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QC college women's basketball
Augustana 83, Knox 56: Freshman Marissa Pezzopane came off the bench to lead the 2-1 Vikings with 18 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots in just 17 minutes in the nonconference victory. Kayla Boers added 12 points for the Vikings and Amy Hicks recorded a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds. The 0-2 Prairie Fire were led by Jodi Marver's 17 points, Becky Duffy's 11 and 10 from Kristin McDonald. While the Vikings shot 51.4 percent (36 of 70) from the field, they hauled down a whopping 71 rebounds in the game -- 47 of them on the defensive end as Knox shot just 19.8 percent (17 of 86). Knox was just 6 of 44 from 3-point range, as well.

Prep girls' basketball
Monmouth-Roseville 46, Abingdon 28: Monmouth-Roseville's Destiny Smith scored a game-high 13 points to lead the Titans to the nonconference victory. Monmouth-Roseville's offense was a well- balanced attack with 10 players adding to the scoreboard. The Titans defense was in top form, holding Abingdon to 13 second-half points.

Prep boys' basketball
Morrison 43, Dixon 37: In the Sauk Valley Shootout, Morrison's Mustangs rallied from a 25-18 halftime deficit as they outscored Dixon 25-12 in the second half. The Mustangs' Brock Deter scored a team-high 13 points. Morrison's Alexander Volckmann and Kyle Meurs each scored 10 points. Morrison was able to get to the free throw line 31 times, but unable to take advantage, making only 16.

















 



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