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The Maroa-Forsyth Trojans used big first and third quarter runs to hold on and beat Cerro Gordo-Bement Monday night, 56-45, in Class 2A boy basketball regional action from Meridian High School.
The Trojans jumped out to a 14-4 first quarter lead and led 44-30 after the third quarter then held on for the victory in the fourth quarter. 
 
Hayden Mitchell paced Maroa-Forsyth with 17 points while Ian Benner added ten points. Jaren Bretz, Tanner Hetz, and Jaxson Nelson each contributed with nine points.
 
The Trojans return to action tonight for Regional semi-final action when they take on Decatur St. Teresa at Meridian High School at 6 pm.
 
Class 2A Regional quarterfinal scores from Monday:
 
At Farmington
 
El Paso-Gridley 58
Eureka 48
 
Dee-Mack 52
Knoxville 37
 
At Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley
 
G.C.M.S 57
Tri-Valley 44
 
At Pana
 
Toledo Cumberland 61
Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 32
 
Pana 45
Sullivan 32
 
At Petersburg
 
Athens 62
Midwest Central 54
 
PORTA 55
Havana 37
 
At Riverton
 
Auburn 56
Virden North Mac 53
 
Williamsville 48
Riverton 27
 
At Tolono Unity
 
Tolono Unity 58
Broadlands Heritage 36
 
Tuscola 47
Georgetown-Ridge Farm 36
 
Class 1A Regional Quarterfinal scores Monday:
 
At Astoria
 
Illini Central 60
Augusta Southeastern 43
 
At Okaw Valley
 
Bethany Okaw Valley 51
Edinburg 39
 
At Danville Schlarman
 
Champaign Judah Christian 52
Arcola 56
 
At LeRoy
 
Flanagan-Cornell 48
Lexington 32
 
At Mt. Pulaski
 
Roanoke-Benson 61
DeLand-Weldon 40
 
Class 1A Regional matchups tonight:
 
At Abingdon-Avon (Quarterfinal)
 
Delavan 6:00pm
West Prairie
 
At Astoria (Semifinal)
 
Mendon Unity 7:00pm
Illini Central
 
At Danville Schlarman (Quarterfinal)
 
Fisher 6:00pm
Urbana U-High
 
At LeRoy (Quarterfinal)
 
Decatur LSA 6:00pm
Blue Ridge
 
LeRoy 7:30pm
Bloomington Cornerstone Christian Academy
 
At Mt. Pulaski (Quartefinal)
 
Mt. Pulaski 6:00pm
Decatur Christian
 
Sangamon Valley 7:30pm
Normal Calvary Christian Academy
 
At Peoria Quest Charter Academy (Quarterfinal)
 
Hartsburg-Emden 7:30pm
Peoria Christian
 
Class 2A Regional Semifinal action tonight:
 
At Farmington
 
Olympia 7:00pm
El Paso-Gridley
 
At Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley
 
Bloomington Central Catholic 6:00pm
G.C.M.S
 
Paxton-Buckley-Loda 7:30pm
St. Joseph-Ogden
 
At Meridian
 
Warrensburg-Latham 7:30pm
Meridian
 
At Pana
 
Teutopolis 7:00pm
Toledo Cumberland

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