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Tigers unable to catch up at free-throw line

MEMPHIS, Mo. -- Free-throw struggles in the second half derailed the Scotland County girls basketball team's comeback effort in a 42-34 loss to Harrisburg in Lewis and Clark Conference action Friday night. The Tigers went 4 of 11 from the line...

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Miller, Eagles roll to conference victory

EDINA, Mo. -- A five-point lead at the end of the first quarter ballooned to 21 points by halftime as the Knox County girls basketball team rolled to a 60-28 victory over Westran in Lewis and Clark conference action Friday night. Sidney Miller...

Hornets figuring out ways to win without Markert
Prep Girls Basketball

Hornets figuring out ways to win without Markert

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The early part of the season has been a learning process for the Brown County girls basketball season. That includes figuring out how to close out games without senior forward Mariah Markert on the floor. Brown County managed...

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Blue Devils unable to stop Panthers' fourth-quarter surge

EAST MOLINE, Ill. -- In just its second home game of the season, the United Township girls basketball team led Quincy High School by just seven points entering the fourth quarter. However, senior Ryleigh O'Brien and freshman Izabella Sims finished...

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Clampitt scores 24 as Chargers win on road

MACOMB, Ill. -- Baylee Clampitt scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Illini West girls basketball team to a 63-52 victory over Macomb on Thursday night. The Chargers (10-2) led by six points at halftime, but extended that lead to 12 points...

Mustangs use free throws to seal victory
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Mustangs use free throws to seal victory

CANTON, Mo. -- The Unity girls basketball team went 8 of 8 from the free-throw line in the final minute of the game to beat Canton 64-59 Thursday night. Canton (2-6) trailed 45-40 after the third quarter, but Laken Hugenberg scored...

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Lantz returns, scores 23 for C-SE

WARSAW, Ill. -- Laney Lantz returned to the Central-Southeastern girls basketball team's lineup to score 23 points in a 51-49 victory over West Hancock Thursday night. Lantz missed two games with a knee injury. West Hancock (7-6) led by a point...

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Undefeated Panthers win easily on the road

MARCELINE, Mo. -- Jada Summers scored 12 of her team-high 23 points in the first quarter to lead the Monroe City girls basketball team to an 81-54 victory over Marceline on Thursday night. The Panthers (7-0) held the Tigers to just two field goals...

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Lady Birds pull away in third quarter

PHILADELPHIA, Mo. -- The South Shelby girls basketball team pulled away in the third quarter for a 59-28 victory over Marion County Thursday night. The Lady Birds (6-2) outscored the Mustangs 23-4 in the third quarter as six different players scored.

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Pepper dominates first half for Saukees

BRUSSELS, Ill. -- Lilly Pepper scored 21 points in the first half to lead the Pittsfield girls basketball team to a 76-31 victory over Brussels on Thursday night. Pepper outscored Brussels by herself in the first half as the Saukees (2-3) led 54-11...