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|Local Sports Roundup -- 1/4/10
|High School Girls Basketball
Brimfield got revenge for an earlier loss against Knoxville by beating the Blue Bullets Monday night at Jensen Gymnasium.
The Indians (16-3), ranked #2 in the state in Class 1A, outscored 5th ranked Knoxville (17-5) 7-2 in the fourth quarter and came away with a 37-31 victory in a Prairieland Conference match-up.
The Blue Bullets made just 3-of-12 free-throws in the game. Abby Ball and Hannah Weedman each scored 10 points in the loss.
Paige Spietz led Brimfield, which shot 10-for-12 from the free-throw line, with 13 points.
Ridgewood outscored Rowva 19-3 in the third quarter and cruised to a 77-49 victory. The Spartans, ranked #10 in the state in Class 1A, improved to 16-1. Rowva falls to 5-7.
Monmouth-Roseville turned a three-point halftime deficit into a 43-40 victory against Abingdon.
The Titans (14-4) outscored the Commandos (12-8) 26-20 in the second half. Rebecca Gillen scored 17 points and Claire McGuire 16 for Monmouth-Roseville.
Sheridan Brown led Abingdon with 14 points.
Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon lost to Illini Bluffs 63-38. Bridjet Blount scored 12 points to lead the Spartans (6-10). Illini Bluffs improved its record to 14-4 with the win.
Wethersfield jumped out to a 10 point halftime lead and never looked back against Mercer County.
The Flying Geese (6-9) got a team-high 17 points from Shelby Steger and beat the Golden Eagles 54-33.
Haley Maynard scored 8 points for Mercer County.
Annawan (10-5) defeated United (8-4) 58-43
Princeville (9-6) blew out Galva (3-14) 72-20
Lewistown (8-7) downed Stark County (6-7) 52-44