The La Salle-Peru girls basketball team hit 11-of-14 free throws in the fourth quarter Saturday night to edge Kaneland 49-47 in a Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference crossover game in Maple Park.
Senior Brianna Argubright knocked down 5-of-6 free throws in the final eight minutes, while Jena Argubright and Hannah Wolfe each sank 3-of-4 in the fourth quarter.
Brianna Argubright and Brittany Zawacki each drained a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter to help the Lady Cavs to their second win in a row.
Brianna Argubright finished with team highs of 12 points and nine rebounds, while Wolfe had eight points and seven boards. Mia Porter scored nine points, and Jena Argubright and Zawacki each added eight for L-P (8-12).
St. Bede went 0-2 Saturday at the Byron MLK Tournament as the Lady Bruins lost 57-55 to North Boone and 61-41 to Belvidere North.
Three Lady Bruins scored in double figures against North Boone led by Lydia Stariha’s 14 points. Raley Mauck had 13 points and Mo Dean added 12.
Dean scored 18 points in the loss to Belvidere North.
Rock Falls 59, Princeton 31
MaKenzey Wilson scored 12 points and Emmalee Sears added 11 points Saturday as the Tigresses fell in a non-conference game in Rock Falls.
The Tigresses fell behind 33-12 at halftime.
Riverdale 96, Bureau Valley 27
Krista Naaktgeboren scored a team-high seven points Saturday as the Storm fell in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference game in Port Byron.
Winnebago 75, Mendota 57
Trae Blumhorst had a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as the Trojans fell in a Big Northern Conference West Division game in Winnebago.
James and Evan Carroll each had 11 points for the Trojans (13-8, 2-5 BNCW).
Roanoke-Benson 74, DePue 43
Jesse Lopez and Jose Raya each scored 10 points Saturday as the No. 9-seeded Little Giants fell to the No. 8-seeded Rockets in the first round of the Tri-County Conference Tournament in Roanoke.
R-B advances to play No. 1-seeded Henry in the quarterfinals at 6 tonight, while DePue will play No. 10-seeded Lowpoint-Washburn at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Saturday’s article headlined, “Johnson hits game-winner on birthday,” incorrectly stated that Hall senior Brett Fanning was the first Red Devil to score 1,000 points since Shawn Jeppson. Korby Kasperski reached the 1,000-point mark in 2008.
The NewsTribune regrets the error.