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Prep roundup: Missiles use steady barrage to get even with AFC

Oregon bowlers outdueled by Mendota in last game

Milledgeville pulled even with AFC in the NUIC East with a steady 52-47 victory Monday in Ashton.

The Missiles (3-8, 1-2), led by Kaleb Ebersole’s 16 points, led 14-10 after one, and both teams scored at least 10 points in each period. After leading 24-20 at half, the Missiles pulled away with a 14-11 third.

Bret Gittleson led AFC (4-4, 1-2) with 19 points and hit both of the Raiders’ 3-pointers.

Girls basketball

Kewanee 32, Fulton 24: Morgan Wierema scored two-third of the Fulton Steamers’ points, but it wasn’t enough in a Three Rivers road game.

Kewanee won 32-24, and four Boilermakers (8-6, 3-3) scored seven points apiece. Wierema poured in 16, and Fulton (5-9, 1-4) trailed just 22-20 after three periods.

Annawan 59, Erie 27: Paige Rus came up two points short of a double-double, but Annawan jumped ahead and stayed there in a nonconference game in Erie.

Kayla Waggoner led Erie (8-4) with 10 points, while Rus added eight and grabbed 10 rebounds. Annawan led 16-7 after the first and blew it open with a 28-11 advantage over the middle periods.

Boys bowling

Mendota 3,683, Oregon 3,637: The Hawks led by 54 pins through three games before Mendota’s Michael Rosalez and Travis Jasper went off at Mendota Elks Club.

Rosalez threw a nine on his last shot in the 10th and had to settle for a 299.
Jasper came off the bench to bowl a 249 in his only game of the night. Oregon was led by Dan Grimm’s 672, including a 237 in the finale, which the Hawks lost 1,342-1,242.

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