Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 10:58 pm
Q-C girls' basketball roundup
Comment on this story
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.