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Blue Devils Win 2OT Thriller

The Kaskaskia College Blue

Devils needed two overtimes to dispose of Wabash Valley, finally securing a

92-90 win. KC trailed by a point at halftime before ending regulation in a

63-63 tie. The first overtime session went to 78 points before the Blue Devils

claimed victory. DaQuan Boyd poured in 27 points and was one of five Blue

Devils in double figures as KC earned the hard-fought conference win.

Kaskaskia is back in action Wednesday night at John A Logan College.

The KC Blue

Angels were out-rebounded 49-33 in a 77-69 loss to visiting Wabash Valley last

night. Kaskaskia College led at halftime and carried a 44-39 lead early in the

second half before giving the Lady Warriors too many extra opportunities on

their offensive glass. Kaskaskia sophomore Brandi Riddle had 22 points to lead

all scorers and teammate Adriana LaVern added 15, but she was held scoreless in

the second half. The Blue Angels return to action Wednesday night at John A

Logan College.

The Rend Lake College Lady Warriors

basketball team beat Southwestern Illinois College, 55-52, Monday night in Ina.

According to the National Junior College Athletic Association website at www.njcaa.org, SWIC is ranked

16th in the nation among NJCAA DI women's basketball programs. The Lady

Warriors improve to 9-5 with the win. The Warriors fell 79-62 to the Blue

Storm, following the women's game, dropping their record to 8-2 and 1-2 in the

Great Rivers Athletic Conference. Both teams will play Wednesday at

Southeastern Illinois College.

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