Biocchi makes state

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Erin Biocchi

Hall senior Erin Biocchi qualified for the IHSA State Bowling finals by advancing out of the L-P Sectional Saturday at the Super Bowl in Peru.

Biocchi finished fourth at the sectional, advancing as the second individual qualifier with a six-game series of 1,346.

St. Bede’s Hailey Ator (1,051) and Maggie Smith (1,000) also competed

The state tournament will be held Feb. 16-17 at the Cherry Bowl in Rockford.

Girls basketball

Annawan 66, Serena 28: The Bravettes broke open a 29-20 game at halftime by holding the Huskers to a scoreless third quarter. Annawan outscored the Huskers by 29-8 over the second half to advance to Thursday’s sectional finals.

Annawan was led in scoring by Jayde VanHyfte with 30 points with Kendall Gripp adding 12, and Keagan Rico 11.