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Girls basketball

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 3:17 p.m. CST

Hall 47, Kewanee 32: The Hall Lady Devils notched their first win in Three Rivers Conference South Division play. Hall coach Josiah Martin said the Lady Devils’ defensive effort won the game.

“We played a great team, defensive game and contested almost every shot they took. I told the girls before the game that defense was going to win this game for us, and they went out there and played a great game,” he said. “Kewanee is a good team, so that was a good win for our team.”

Hall (5-10, 1-4) took a 16-14 lead to halftime, stretching it to 30-23 after three quarters. The Lady Devils outscored the Boiler Girls 25-15 over the second half.

Ellie Herrmann led Hall with 16 points, Hunter Galassi added 13 and Becca Herrmann had nine.

Amboy 41, Bureau Valley 39: The Clippers escaped the Storm Cellar with a Three Rivers North win in Manlius Monday. Karlee Doege scored 11 points for Amboy (11-5, 5-2).

Val Reuter led Bureau Valley (7-10, 0-6) with 12 points. Helena Osk Arnadottir added 11 points.

Orion 56, Princeton 34: The Tigresses won two quarters Monday at Prouty Gym, but the Chargers won the war. Orion charged out to a 48-25 lead with the help of a 17-4 third-quarter. PHS outscored its guests 15-13 in the second quarter to close within 31-21 at the half.

Taylor Clark paced the Tigresses with 11 points. Zoe Mead added eight.

Putnam County 71, Streator 37: Carly Gonet and Daniela Pavlovich each scored a sweet 16 to lead the Lady Panthers to a nonconference win at R.M Germano Gymnasium Monday.

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