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Girls Roundup: Newman jumps in front early, rolls to win

Panthers defense clamps down in second, third quarters; Morrison’s Tegeler reaches 1,000

The Newman Comets grabbed an early lead and rolled to a Three Rivers East victory at home Thursday night, downing the Princeton Tigresses 59-30.

The Comets (14-8, 4-3) led 20-9 after one quarter, then pulled away from a 36-20 halftime lead with a 23-10 scoring edge in the second half.

Madison Craft led a balanced attack with 13 points, while Josie Rank and Alejandra Padilla scored 12 points apiece for Newman. Jenna Johnson chipped in nine points as eight different Comets scored.

McKenzie Coleman’s 14 points paced Princeton.

Erie-Prophetstown 49, Kewanee 38: The Panthers pulled out the win in Prophetstown.

Emma Camper scored 17 points. Jenna Saad and Skylar Steimle each scored 10.

Erie-Prophetstown trailed 14-11 after one, then held the Boilers to four points in the second quarter and six in the third to take a 41-24 lead.

Rockridge 64, Morrison 41: Peyton Tegeler scored 18 points, including 11 in the first quarter to reach the 1,000-point mark for her career.

Kendra Fisher and Hannah Linder each scored 10 for the Fillies.

Forreston 44, Oregon 36: The Hawks got eight points from
Olivia Lambrigtsen, seven from Breanna DeHaan and six from Hannah Donaldson in a road loss.

Forreston led 11-10 after one quarter, then scored 16 points in the second to take a 27-18 lead at halftime.

Faith Christian 62, Rock County Christian 23: The Falcons jumped out to an early 28-7 lead and cruised to a home win.

Gabby Rydzynski led the way with 18 points and eight rebounds. Meghan VanBuren had 14 points and six steals. Kara Hodson had 10 points and eight rebounds.


Sterling 2,761, Hall 2,349: The Golden Warriors pulled away for a dual win in Spring Valley with a 1,008 in the final game.

Kyleigh Glazier led the Golden Warriors with a 512 series, and Zoey Paone added a 509. Both girls rolled final games of 209.

Emily Breland led the Red Devils with a 530 series.

Dixon 3,320, United Township 2,875: The Duchesses improved to 8-0 in dual meets with a win over the Panthers at Highland Park Lanes in Moline.

Tori Baker rolled a 617 series that included a 253 third game, while Allie Bay added a 610 series that featured a 255 second game. Riley Kavanaugh (550), Kyrie Payne (544) and Alyssa Bonnette (538) also rolled 500+ series for Dixon, which recorded a pinfall more than 1,000 in each team game.

Ashley Burkeybile’s 599 series and 226 game led UT.

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