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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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