Marisa Horton-Meza had 16 points and Lucy Waid scored 15 for the Princeville girls basketball team, which shut out Bushnell-Prairie City in the fourth quarter of a 50-33 victory on Thursday morning.
The win gives the Lady Princes the championship of their Princeville Holiday Tournament after the team swept through five games at the three-day event. B-PC placed second at 3-2.
Princeville led 26-18 at halftime, but was held to six points in the third quarter as Bushnell took a 33-32 lead into the fourth. That's when the two lead Lady Princes took over. Horton-Meza scored half her points in the quarter, and Waid scored five to help Princeville finish the de facto title game on a 17-0 run.
Alyx Statler and Madison Allen each scored nine for the Spartans.
GALVA 55, ELMWOOD 39: Brynn Patty scored 15 to lead the Wildcats (3-2) to third place with the victory over the Trojans. Grace LaFollett also scored 15 for Elmwood, which finished the tourney 2-3.
DUNLAP 53, LINCOLN 46: Kenna Koehler was 7-for-10 from the free-throw line as she scored 25 points to lead the Eagles, who trailed after one quarter, took the lead in the second, and had to hold off the Railers in the final frame. Aanise Sajna added 10 points and Christina Britter scored nine for Dunlap, which will play Moline for the tournament title on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 6:15 p.m.
MOLINE 45, WASHINGTON 35: Alannah Crompton had 12 points to lead the Maroons into the title game down on Griswold St. Olivia Damery had 11 points to lead the Panthers, who led 17-10 after the first quarter, but lost control in the second and only had three points in the fourth period.
ELSEWHERE: Shcoria Metts scored 12 and Peoria High powered to a 42-18 victory against Notre Dame. Limestone led 41-11 at the half, before beating IVC 62-27 as Zoie Wall scored a game-high 13 points. Manual received 22 points from Evans in a 69-36 win against East Peoria.
RICHWOODS 59, CHICAGO SIMEON 48: Kourtney Crane scored 23 points as the top-seeded Knights rolled into the semifinals of the large-school girls bracket at the State Farm Holiday Classic with the victory at Normal Community High School.
Richwoods (15-0) pulled away early, leading 22-14 after one quarter and 37-24 at intermission. Crane made three 3-pointers and hit eight of 10 free throws for her game-high total. Camryn Taylor, who 10 points for the Knights, assisted on four baskets in the first quarter. Richwoods is scheduled to face Normal Community at 7 p.m. Friday.
MORTON 63, NORMAL WEST 49: Tenley Dowell scored 17 and Josi Becker added 10 points to lead the Potters into the large-school semis at Normal Comm. Morton jumped out to a 20-11 lead after the first quarter, and led 47-30 after three. Morton will play Chicago St. Ignatius in the other large-school semi, which is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Friday.
EUREKA 51, KEWANEE 26: The Hornets gradually pulled away from the Boilermakers to reach the championship game in the Lady Bruins Classic. Tessa Leman scored seven points in each half for a game-high 14 points for Eureka, which improved to 14-3 overall. Eureka led 22-11 at intermission and pushed the lead to 18 points by the start of the fourth quarter. Natalie Anderson and Courtney Heffren each scored eight for the Hornets.
PEKIN 44, URBANA 42: Pekin held Urbana to three fourth-quarter points to come from behind and improve to 2-1 in pool play. The Dragons trailed 39-36 entering the fourth quarter. Maddy Cash scored all of her team-high 12 points in the second half.
TREMONT 50, WILLIAMSVILLE 47: Vanessa Ehnie and Abby Scott each scored 13 points and Alli Fuller put up 12 as the Turks rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Lady Bullets. Tremont was down by four at halftime and still trailed 34-30 after the third period before outscoring Williamsville 20-13 in the fourth. Ehnie was 5-for-6 from the free-throw line, Fuller was 6-for-7 and Renee Hartman made all four of her shots from the stripe as the the Turks made 18 of 21 charity tosses to help close out the victory. Tremont will play Midwest Central/Delavan for fifth place on Friday.
ILLINI BLUFFS 56, MENDON UNITY 44: Hannah Alvey had 17 points to lead the Tigers into the consolation title game with the victory at the Lady Tiger Classic. Camryn Stafford scored 10 for IB, which dominated the first half and pulled away in the fourth quarter after Unity won the third quarter 20-15. Up next for Illini Bluffs is a game against Havana scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday. The Ducks beat Concord Triopia 51-40.