Jalyn Mitchell sank 10 of 12 free throws and scored a game-high 18 points as No. 9-seeded Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland upset No. 2 Fieldcrest, 42-34, in a Class 2A Flanagan Regional semifinal girls basketball game Wednesday night at Flanagan.
Elise Kane added 12 points for the Falcons, who rallied from a 19-15 halftime deficit to take a 28-25 lead into the fourth quarter. FCW had only eight baskets, five of those 3-pointers, but made 21 free throws in advancing to Thursday's championship game against No. 6 Seneca, which beat No. 3 Putnam County, 56-45, in the other semifinal.
Emma Lorton scored nine points to pace Fieldcrest (19-7).
Eureka 59, Beardstown 35: Natalie Bardwell scored 14 of Eureka's 27 second-quarter points as the top-seeded and fourth-ranked Hornets (24-3) advanced to face Camp Point Central in Thursday's 2A Havana Regional final.
Bardwell finished with 25 — 21 in the first half — while Tessa Leman added 21, with 16 coming before intermission. Bardwell made three 3-pointers and all six of her foul shots, while Leman went 7-for-9 at the line including 5-for-6 in the second half.
Camila Garcia led Beardstown with 13.
Ridgeview 42, LeRoy 25: Mya Tinsley scored 16 points as No. 1-seeded Ridgeview earned a Class 1A Fisher Regional semifinal victory. LeRoy, the No. 7 seed, was led by Megan Woltkamp with 11 points. Ridgeview faces Lexington in Thursday's championship game.
Lexington 53, Fisher 36: Layken McGuire's 17 points sparked No. 4 Lexington in a Fisher Regional semifinal game. Leading the way for No. 5 Fisher were Daneigh Burk and Alivia Spenard with nine points each.
Mount Pulaski 67, Calvary 27: Skylar Hayes scored 13 to lead three players in double figures for third-seeded Mount Pulaski in a St. Teresa Regional semifinal at Decatur. Savanah Moore added 12 and Isabella Wade had 11 for the Hilltoppers, who led 25-7 after one quarter. Rebecca Orns led Calvary with 15.
Dwight 67, Gardner 47: Kayla Kodat led all scorers with 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds to spark third-seeded Dwight past No. 5 Gardner in an Illinois Lutheran Regional semifinal game at Crete. Mel Stewart and Brooklyn Long added 12 points for the Trojans (13-10), who face No. 2 Cissna Park in the championship game Thursday.
Tri-Point 66, Dwight 47: Morgan Fritz scored 13 of his team-high 20 points in the first half, but the Trojans were outscored 32-17 in the second half of a nonconference loss to Tri-Point at Cullom. Jacob Carrera led the Chargers with 21.