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1. Sherrard (18-2, LW: 2)

Coach Doug Swanson's squad, ranked fourth In Illinois Class 2A, rebounded from a 45-40 loss to Bettendorf with victories against Morrison and Erie. Faith Anderson had 18 points and five rebounds versus Erie.

Up next: Today at Fulton; Saturday vs. Bureau Valley

2. Bellevue (10-3, LW: 3)

Emma Kelchen had 21 points and 10 rebounds Monday in the Comets’ 67-47 win against Calamus-Wheatland. Bellevue has four players averaging double figures, led by Kelchen at 15 points per game.

Up next: Saturday at Mid-Prairie; Tuesday at Cascade

3. Kewanee (18-2, LW: not ranked)

Ranked ninth this week in Illinois Class 2A, Kewanee is coming off one-sided wins against Oregon and Princeton. Mitrese Smith averaged 15.5 points and Blair Bullock 14 in those victories.

Up next: Friday, Saturday and Monday at Kewanee MLK tournament

4. Camanche (11-5, LW: 5)

The Indians played four games in five days last week, posting a 3-1 mark in that span. The lone loss was to Bellevue, 46-30. Courtney Schnoor leads Camanche in scoring at 17.8 points per game.

Up next: Tuesday vs. Monticello

5. Bellevue Marquette (11-2, LW: 4)

Marquette rebounded from a lopsided loss to Camanche with a 52-35 win against Cal-Wheat last Friday. Senior Marissa Schroeder had 27 points, 12 rebounds, 5 steals and 5 blocks in the contest.

Up next: Friday vs. Midland; Tuesday at Cedar Valley Christian


Prep sports editor, with emphasis on covering the Mississippi Athletic Conference and Iowa area high schools. I've been in sports journalism for 17 years, the last five at the Quad-City Times.