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Local Sports Roundup -- 2/18/10
High School Girls Basketball - Postseason

-Sectionals-

CLASS 1A

@ Abingdon:

Ridgewood (30-2) won a double overtime thriller against Annawan (21-9) 52-50 to advance to the Elite 8. The Spartans, led by Stephanie Williams' 19 points, Ella Teel's 15 and sophomore Annie Gelaude's 12 - including her game-winning shot - will face Colfax-Ridgeview in Monday night's Bloomington Supersectional.

@ Havana:

Havana (30-4) beat South Fulton (23-9) for the second straight season in the sectional finals. The Ducks advance to the supersectional round with a 47-39 win over the Rebels. Havana faces Jacksonville Routt in the Jacksonville Supersectional Monday night at Illinois College.


CLASS 2A

@ Monmouth College:

Quincy Notre Dame (28-2) handled Hamilton-West Hancock (27-5) 46-26 to advance to the Rock Island Supersectional Monday night against Byron.


-Regionals-

CLASS 3A

@ Galesburg:

Geneseo (23-6) edged Rock Island (11-17) 40-39. The Maple Leafs will play the winner of Friday night's Woodruff Regional championship game between state-ranked Peoria Richwoods and Peoria Notre Dame Monday night in the LaSalle Sectional.


CLASS 4A

Moline (30-1) outscored Pekin (15-14) 44-22 after the Dragons took an 11-10 first quarter lead and won 54-33. The Maroons will meet East St. Louis, the winner of the Belleville Regional, Monday night in the Normal West Sectional.


High School Boys Basketball

Rowva beat Stark County 51-47 in OT in the Tigers' final regular season game. Andrew Kovacik led Rowva (18-10) with 14 points. Trevor McCarthy added 12 and Caleb Lepisto had 10.

Elmwood beat Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon 49-28

Brimfield topped North Fulton 61-44


Local College Basketball

-Men-

Knox College ended its season with a 114-87 loss at home against Grinnell College. Ben Wetherbee scored 21 points to lead the Prairie Fire (2-21, 2-14). Tanner Carlson added 18 points and Joe Kozak scored 15.


-Women-

Knox College earned its 10th win of the season by beating Grinnell College 61-56. Jenny Haskell scored 14 points to lead the Prairie Fire in scoring. The double-digit win total for Knox women's basketball is a first since the 2001-02 season when they finished 11-12.
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