2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 2/7/2013 10:17 PM

Aurora Christian wins 1st regional

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Daily Herald reports

Aurora Christian won the first regional title in school history Thursday with a 49-43 victory over Serena in the Class 2A Wilmington regional championship game.

Trailing 25-18 at halftime, Aurora Christian outscored Seneca 20-12 in the third quarter to take a 38-37 lead into the fourth quarter.

The No. 1 seeded Eagles (19-8) were once again led by Alyssa Andersen's 17 points and 6 rebounds. Alex Hultine scored 12 points, Kirsten Madsen 9 points and Natasha Brown had 4 points, 10 rebounds and 4 steals.

Chelsie McCormick scored 18 points to lead No. 2 seed Seneca.

Aurora Christian will play Peru St. Bede at 6 p.m. Monday in the Class 2A Somonauk sectional. St. Bede defeated Ottawa Marquette 53-38 Thursday to win the Spring Valley Hall regional.

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