Pair of Dukes shine
Amboy, Erie, girls pull out two-point wins
By SVM Sports Staff
Dixon’s Ryan Dixon rolled a 1,237 six-game series to finish seventh at the Northern Illinois Big 12 boys bowling tournament Monday at Streator.
Teammate Joel Spangler rolled a 1,222 to place 10th. As a team, the Dukes finished sixth among nine teams with a score of 6,495. Sycamore won the title with a score of 7,055.
Amboy 41, Bureau Valley 39: Karlee Doege scored 11 points as the Clippers pulled off a Three Rivers North win in Manlius.
Kennedy Dinges added five points and seven rebounds for Amboy (11-5, 5-2).
Val Reuter led Bureau Valley (7-10, 0-5) with 12 points. Helena Osk Arnadottir added 11 points.
Prophetstown 51, Morrison 22: The Prophets jumped out to a 21-2 lead after one quarter in Prophetstown to cruise to a Three Rivers North win.
Heather Strike hit two of her three 3-pointers in the first quarter and finished with 13 points for Prophetstown (19-2, 7-0). Corrie Reiley added eight points.
Ashley Greul had eight points for Morrison (11-10, 3-5).
Erie 40, Fulton 38: Rachel Cobert scored 17 points to lead the short-handed Cardinals past the Steamers in Three Rivers North play at Fulton.
Erie (14-7, 4-3), which was without injured starters Bailee Classen and Courtney Cobert, also got seven points from Emily Cox.
Fulton (3-17, 0-6) was led by Averi Leitzen with 11 points. Betsy Leonard and Jordan Price added eight apiece.
Milledgeville 61, West Carroll 56: Courtney Swalve’s 23-point, 13-rebound performance led the Missiles past the Thunder in the NUIC crossover clash in Savanna.
Morgan Adolph added 16 points and 11 rebounds for Milledgeville (4-13), with teammate Taylor Grenoble adding 11 points and six assists.
Christy Ralston led West Carroll (3-13) with 18 points. Abby Maike contributed 12.
Eastland 56, Galena 43: Hannah Hake and Lexis Macomber combined for 42 points as the Cougars capsized the Pirates in an NUIC West matchup in Galena.
Hake poured in 22 points and Macomber 20 for Eastland (11-2, 4-0), which pulled away from a 22-20 halftime edge with an 18-6 third-quarter advantage.
AFC wins twice: The Raiders beat Mendota 27-21 and Ottawa Marquette 18-12 in Ashton.
Payton Hilliker was the lone Raider to win two contested matches with a pair of pins at 138 pounds. AFC also got pins from Riley Stephens (145) and Jake Chapman (152) against Mendota.
Ottawa Marquette won two of the three contested matches against the Raiders. AFC accepted two forfeits. There were nine double forfeits.