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Area Roundup: O'Brien tallies 31 points in Lady Saukees' win

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By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF

Shea O'Brien scored a season-high 31 points and had six steals to lead the Pittsfield girls basketball team to a 50-38 win over Calhoun at Hardin, Ill.

Pittsfield (3-5) led 25-18 at halftime and outscored Calhoun 15-6 in the third quarter to gain some separation. Alyssa Heavner added 10 points for the Lady Saukees.

Monroe City Tournament: Top-seeded Palmyra took a 22-5 lead at the end of the first quarter en route to a 70-37 win over No. 4 Paris in the semifinals. The Lady Panthers (3-1) will meet Monroe City in Saturday's championship.

Alexis Van Nostrand scored 16 points to lead Palmyra, and Lexie Losson and Megan Hooper added 14 and 11 points, respectively.

Marceline defeated Louisiana 55-20 in a consolation bracket semifinal. Marceline pulled away by outscoring the Lady Bulldogs 22-2 in the third quarter after leading by only six points at halftime.

Jenn Radcliff led Louisiana with seven points.

Liberty-Payson 72, Griggsville-Perry 21: Madelyn Hyer scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Lady Eagles (9-1). Liberty led the Lady Tornadoes 39-13 at halftime.

Lanessa Graham led the Lady Eagles with 12 points, while Katelyn Wolf and Kristen Loos added eight. Allyson Bingham led Griggsville-Perry (1-8) with eight points.

North Shelby 57, Bevier 35: Elizabeth Linberger scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Lady Raiders to a non-conference win. North Shelby (2-2) scored 24 points in the third quarter to pull away. Ashton Reitz scored eight points for the Lady Raiders.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Lousiana 53, Paris 42: The Bulldogs outscored the Coyotes 19-4 in the first quarter and the Coyotes never threatened, as Louisiana won a consolation semifinal in the Monroe City Tournament. The No. 4-seeded Bulldogs will play No. 6 Monroe City in Friday's consolation championship.

Dylan Smith and Tristan Castiglia each scored nine points for the Bulldogs, and Greg Pitzer and Zach Martin both added eight.

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