The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

February 12, 2014

Host school ends run by Fulton

Herald Staff Report
The Clinton Herald

---- — OREGON, Ill. — Fulton’s season ended Tuesday with a 60-31 loss to host Oregon in the semifinals of the Illinois Class 2A Oregon Regional girls basketball tournament.

Oregon controlled the game from the start, outscoring the Steamers 17-6 in the first quarter. Sam Lambrigtsen scored seven of her game-high 22 points in the opening period.

Lambrigtsen scored seven more, and Mal Sanders added six, in the second quarter as the Hawks increased their edge to 33-11.

Rachael Beiermann, playing in her final game for Fulton (4-27), led the Steamers with seven points.

Newman nips Fillies

OREGON, Ill. — Mary Alice Oswalt capped an 18-point performance with a pair of free throws with 2.8 seconds left that sent Sterling Newman past Morrison 44-43 on Tuesday in the semifinals of the Illinois Class 2A Oregon Regional girls basketball tournament.

The Comets will face host Oregon in Thursday’s 7 p.m. final.

After Oswalt’s free throws gave Newman the 44-43 lead, Morrison had a couple of chances to score but missed a pair of shots.

Chelsea Eads led Morrison with 14 points, and Kassidee Church added 11.

Morrison fought back after falling behind early.

Newman built an 11-5 lead in the first quarter and increased its edge to 26-19 at the half, as Oswalt scored eight points in the second period.

Morrison got within 36-32 in the third quarter, when Church scored eight of her points. Eads hit a pair of 3-pointers to help the comeback continue in the fourth quarter.

Prophets advance

PERU, Ill. — Clare Kramer scored 17 points and Karlie Stafford added 10, leading Prophetstown past Hall Township of Spring Valley 69-38 in the semifinals of the Class 2A Peru St. Bede Regional.

The Prophets will play for the regional title Thursday against Riverdale, which beat host Peru St. Bede 52-49 behind 21 points from Lauren Claus and 18 from Sydney Mericle.

OREGON 60, FULTON 31

FULTON — Faith Kennedy 2 0-0 4, Averi Leitzen 1 1-4 3, Jordan Price 1 1-4 3, Whitney Wynkoop 0 0-0 0, Rachael Beiermann 3 0-0 7, Camerin Huizenga 0 0-2 0, Kerrigan Enloe 3 0-1 6, Kim Holland 3 0-0 6, Autumn Hutton 1 0-0 2. Totals 14 2-11 31.

OREGON — Sam Lambrigtsen 10 2-5 22, McKaylee Beeter 0 0-0 0, Emy Wright 4 1-4 9, McCahl Sanders 0 0-0 0, Kelci Foss 0 0-0 0, Mal Sanders 3 2-3 8, Kimmie Janke 5 2-2 12, Kaitlin Oltmanns 1 2-2 4, Megan Boehle 1 0-0 2, Kasey Lapp 0 0-0 0, Kelsey Pudlas 1 1-4 3. Totals 25 10-20 60.

Fulton 6 5 8 12 — 31

Oregon 17 16 11 16 — 60

3-point goals — Fulton 1 (Beiermann). Total fouls — Fulton 17, Oregon 12. Fouled out — None.

STERLING NEWMAN 44, MORRISON 43

NEWMAN — Sarah Trujillo 3 0-2 6, Julie Hurd 3 1-2 7, Kayci Howell 2 0-0 5, Aubree Schmitt 2 0-0 4, Simpson 0 0-0 0, Bree DeLong 0 0-0 0, Mary Alice Oswalt 7 2-2 18, Jensen 2 0-2 4. Totals 17 3-8 44.

MORRISON — Brandi Hosford 0 0-0 0, Alyssa Canales 0 0-0 0, Rachel Davis 0 0-0 0, Emma Melton 0 0-0 0, Chelsea Eads 5 0-0 14, Ashley Greul 3 1-6 7, Lakin Goodman 2 0-0 5, Adrienne Banks 1 0-0 2, Kassidee Church 5 1-2 11, Emma Sitzmore 1 2-4 4. Totals 17 4-12 43.

Newman 11 15 10 8 — 44

Morrison 5 14 13 11 — 43

3-point goals — Newman 3 (Oswalt 2, Howell); Morrison 5 (Eads 4, Goodman). Total fouls — Newman 13, Morrison 13. Fouled out — None.