Hinckley-Big Rock girls basketball hung on for a 38-29 victory over Little Ten Conference foe Somonauk on Monday.
The visiting Royals were led by Abbie Tosch’s 24 points. Jacqueline Madden added points while Lauren Paver had four points.
The Royals improved to 4-3 and 2-0 in the Little Ten. They play Thursday at Byron.
Hiawatha wins Little Ten opener: The Hawks won their Little Ten Conference opener, defeating Earlville-Leland, 49-34, on the road.
Dani Clark led Hiawatha (4-4, 1-0) with 15 points and 11 rebounds while Ashley Tamraz also recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Savanna Campbell had six points in the win.
Hiawatha has played seven of its first eight games on the road, but host Indian Creek on Thursday.
“It was a nice balance again,” Hiawatha coach Franz Schumacher said. “We’re starting to find a little momentum here. It’s been grueling being on the road so long.”
T’wolves fall to Serena: Indian Creek lost another close game, falling to Serena, 51-45, in a Little Ten Conference matchup.
The Wolves (2-4, 0-2 LTC) were led by freshman Josie Diehl, who had 13 points and 10 rebounds. Kate Thuestad chipped in with 11 points.
“We’re just going to have eliminate some lulls,” Indian Creek coach Paul Muchmore said. “We were up seven and let them back into the end game.
“We’re starting to play together and we have a lot of different players playing with kids hurt and rotations don’t always stay the same. We’re getting better and that’s the goal.”
Sycamore downs Streator: The Spartans defeated Streator, 2,933-2,648. Senior co-captain Dani Pivonka had a 556 series and Kayla Webb bowled a high game of 204.
Freshman Kelly Drake bowled a 519 series.