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Oregon and Byron to face off at Class 2A regional Feb. 7

Published: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 11:31 a.m. CST
Madeline Sanders drives to the basket during regional action against Rockford Christian on Feb. 6. Oregon and Byron will play for the regional championship on Feb. 7. Photo by Chris Johnson

Oregon will face Byron on Thursday, Feb. 7 in the championship game of the Byron Class 2A Regional.

The game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Byron High School.

Oregon advanced to the regional final by beating Rockford Christian 50-35 on Wednesday night. Byron defeated North Boone 63-33.

Oregon trailed Rockford Christian 28-27 at the end of three quarters, but went on to outscore RC 23-7 in the fourth quarter.

Samantha Lambrigtsen led Oregon with 22 points followed by Madeline Sanders with 9, McKaylee Beeter, Bree Tourtillott and Devyn Absher with 5 each.

Byron led 41-18 at the half and never looked back. Ellie Kehne led the Lady Tigers with 15 points followed by Mayson Whipple with 14, Sophie Reecher with 11, and Malory Getzelman with 10.

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