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High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Feb. 21, 2014

Updated: March 24, 2014 6:40AM



Boys Basketball

Lockport 49, Lincoln-Way East 42: Grover Alexander scored 14 points and John Campbell added 11 to boost visiting Lockport (11-13, 5-7) in the SouthWest Suburban Blue. Clint Nooner paced Lincoln-Way East (6-17, 1-11) with 10 points and six rebounds.

Andrew 52, Lincoln-Way West 50: Gino Karopulos (8 points) scored on a putback as time expired to lift host Andrew (6-17, 2-10) in the SouthWest Suburban Red. Luke Hook finished with a team-high 13 points for the Thunderbolts and Jarvion Franklin (8 rebounds) scored 10 in helping Mike O’Halloran set a school record for most coaching wins (120). Hayden Witt, of Lincoln-Way West (12-11, 6-6), paced all scorers with 21 points.

Nazareth 58, Joliet Catholic 51: Jalen Jackson had 26 points to aid visiting Joliet Catholic (8-17, 0-6) in the East Suburban Catholic.

Thornridge 44, Lincoln-Way Central 42: Xavier Robinson had 11 points and Darrion Robinson 10 to carry visiting Thornridge (7-17, 4-8) in the SouthWest Suburban Red. Kevin Mampe had 15 points for Lincoln-Way Central (12-12, 4-8) and Alex Parks netted 12. The Knights also received nine points and nine rebounds from Brad Bass.

Marist 47, Notre Dame 28: Jeremiah Ferguson (18 points) and Kevin Lerma (12) led host Marist (18-8, 4-3) in the East Suburban Catholic.

Stagg 66, Sandburg 60: Max Strus poured in 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to power visiting Stagg (19-7, 7-5). Kevin White added 16 points and six assists for the Chargers in the SouthWest Suburban Blue. Niko Cahue had 18 points for Sandburg (9-15, 5-7).

Illiana Christian 64, Chicago Christian 58: Caleb Jonkman (24 points, 6 rebounds) led host Illiana Christian (14-10). Chicago Christian fell to 7-16.

Oak Forest 57, Bremen 46: Kyle Flanagan tossed in 19 points and Tom Shute added 15 to spur visiting Oak Forest (19-5, 9-3) in the South Suburban Blue. Deon Jackson scored 15 points for Bremen (8-14, 2-10).

Rich Central 83, Kankakee 80: Marcus Smith scored 20 points and dished out 11 assists to elevate visiting Rich Central (7-15, 3-6). Will Berry chipped in 16 points for the Olympians in the Southland.

Reavis 55, Shepard 41: The duo of Dawid Kasprzak (13 points) and Eddie Puha (12) sparked host Reavis (13-10, 4-8) in the South Suburban Red. Jacob Littleton notched 17 points for Shepard (9-15, 6-6).

Thornwood 75, Bradley 64: Rashaad Alexander and Kaliph Fagan recorded 22 points apiece for visiting Thornwood (20-4, 12-0) in the SouthWest Suburban Red.

Evergreen Park 65, Argo 52: Tony Weathersby had 16 points and Tobi Oladejo had 13 for host Evergreen Park (13-12, 3-9) in the South Suburban Red. Dustin Krob and Tyler Mitchell posted 21 points each for Argo (9-15, 5-7).

Lemont 60, T.F. South 57: Luis Marquez netted 16 points and pulled down 11 rebounds for visiting Lemont (13-11, 7-5). Ryan Shereck tacked on 10 points for the Indians in the South Suburban Blue. Donald Stone had 21 points for T.F. South (12-12, 9-3).

Oak Lawn 67, Richards 63: Josh Prince’s 26 points and 13 rebounds vaulted host Oak Lawn (9-14, 4-8) in the South Suburban Red. David Stacy (5 assists) added 15 points for the Spartans and Ibrahim Samra had 11. Dedrick Shannon had 27 points for Richards (15-11, 8-4).

Tri-Point 62, Beecher 59: Dallas Saddler had 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead host Beecher (5-20, 2-9) in the River Valley.

St. Anne 84, Illinois Lutheran 54: Mack Newson’s 16 points led the way for visiting Illinois Lutheran (14-6, 8-4) in the River Valley.

Catholic League Tournament

St. Rita 72, Providence 62: Dominique Matthews had 22 points and Victor Law (9 rebounds) scored 14 to propel host St. Rita (17-7) in the upper bracket fifth-place game. Troy Howat finished with 22 points for Providence (12-13) and Miles Boykin had 19.

Leo 69, Seton 45: Kewan Smith totaled 13 points and eight assists to pace host Leo (11-13) in the lower bracket third-place game. Shondel Thompson (8 rebounds) and Darius Branch added 12 points apiece for the Lions. Seton is 6-20.

Bishop McNamara 70, St. Laurence 65: Matt Gurgone had a team-best 26 points for visiting St. Laurence (5-20) in the lower bracket seventh-place game.

Girls Basketball

Class 3A De La Salle Regional

De La Salle 73, Raby 58: Akilah Fletcher’s 23 points led a balanced attack for De La Salle (17-6) in the title round. Lacy Stewart netted 18 points for the Meteors and Kelsey Herrera scored 14.

Class 3A Evergreen Park Regional

Evergreen Park 52, Bogan 46: A power outage Thursday night caused the final two minutes of play to be suspended. Nicole Larkin scored 16 points and Zoe Monks added 11 in leading Evergreen Park (15-14) to the championship.

Class 3A Julian Regional

Morgan Park 74, Brooks 38: Shami Goodman had 28 points and eight rebounds to ignite Morgan Park (21-4) in the championship.

Girls Gymnastics

State Meet: Skylor Hilger, of Shepard, qualified for the finals in the floor exercise (9.2500) after tying for 10th during the preliminary round at Palatine. Hilger finished 14th in the all-around competition (36.45000).

Girls Indoor Track & Field

Lincoln-Way Central quadrangular: Danville led all teams with six victories in the nonscoring meet. Providence was the top local squad, posting three wins. Clare O’Donnell prevailed in the mile run (5 minutes, 41.6 seconds) for the Celtics, whose other winners were Emma Griffiths in the 400-meter dash (1:03.4) and Christina McNabb in the high jump (5 feet). Lincoln-Way Central’s J.J. Robinson was tops in the 800 run (2:29.5) and Crete-Monee posted the fastest time in the mile relay (4:26.3).

College Baseball

Trevecca Nazarene 5, Lewis 2: Jake Murray homered and Kyle Thomas added an RBI groundout for visiting Lewis in its season opener.

Coed Indoor Track & Field

Grand Valley State Tune-Up: Mike Blaszczyk won the 3,000-meter run (8:30.8) and Chelsea Rimington prevailed in the shot put (49 feet, 3½ inches) to boost St. Francis in the nonscoring meet.

Men’s Volleyball

St. Xavier 28-30-25, Robert Morris 26-28-17: Justin Cousin had 12 kills and Moises Lopez added 30 assists to propel host St. Xavier (2-10, 2-3) in the Great Lakes Division of the Mid-America Men’s Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference.

Compiled by Josh Krockey.



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