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|Local Sports Roundup -- 2/3/10
|High School Girls Basketball
#4 Ridgewood (26-2, 9-0) defeated Princeville to claim the Lincoln Trail Conference crown outright. The Spartans' Ella Teel sank a pair of free-throws with three seconds left in the game to give her team a 58-56 win that avenged an earlier loss against the Lady Princes (17-7, 7-2) in the Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament championship game. Stephanie Williams led the Spartans with 23 points. Leah Whittaker scored a game-high 26 for Princeville.
United downed Mercer County 63-39. Gina Long scored 21 points for the Red Storm (12-12), which shot 10-for-11 at the free-throw line and jumped out to a 16-4 lead after the first quarter. Augusta Chandler added 13. Bailey Krstic scored 18 points in defeat for the Golden Eagles (2-21).
Stark County beat Wethersfield 58-43. Elizabeth Groter scored a game-high 20 points for the Rebels (15-11). Kayla Bennett led the Flying Geese (8-16) with 14 points.
Annawan ran past Galva 63-34. Alex Strom scored 11 points to lead the Wildcats (4-20). Kelly Buresh scored 16 for the Bravettes (19-8).
West Prairie beat West Central 56-35. Mariah Brooks scored 11 points for the Heat (2-19).
Monmouth-Roseville defeated Farmington 62-51. The Titans led by four (18-14) after the first quarter, extended the lead to eight (34-26) at the half and took a 10 point lead (50-40) going into the fourth quarter. Claire McGuire scored a game-high 28 points for Monmouth-Roseville (19-7, 6-1 Olympic Conference). Rebecca Gillen added 20. Jessica Abel scored 10 of her team-leading 13 points in the second half for the Farmers (11-18). Rachel Stobaugh added 12, nine coming in the first half.
Macomb's big fourth quarter led the Bombers past Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon in a non-conference game. The Bombers outscored the Spartans 21-10 over the final eight minutes of the game after BPC/A (9-14) took a 37-32 lead into the final stanza. Kelsey Carle scored all 15 of her points in the second half to lead Macomb. Ashton Day chipped in with 12. Kendra Pierce led the Spartans with a game-high 20 points and Bridjet Blount contributed 14.
Erie got by Orion 38-36