Girls Basketball: Jackson leads JV Lady Hubs against Sycamore

Sophomore Bailey Jackson works around Sycamore’s Megan Brannon. Jackson led Rochelle with eight points in a 32-23 loss to the Spartans on Tuesday. (Photo by Russell Hodges)

Sophomore forward scores team-high eight points in 32-23 loss

ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Lady Hub JV basketball team faced Sycamore for its Interstate 8 Conference opener Tuesday evening, falling 32-23 despite outscoring the Spartans 8-7 in the fourth quarter. Sophomore Bailey Jackson led the Lady Hubs with eight points, while sophomore Torrin Nantz recorded seven points and freshman Alivia Henkel added six points.

Sycamore took a 9-4 lead after one quarter and held a 16-9 lead at halftime. Rochelle made two baskets in the first quarter including a layup from Jackson and another from Nantz with an assist from Henkel. Jackson sunk two more baskets in the third quarter, while freshman Sydney Tabor added one basket for two points. Jackson led all Lady Hub players with four field goals.

The JV Lady Hubs (0-1) will play their next game against LaSalle-Peru on the road Friday, Feb. 12 at 5 p.m.

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