EVANSVILLE — Rachel Tofte and Paige Banks each made three 3-pointers for the Evansville Blue Devils as they earned a 49-27 victory against visiting Jefferson in a Rock Valley girls basketball game on Friday.

Tofte scored 16 points and Banks finished with 15 for the Blue Devils (16-4, 15-1 RVC), which remain in first place in the league.

Junior Ainsley Howard scored 11 points to lead Jefferson (9-10, 8-8). The Eagles moved into seventh place in the RVC with the loss.

Jefferson will continue its season hosting a nonconference game against Fort Atkinson on Saturday at 7:15 p.m.

EVANSVILLE 49, JEFFERSON 27

Jefferson 13 14 — 27

Evansville 22 27 — 49

Jefferson (fg ftm-fta pts) — Madden 0 1-2 1, Howard 5 0-5 11, Dearborn 0 2-4 2, Johnson 5 2-5 12, J. Peterson 0 0-4 0, Beck 0 1-2 1. Totals — 10 6-22 27.

Evansville — Hinkle 0 0-1 0, Rinchart 1 0-0 2, Tofte 5 3-6 16, Sendelbach 0 1-4 1, Archer 2 0-0 6, Eftemoff 2 3-4 7, Banks 5 2-2 15, Messling 1 0-1 2. Totals — 16 9-18 49.

3-point goals — J 1 (Howard), E 8 (Tofte 3, Archer 2, Banks 3).

Total fouls — J 14, E 19.

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