JOHN CURTIS - Daily Union Sports Editor
SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Central A&M Middle School claimed another girls basketball regional championship on Thursday, winning their own A&M 7-2A title over Stew-Stras/Windsor, 26-13.
SS/W took an early lead, 5-4, but A&M csme out strong in the 2nd period and had a 9-5 run to take a 3-point half-time lead, 13-10.
They continued to roll after the break with a 7-0 run. With a 10-point lead, A&M held Stew-Stras/Windsor down in the 4th and notched a 13-point win, raising the championship plaque.
The Raiders had three times as many field goals as SS/W and that tipped the scales in their favor.
A&M 7-2A Regional
Central A&M 26, Stew-Stras/Windsor 13
A&M stats: Wall 8 (4 FGs), Dunn 7 (3 FGs, FT), Forlines 4 (2 FGs), Virden 3 (FG, FT), Durbin 2 (FG), Collins 2 (FG). Team FGs 12. Team FTs 2.
SS/W stats: Cole 6 (2 FGs, 2 FTs), Bennett 5 (2 FGs, FT), Schlechte 1 (FT), Davis 1 (FT). Team FGs 4, Team FTs 5.