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Local roundup: Steamers, Missiles fall; Sauk sweeps MATC

Prophets pick up first win of year

The Prophetstown Prophets picked up their first win of the season Wednesday, opening the Oregon Tournament with a 46-33 victory over Marquette.

Corrie Reiley went 6-for-8 from the free-throw line and led the Prophets (1-0) with 12 points. Older sister Cassie Reiley hit three 3-pointers and added 11 points, and Riley Walters chipped in 10 for Prophetstown, which led 30-17 at halftime.

Mendota 51, Fulton 21: The Steamers netted just four points in each of the first three quarters in an Oregon Tournament loss.

Morgan Wierema scored 10 points for Fulton (0-1). Ally Bromenschenkel and Amy Devitt each had 13 for the Trojans.

Rockford Lutheran 62, Milledgeville 21: The Missiles trailed 28-8 after one quarter and 42-9 at halftime in an Oregon Tournament loss.

Liz Bryant and Courtney Swalve scored five points apiece to lead Milledgeville (0-1). Sam Rundblade poured in 21 for Lutheran.

Men’s basketball

Sauk Valley 74, MATC 61: The Skyhawks controlled the second half after being tied at halftime with Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wis.

Sauk (2-1), led by sophomore Daven Ottley’s game-high 20 points, quickly broke up the 31-31 tie at the break. Point guard Carlos Hendrix had 12 assists to just two turnovers, and Magd Owayed scored 14 points on 7-for-13 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds.

Women’s basketball

Sauk Valley 56, MATC 53: Lydia Box scored a team-high 15 points as the Skyhawks earned the road win over Madison Area Technical College.

Holly Nicklaus hit three 3-pointers and added 11 points for Sauk (2-2), with Kayla Barlow and Arlicia Turner tossing in 10 apiece. Sheldeen Joseph contributed eight points and nine rebounds.

Wednesday’s stars

Daven Ottley, Sauk men, 20 points

Lydia Box. Sauk women, 15 points

Corrie Reiley, Prophetstown, 12 points, 6-for-8 FTs

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