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Robinson leads No. 8 Eagles by Sauk Valley

PEORIA, Ill. - Freshman Leah Robinson poured in 23 points Thursday afternoon as the eighth-ranked Kirkwood women's basketball team drubbed Sauk Valley, 98-39, in the opening round of the Illinois Central Holiday Tournament.

Robinson, a 6-foot-1 forward from Evanston, Ill., canned 10 of 13 shots from the field and scored her career-best for the Eagles.

Tay Wilson contributed 15 points, five assists and three steals for Kirkwood. Tinee'sha Coleman scored 14 points. Arika Wooldridge had 11 points and seven rebounds. Christmas Puok grabbed 10 rebounds.

Kirkwood (11-3) advanced to the semifinals of the tournament Friday at 2 p.m.

KIRKWOOD (98): Wilson 6 1-1 15, Puok 2 4-5 8, Brown 1 0-0 3, Axcell 0 0-0 0, Hurst 2 0-0 4, Ajak 0 4-5 4, Taylor 0 1-2 1, Robinson 10 3-4 23, Mullinnix 1 0-0 2, Mensen 1 2-2 4, Coleman 6 0-0 14, Usher 4 1-1 9, Wooldridge 3 5-6 11. Totals 36 21-26 98.

SAUK VALLEY (39): Carson 4 5-9 14, Crane 1 0-0 2, Wetzell 0 4-4 4, Schidecker 0 0-0 0, Shiaras 2 0-0 4, Kuykendall 2 1-3 6, Galbreath 1 6-6 9. Totals 10 16-22 39.

3-point goals - Kirkwood 5 (Wilson 2, Coleman 2, Brown 1), Sauk Valley 3 (Carson 1, Kuykendall 1, Galbreath 1).

 

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