The Auburn Knights and Jefferson J-Hawks took care of business the day before Thanksgiving, earning victories in this year's RPS 205 Tip-Off Classic.
Auburn enjoyed the comforts of their home gym on Wednesday, beating Hollywood McArthur (Florida), 59-45. Terry Ford paced the Knights with 19 points.
Jefferson took Proviso West down to the wire in the first game of the day, but prevailed in a 62-58 victory. Quillen Dixon's go-ahead three in the closing minutes proved to be enough for the J-Hawks.
Here are scores from other Wednesday games in the RPS 205 Tip-Off Classic, which continues the day after the holiday:
Freeport 63, Milwaukee Bay View 49
Belvidere 61, Janesville Parker 23
Elgin Larkin 77, Jefferson 71
Hollywood McArthur 72, Guilford 60
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