Smith does it all as his team moves to semifinal round, Canton 55, IW 52   December 29, 2016
Canton Punches Ticket Into Semifinal Round
The Canton Little Giants punched their ticket to the final four with a 55-52 win over the Illini West Chargers in quarterfinal #1.  The game featured 11 lead changes and 10 tied scores.  
Cooper Smith led Canton with 18 points and seven rebounds six assists and three blocked shot.   Lucas Ketcham added 13 for the Little Giants. 
Connor Artman led Illini West with 15 points.  Kennedy Gooding and Jackson Porter added nine each. 
Canton moves to semifinal #1 at 1pm Friday at Western Hall against the winner of the Monmouth-Roseville - West Hancock quarterfinal. 
Illini West will play at 9am in the 5th place semifinal game. 

Bill Horrell

The bracket:
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Game 13 boxscore:
Illini West vs. Canton
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Canton Little Giants
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