Sports Highlights: Feb. 8, 2017

Varsity boys basketball schedule


Freeport at Rockford Auburn


River Ridge at Scales Mound

West Carroll at Pecatonica

Freeport Aquin at Pearl City

Le-Win at Polo


Morrison at Erie

Spring Valley Hall at Sterling Newman

Belvidere at Freeport

Sterling at Ottawa


Eastland at Riverton Shootout (see full schedule below)

Milledgeville at Forreston

River Ridge at Benton, Wisconsin

West Carroll at Le-Win

Stockton at Pearl City

Freeport Aquin at Durand


Forreston at Dakota

Pearl City at River Ridge

Eastland at Warren

Milledgeville at Pecatonica

West Carroll at East Dubuque

Polo at Durand

Amboy at Freeport Aquin

Morrison at Orion

Sterling Newman at Bureau Valley

Sterling at Geneseo



Kewanee Wethersfield vs. Cissna Park, 10:30 a.m.

Eastland vs. Reed Custer, noon

Warrensburg-Latham vs. Paxton-Buckley-Loda, 1:30 p.m.

Pleasant Plains vs. Dwight, 3 p.m.

Riverton vs. Metro East Lutheran, 4:30 p.m.

Peoria Quest Charter Academy vs. Williamsville, 6 p.m.

Okawville vs. Bloomington Central Catholic, 7:30 p.m.

Varsity boys basketball results

JAN. 30

Milledgeville 61, West Carroll 50: Cade Scave dropped in 25 points to lead the Missiles to the victory at home. Teammate Kyle Ottens added 19. The Thunder were led by Kody Plattenberger’s 13 points, with Dawson Wurster adding 10.

Pearl City 41, Orangeville 30: The Wolves took a 19-point lead in the opening quarter and coasted to the home win over the Broncos. Brock Smargiassi led Pearl City with 13 points. Austin Guy led Orangeville with 19 points.

Le-Win 55, Durand 30: The Panthers took a 20-5 first-quarter lead and rolled over the Bulldogs. Parker Magee led Le-Win with 13 points.

Freeport Aquin 68, Stockton 48: A 20-7 run to start the game propelled the Bulldogs to the win on the road. Zac Cummins led Aquin scoring 24 points, with teammate Patrick Gustafson adding 15. The Blackhawks were led by Nolan Bruske’s 15 points, with Gavin Krahmer adding 13.

Warren 59, Argyle, Wisconsin 42

JAN. 31

Milledgeville 64, Polo 62: The Missiles trailed the Marcos 34-22 at the half, but recovered with a big second half advantage (42-28) to claim the narrow win on the road. Kyle Ottens’ 24 points led the Missiles, with Cade Scave adding 17. Braiden Soltow led Polo with 22 points, with teammate Justin Young adding 15.

Rockridge 46, Fulton 17: Gentry Whiteman’s 23 points led the Rockets to the win on the road. Fulton got 9 points from Cody Sanderson.

Sterling Newman 72, Prophetstown 44: Cady Gorzny led the Comets with 19 points, while Nathan Pierceson led the Prophets with 17.

East Dubuque 55, Scales Mound 24

Riverdale 36, Morrison 32

FEB. 1

Freeport 69, Rock Falls 56: With a 37-point third quarter, the Pretzels turned a 10-point halftime deficit into a 15-point lead as they claimed the victory at home. Freeport (7-13) was led in scoring by Cade Budenz, who dropped in 12 points. Dylan Leaf led the Rockets (17-6) with 15 points.

Orangeville 55, Durand 31

Dixon 61, North Boone 35

FEB. 2

Eastland 48, Le-Win 35: The Cougars took an early lead they never relinquished at home. They extended a 6-point halftime lead to 10 points in the third quarter. Ethan Christians’ 15 points topped Eastland, with Brighton Haverland adding 13. The Panthers were led by Isaiah Bruce, who also scored 15 points.

Milledgeville 73, AFC 63: A 40-29 second half scoring advantage led the Missiles to victory on the road. They trailed 34-33 at the half. Milledgeville was led by Kyle Ottens’ 34 points. Caleb Drew’s 18 points topped the Raiders.

West Carroll 42, Stockton 37: The Thunder rallied from a 30-28 deficit heading into the final quarter to win at home. Kody Plattenberger’s 13 points topped the Thunder. Dawson Wurster added 11. The Blackhawks were led in scoring by Hayden Fox’s 13 points, with Gavin Krahmer adding 11.

Freeport Aquin 62, Orangeville 38: The Bulldogs used a 20-6 second quarter advantage to open an 18-point lead and rolled to the win. Bryce Carlson led Aquin with 23 points. The Broncos were led by Austin Guy’s 14.

Galena 75, River Ridge 53

South Beloit 52, Stillman Valley 40

FEB. 3

Sterling 59, Maple Park Kaneland 50

Rockford Boylan 59, Freeport 50

Bureau Valley 68, Prophetstown 64

FEB. 4

Eastland 56, West Carroll 44: Eastland took control early, jumping out to a 19-11 first-quarter lead and took the victory on the road. Ethan Christians topped the Cougars with 25 points, and Brighton Haverland added 19. Jacob Dunk’s 16 points topped West Carroll.

Pearl City 52, Le-Win 46: The Wolves trailed the Panthers by 28-24 at the half, but a big second half led them to the win on the road. Brock Smargiassi led the Wolves with 20 points, and Seth Palmer added 13. Le-Win was led by Parker Magee’s 15 points, with teammate Isaiah Bruce adding 13.

Freeport Aquin 52, Dakota 33

Polo 83, AFC 65

Warren 61, Galena 53

Forreston 74, Amboy 66

East Dubuque 53, Southwestern 38

Sterling 63, Rochelle 47

Dixon 48, Stillman Valley 38

Rockford Lutheran 74, Rock Falls 50

Class 1A Girls Basketball Regional schedules



East Dubuque vs. Milledgeville/Erie winner, 6 p.m.

Eastland vs. Sterling Newman/Polo winner, 7:30 p.m.


Championship, 7 p.m.



Galena vs. Forreston vs. River Ridge/Scales Mound winner, 6 p.m.

Pearl City vs. Stockton, 7:30 p.m.


Championship, 7 p.m.



Freeport Aquin vs. Dakota/Warren winner, 6 p.m.

Alden-Hebron vs. Le-Win/Orangeville winner, 7:30 p.m.


Championship, 7 p.m.

Class 2A Regional schedule



Winnebago vs. Prophetstown/Bureau Valley winner, 6 p.m.

Morrison vs. Fulton/West Carroll winner, 7:30 p.m.


Championship, 7 p.m.

Varsity girls basketball results

JAN. 30

Morrison 42, Orion 32: A quick start by the Fillies gave them a 10-point victory on the road. Kassidee Church led Morrison with 15 points.

Sterling Newman 54, Bureau Valley 43: Kelsey Simpson poured in 19 points to lead Newman to the win. Bureau Valley was led by Christen Hurley’s 13 points.

Fulton 52, Erie 50: Fulton got 20 points from Jordan Price in the road win. Erie was led by Whitney Bramm’s 14 points.

Princeton 42, Prophetstown 38

JAN. 31

East Dubuque 73, Eastland 55: Despite getting 22 points from Lydia Coatney and 20 points from Makenzie Fink, the Lady Cougars fell to East Dubuque on the road. Skylar Culbertson’s 21 points led the Lady Warriors.

Pecatonica 64, Milledgeville 31: The Lady Missiles trailed by 16-6 after one quarter and 32-16 at the half and couldn’t recover as they fell to Pec on the road. Pecatonica’s Abby Ponder’s 29 points led all scorers. Sidney Aude’s 8 points led Milledgeville.

Pearl City 42, Stockton 35: The Lady Wolves got 18 points from Tyra Clark and 17 from sister Tia as Pearl City took the home victory. Stockton’s offense was held to just a single fourth-quarter point.

Le-Win 56, Warren 50: The Lady Panthers trailed 20-18 at the half, but outscored Warren 41-33 in the second half to claim the home victory. Bailey Baldauf’s 16 points led Le-Win, with Bri Haight and Brooke Knoup each adding 15.

Sycamore 57, Sterling 37: The Spartans led by 12 points after one quarter and cruised in Sterling. Kylie Feuerbach led Sycamore with 21 points, and teammate Kate Majerus added 20. Sterling was led by Cheyenne Harrington’s 12 points.

Sterling Newman 64, Oregon 41: Madison Craft dropped in 23 points to lead Newman to the road victory. Oregon was led by Emily Paerkin’s 10 points.

Durand 48, Polo 29: Polo was held scoreless in the opening quarter and never recovered as they fell to the Lady Bulldogs on the road. Lani Bergstrom’s 7 points topped Polo.

Galena 52, River Ridge/Scales Mound 27

Amboy 42, Freeport Aquin 32

Forreston 56, Dakota 53

AFC 61, Orangeville 37

Alden-Hebron 61, South Beloit 34

Genoa Kingston 52, Rock Falls 49

Rockford Lutheran 45, Dixon 40

Byron 80, Winnebago 48

FEB. 2

Pearl City 56, Polo 37: Pearl City led 15-4 after the opening quarter and cruised to the victory. Tyra Clark led the Lady Wolves with 22 points and sister Tia added 16. Justine Gorzny led Polo with 10 points.

Sterling Newman 59, West Carroll 35: Newman used a 39-20 second-half advangtage to pull away. Kelsey Simpson’s 10 points led the Lady Comets, while Hayley Guilinger’s 11 points topped the Lady Thunder.

LaSalle-Peru 51, Sterling 50: In a close game throughout, the Lady Cavaliers won on Senior Night in Sterling. Madison Freeman led L-P with 20 points. Josi Borum’s 16 points topped Sterling.

Prophetstown 41, Riverdale 33

FEB. 3

Eastland 58, Stockton 54: The Lady Cougars trailed 25-24 at the half, but rallied in the second half to take the narrow win at home. Erin Henze led Eastland with 20 points, and teammate Makenzie Fink added 14. Stockton was led by Aspyn Stewart’s 23 points, with Kali Haas adding 9.

River Ridge/Scales Mound 55, West Carroll 50: The Lady Wildcats trailed by 3 points at the half, but had a 34-26 second-half advantage to win on the road. Tabria Thomas led RR/SM with 21 points, and Liana Haas added 13. Kaylee Anderson led West Carroll with 16 points, and teammate Hayley Guilinger added a dozen.

Freeport Aquin 46, Milledgeville 39

Galena 60, Pearl City 26

Orangeville 52, Polo 33

East Dubuque 65, Warren 31

AFC 69, Pecatonica 39

Rock Falls 61, Winnebago 44

Byron 49, Dixon 26

Stillman Valley 51, Oregon 40

FEB. 4

Galesburg 58, Sterling 38

Morrison 59, Wethersfield 47

Coaches Golf & Grill tourney at Le-Win

Le-Win 54, Erie 49

Stillman Valley 51, Dakota 35

Galena 46, Freeport Aquin 26

Dakota 56, Le-Win 53

Freeport Aquin 57, Erie 33

Galena 47, Stillman Valley 46 (Championship)

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