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Erickson sets school mark in close win
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SHULLSBURG - Senior Alex Erickson became Darlington's all-time leading scorer and led the Redbirds to a come-from-behind, 50-45 non-conference win over the Shullsburg Miners Tuesday.

Erickson scored 31 points to surpass Aaron Lancaster who played from 1987 to 1990. Erickson connected on three of Darlington's four 3-pointers to lead the Redbirds' comeback.

The Redbirds trailed 17-10 after one quarter, but closed the gap to 23-22 at halftime. The fourth quarter began with the score tied at 34 before the Redbirds outscored the Miners 16-11 over the final eight minutes.

Kyle Lyne led Shullsburg with 14 points.

Darlington (6-1, 4-0 SWAL) will play its next game Dec. 29 against Pecatonica.

Belmont 64, Argyle 54

ARGYLE - The Orioles were eight minutes away from their first win of the season, but the Belmont Braves erupted for 24 points in the fourth quarter to beat the Orioles, 64-54 Tuesday in non-conference action.

Argyle entered the fourth quarter leading 41-40, but couldn't stop Belmont's Matt Magby, who led all scorers with 26 points.

Senior Nate Thomas topped with Orioles with 18 points and senior Ryan Geissbuhler added 16.

Argyle (0-5, 0-3 Six Rivers East) will host Madison Abundant Life Christian Jan. 4.

Beloit Turner 67, Juda 49

BELOIT - The Panthers suffered their third loss of the season Tuesday night as they fell to Beloit Turner, 67-49 in a non-conference boys basketball game.

A three-point halftime deficit turned into a double-digit margin for Juda as they scored only four points in the third quarter.

The Panthers also couldn't stop Turner's Tevien Pickney, who scored 32 points. Junior Joey Jordan led Juda with 15 points, while senior Dylan Bauman added nine points.

Juda (4-3, 2-1 Six Rivers East) will face Horicon in the Hustisford Tournament on Dec. 28.