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Missiles roll to first win

Published: Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 12:05 a.m. CDT

The Milledgeville Missiles took control early and pulled away late to pick up their first win of the season, beating NUIC East foe AFC 55-31 on Friday night in Milledgeville.

Morgan Adolph had a game-high 13 points and Courtney Swalve added 12 for Milledgeville (1-8, 1-3 NUIC East), which led by eight points at halftime and expanded the margin from there.

Sarah Matson’s nine points paced the Raiders (4-4, 0-4).

Burlington Central 35, Rock Falls 26: Rock Falls slipped to 3-5 after falling in a Big Northern Conference crossover contest at Tabor Gym.

Eastland 43, Pearl City 31: Lexis Macomber scored a game-high 12 points to lead the Cougars past the Wolves in an NUIC West tilt in Lanark.

Eastland (8-1, 2-0), which also got seven points from Megan Janssen, led 14-5 after one quarter, 21-17 at the half and 33-24 through three quarters.

East Dubuque 65, West Carroll 36: Despite Ieshia Larson’s 19-point performance, the Thunder could not keep up with the Warriors in NUIC West action at Savanna.

East Dubuque (4-1, 2-1) got 22 points from Michaela Marty and 21 from Kalyn Theill. West Carroll (0-4, 0-3) trailed 14-10 after one quarter, 34-14 at the half and 51-22 through three quarters.

Faith Christian 42, Morning Star 22: The Falcons built a 20-point lead by halftime and never looked back in Davenport, Iowa.

Sarah Smith scored a game-high 10 points for Faith (7-1), while Amanda Smith and Tressa Schuler added eight points each.

In all, seven different Falcons scored in the game.

Friday’s stars

Ieshia Larson, West Carroll, 19 points

Morgan Adolph, Milledgeville, 13 points

Lexis Macomnber, Eastland, 12 points

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