Aquin captures regional crown with win over Forreston

FORRESTON, Ill. (WIFR) Aquin won its second straight regional title with a 47-40 win over Forreston on Friday.

Sophomore Abby Barr led all scorers with 13 points and 13 rebounds.

"They improved so much from the first game we played them," said Aquin head coach Doral Reining. "We knew that was going to be a battle especially on their home floor. Our girls played hard and we came through"

"This time they were going to come out way harder and we were going to have to really work and try they're a great team," said Barr. "Our seniors really came out and honestly i think we played the best we could."

The Bulldogs will host the sectional semifinals Monday against East Dubuque.

"It's awesome to bring it back to Aquin," said senior Maggie Bald. "This is what we've had in mind since the first day of practice and now we finally achieved it."