December 13, 2012 10:02PM
Lakes Eagles senior Direll Clark shoots over North Chicago’s JaVairius Amos-Mays during Thursday’s game. | Michael Schmidt~Sun-Times Media
Updated: January 15, 2013 11:22AM
Lake Forest 97, Warren 89: Individual-event winners for the Scouts were Bogdan Balteanu (100 breaststroke and 200 IM), Colin Rowe (50 freestyle), Andrew Marsh (diving) and Peter Grumhaus (100 freestyle). Warren winners included Austin Salisburg in the 200 and 500 freestyles, and Matt Conway in the 100 butterfly (51.46) and 100 backstroke (53.79).
Maine East 42, Waukegan 33: Earlier in the week, Waukegan played well in a non-division loss. Kylah Collins had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulldogs.
Antioch 44, Kaneland 34: The Sequoits (9-3) tuned up for Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. monster game at Vernon Hills with his non-league win. Paige Gallimore came up big in the fourth quarter, scoring 10 of her 17 points. Megan Borries had a key three-point shot to secure the run, putting Antioch ahead by 7 with three minutes left in the fourth quarter. Gallimore had 11 rebounds and Alex Fracek 10 (7 on the offensive end). Sophomore Carly McCameron had a solid game off the bench scoring seven points, pulling in seven rebounds, and blocking three shots.
Vernon Hills 39, Barrington 36: The unbeaten (11-0) Cougars nearly squandered a 21-point lead, but the Fillies’ three-point shot for the tie at the buzzer hit iron but not net. Sydney Smith had 17 points to lead the winners, who host Antioch on Saturday afternoon. “It’s like we were on a roller=coaster tonight,” said Smith. “Recently, we’ve been playing where we haven’t come out strong in the first half, but we come and dominate the third quarter which we did tonight. The first and third quarters were like up quarters and the second and the fourth quarters were kind of like … eh.” Lauren Webb had 11 points and six rebounds for Vernon Hills. Six-foot-2 Meri Bennett-Swanson did not score, but she did add eight rebounds and two blocks.
Stevenson 34, Warren 25: Warren shot 8-for-35 from the field as it fell to 3-2 in the NSC Lake and red-hot Stevneson (3-1 in the division) stamped itself as the main challenger to Zion-Benton for the title. Sophia Way had 13 points and Kari Moffat 10 in the win. No Warren player had more than five points and the Devils turned the ball over 22 times.
Lake Zurich 2,484, Grant 2,442: Lake Zurich got a 572 from Dani Sikorski and a 513 from Erin Kyrk. Sami Jo Zak had 212-173-226—611 for Grant, and Jenelle Nikolai had a 544.
Grayslake Central 2,221, McHenry 2,173: Katie Adkins’ 569 was best for the winners. Sarah Polsgrove added a 183 game.
Vernon Hills 2,975, Libertyville 2,770: Justin Onozato had 236-201-221—658 to lead the winners, and Eric Swanson added 203-179-237—619.
New Trier 67, Waukegan 60: The Trevians, who earlier lost to Warren, are 8-2 overall and 3-0 in the Central Suburban South. Waukegan, which beat Warren, is 5-5 and 1-2.
Vernon Hills 135.9, Stevenson 130.15: Hannah McGreevy of Vernon Hills won the all-around at 38.25. She also won on bars (9.6), floor (9.6), vault (9.55) and tied for first on beam at 9.5 with teammate Alli Tran. Tran scored 38.15 in the all-around. Stevenson’s Becca Feltman-Frank had a 35.55 in the all-around.