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Dukes lose, still take 2nd in pool

The Dixon Dukes claimed second place in their pool despite a 36-34 loss to Streamwood on Tuesday at the Hinkle Holiday Classic at Jacobs High School in

The Dukes were one of three teams to finish 1-2 in the four-team Pool III, and their 65 percent shooting from the free-throw line was the best among the three.

Beau Bailey led Dixon with nine points, Derian Duncan scored eight, Payton Lawrence had seven, and Oscar Van Sickle added six points on two 3-pointers. Keenan
Beard chipped in four points for the Dukes.

Dixon will play Marian Central in a consolation championship semifinal at 4:30 p.m. today.

Girls basketball

Aurora Christian 45, West Carroll 29: The Thunder lost their first game at the Earlville tournament, and will play Paw Paw in a consolation semifinal today at 10:30 a.m.

Girls bowling

Bates leads Duchesses at Reavis: Melissa Bates had the tournament’s highest single game, rolling a 277 in her third game at the Reavis Rock and Roll Invitational.

She also had two games of 188 and a 187, finishing the tournament with 1,168, good for 14th

Allison Bay had a 225 game and a 1,099 series. Riley Kavanaugh had a 213 game and a 1,004 series. Annie Hantke rolled a 208 game, and Alyssa Bonnette added a 204.

Lincoln-Way East won with a team score of 5,906, beating Lincoln-Way West by 106 pins. Dixon was sixth with a score of 5,379. Lincoln-Way West’s Kenzie Ullian was the top individual with a series of 1,314.

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