FREEPORT/WINNEBAGO (WREX) — Aquin jumped out to a big lead against undefeated Pecatonica and held off a charge from the Indians, winning 69-57 to give Pecatonica its first loss.
Aquin built a double digit lead in the first half, but the Indians cut it down to 9 by halftime. Pecatonica kept coming, making it a four point game after Bryce Fitzanko's buzzer-beater to end the 3rd quarter. But Aquin remained steady, with a Brennan Carlson scoring 21 points, including surpassing the 1,000-point mark for his career in the 4th quarter, to lead Aquin to the big win.
In Big Northern girls basketball, Winnebago kept rolling, beating Genoa-Kingston, 59-28. Campbell Schrank led the way with 17 points. Stillman Valley knocked off Dixon, 51-50, creating a 3-way tie for first place between Winnebago, Dixon and Stillman Valley.
Oregon 62, Mendota 58 OT
Lutheran 76, Rock Falls 49
Genoa-Kingston 59, Winnebago 54
Dixon 70, Stillman Valley 59
Dakota 43, Pearl City 33
Rockford Christian 46, North Boone 28
Mendota 56, Oregon 47