Illinois High School Basketball - Lanphier thwarts Peoria
(November 25, 2011: Springfield, IL 62702) The Lanphier Lions (Springfield, IL) basketball felled the visiting Peoria Lions (Peoria, IL), 61-45 in Friday's non-league test.
The Lions (2-0) will now prepare for their test against Southeast (Springfield, IL). The Spartans go into the Central State Eight test with a 2-0 record. In their last test, Southeast defeated Eisenhower (Decatur, IL), 81-51, in a non-league test.
The Lions now own a 1-1 record. They take the field next when they host Proviso West for a non-league outing on Saturday, December 3. Peoria will encounter a Panthers squad coming off a 69-60 non-league win over Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL). The Panthers record now stands at 2-1.