ASHTON —The Lady Raiders went 3 – 0 last weekend, defeating South Beloit, Paw Paw and Earlville to win the annual Tip-Off Tournament.
In game one, the Lady Raiders defeated South Beloit 69-60. Sarah Matson led the Raiders scoring with 22 points. Alisyn Essex added 18 points and 12 rebounds. Caitlyn Berogan had nine points in the win.
The Lady Raiders outscored Paw Paw 47-40 in game two. Leading scorers were Sarah Matson and Essex with 14 points each. Berogan and Kayla Colwell added six points each.
In Saturday’s finale, the Lady Raiders held on to beat Earlville by a score of 58-54. Matson had a career high of 26 points, including six 3-pointers. She also had 11 rebounds. Essex had 14 points. Megan Knight contributed with eight rebounds.
The Lady Raiders are now 3-1 for the season.
The frosh-soph Lady Raiders ended the tournament with a record of 2 – 1 defeating South Beloit and Earlville. They lost to the eventual tournament winner, Aurora Central, by only four points.
Cassidy Koning paced the Raiders with 19 points per game. Hope Friday added 14 points per game. The frosh-soph Lady Raiders are now 2-2 for the season