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It was an ugly game but Bismarck-Henning overcame a physical Monticello defense in a 37-25 Regional semifinal game and advance to the Regional final tonight.

 

The Lady Sages trailed the Lady Blue Devils 13-3 after one-quarter of play and both teams went over eight minutes in the second quarter went without points and Monticello outscored Bismarck-Henning 6-2 for the quarter and got within 15-9 at the break.

 

Play remained physical in the second half and both teams continued to struggle to score. 2,000 career point scorer Emily Meidel scored 15 of her game-high 19 points in the second half, with 11 coming in the fourth quarter. 

 

Lizzie Stiverson scored 11 points to lead the Lady Sages. Monticello went 7-for-18 from the free-throw line.

 

The Lady Sages end their season 13-17 overall.

 

The Lady Blue Devils improve to 28-5 and will take on Tolono Unity for a Regional title tonight at 7 pm. 

 

Class 2A Regional scores from Thursday...

 

At Bloomington Central Catholic

 

REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Knoxville 67

Bloomington Central Catholic 39

 

At Hoopeston

 

REGIONAL SEMIFINAL

 

Prairie Central 78

Herscher 18

 

At Kewanee

 

REGIONAL SEMIFINAL

 

Normal U-High 51

Farmington 32

 

Eureka 28

Midwest Central 60

 

At Pontiac

 

REGIONAL SEMIFINAL

 

Fieldcrest 41

Pontiac 38

 

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 27

El Paso-Gridley 40

 

At St. Joseph-Ogden

 

REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

 

St. Joseph-Ogden 50

Villa Grove 34

 

Class 1A Regional action Thursday...

 

At Argenta-Oreana

 

REGIONAL SEMIFINAL

 

Warrensburg-Latham 48

Argenta-Oreana 39

 

Heyworth 58

LeRoy 47

 

At Decatur St. Teresa

 

REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Decatur St. Teresa 70

Mt. Pulaski 34

 

At Lexington

 

REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Milford 34

Lexington 63

 

Class 2A Regional Championship Action tonight...

 

At Hoopeston

 

Prairie Central 7:00pm

Watseka

 

At Kewanee 

 

Normal U-High 7:00pm

Midwest Central

 

At Sullivan

 

Paris 7:00pm

Sullivan

 

Class 1A Regional Championship Action Tonight...

 

At Argenta-Oreana

 

Warrensburg-Latham 7:00pm

Heyworth

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