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High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Dec. 14, 2013

Updated: January 16, 2014 6:49AM

Boys Basketball

Lincoln-Way Central 52, Clark 34: Alex Parks racked up 16 points to pace host Lincoln-Way Central (5-2). Brad Bass added 14 points for the Knights and Kevin Mampe scored 10.

Marian Central Catholic 65, Chicago Christian 50: Marcus Parker threw in 16 points and Blaine Wright scored 14 to spark Chicago Christian (4-4, 0-2) in the Suburban Christian Gold.

Catholic League/East Suburban Catholic Challenge

St. Patrick 59, Leo 42: Darius Oliver’s 12 points were the most for Leo (3-2) at St. Viator.

Martin Luther College Tournament

Illinois Lutheran 64, Northland Lutheran (Wis.) 52: Mack Newson finished with 27 points and Collin Borns scored 21 to boost Illinois Lutheran (3-2) in New Ulm, Minn.

Girls Basketball

Chicago Christian 50, Marian Central Catholic 37: Anna Persenaire chalked up 15 points and 14 rebounds for host Chicago Christian (2-7, 1-2) in the Suburban Christian Gold. Kiersten Merrick added 13 points for the Knights and Trisha Belgrave had 12.

Chi-Town Showdown

Kenwood 72, Bloom 53: Anika Johnson compiled 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead Bloom (3-7) at Young. Ariana Dampier tacked on 13 points and eight rebounds for the Blazing Trojans.

Oak Lawn Tournament

Rich East 43, Lincoln-Way North 39: Ashley Dennis (17 points) and Jordan Towery (11) led Rich East (4-4) in the first-round game. Lanie Hicks had 11 points and Kayla Kieklak nine for Lincoln-Way North (5-3).

Oak Lawn 64, De La Salle 39: LaTonya Brooks (18 points), Jannah Mahmoud (10 points, 7 rebounds), Duneya Shatat (11 points) and Brianna Markusic (9 points, 10 rebounds) led a balanced effort for Oak Lawn (10-0). Chardanae Hamilton scored 12 points for De La Salle (7-1).

Sandburg 48, Romeoville 16: Kate Ruzevich netted 12 points and her sister, Julia, added nine to pace Sandburg (6-2).

Riverside-Brookfield 51, Richards 33: Carly Stazak tossed in 11 points and Taylor Sonichsen scored nine to pace Richards (3-5).

Benet/Naperville North Tournament

Providence 47, Hinsdale South 41: Alyssa Jurges chalked up 16 points for Providence (10-2). Mary Fashingbauer added eight points and 10 rebounds for the Celtics.

Oswego Tournament

Rich South 49, Oswego 45: Tierney Lockett had 19 points to key Rich South (5-3). Tierra Webb aided the cause for the Stars with 14 points, seven rebounds and five steals.

Boys Bowling

Lincoln-Way East Invitational: Steven Grant, of Richards, posted a six-game series of 1,370 in finishing fourth at Orland Bowl. Oak Lawn’s Ryan Kirby (1,352) was eighth and Sandburg’s Brandon Torres (1,330) ninth. Andrew (6,266) had the best performance among area squads, placing third behind Minooka (6,606) and Oswego (6,391). Richards (6,137) was seventh and Lincoln-Way West (6,074) eighth in the 24-team field.

Girls Bowling

Plainfield North Strikefest: Lemont’s Kyra Udziela (1,189) was the top area competitor, placing 15th at Joliet’s Town & Country Lanes. Nikki Mendez (1,180) was 18th in leading Lockport (5,478) to a sixth-place showing in the 44-team meet.


Pontiac Invitational: Kris Williams (120) and David Johnson (182) were victorious in the finals as Thornwood (122.50) finished fifth in the 13-team event. Joe Robinson (170) turned in a second-place performance to lead Oak Lawn (94), which was ninth.

Reaper Classic: Rich South’s Jordan Kriha (152) won first place in the tournament at Plano. The Stars (53) were 16th as Plainfield South (219) grabbed the team crown.

Lockport duals: Vincent Dietz (160), Tyler Johnson (195) and Chris Murino (220) garnered two pins each as Lockport topped Lyons 40-29 and Hubbard 60-15. Alex Benoit (182) and Jake Ford (heavyweight) won by fall for Marist, which handed Lockport its only defeat, 34-26.

Minooka duals: Brendan Gaynor (132) and Nick Allegretti (heavyweight) won three times each for Lincoln-Way East, which topped Providence 47-17, lost to Edwardsville 55-18 and fell to Minooka on criteria after the teams tied at 37.

LaSalle-Peru quadrangular: Billy Fett and Tyler Hill each won twice for Lincoln-Way North (3-2), which beat United Township 42-28 and lost to LaSalle-Peru 46-28.

Neuqua Valley quadrangular: Kyle Ruettiger (126), Noah Keefe (132) and Amier Khamis (138) each chalked up three victories in helping Lincoln-Way West defeat West Aurora 33-26, Lake Park 38-29 and Neuqua Valley 59-14. Kyle Rodriguez (145) and Javier Montalvo (170) also had three victories apiece for the Warriors.

Niles West quadrangular: Tino Abarca, a 106-pounder, won all three of his matches as Reavis topped Niles West 37-30 and Rolling Meadows 38-36. Moe Sbitan (120) and Jesus Vasquez (126) were among the other triple winners for the Rams, who also fell 45-24 to Mundelein.

Men’s Basketball

Lincoln Land 69, Prairie State 60: Jamel Hill posted 13 points and five rebounds to pace host Prairie State (3-10). Rodney Smith added 12 points for the Pioneers.

St. Xavier 96, Robert Morris 77: Brad Karp scored a career-high 42 points and also grabbed 13 rebounds to key visiting St. Xavier (9-2, 3-1) in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Michael Simpson tacked on 19 points, four rebounds and three assists for the Cougars.

Trinity Christian 81, Indiana-Northwest 71: Jared Jones (21 points) and Jake VanDenBerg (19 points, 10 rebounds) guided visiting Trinity Christian (4-9).

Women’s Basketball

St. Xavier 104, Robert Morris 69: Morgan Stuut poured in 27 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to power visiting St. Xavier (9-3, 4-1) in the CCAC. Suzie Broski added 17 points and five rebounds for the Cougars, who also received 14 points and 10 rebounds from Mikayla Leyden.

Trinity Christian 77 Goshen 74: Holly Boetsma’s three-point play with 10 seconds remaining lifted visiting Trinity Christian (4-8). Caitlin Cody led the Trolls with 21 points and 10 rebounds, while Boestma and Allie Paluchniak each contributed 17 points and six rebounds.

Compiled by Josh Krockey

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