Q-C Sports Shorts from Nov. 27


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Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 11:33 pm
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Prep girls' basketball
Rock Island 67, Sterling 52:The Rocks (5-0) got up by 10 after three quarters and cruised home to the non-conference victory. Shavonne Brewer continued her hot start, dumping in 16, while Mercedes Jackson added a dozen and Carlee Hoover added 8. Brewer and Hoover knocked down a pair of 3s.

United Township 49, Davenport Central 23: Katie Daggett (18) and Jen VanWatermeulen (13) both hit double figures in points, and United Township (4-3) had 10 players score in their crossriver blowout over Central (0-1). The Panthers jumped to a 26-10 halftime lead, and allowed the hosts just seven baskets overall.

Prep boys' basketball
Monmouth-Roseville 81, Mercer Co. 41:
The Titans took it to the Golden Eagles Tuesday as Liam Merritt ended with 15 points and both Trayvon Smith and Connor Gillen dropped in 10 points for Mon-Rose. Brandon Butcher scored 14 for MC, but the Titans nearly doubled up the Eagles behind scoring from every player on Mon-Rose's roster.

Riverdale 73, Morrison 42: The blowouts continued with the Rams cleaning things up behind Jared Richmond's 19 points. Mitchell Sand knocked down four 3s to end with 13 while Drew Beale and Cole Solomon each added a dozen. Alexander Volchmann was the high scorer for the Mustangs with 13.

Prophetstown 58, Bureau Valley 55 (OT): Ethan Howard (14 points) and Devin Johnson (13 points) combined to score 10 of the Prophets' 12 points in overtime. Zach Inskeep (12 points) and Carter Ames (11 points) also scored in double figures for Prophetstown (3-2, 1-0) in the Three Rivers Conference opener for both teams.

Prep wrestling
Riverdale 54, Orion 23:
The squads evenly split the eight bouts decided on the mat, with all four of Riverdale's wins coming by pin. John Stickler (120), Lohman (160), Terry White (182) and Nathan Rocker (195) scored the sticks for the Rams. Orion, which forfeited five weights, and received a double forfeit in another, countered with pins by Jacob DeVolder (126), Mike Dierikx (132) and Long (138), plus got a technical fall from Joe DeVolder (152).

Sherrard 57, Fulton 16: Four pins and five forfeits led to the Tigers' romp. Chance Teal (113), Nathan Miller (145), Dylan Mizaur (152) and Ben Corlett (285) registered the sticks for Sherrard. Ethan Jones (132) had the only fall for Fulton.

















 




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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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