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High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Jan. 21, 2013

Boys Basketball

Joliet Central MLK Day of Hoops

No. 5 Bloom 72, Danville 38: James Coleman scored 14 points to lead Bloom (15-3). Johnny Griffin added 10 points and eight rebounds for the Blazing Trojans.

LaSalle-Peru 60, Lincoln-Way West 48: Jon Marotta netted 18 points and Luke Horvath scored 14 for Lincoln-Way West (1-17).

Martin Luther King Dream Classic

North Chicago 59, T.F. North 57: Deland Deere scored 17 points and Greg McClain added 16 for T.F. North (15-5) in the contest at Young.

Rockford Jefferson Martin Luther King Tournament

No. 2 Marian Catholic 64, Belvidere 51: Tyler Ulis totaled 24 points, six rebounds, five steals and four assists for Marian Catholic (20-2). Ki-Jana Crawford added 11 points and four steals for the Spartans, who went 4-0 in the two-day event.

Richards 50, Rockford Jefferson 45: Josh Meier poured in 14 points and Dedrick Shannon Jr. scored 11 as Richards (10-9) closed the tournament with a 3-1 record.

Belvidere North 62, Evergreen Park 44: Tony Weathersby racked up 22 points for Evergreen Park in its finale.

No. 2 Marian Catholic 67, Rockford Jefferson 41: Tyler Ulis had 15 points and four assists and Terrone Parham Jr. added 13 points to guide Marian Catholic in its first game.

Belvidere 65, Richards 55: Cortez Harper chalked up 15 points to pace Richards in its opening contest.

Fenton 60, Evergreen Park 39: Tony Weathersby had 18 points for Evergreen Park in the morning session.

South Suburban College
Martin Luther King Classic

Thornridge 56, South Shore 52: Austin Dunbar posted 20 points and 16 rebounds for Thornridge (6-12). Antonio Woods was the Falcons’ second-leading scorer, finishing with 13 points.

W.W. South Martin Luther King Tournament

W.W. South 58, Oak Lawn 30: Michael Kramer had a game-best 21 points for Wheaton-Warrenville South in the consolation championship. Oak Lawn fell to 7-14.

Oak Lawn 67, Plainfield Central 66: Shawn Cannon tossed in 25 points and DeQwon McGowan added 15 for Oak Lawn in the consolation semifinal.

Non-Tournament

Southland Prep 36, Rowe-Clark 32: Jaean Kelly scored eight points to lift visiting Southland Prep (1-8).

Girls Basketball

McDonald’s Shootout

Trinity 60, No. 5 Marist 46: Leah Bolton netted in 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to power Marist (13-7). JeTaun Rouse chipped in 13 points for the RedHawks.

Andrew 51, Niles West 35: Tiana Karopulos had 17 points and Molly Franson tacked on 13 to propel Andrew (15-4).

Joliet West MLK Day of Hoops

Yorkville 64, Lockport 63: Anna Novak’s 17 points led the way for Lockport (8-10). Nora Polaski chipped in 13 points for the Porters and Paige Kooi had 12.

Joliet Central 43, T.F. South 40: Kaitlin Togtman had a team-best 11 points for T.F. South (7-12).

South Suburban College
Martin Luther King Classic

Thornwood 47, Curie 30: Breneka Walker totaled 13 points for Thornwood (12-7).

Non-Tournament

No. 10 Rich South 51, Watseka 36: CiErra Garrett finished with 13 points to boost host Rich South (17-4). Tierra Webb added 12 points, nine rebounds and six steals for the Stars, whose other contributors included DeAsia Garrett (11 points) and Dasia Evans (10 points, 7 rebounds).

Men’s Basketball

South Suburban 85, Olive-Harvey 56: Michael Harris had 25 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead host South Suburban (17-2). Bryce Walker added 23 points for the Bulldogs, who also received 12 points and six rebounds from Kadeem Thornton.

Contributing: Josh Krockey and Dick Goss



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