Girls Basketball Roundup: Frericks sparks QND girls

Posted: Jan. 20, 2013 12:24 am Updated: Feb. 10, 2013 1:15 am


Jordan Frericks made the most of her minutes in the opening round of the Carrollton Tournament.

The senior forward on the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team played just 10 minutes Saturday, but she produced 18 points, eight rebounds, eight steals and eight assists in an 85-18 victory over Alton Marquette.

The Lady Raiders, ranked third in Class 3A with a 15-0 record, piled up a season-high 26 assists.

"We made some adjustments to our press and I think it really paid off," said QND coach Eric Orne, whose team forced 36 turnovers. "We got off to a good run and set the tone early."

Kassidy Gengenbacher added 13 points for QND, while Quenna Keating chipped in 10.

Marion County 43, Knox County 38: The Lady Mustangs held off the Lady Eagles to win the championship of the North Shelby Tournament.

Marion County (11-4) led 13-3 after the first quarter and built a 22-18 halftime advantage.

Devin Johnson led Marion County with 15 points and Danielle Maxwell added 10.

Lauren Dale paced Knox County (7-7) with 11 points.

West Hancock 54, Liberty-Payson 50: The Titans made just one field goal in the fourth quarter -- Allison Dewald's 3-pointer -- but they knocked down 8 of 10 free throws to hold off the Lady Eagles.

Carly Runge went 5 of 6 from the line in the fourth quarter and 7 of 9 overall, finishing with a game-high 16 points for West Hancock (10-11). Shelby Koehler added 13 points.

Miranda Neisen scored nine points in the first quarter and finished with 13 for Liberty (9-6).

Central-Southeastern 45, Waverly 35: Trailing 19-16 at halftime, the Lady Panthers rallied behind Erin Flesner.

Held scoreless with one missed free throw in the first half, Flesner scored nine second-half points, going 5 of 6 from the line.

C-SE went 10 of 14 from the line in the second half. Kara Twaddell led the Lady Panthers (7-12) with 14 points, while Madison Steinkamp added 10.

Western 56, Jacksonville ISD 36: Western raced to a 33-17 lead at halftime and was never threatened in a victory in Jacksonville, Ill.

Rachel Motley led Western (9-11) with 14 points.

Illini West 45, Abingdon 21: The Chargers broke open an 8-6 game after the first quarter with a 17-point second-quarter effort en route to the win at the Abingdon Shootout.

Elyce Trout led the Chargers (13-10) with 12 points. Michaela Gronewold, who was named the game MVP, scored 11 points.


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