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Girls basketball: Highland wins in OT
Highland 48, Louisa-Muscatine 45 OT
Louisa-Muscatine led Highland 11-5 after one on Tuesday.
Highland bounced back with a 12-6 and 11-9 second and third quarter to make it 28-26 in their favor heading into the fourth.
The Falcons took the fourth 14-12 to force overtime. Highland was able to close it out with an 8-5 quarter.
Sarah Burton led the Huskies with 26 points. Jessica Kraus followed with 14 and Kylie Allen had six.
Pekin 45, Columbus 24
Pekin outscored Columbus in all four quarters on Tuesday.
The Panthers took the first 11-8, the second 9-4, the third 11-2 and fourth 14-10.
Sara Vela and Ariana Vergara each finished with 10 points in the loss for Columbus. Lily Coil had two points.
Mid-Prairie 46, West Branch 37
Mid-Prairie was outscored 16-10 after one quarter of play, but the Golden Hawks turned around with an 18-5 second to take a 28-21 lead into the second half.
West Branch came out on fire in the third as well, winning the quarter 12-2. That put the Bears up 33-30 heading into the fourth.
The Golden Hawks ended strong though, putting together a 16-4 quarter to win it.
Nora Pennington finished with nine points. Amara Jones and Kylie Reinier each finished with eight.
Keota 49, Belle Plaine 36
Keota led Belle Plaine by just two at the break, 20-18.
The Eagles dominated the third, 16-5, to make it 36-23 at the start of the fourth.
The final period ended at 13-13 with Keota grabbing another win.
No. 4 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 74, Cardinal 26
EBF led Cardinal 32-5 after one quarter of action on Tuesday. The Rockets took the second 14-11.
In the second half, Cardinal was outscored 28-10.
No. 12 West Burlington 61, Van Buren County 37
Van Buren struggled to contain the No. 12 Falcons in the twos’ Tuesday night matchup.
The Warriors were outscored 17-4 in the first and won the scoring battle 11-10 in the second. At the half, VBC trailed 27-15 at the half.
In the second half, West Burlington outscored Van Buren County 34-22.
Ivy Davison led the Warriors in scoring with 14 points. Annabelle Cormier followed with eight and Marlee Mertens had seven.
Lone Tree 71, Hillcrest Academy 29
Hillcrest Academy struggled on the defensive end against Lone Tree on Tuesday night.
The Ravens were outscored 27-10 in the first and 18-7 in the second, trailing 45-17 at the break.
The Lions took the third 23-9 and both teams tied in the fourth 3-3.