Q-C girls' basketball roundup


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 10:58 pm
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Regular season
Rock Island 82, Peoria 39: The Rocks earned their 24th win on the season, establishing a single-season program record for regular-season victories. Rocky (24-3) needs one more win to tie the single-season school record established in 1999. Shavonne Brewer (14 points) and Morgan Twing (11) each reached double figures for the Rocks, who led 40-15 at halftime. All 16 players who played for Rock scored.

Class 2A Kewanee Regional
Kewanee 57, North Fulton 40: The fourth-seeded Boiler Girls opened postseason play by forcing fifth-seeded North Fulton into 32 turnovers. Jen Ensley scored a team-high 15 points for Kewanee (14-16), which meets top-seeded Peoria Christian in Wednesday's semifinal at 6 p.m., and Eusebia Quintero added 12 more.

Class 2A Sterling Newman Regional
West Carroll 51, Morrison 44: Entering postseason as the fifth seed, Morrison (5-22) could not pull a quarterfinal upset. The Fillies' Lakin Goodman tied for game-high honors with 18 points and Chelsea Eads added 11. Fourth-seeded West Carroll advances to face top-seeded Riverdale in Wednesday's semifinal at 6 p.m.

Class 1A Annawan Regional
Stark County 61, Galva 41: Led by senior forward Alex Strom's 20 points, the sixth-seeded Galva Lady Cats (10-18) tried to make a second-half run at No. 3 Stark County. Down 33-21 at halftime, Galva battled to within 35-27 in the third quarter before the Lady Rebels (19-8) pulled away behind seven 3-pointers, three from top scorer Ashley Phillips (21 points).

Elizabeth Hippen added 16 points and Madisyn Paxson 12 to augment Phillips' efforts and send Stark County into Wednesday's 8 p.m. semifinal with No. 2 Wethersfield (22-7). The Cats' Donel Samuel and Paige Williams combined for 17 points to support Strom.




















 



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  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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