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Lambrigtsen scores 20 of her 30 in second half of win

Late surge lifts Oregon

Sam Lambrigtsen poured in 30 points as the Oregon Hawks used a fourth-quarter surge to beat North Boone 64-52 on Tuesday night in Poplar Grove.

Lambrigtsen scored 20 in the second half, and Mal Sanders added 11 points for the Hawks (3-2), who led 40-38 heading into the final period. Emy Wright had nine points and McKaylee Beeter chipped in eight.

Burlington Central 69, Rock Falls 25: The Rockets struggled on the road against a team that advanced to the Elite Eight a year ago.

Bailey Schrader scored eight points to pace the Rockets (4-3), who trailed 40-13 at halftime. Sam Pryor led three Central players in double figures with 17 points.

Amboy 43, LaMoille-Ohio 29: The Clippers blew open a close game after halftime, outscoring the Lions 31-20 in the second half.

Sydney Wilhelm scored 15 points for Amboy (4-2), while Kennedy Dinges and Micaela McCoy each added eight. Dinges dished three assists, McCoy had six steals, and Elizabeth Ortgiesen pulled down seven rebounds.

AFC 68, Hiawatha 23: Alisyn Essex marked her return to the Raiders with 11 points in an easy nonconference win in Ashton.

Krista Beach and Melissa Murre scored 12 points apiece for AFC (4-1), which led 22-5 after one quarter and didn’t give up more than eight points in any period.

Boys basketball

Mendota 75, Oregon 46: The Hawks had no answer for
Mendota’s James Carroll and Mark Prescott in a Big Northern West road loss.

Prescott had 21 points, and Carroll had 20 for the Trojans (4-1, 1-0). Ryan Reeder added 12 points.

Jessie McKinley led Oregon (2-3, 0-1) with 14 points. Billy Heeg had nine points.

Tuesday’s stars

Sam Lambrigtsen, Oregon girls, 30 points

Sydney Wilhelm, Amboy girls, 15 points

Jessie McKinley Jr., Oregon boys, 14 points

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