It was a good day for area bowlers at the La Salle-Peru Regional on Saturday at the Illinois Valley Super Bowl in Peru.
The Hall girls bowling team along with seven area individuals advance to Saturday’s Moline Sectional.
The Lady Red Devils placed third to earn one of four team berths.
Senior Kaitlyn Padgett led Hall as she placed third individually with a 1,275 six-game series. Sophomore Heidi Nielsen rolled a 1,101, senior Olivia Bergagna bowled a 1,089 and senior Clarissa Gerrard added a 1,068.
The host Lady Cavaliers had three individuals advance in senior Mari Brown (1,118), junior Tiara Golgin (1,100) and junior Ali Kutz (1,065). Golgin had the highest game of the day with a 279.
Also qualifying from the area were St. Bede sophomore Emma Wilke (1,095), Mendota senior Megan Vickrey (1,090), St. Bede freshman Kaytlin Brandt (920) and Mendota sophomore Elizabeth Willis (918).
Moline’s Jessica Howell and Brooke Lodge placed first and second with a 1,349 and a 1,300, respectively, to lead the Lady Maroons to the team title.
Ottawa senior Haily Gualandri and junior Ciara Koepke advanced out of the Joliet West Regional on Saturday by placing among the top 10 bowlers not on an advancing team.
Gualandri rolled a 1,038 six-game series to place fifth among those not on advancing teams, while Koepke bowled a 1,021 series to finish sixth.
The Lady Pirates finished sixth as a team — two spots shy of team advancement.
Joliet West senior Julie Kowalski won the individual title with a 1,291, while Minooka claimed the team crown.
IVCC 72, Olive Harvey 59
St. Bede graduate Kayla MacDavitt poured in a game-high 32 points and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds Saturday to lead the Lady Eagles to a non-conference victory in Chicago.
Ottawa alumna Kara Kistenfeger scored 14 points, while Princeton graduate C.J. Rhodes had five points, nine rebounds and seven assists.
The Lady Eagles (9-11) led 39-34 at halftime.
Olive Harvey 86, IVCC 77
Mendota graduate Ross Arteaga scored a team-high 27 points and dished out three assists Saturday, but it wasn’t enough as the Eagles lost a non-conference game in Chicago.
La Salle-Peru alumnus John Hiester, a recent addition to the team, scored 22 points and pulled in 10 rebounds, while Torrance Johnson added 18 points and 11 boards.
IVCC (10-12) trailed 50-33 at halftime.
Mendota 68, Oregon 49
James Carroll scored 22 points and swiped six steals Saturday to lead the Trojans to a Big Northern Conference West Division victory in Oregon.
Sam Bowned had 15 points and 17 rebounds, while Ryan Reeder added 17 points for MHS (16-6, 4-2 BNC West), which trailed 30-26 at halftime before outscoring the Hawks 42-19 in the second half, including 26-7 in the fourth quarter.
Bloomington Central Catholic 65, Fieldcrest 54
Jackson Puetz and Drew Barth each scored 15 points Saturday as the Knights lost a non-conference game in Minonk.
Ryan Barth added 12 points for Fieldcrest, which led 23-22 at halftime but was outscored 18-12 in the third quarter and 25-19 in the fourth.
Hall 52, Princeton 10
Becca Herrmann scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds Saturday as the Lady Red Devils rolled to a Three Rivers Conference South Division victory in Spring Valley.
Emily Hoscheid and Brenna Faletti each added nine points for Hall, which led 32-3 at halftime against a Tigresses squad playing its second game of the day.
Princeton 29, Henry 18
Stephanie Farrell scored nine points Saturday as the Tigresses won a low-scoring affair in a non-conference game in Princeton.
Zoe Mead, Kelly Schmidt and Ivy Rhodes each added four points for PHS, which outscored Henry 13-2 in the second half.
Jenah Anderson scored six points for Henry.
Bureau Valley 53, Fulton 39
Helena Osk Arnadottir scored a game-high 16 points Saturday to help the Storm to a Three Rivers Conference North Division victory in Fulton.
Darcy Kepner added 15 points for BV, which led 20-12 at halftime.