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 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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