Nokomis used a big first quarter in a 55-43 win over Vandalia in a first round game of the Litchfield Niehaus-McDonald's Thanksgiving Tournament on Saturday night.
The Lady Redskins led 19-8 after one period of play. Vandalia played nearly even the rest of the way, but could not overcome the early deficit.
Vandalia's girls earned a 38-36 win over Carlinville on Monday night.
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