The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


December 29, 2012

Prophetstown dominates Orion to reach final


PROPHETSTOWN, Ill. — Elsewhere

Tia Barlow scored 18 points to lead Proviso East to a 47-35 victory over West Carroll. The Thunder were led by 14 points from Kaylee Vos.

Hannah Nimrick scored 19 points and Lauren Claus put in 18 to lead Riverdale to a 70-35 win over Spring Valley Hall.

Hinckley-Big Rock beat Kirkland Hiawatha 38-21.


ORION — Angie Minas 0 2-2 2, Katie Garrity 2 0-0 4, Abby DeBaillie 0 0-2 0, Baillie McCunn 2 0-1 4, Morgan Dahl 1 0-0 2, Katie Conway 1 0-2 2, Abby Taets 0 0-0 0, Cassidy Clark 2 1-2 6. Totals 8 3-9 20.

PROPHETSTOWN (17-1) — Cassie Reiley 6 0-0 15, Kaeli Kovarik 0 0-0 0, Corrie Reiley 2 4-9 8, Molly Corbin 0 0-0 0, Karli Stafford 1 0-0 2, Cydney Westen 1 0-0 3, Brooke Remley 1 0-0 2, Riley Walters 5 4-5 14, Clare Kramer 3 0-0 6. Totals 19 8-14 50.

Orion    9    3    4    4    —    20

Prophetstown    13    13    14    10    —    50

3-point goals — Orion 1 (Clark); Prophetstown 4 (Ca. Reiley 3, Westen). Total fouls — Orion 14; Prophetstown 11. Fouled out — Clark.

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