The Milan Lady Wildcats, in a Milan girl's quarterfinal contest heard Tuesday night on KTTN-FM, beat Linn County by a final score of 49-47.
Kaylee Michael led Milan with 14 points, with Cheyenne Long adding 11, and Kyley Doak 10. The win moves the Lady 'Cats into the Milan Tournament semifinals, and a 7 o'clock game on Thursday night against #2 seed North Mercer. For Linn County, Kerstin Wilson had 17 points and Megan Schreiner chipped in 11. The Lady Mustangs will pay Grundy R-5 in a 4:30 girls consolation semifinal on Thursday afternoon.
Other Tuesday night results from the Milan Tournament were the #1 seeded Novinger boys over Linn County, 71-33. The Wildcats advance to play Newtown-Harris in a boy's semifinal on Thursday night at 8:15. The Tigers of Newtown-Harris beat North Mercer on Tuesday night, 45-40. The Mercer boys play Linn County in a 5:45 consolation semifinal on Thursday night.
The Mercer girls advanced with a 64-20 victory over HDC Conference rival Grundy R-5. The Lady Panthers drop into the consolation side of the bracket, and a semifinal with Linn County, Thursday at 4:30.
Wednesday night's schedule from the Milan Tournament will have:
Newtown-Harris girls against Novinger in a consolation semifinal at 4:30, followed by the Milan boys tangling with Green City in the consolation semifinals at 5:45. At 7:00, the Brookfield girls take on Green City in the first championship semifinal of the night. At 8:15, the Grundy R-5 boys take on the Brookfield Bulldogs. That game will be broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com, with Dennis Stephenson providing the play-by-play from "The Den".