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Prep Roundup: Four score in double figures for Marcos

Hawks fall in Forreston Tournament; Pierceson scores 20 as Prophets rout Warren

Led by four double-figure scorers, the Polo Marcos took seventh place at the Forreston Holiday Tournament on Thursday night, defeating the Eastland Cougars 69-45.

Brady Webb’s 17 points led a balanced Polo attack, and Trevin Woodin hit four 3-pointers and added 16 points. Braiden Soltow scored 13, and Justin Young chipped in 10 for the Marcos, who led 16-13 after one quarter, then pulled away by outscoring Eastland 43-26 in the second and third quarters.

Brock Coatney had 11 points to pace the Cougars, while Kaden Henze hit three 3s for nine points. Ethan Christians finished with eight points.

Dakota 49, Oregon 29: The Hawks led 13-12 after one quarter, but scored just 16 points the rest of the way in a loss in the 15th-place game at

Trey Woolsey scored nine points for Oregon, which had seven different players score in the game.

Trey Engelbrecht had a game-high 18 points for the Indians, and Josh Clark added 13.

Riverdale 51, Morrison 37: After taking a 19-18 lead into halftime, the Mustangs were outscored 33-18 in the second half of a Three Rivers West loss in Port Byron.

Ben Brackemyer poured in 16 points for Morrison, with 10 coming in the first half.

The Rams shot 22-for-33 from the free-throw line.

Girls basketball

Polo tournament

Prophetstown 56, Warren 20: The Prophets outscored the Warriors in every quarter to win the fifth-place game at Polo.

Courtney Pierceson hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points to go with five steals and three assists for Prophetstown, while Dena Johnson scored 14 points and nabbed three steals, and Hannah McKinney added 13 points and six rebounds.

Emma Camper chipped in seven points, four rebounds, three assists and seven steals for the Prophets, who led 15-8 after one quarter, then outscored Warren 15-7 in the second, 16-4 in the third, and 10-1 in the fourth.

Brynn Bohnsack’s 10 points paced Warren.

West Carroll 42, Polo 36: The Thunder topped the host Marcos in the seventh-place game at Polo.

Amboy 40, Erie 33: Breanna Fisher paced a balanced attack with 10 points as the Clippers picked up a road win against the Cardinals.

Noelle Jones had eight points, Kallie Appleman and Abi Payne had seven each, and Kelsey Stewart added six for Amboy.

Whitney Bramm and Skyler Steimle each had 12 points for Erie.


Panthers sweep on road: Erie-Prophetstown won a pair of duals at Rockridge High School, downing Putnam County-Hall 66-18 and the host Rockets 57-24.

Lucas Carey was the lone double-winner for the Panthers, notching a pair of pins at 220 pounds. Gabe Friedrichsen added a pin at 182 against Putnam County-Hall, which gave EP nine forfeits.

Cameron Abell (113 pounds), Chris Bonnell (120), Calvin Naftzger (152), and Mat Garrison (160) added pins against Rockridge, and Caleb Swearingen won a 7-5 decision at 132 pounds.

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