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WINTHROP — The East Buchanan girls basketball team defeated Alburnett 43-19 on Tuesday in conference play.

The Buccaneers wrapped up the regular season 14-7 overall and 9-5 in the Tri-Rivers West conference.

A well-rounded scoring effort helped cement the victory with Olivia Donlea contributing 10, Erica Hoffman 9, Averiel Brady 9 and Nicole Pettinger 7. Also chipping in were Lara Fox with 4, Kyara Pals and Lauren Donlea with 2 each.

They made about 30 percent of their shots, 20 percent from outside the horseshoe and more than half of their freethrows.

Alburnett stats were unavailable.


East Buchanan hosted Don Bosco, who is 1-18 overall, Thursday, Feb. 13, in the first round of Region 2 playoffs in class 1A. Results were not available at press time.

The winner of that game will play the winner of North Butler and Valley Lutheran game at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at East Buchanan High School.


EB 19 12 6 6 — 43

AL 5 4 2 8 — 19