Trojans hold off stubborn Chiefs

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WALWORTH, Wis. - The Beloit Turner boys basketball team had to work a bit harder than expected, but they came away with a 59-51 victory over host Big Foot Tuesday night.

The Trojans, who carry a 12-6 overall record while boasting a 10-6 mark in Rock Valley Conference play, led the Chiefs by just five points with 23 seconds left when they forced a key back court violation that gave them the ball back.

Turner iced the game down the stretch and the pesky Chiefs fell to 3-15 overall and just 1-15 in RVC play. Steve Dillard nailed four 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 20 points for Turner, while Jordan Majeed continued his strong play in the second half of the season with 15 points.

The Chiefs, who trailed 30-24 at halftime, were led by Logan Eischeid's 17 points, while AJ Courier added 14. The Trojans host Clinton Friday night, while Big Foot travels to McFarland.

• MCFARLAND 82, BRODHEAD 41: The Cardinals suffered their second straight blowout defeat, as the host Spartans doubled their score. A full boxscore was not provided.

• PARKVIEW 71, JOHNSON CREEK 41: The host Vikings had no trouble with the visitors Tuesday as the sprinted to a 38-17 halftime lead and cruised to the victory. Eli Hoscheit led the Vikings (10-6,5-3 in Trailways Conference) with 19 points.

Riley Carroll added 14 and Aydon Campbell tossed in 15 points for the Vikings.

• GIRLS BASKETBALL: PARKVIEW 53, JOHNSON CREEK 34: The visiting Vikings improved to 8-2 in Trailways Conference play and 9-11 overall as they pulled away from Johnson Creek.

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