Clinton girls flatten Vikings

POPLAR GROVE, Ill. — The Clinton girls basketball team dominated the second half and came away with a 46-19 victory over North Boone Saturday night.

Clinton outscored the Vikings 24-7 in the second half after taking a 22-12 lead into intermission.

The Cougars were led by Kalli Kuhlow’s 16 points. Kuhlow was 8-for-12 from the field. Kelly Loudon added 10 points for Clinton.

North Boone was led by Natasha Marcus and Haley Grimm, both of whom scored six points.

Clinton hosts Rock Valley Conference power Whitewater Tuesday.

• MIDDLETON 76, BELOIT MEMORIAL 22: The powerful Cardinals took a 46-4 halftime lead and cruised to a victory over host Beloit Memorial Saturday night.

The Knights (0-11) will host Madison Memorial Tuesday night.

• WRESTLING: SAUK PRAIRIE INVITE: The Beloit Memorial wrestling team placed ninth out of 20 teams at Saturday’s Sauk Prairie Invitational.

The Purple Knights were led by Linzel Burks (182), who placed third, and Tyler Curtis-Dupuis (138), who logged a fourth-place finish.

Daren Tabor (106) and Sethe Schober (160) each placed sixth, while Matt Lindley (195) finished seventh and Robert Johnson (120) placed eighth.

• LANCASTER INVITE: Parkview’s Byron Brown (152) placed fourth at the Lancaster Invite, while teammate Colton Peterson recorded a sixth-place finish for the Vikings.

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