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Raiders to play for title

Clippers earn berth in 3rd-place game; Rockets fall

Jaynee Prestegaard poured in 35 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead AFC to a 60-55 win against Plano in an Amboy Holiday Tournament game on Thursday night.

The Raiders will take on Hall, which also went 3-0 in its half of pool play, for a title tonight.

AFC also got big games from Madeline Prestegaard, who had 16 points, 11 rebounds and five steals; Camdyn Penick with eight points; and Sammy Smith six boards and five assists.

Plano got 19 points from Makenzi Vann.

Amboy 58, Putnam County 49: Taylor Stevens dropped in five 3-pointers, scored 22 points and collected eight steals as the Clippers beat the Panthers.

Also for Amboy, Noelle Jones had 10 points and seven rebounds, Abi Payne had 10 points, Kelsey Stewart had nine points, and Breanna Fisher added six points and five boards. The Clippers will play Ridgewood for third place tonight.

Presley Hatton led Putnam County with 17 points.

Dixon Holiday

Rockford East 60, Eastland 50: The Cougars suffered just their second loss of the season, falling to the E-Rabs in a quarterfinal at Lancaster Gym.

The third quarter proved pivotal, as Rockford East outscored Eastland 18-5 and held on due in large part to a 22-for-29 performance from the free-throw line.

Erin Henze scored a team-high 19 points for the Cougars, while Karlie Krogman added 10. Lydia Coatney and Katie Krogman were held to just nine and four points, respectively.

Erin Stroberg led the way for East with a game-high 26 points.

United Township 64, Newman 47: Madison Craft had 14 points and Savannah Skinner added 11 for the Comets in a loss to the Panthers at Reagan Middle School.

Brandi LaFountaine led UT with 14 points.

Oregon 70, Freeport 47: Jessica Hunt led a balanced attack with 17 points for the Hawks in a rout of the Pretzels at Reagan Middle School.

Also for Oregon, Bailey Montavon had 15 points, Meredith Gelander scored 12, and Olivia Lambrigtsen added 10.

Freeport’s Ally Hasken led all scorers with 26 points.

State Farm Classic

Annawan 69, Rock Falls 48: Molly Buck led the Rockets with 14 points in a loss to the Bravettes at Bloomington Central Catholic High School.

Also for Rock Falls, Taylor Hoefler and Bree Johnson each had eight points.

Jayde VanHyfte tossed in 20 points for Annawan, and Keagan Rico added 13.

Warkins Cardinal Classic

Erie 51, Bureau Valley 43: The host Cardinals outscored the Storm 21-10 in the fourth quarter, and 38-22 in the second half to come from behind for the win.

Erie did so with balanced scoring. Riley Redell, Whitney Bramm and Jenna Saad all had 13 points for the Cardinals, while Skylar Steimle chipped in 10.

Saige Barnett scored a game-high 16 points for Bureau Valley, and Christen Hurley tossed in 10.

Fulton 54, Morrison 31: The Steamers outscored the rival Fillies 38-17 in the second half to win in Erie.

Emily Schipper scored a team-high 13 points for Fulton. Rylee Leitzen and Liz Fish had 10 and nine points, respectively.

Peyton Tegeler poured in a game-high 17 points for Morrison.

Wethersfield 56, Bureau Valley 40: Christen Hurley scored 15 points, while Saige Barnett added 11 for the Storm in a loss to the Flying Geese.

Wethersfield’s Brittney Litton led all scorers with 19 points.

Monmouth-Roseville 54, Fulton 37: Chloe Lindeman had 11 points, and Liz Fish added 10 for the Steamers in a loss to the Titans.

Carly Gillen had 13 points for Monmouth-Roseville, and Cora Neal added 11.

Stockton 52, Erie 40: Jenna Saad led the Cardinals with 15 points, and Whitney Bramm added 14 in a loss to the Blackhawks.

Stockton’s Emily Offenheiser led all scorers with 16 points.

Knoxville 81, Morrison 31: The Fillies trailed 18-6 after the first quarter and never caught up to the Blue Bullets in Erie.

Grace Steines nailed four 3s in a 14-point performance for Morrison. Peyton Tegeler added 12.

Knoxville outscored the Fillies 53-10 in the second and third quarters. The Blue Bullets had three players in double figures; Shelby Shreeves led all scorers with 15 points.

Earlville tournament

West Carroll 49, Henry-Senachwine 18: The Thunder easily won the consolation third-place game to close out their trip to Earlville.

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