Monday's prep highlights: Westville tops Salt Fork

Monday's prep highlights: Westville tops Salt Fork

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Class 2A Georgetown-Ridge Farm Regional

Westville 44, Salt Fork 35. The eighth-seeded Tigers used a strong fourth quarter to defeat the seventh-seeded Storm in a regional quarterfinal win. Jasman Severado scored a game-high 16 points to spark the Tigers (13-17), who beat Salt Fork for the first time this season after the Storm won all three regular-season games between the two.

Tiffanie Elliott (10 points) and Emily Jordan (seven points) also contributed for the Tigers as Westville advanced to take on No. 2 Oakwood (25-3) at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in a regional semifinal game. Madison Kirby (13 points), Kayleigh Davis (10 points) and Macknezie Russell (eight points) led the Storm.

Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 42, Georgetown-Ridge Farm 10. The sixth-seeded Blue Devils shut out the host and 12th-seeded Buffaloes in the first half en route to building a 25-0 halftime lead before securing the regional quarterfinal win. Emily Meidel scored a game-high 23 points for BHRA (25-6), while Hunter Edwards and Hailey Johnson each scored six points for the Blue Devils, who face No. 3 Monticello (19-4) at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in a regional semifinal game. Haylee Watson scored six points on the strength of two three-pointers to lead G-RF (0-27).

Class 2A St. Thomas More Regional

Argenta-Oreana 49, Blue Ridge 41. The ninth-seeded Bombers prevailed past No. 10 Blue Ridge in a regional quarterfinal game in Champaign. Camilyn Newbanks paced A-O (11-17) with 23 points, helping the Bombers advance to face top seed St. Joseph-Ogden (18-8) at 6 p.m. today in a regional semifinal game. Macy Baird scored a team-high 17 points for Blue Ridge (4-25).

Class 2A Watseka Regional

Clifton Central 46, Hoopeston Area 32. The ninth-seeded Cornjerkers saw their season come to an end with a regional quarterfinal defeat despite Hoopeston Area leading 12-6 at the end of the first quarter. Shelby Symmonds scored a team-high 12 points for Hoopeston Area (9-21) and teammate Alisyn Watson came through with nine points and six rebounds.

Momence 33, Iroquois West 29. The 10th-seeded Raiders led 22-16, but couldn't sustain that lead in the second half of a regional quarterfinal loss. Meara Tilstra scored a team-high 17 points for IW (6-21).

Class 2A Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond Regional

Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 59, Villa Grove/Heritage 27. After spotting the sixth-seeded Blue Devils a 10-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, ALAH asserted itself in a regional quarterfinal win. The seventh-seeded Knights (13-12) took a 28-19 lead into halftime and enjoyed a 49-25 lead against VG/H to start the fourth quarter.

Marissa Herschberger (16 points, five steals) and Hannah Wallen (12 points, eight rebounds) sparked ALAH, which will face No. 2 Tuscola (21-4) at 6 p.m. today in a regional semifinal game. Aliya Holloman had a team-high 10 points for the Blue Devils (15-14).

Sullivan 61, Meridian 34. The fifth-seeded Redskins darted out to a 17-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back in a regional quarterfinal triumph.

Lizzie Green dropped in a team-high 14 points and Esther Miller contributed with 13 points and 10 rebounds for Sullivan (13-12), which meets No. 3 Greenville at 7:30 p.m. today in a regional semifinal game.

Class 1A Chrisman Regional

Martinsville 45, Chrisman 26. The 11th-seeded Cardinals couldn't pull off the upset in the regional quarterfinal game, falling on their home court to ninth-seeded Martinsville. Alexis Brinkley scored a team-high 10 points and Hallee Watters added six points for Chrisman (6-22).

Class 1A Nokomis Regional

South Fork 50, Cerro Gordo/Bement 39. The seventh-seeded Broncos (7-18) lost a regional quarterfinal game as Hannah Foran poured in a team-high 17 points for CG/B.


Paris 50, Unity 35. The host Rockets trailed 25-15 at halftime and couldn't make up the difference in the second half of a nonconfrence loss. Elyce Knudsen scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Unity (10-16), while teammates Hannah Rutledge (six points) and Morgan Steinman (nine rebounds) chipped in.

Mahomet-Seymour 61, Urbana 41. Amanda Franklin scored a team-high 11 points, Erin Lenschow added 10 points and five more Bulldogs scored at least six points in a nonconference win that snapped a four-game losing streak for M-S (13-11). Lauryn Cross (game-high 18 points) and Alarea Jackson (12 points) led the visiting Tigers (4-16).

Matt Daniels

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