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Girls basketball/Fox Valley roundup
Daily Herald report

Every win from here on out will be a bonus for the Elgin girls basketball team.

Maggie Powers led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points Wednesday as the Maroons downed Willows Academy 38-35 in the opening round of the Elgin Academy Thanksgiving tournament. It was Elgin's first win of the season, as many wins as the Maroons had all of last season.

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"It's our first win besides Larkin in four years," said Elgin coach Dr. Nick Bumbales, whose team lost its season opener to Glenbard East on Tuesday. "It was a much better effort tonight. We're looking to win this tournament."

Sarah Rahmany, Abby Pierre-Louis and Kristine Tayag added 6 points each for Elgin, which will play Alden-Hebron in the semifinals at 7:30 p.m. tonight.

Westminster Christian 31, Hinckley-Big Rock 25: McKaila Hays erupted for 18 points to lead Westminster to a win at the Somonauk tournament. Claire Speweik had 7 rebounds for the Warriors (2-0), while Hays, Maddie Versluys and Kinsley Donahue each had 5 steals.

Cary-Grove 55, Lake Zurich 37: Olivia Jakubicek had 26 points to lead Cary-Grove to a season-opening win at thwe Turkey Thriller.

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