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Junior’s free throws help lift Dixon past L-P

Bailey comes up big

Brooke Bailey went 12-for-14 from the free-throw line and scored a game-high 21 points to lead Dixon to a 36-31 Northern Illinois Big 12 West win Tuesday at LaSalle-Peru.

Kari Wolfe hit two 3-pointers for her six points, and Kacie Dillow contributed five points for the Duchesses (4-7, 2-1).

Dixon trailed 7-6 after one quarter and 11-10 at the half before taking a 21-20 lead after three quarters.

Polo tournament

Morrison 50, Polo 47: Lakin Goodman scored eight of her 29 points in the first quarter as Morrison raced out to a 20-11 lead and then had to hang on for a win in Polo. 

Goodman made nine 2-point field goals and three 3-pointers. Chelsea Eads added 11 points for Morrison (2-5). 

Polo’s Aleetra Roberts had 27 points, seven rebounds and three steals. Alina Llanas added nine points and six assists for the Marcos (3-7). 

Byron 59, West Carroll
23: The Thunder remained winless for the season after falling behind 25-2 in the first quarter in Polo. 

Kaylee Vos led West Carroll (0-5) with eight points. Emily Lehne led Byron (11-0) with 11 points.

Prophetstown 62, Milledgeville 26: The Prophets (12-1) rolled to a 2-0 record at the Polo tournament with a
lopsided win over the Missiles (1-9).

Pearl City tournament

Fulton 52, Orangeville 25: Morgan Sanquist continued a recent hot streak with 20 points as the Steamers jumped out to a 17-3 lead after one quarter and never looked back in Pearl City.

Samantha Raab added 10 points, including the game’s only 3-pointer, for Fulton (5-7).

Eastland 41, RRSM 40: The Cougars pulled out a one-point win over Scales Mound-River Ridge at Pearl City to improve to 11-1.

Faith Christian 48, Quad City Christian 16: Tressa Schuler had nine points, and three other players scored eight each as the Falcons used a balanced attack to beat Quad City Christian in Grand Detour. 

Sarah Smith, Krista Beach and Katrina Lowry each scored eight points for Faith (9-1, 5-0 NICC). Smith nabbed six steals and Beach added five rebounds and five steals.

Tuesday’s stars

Lakin Goodman, Morrison, 29 points

Aleetra Roberts, Polo 27 points, 7 rebounds

Brooke Bailey, Dixon, 21 points

Morgan Sanquist, Fulton, 20 points

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