Eastland defeats Aquin in battle of undefeated teams


FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF) — Two of the state’s top girls teams in Class 1A went at it Thursday evening, both of them undefeated. Eastland took on Aquin and the Cougars knocked off the Bulldogs 69-54.

Aquin jumped out to a 19-16 lead after the first quarter, but Eastland came back in the second outscoring the Bulldogs 20-13. The Cougars then won the third and fourth quarters as well.

Eastland had five players finish in double figures in scoring…Karlie Krogman (17), Lydia Coatney (15), Meredith Janssen (13), Erin Henze (11) and Dani Rush (11).

Aquin was led by a 14 point effort from Abby Barr, 12 points from Maddie Hildebrand and 10 points by Emma Holder.

Eastland improves to 15-0. Aquin is 10-1. For highlights click on the media player.

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