore Panthers beat the Falcons, 49-34.

February 9th

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2 3 4
PAXTON-BUCKLEY-LODA PANTHERS 16 24 26 37
GCMS FALCONS 10 15 26 35

FALCONS FALL FLAT IN WATSEKA -- by Tom Benefiel (2-5-13)

GCMS comes out flat in Watseka as the Warriors beat the Falcons, 59-44.

The Falcons were led in scoring by Ben Eads with nine points, followed by eight points from Aaron Thomason off the bench. GCMS shot 11 free-throws, making six.

Watseka's Austin Blair had 16 points, followed by Dalton DePatis with 11. The Warriors shot 10 foul shots and made seven.

In the earlier game, the sophomore Warriors were a little better than the Falcons, 39-34.

February 5th

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2 3 4
WATSEKA WARRIORS 11 24 32 46
GCMS FALCONS 9 17 28 36

FALCON BOYS LOSE TOUGH ONE ON SENIOR NIGHT -- by Tom Benefiel (2-1-13)

GCMS make a close game of it but find baskets hard to come by in the penultimate quarter as the Ridgeview Mustangs outlast the Falcons, 46-36.

The Falcons were led by Wiley Hasty's 13 points, followed by seven from both Ben Eads and Nick Retherford. GCMS was 11 of 13 on free-throws.

Ridgeview's Josh Weir scored 18 points to lead the Mustangs, while Trevor McIntosh had 10. RHS was nine of 13 on foul shots.

In the earlier game, it was the sophomore Mustangs over the Falcons, 52-48.

During halftime of the game, the "Legends of GCMS High School" was held. We recorded the ceremony and it is available for downloading here.

February 1st

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2 3 4
RIDGEVIEW MUSTANGS 11 24 32 46
GCMS FALCONS 9 17 28 36

SENIOR NIGHT FOR THE LADY FALCONS -- by Tom Benefiel (1-31-13)

The GCMS Lady Falcons lose to the Ridgeview Lady Mustangs on Senior night in Gibson City, 49-29.

The Lady Falcons were led in scoring by Taylor Boma with 12 points, followed by LaToya Baillie with Katie Massey with four points each.

Ridgeview was led in scoring by sharp-shooting Dani Washington with 20 points, followed by Jenna Ayers with 11.

In the earlier game, it was the sophomore Falcons over the Mustangs, 33-17.

January 31st

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2 3 4
RIDGEVIEW LADY MUSTANGS 13 26 38 49
GCMS LADY FALCONS 5 9 20 29

8th GRADE BOYS REGIONAL FINAL GOES TO P-B-L -- by Tom Benefiel (1-31-13)

The GCMS Falcons (14-8) finish their season with a loss to the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Panthers (19-2) in the Regional championship, 26-14.

You may download a copy of the WGCY broadcast here.

January 31st - Regional Championship

1

2 3 4
PAXTON-BUCKLEY-LODA PANTHERS 7 16 23 26
GCMS FALCONS 3 5 12 14

BEST TEAM IN THE HOIC THROTTLES GCMS -- by Tom Benefiel (1-29-13)

GCMS is pummeled by the leader of the Heart of Illinois Conference as the Fieldcrest Knights beat the Falcons, 80-34.

Ben Eads scored 10 points in a losing effort for GCMS, while Nick Retherford added eight. On foul shots, GCMS shot 10 of 16.

The Knights were led in scoring by Kyle Crowley with 24 points, while Brady Sanders added 11. Fieldcrest made 10 of 11 free-throws.

January 29th

1

2 3 4
FIELDCREST KNIGHTS 12 38 59 80
GCMS FALCONS 6 9 19 34

LADY KNIGHTS TAKE CARE OF GCMS -- by Tom Benefiel (1-29-13)

The host-GCMS Lady Falcons lose to the Fieldcrest Lady Knights, 57-39.

The Falcons were led in scoring by Taylor Boma with 12 points, followed by Katie Massey with eight points and Annie Schultz wit six. GCMS was only one of six on free-throws.

Fieldcrest was led by Haley Ruestman's 25 points, with Tessa Holland adding 19. The Knights shot nine free-throws, making four.

January 29th

1

2 3 4
FIELDCREST LADY KNIGHTS 23 28 44 57
GCMS LADY FALCONS 10 21 29 39

GCMS LADY FALCONS LOSE TO P-B-L -- by Tom Benefiel (1-28-13)

The GCMS Lady Falcons lose to the visiting Paxton-Buckley-Loda Panthers, 50-27.

January 28th

1

2 3 4
PAXTON-BUCKLEY-LODA PANTHERS 20 30 42 50
GCMS LADY FALCONS 8 20 24 27

McLEAN COUNTY TOURNAMENT - FALCONS DROP ONE TO DEE-MACK -- by Tom Benefiel (1-19-13)

Deer Creek-Mackinaw comes back after losing to the GCMS Falcons on January 18th to win in a McLean County Tournament game, 46-39.

The Falcons (7-13) were led in scoring by Nick Retherford with 13 points, followed by Ben Eads with 12.

Dee-Mack (4-15) was led by Brad Eigsti's 12 points, with Austin Utley scoring 11.

GCMS has been eliminated from the 102nd McLean County Tournament.

JAN. 19th - McLEAN CO. TOURNAMENT

1

2 3 4
DEER CREEK-MACKINAW CHIEFS 9 24 32 46
GCMS FALCONS 8 16 21 39

McLEAN COUNTY TOURNAMENT - MUSTANGS BEAT FALCONS -- by Tom Benefiel (1-19-13)

At Colfax, the fifth-seeded Ridgeview Mustangs defeat the 12th-seeded GCMS Falcons, 63-36.

Ben Eads had eight points for the Falcons (7-12), while Reese Simpson scored six. On free-throws, GCMS was eight of 13.

Ridgeview (14-6) was led by Brock Heimer with 14 points, followed by Cory Winterland with 12 points and Will Weber with eight. The Mustangs made 12 of 17 free-throws.

JAN. 19th - McLEAN CO. TOURNAMENT

1

2 3 4
RIDGEVIEW MUSTANGS 10 28 44 63
GCMS FALCONS 6 20 25 36

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GCMS BOYS GET FIRST HOIC WIN OF THE SEASON -- by Tom Benefiel (1-18-13)

The GCMS Falcons use some timely baskets, free-throws, and defense to upend the Deer Creek-Mackinaw Chiefs in Gibson City, 38-28.

GCMS (7-11) was led in scoring by senior Nick Retherford's 18 points, followed by Reese Simpson with 11. The Falcons made eight free-throws, shooting 13.

Dee-Mack (3-14) was led by Brandon Weed with 15 points, with Grant Frahm scoring five. The Chiefs were three of seven on foul shots.

In the earlier game, it was the sophomore Falcons with an excellent defensive effort (including a 24-2 halftime lead) over the Chiefs, 41-23.

JAN. 18th

1

2 3 4
GCMS FALCONS 11 20 25 38
DEER CREEK-MACKINAW CHIEFS 4 16 26 28

LADY FALCONS HOST DEE-MACK- WIN! -- by Tom Benefiel (1-17-13)

The GCMS Lady Falcons earn their first Heart of Illinois Conference win of the season over Deer Creek-Mackinaw. The final score was GCMS 45, Dee-Mack 31.

Leading scorers for GCMS were Katie Massey with 13 points, followed by Emily Elder with seven points and Annie Schultz with six. The Lady Falcons shot nine free-throws, making four.

Carrie Schmidgall scored seven points for the Lady Chiefs in the loss. Brittany Mitchell added six points, and Dee-Mack was eight of 14 on foul shots.

In the earlier game, it was the sophomore Lady Falcons over the Lady Chiefs in overtime, 33-32.

JAN. 17th

1

2 3 4
GCMS LADY FALCONS 17 29 40 45
DEER CREEK-MACKINAW CHIEFS 5 15 24 31

FALCONS HOST THE HEYWORTH HORNETS -- by Tom Benefiel (1-11-13)

With double-digit turnovers in the first half, things didn't look good for the GCMS Falcons, but they fight back from an 11-point deficit to take a short-lived lead in the 4th quarter, only to fall in overtime to the Heyworth Hornets, 57-52.

The Falcons were led in scoring by Ben Eads with 19 points, followed by Wiley Hasty with 12 points and both Nick Retherford and Reese Simpson scoring eight apiece. GCMS shot 22 free-throws, making 14.

Heyworth was led by Elijah Bobell's 15 points, followed by Jordan Kemp with 11 points and Kaleb Marr with 10. The Hornets were 10 of 20 on foul shots.

In the earlier game, it was the sophomore Falcons over the Hornets, 38-28.

JAN. 11th

1

2

3 4 OT
HEYWORTH HORNETS 14 28 40 49 57
GCMS FALCONS 11 19 35 49 52

HOST LADY FALCONS LOSE TO HEYWORTH -- by Tom Benefiel (1-10-13)

The Heyworth Lady Hornets come to Gibson City and beat the GCMS Lady Falcons, 56-37.

Katie Massey scored 15 points, while Taylor Boma chipped in six for the Falcons.

Heyworth was led in scoring by Holly Sinn with 14 points, followed by Ashley Hagar with 12.

In the earlier game, it was the sophomore Lady Falcons outlasting Heyworth, 21-20.

JAN. 10th

1

2 3 4
HEYWORTH HORNETS 13 29 48 56
GCMS LADY FALCONS 6 13 24 37

GCMS TRAVELS TO EL PASO, GET WHUPPED -- by Tom Benefiel (1-8-13)

The Falcons lose big to the Titans of El Paso-Gridley, 77-35.

GCMS' leading scorers were Nick Retherford with 14 points, and Wiley Hasty with nine. The Falcons made five of six free-throws.

EPG's Bodee Schlipf scored 17 points in limited action, while Tyler Ramsey scored nine. The Titans were 15 of 17 from the foul line.

JAN. 8th

1

2 3 4
EL PASO-GRIDLEY TITANS 25 42 59 77
GCMS FALCONS 12 22 32 35

FALCONS EARN WIN AGAINST HOOPESTON -- by Tom Benefiel (1-5-13)

After squandering an eight-point lead in the first half, the GCMS Falcons come back in the third quarter to earn a hard-fought victory over non-conference foe Hoopeston Area, 54-52.

Leading the way for the Falcons were Wiley Hasty with 19 points (including 17 in the second half), Ben Eads with 15 points. and Nick Retherford with 13.

The Cornjerkers were led in scoring by Mason Layden with 18 points, while Daniel Lawson scored 10.

In the earlier game, it was the sophomore Falcons over the Cornjerkers, 59-36.

JAN. 5th

1

2 3 4
GCMS FALCONS 11 20 42 54
HOOPESTON CORNJERKERS 5 24 38 52

TURNOVERS DOOM GCMS IN BID TO WIN AT TREMONT -- by Tom Benefiel (1-4-13)

The Tremont Turks take some timely three-point shooting at the end of the first half, along with a lot of GCMS turnovers as the Turks beat the Falcons, 60-50, in Heart of Illinois Conference action on January 4th.

GCMS (5-9)was led in scoring by senior Nick Retherford with 25 points, while Wiley Hasty added 10. The Falcons were 18 of 26 on free-throws.

The Turks were led by Bryce Breeden, Matt Brent, and Chet Dean who all scored 14 points each. Tremont was 14 of 21 on foul shots.

In the earlier game, the sophomore Turks beat the Falcons, 43-34.

JAN. 4th

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2 3 4
TREMONT TURKS 8 32 47 60
GCMS FALCONS 14 28 40 50

MONTICELLO HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT - GCMS CAN'T HOLD ONTO EARLY LEAD, LOSE TO MT. ZION -- by Tom Benefiel (12-28-12)

GCMS cannot keep their great momentum in the first quarter and Mt. Zion comes back to win, 55-49.

The Falcons were led in scoring by Ben Eads' 24 points, with Wiley Hasty adding 10. On foul shots, GCMS was very good, making 14 of 19.

Brody Rothrock came off the bench for Mt. Zion to score 22 points, with Colton Calhoun scoring 10. The Braves were 14 of 20 from the free-throw line.

DEC. 28th - MONTICELLO - 3rd PLACE

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2 3 4
MONTICELLO SAGES 22 29 54 64
GCMS FALCONS 18 40 54 59

MONTICELLO HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT - FALCONS RUN INTO A MONTICELLO BUZZ-SAW, LOSE TO SAGES -- by Tom Benefiel (12-27-12)

The host Monticello Sages, known for their tall interior play ride some great outside shooting in the first half to cruise to victory over the GCMS Falcons, 63-30.

Leading the way for GCMS was Wiley Hasty with seven points, followed by six points from both Tyler Hinshaw and Reese Simpson. The Falcons shot poorly on free-throws, making four of 10 shots.

Monticello was led by Nick Stokowski's 16 points, with Trevor Bargman scroing 10 points off the bench. The Sages substituted often with the big lead. They shot 12 of 16 on free-throws.

DECEMBER 27th - MONTICELLO

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2 3 4
MONTICELLO SAGES 22 29 54 64
GCMS FALCONS 18 40 54 59

MONTICELLO HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT - FALCONS STAGE COMEBACK, BEAT NEOGA IN OT! -- by Tom Benefiel (12-26-12)

GCMS falls behind by 11 during a bad final three minutes of the third quarter but fight back to send the game into overtime. The Falcons end up winning over the Neoga Indians, 64-59.

Leading the way for the Falcons was Ben Eads with 21 points (with 16 coming in the pivotal 4th quarter and overtime), and Wiley Hasty had 16. GCMS shot 29 free-throws, making 18.

The Indians were led in scoring by Jake Baker with 17 points, with Derek Williamson scoring 14. Neoga was 14 of 22 on free-throws.

DECEMBER 26th - MONTICELLO

2

3 4 OT
GCMS FALCONS 22 29 54 64
NEOGA INDIANS 18 40 54 59

MONTICELLO HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT - GCMS GETS BACK ON THE WINNING TRACK -- by Tom Benefiel (12-26-12)

The GCMS Falcons break their four-game losing streak as they defeat the Sangamon Valley Storm, 55-40, in the opening round of the Monticello Holiday Tournament.

Leading the way for GCMS was Ben Eads with 16 points, and Wiley Hasty with 10.

S-V was paced by Andrew Urbanowitz's 17 points, with Cameron Gentry adding 10.

DECEMBER 26th

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2 3 4
GCMS FALCONS 13 30 46 55
SANGAMON VALLEY STORM 10 19 28 40

BLUE RIDGE BEATS GCMS IN FARMER CITY -- by Tom Benefiel (12-14-12)

In Heart of Illinois Conference action, the Blue Ridge Knights have a fast start to the second half that puts the GCMS Falcons in a hole they cannot crawl out of. The final score was 44-30, Knights.

Leading the way in scoring for GCMS was Wiley Hasty with 12 points, followed by Drake Royal with eight. GCMS was a dismal two of 10 on foul shots.

Blue Ridge was led by Michael Plunk's 11 points, followed by Mark Plunk and Travis Nichols with nine points each. The Knight shot 16 free-throws, making nine.

In the earlier contest, the sophomore Knights beat the Falcons, 57-46.

DECEMBER 14th

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2 3 4
BLUE RIDGE KNIGHTS 6 19 36 44
GCMS FALCONS 8 16 24 30

GCMS BATTLES TRI-VALLEY IN DOWNS -- by Tom Benefiel (12-4-12)

In another Heart of Illinois Conference game, the GCMS Falcons lose to the Vikings of Tri-Valley, 57-46. T-V outscored GCMS 14-5 in the pivotal second quarter to take the lead they would not let go of the rest of the game.

GCMS was led by Wiley Hasty's 12 points, followed by four players scoring eight points each: Ben Eads, Nick Retherford, Ross Royal and Reese Simpson. On free-throws, GCMS was eight of 13.

The Vikings were led by Blake Cowden's 18 points. T-V was 10 of 14 on foul shots.

In the earlier game, it was the sophomore Vikings over the young Falcons, 56-52.

DECEMBER 4th

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2 3 4
TRI-VALLEY VIKINGS 13 27 40 57
GCMS FALCONS 17 22 34 46

FLANAGAN-CORNELL SCORES OFTEN AND EARLY IN WIN OVER GCMS -- by Tom Benefiel (11-30-12)

In a battle of the Heart of Illinois Falcons, it was Flanagan-Cornell over GCMS, 55-42, at Gibson City.

GCMS was led in scoring by Wiley Hasty with 15 points, followed by Ben Eads with 11. GCMS shot 19 free-throws, making nine.

Flanagan-Cornell's Matt Harrison scored 21 points, with Josh Freese scoring nine. F-C was five of 10 on foul shots.

In the earlier game, the F-C sophomores defeated GCMS, 50-37.

NOVEMBER 30th

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2 3 4
FLANAGAN-CORNELL FALCONS 19 30 40 55
GCMS FALCONS 4 21 34 42

BLUE RIDGE WINS 3rd PLACE IN FALCON THANKSGIVING TOURNEY -- by Tom Benefiel (11-24-12)

The GCMS Falcons spend most of the game against Blue Ridge behind in double-digits and find themselves losing to the Knights, 65-53.

Leading the way for GCMS was Ben Eads and Wiley Hasty with 12 points each. Reese Simpson added nine points for the host Falcons. GCMS shot 21 free-throws, making 14. The Falcons finish the week with two wins and two losses and come in 4th place in the eight team tournament.

The Knights were led to the 3rd place trophy by Will Dugan who scored 20 points. Michael Plunk scored 10 points while Clint O'Neal added nine. Blue Ridge made seven of 14 foul shots.

NOVEMBER 24th - 3rd PLACE

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2 3 4
BLUE RIDGE KNIGHTS 16 31 51 65
GCMS FALCONS 11 19 39 53

NAME SCHOOL
ADDISON BOUNDS PRAIRIE CENTRAL
BEN EADS GCMS
TALON HARDIN RANTOUL
DEREK KENNELL ROANOKE-BENSON
LANE MAURER PRAIRIE CENTRAL
TRAVYS NICHOLS BLUE RIDGE
MICHAEL PLUNK BLUE RIDGE
REESE SIMPSON GCMS
JORDAN THARP TRI-POINT
DEVINE THOMPSON RANTOUL

FALCONS EARN NICE WIN OVER RIVAL FISHER -- by Tom Benefiel (11-23-12)

In a well-played game by both teams, the host GCMS Falcons outlast their rivals to the south, the Fisher Bunnies by winning 53-50.

The Falcons were led in scoring by Ben Eads with 18 points, followed by 14 points from Wiley Hasty and Reese Simpson with 13. Ross Royal drained a 3-point shot with 4.5 seconds at the end of the game to seal the win. GCMS shot well at the free-throw line, making eight of 11 shots.

Fisher was led in scoring by Kyle Williams with 16 points, with Grant Pointer scoring 10. The Bunnies were eight of 13 on foul shots.

NOVEMBER 23rd

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2 3 4
GCMS FALCONS 14 26 40 53
FISHER BUNNIES 12 29 33 50

PRAIRIE CENTRAL UPENDS GCMS -- by Tom Benefiel (11-20-12)

The GCMS Falcons are outscored 21-10 in the 2nd quarter as the Prairie Central Hawks hold on to win, 59-49 at the GCMS Thanksgiving Tournament in Gibson City.

Ben Eads scored 20 points for GCMS, followed by Reese Simpson with 14. The Falcons shot 15 of 26 on free-throws.

PC was paced by Addison Bounds' 22 points, followed by Kyler Hoffman with 10. The Hawks shot 15 free-throws, making 11.

NOVEMBER 20th

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2 3 4
PRAIRIE CENTRAL HAWKS 11 31 49 59
GCMS FALCONS 10 20 38 49

GCMS STARTS SEASON OFF WITH A WIN! -- by Tom Benefiel (11-19-12)

The GCMS Falcons utilize a dominant 24-5 run in the 3rd quarter as they pull away against the Roanoke-Benson Rockets, 61-43.

Leading the balanced scoring for GCMS were Ben Eads with 14 points, followed by Nick Retherford's 13 points, and Wiley Hasty with 12. The Falcons shot 27 free-throws, making 16.

The Rockets were paced by the 23 points from Derek Kennell, followed by five points each from both Grant Leman and Kevin Pfister. R-B was 12 of 17 on free-throws.

NOVEMBER 19th

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2 3 4
GCMS FALCONS 10 32 56 61
ROANOKE-BENSON ROCKETS 13 26 31 43

     

NOVEMBER 19th

1

2 3 4
BLUE RIDGE KNIGHTS 19 34 53 56
SERENA HUSKERS 4 14 20 29
NOVEMBER 19th

1

2 3 4
PRAIRIE CENTRAL HAWKS 20 37 57 59
FISHER BUNNIES 7 10 22 33
NOVEMBER 19th

1

2 3 4
GCMS FALCONS 10 32 56 61
ROANOKE-BENSON ROCKETS 13 26 31 43
NOVEMBER 20th

1

2 3 4
BLUE RIDGE KNIGHTS 19 45 66 75
TRI-POINT CHARGERS 18 35 44 63
NOVEMBER 20th

1

2 3 4
PRAIRIE CENTRAL HAWKS 11 31 49 59
GCMS FALCONS 10 20 38 49
NOVEMBER 23rd

1

2 3 4
PRAIRIE CENTRAL HAWKS 12 36 53 62
ROANOKE-BENSON 3 17 29 37
NOVEMBER 23rd

1

2 3 4
GCMS FALCONS 14 26 40 53
FISHER BUNNIES 12 29 33 50
NOVEMBER 24th - 3rd PLACE

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2 3 4
BLUE RIDGE KNIGHTS 16 31 51 65
GCMS FALCONS 11 19 39 53
NOVEMBER 24th - CHAMPIONSHIP

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2 3 4
PRAIRIE CENTRAL HAWKS 10 18 36 57
RANTOUL EAGLES 12 28 41 56

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