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Area Roundup: Pittsfield boys lose opener at Jerseyville Tournament

Posted: Jan. 13, 2013 12:01 am Updated: Feb. 3, 2013 12:15 am

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF

Pittsfield led by three points at halftime but lost 59-45 to Cahokia, ranked third in Class 3A, in the opening round of the Jerseyville Tournament.

Cahokia, which won the Centralia Tournament championship at the end of December, outscored the Saukees 34-17 in the second half.

Darius Austin led the Comanches with 20 points. Wayde Smith led Pittsfield (10-7) with 15 points. Ethan Borrowman added 11 points for Pittsfield.

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Greenfield 49, Griggsville-Perry 15: Greenfield led 32-7 at halftime and was never threatened. Mikayla Smith, Allyson Bingham and Morgan Huddleston led Griggsville-Perry in scoring with four points apiece.

Rachel Kerr led Greenfield with 15 points.

North Greene Tournament: Shea O'Brien scored 34 points and made 8 of 10 free throws, but it wasn't enough as Pittsfield (10-10) lost 49-47 to Waverly in the fifth place game.

Western 55, West Central 43: The Wildcats used a solid team effort as a springboard to a victory in the North Greene Tournament.

MaKayla Robbins scored 12 points to help Western (6-10) defeat Winchester West Central 55-43.

Rachel Motley scored nine points, while Loren Melton and Amber Platt added 8 points apiece. Kennedy Sorrell led West Central with 27 points.

Illini West 47, Rockridge 31: Graci Bastert scored 15 points to lead the Chargers. Illini West (10-9, 4-1 West Central Conference) led by 10 points after the first quarter and never was threatened.

Aubrie Carlisle added nine points for the Lady Chargers.

Marshall 33, Hannibal 30: Theresa Sheffer and Paige Utterback led the Lady Pirates (5-8) in scoring with six points apiece, but Hannibal couldn't steal a North Central Missouri Conference game.

Marshall (7-4) went the entire fourth quarter without a field goal but held on for the victory.

--sports@whig.com/221-3366

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