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Oswalt lifts Comets

Amboy, Erie, Prophetstown also win league openers

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 12:21 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 12:22 a.m. CDT

By SVM Sports Staff

Mary Alice Oswalt’s runner in the lane with 5 seconds left in overtime lifted Newman to a 50-48 win over Riverdale on Monday in Port Byron.

Oswalt scored a team-high 17 points for the Comets (1-5), who got their first win of the season in their Three Rivers North opener. Julie Hurd added 14 points, seven steals and four assists for the Comets.

Lauren Claus scored 17 points and Sydney Mericle 15 for Riverdale (3-4, 0-1).

Erie 36, Fulton 28: The Cardinals trailed 12-2 after one quarter before coming back for the Three Rivers North home win.

Emily Cox scored nine points and Rachel Cobert eight to lead Erie (5-2, 1-0).

Averi Leitzen hit three 3-pointers for nine points to pace the Steamers (1-4, 0-1).

Amboy 41, Bureau Valley 32: Sydney Wilhelm scored 15 points to lead the Clippers to the Three Rivers North win in Amboy.

Kennedy Dinges added eight points for the Clippers (3-2, 1-0).

Darcy Kepner scored 11 points to lead Bureau Valley (4-3, 0-1).

Prophetstown 61, Morrison 19: The Prophets bolted to a 16-2 lead after one quarter en route to a 42-point rout in the Three Rivers North matchup at Morrison.

Heather Strike scored 11 points and Clare Kramer 10 to pace Prophetstown (5-1, 1-0).

Ashley Greul scored six points for Morrison (4-1, 0-1).

Faith Christian 33, Fulton Unity 20:Sarah Smith had 16 points and five steals as the Falcons won at home.

Stacia Hamill added four points and eight rebounds, and Katie Cover had three points and eight rebounds for Faith (3-1).

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