High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Feb. 1, 2014
February 1, 2014 10:18PM
Updated: March 3, 2014 3:47PM
Southland Prep 57, Muchin 46: DaJean Kelly scored 22 points to lead host Southland Prep (4-9).
Morgan Park 81, Hales 36: Josh Cunningham chalked up 22 points and eight rebounds in starring for Morgan Park (14-5).
Marian Catholic 68, Dubuque (Iowa) Senior 61: Tyler Ulis had 22 points and nine assists to pace Marian Catholic (17-2) at Loras College in Dubuque. Ki-Jana Crawford added 18 points, six rebounds and five steals for the Spartans.
Homewood-Flossmoor 59, Lockport 28: Lexi Smith scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds to boost visiting Homewood-Flossmoor (17-2, 10-0). Amarah Coleman aided the cause for the Vikings with 12 points and four assists in the SouthWest Suburban Blue. Lockport dropped to 8-12, 3-7.
Argo 77, Universal 40: Amy Kinney netted 17 points to pace host Argo (8-13). Sabrina Williams added 12 points for the Argonauts and Jineen Hammond had 10.
Public League Playoffs
Morgan Park 64, Raby 8: Cachet Johnson tossed in 13 points and Emmonie Hart netted 10 to steer Morgan Park (17-3) in the second-round game at Young.
South Suburban Red Meet: Evergreen Park’s Elan Page recorded a six-game series of 1,268 to edge teammate Daisha Garrison (1,239) for first place at Palos Lanes. Jessica Kimbrough (1,209), of Richards, was third, followed by Reavis’ Ashley Kouba (1,208) and Richards’ Sara McNeilly (1,179). Richards (5,704) won the team title ahead of runner-up Evergreen Park (5,623) and third-place occupant Reavis (5,042). Eisenhower (4,953) and Argo (4,556) rounded out the top five.
State Meet: U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington was the host for the weekend event. Providence (86.66) finished third in Class 1A, the Celtics bested by Highland (93.40) and Bishop McNamara (88.86). Stagg (86.44) was eighth out of 10 teams in 3A as Lake Park (95.04) won the title. Geneva (92.38) was tops in 2A.
Lewis 85, Saint Joseph’s 76: Kyle Nelson (16 points, 10 rebounds) posted the first double-double of his career to propel visiting Lewis (16-3, 8-3) in the Great Lakes Valley. Ryan Jackson added a game-high 28 points and six rebounds for the Flyers.
St. Francis 76, Calumet 64: Jo Jo Ballestero scored 15 points – all on three-pointers – to vault host St. Francis (11-12, 8-5) in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Mark Peters (14 points, 10 rebounds) and Edvinas Preniakovas (12 points) also starred for the Saints.
Robert Morris 51, Trinity Christian 48: Jared Jones put in 13 points to lead host Trinity Christian (6-17, 2-10) in the CCAC.
Men’s Indoor Track & Field
Grand Valley State Invitational: Isaac Jean-Paul established an NCAA Provisional mark in winning the high jump (6 feet, 9¾ inches) to spark Lewis in Allendale, Mich. The Flyers set provisional marks in two other events, including the weight throw, where Adam Barr (61-1¼) broke his own school record in placing second. Grand Valley State (161) won first place, with Lewis (59) finishing fourth in the five-team meet.
Lewis 79, Saint Joseph’s 73: Mariyah Brawner-Henley’s putback with 39 seconds left broke a 73-all tie and propelled visiting Lewis (16-3, 10-1) in the Great Lakes Valley. Brawner-Henley finished with 20 points and eight rebounds to lead the Flyers, who also received 17 points from Nikki Nellen and 15 from Jess Reinhart.
Calumet 66, St. Francis 60: Katie Gonnering chalked up 18 points and nine rebounds to show the way for host St. Francis (6-19, 4-8) in the CCAC. Marissa Draper tacked on eight points and a team-high 12 rebounds for the Saints.
Robert Morris 71, Trinity Christian 63: Erynn Schuh (13 rebounds) and Brooke Bambrick (8 rebounds) registered 12 points apiece for host Trinity Christian (6-17, 2-10) in the CCAC. Caitlin Cody chipped in 11 points and eight rebounds for the Trolls.
Women’s Indoor Track & Field
Grand Valley State Invitational: NCAA provisional times from Rachel Marchildon in the 60-meter hurdles (8.90 seconds) - along with Stephanie Nielsen (2 minutes, 15.9 seconds) and Amanda Farrough (2:16.28) in the 800-meter run – were among the highlights for Lewis. Rebecca Priesler added a school record in the pole vault (11-7¼) for the Flyers (54), who were fourth out of five teams.