IHSA Girls' Basketball Sectionals


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Posted Online: Feb. 10, 2013, 9:32 pm
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By Terry Duckett, tduckett@qconline.com
Class 2A Orion Sectional
Tuesday:
Sherrard (26-3) vs. Knoxville (26-7), 6 p.m; Carthage Illini West (20-10) vs. El Paso-Gridley (26-1), 8 p.m.Thursday:Championship game, 7:30 p.m.

Sectional histories:Sherrard is looking for just its second sectional title, its only such crown coming in 1990; Knoxville has yet to win its first sectional championship..... Illini West and EPG are likewise seeking their first sectional titles.

Sherrard starters:G: Carly Adams (5-9 Sr., 13.5 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 2.5 apg, 2.0 spg) and Erin Barton (5-9 Sr., 9.0 ppg, 3.5 apg, 2.5 rpg, 2.0 spg). C: Annie Winston (5-11 Sr., 8.5 ppg, 6.0 rpg). F: Riley Strandgard (5-10 Jr., 10.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 3.5 spg) and Shelby Calderone (5-11 Jr., 9.0 ppg, 5.5 rpg).

Class 2A Somonauk Sectional
Tonight:Aurora Christian (19-8) vs. Peru St. Bede (18-8), 6 p.m.; Riverdale (25-2) vs. Byron (29-2), 7:30 p.m.Thursday:Championship game, 7:30 p.m.

Directions to Somonauk H.S.:For Riverdale fans, get on Illinois 92 and head east until you hook up with U.S. Highway 34. Keep following that route east until you reach the town of Somonauk. On the edge of town, Highway 34 becomes West Market Street; take a left onto West LaSalle Street and look for the school on your left-hand side.

Sectional histories:Riverdale is looking for its first sectional championship, in comparison to Byron, which has seven sectional titles and three state appearances (including a third-place Class A finish in 1996) to its credit..... Aurora Christian is also looking for its first sectional trophy, with St. Bede winning its one and only such title in 2000.

Riverdale starters:G: Elle May (5-4 Sr., 13.0 ppg, 5.0 spg, 3.0 apg, 3.0 rpg), Lauren Claus (5-3 Jr., 10.5 ppg, 3.0 apg, 2.5 spg) and Jess Corson (5-6 Sr., 8.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 3.0 apg, 2.0 spg). F: Hannah Nimrick (5-10 Sr., 17.0 ppg, 9.5 rpg, 3.5 apg, 3.5 spg) and Sydney Mericle (5-5 Jr., 11.0 ppg, 8.0 rpg).



















 



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