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Chargers Win Regional 59-41;
The Illini West Lady Chargers (Carthage) in Regional Championship play Thursday night at Glasford, knocked off Midwest Central (Manito) by a final score of 59-41.
Leading scorers were Mackenzie Patrick with 18, Baylee Clampitt-14, Brianna Grotts-10. (Illini West Erin Johnson advanced in the three-point showdown with 8 buckets.
End Season at Sectional Semifinal
The Chargers bombed in seven 3 pointers but sank only three 2-pointers in the Illinois Class 2A sectional setback in Manito when they faced Knoxville. Illini West took the lead (30-29) late in the third quarter and held that lead until less than about 40 seconds to go. Then Knoxville canned a 3 pointer and got a basket just as the clock ran out.
Erin Johnson led the way with three treys for nine points.
Knoxville played only seven and had just three scorers.
Erin Johnson 3 0-0 9
Sierra Hall 1 1-1 3
Mackenzie Patrick 1 0-0 3
Connor Smith 2 2-2 7
Baylee Clampitt 3 0-0 8
Bailee Case 3 0-0 7
Megan Axcell 5 2-2 13
Lauren Kavanaugh 7 0-0 14
Score by quarters:
Illini West 2-9-12-7 - 30
Knoxville 6-9-6-13 - 34
3 point goals:
Johnson 3, Clampitt 2, Patrick, Smith, Case, M. Axcell