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Duchesses cruise on road

Brooke Bailey scored 13 points and got some nice support, as Dixon picked up a 33-21 nonconference victory Tuesday in Morris.

Darianne Edwards chipped in 11 points, and Carly Hartle added seven points and 12 rebounds for the Duchesses (8-14), who shot 14-for-21 at the free-throw line as a team.

Oregon 52, Winnebago 35: Emylyn Wright paced a balanced attack with 16 points as the Hawks picked up a road win over the Indians.

Also for Oregon (19-5, 7-1 Big Northern West), Sam Lambrigtsen had 14 points, and Bree
Tourtillott added 10.

Caley Niday had 16 for Winnebago (4-17, 1-8).

Riverdale 64, Fulton 37: Nine Steamers scored, but a 39-14 halftime deficit was too much to overcome in Port Byron.

Hannah Nimrick led Riverdale (18-2, 9-1 Three Rivers) with 21 points, and Morgan Sanquist paced Fulton (9-17, 4-7) with nine.

Paw Paw 49, AFC 33: Josie Morgan’s 19 points led the Bulldogs past the Raiders in Paw Paw.

Sarah Matson paced AFC (9-11) with seven points.

Faith Christian 40, Quad City Christian 13: Tressa Schuler scored 20 points as the Falcons cruised in an NICC game in
Davenport, Iowa.

Sarah Smith and Katrina Lowry added six apiece for Faith (16-2, 9-0), which also took third place at the Grace Baptist tournament in Kankakee over the weekend.

Women’s basketball

Sauk Valley 65, Black Hawk 59: Behind Lydia Box’s 30 points, the
Skyhawks outlasted Black Hawk in Moline.

Box hit five 3s and all three of her free-throw attempts. Sheldeen Joseph added a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds for Sauk (10-7), which led 28-26 at the half.

Holly Nicklaus posted 10 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and every member of Sauk’s team played. Salena Causevic led Black Hawk with 13 points.

Tuesday’s stars

Lydia Box, Sauk, 30 points, 5 3s

Emylyn Wright, Oregon, 16 points

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