Big Northern Conference favorites run table in quarter-finals
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Higher seeds prevail on a packed Saturday of Big Northern Conference tournament action.
Third seed Rockford Christian knocks off six seed Winnebago in a thrilling matchup. The game went into the halftime break tied at 22 a piece, ended the third quarter tied at 33, and finished the fourth tied at 44. Senior Larson Garrigan had a chance to end the game on a buzzer beater that hit back iron. In overtime the Crusaders dominated early, scoring the first seven points. Christian wins 55-53.
In Byron, the five seed Stillman Valley faces off with the four seed Tigers. Byron would take control early, they opened the game on a 12-2 run and never looked back. They beat Stillman 62-45.
Here is a look at Monday’s semifinals for the BNC boys basketball tournament:
#4 Byron vs. #1 Rockford Lutheran
#3 Rockford Christian vs. #2 Genoa-Kingston
Here is a look at Monday’s semifinals for the BNC girls basketball tournament:
#4 Rock Falls vs. #1 Dixon
#3 Byron vs. #2 Winnebago
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