High School/Local College Sports Roundup for Feb. 26, 2014
February 26, 2014 10:30PM
Updated: February 27, 2014 5:18AM
Brother Rice 73, Tinley Park 37: Ray Rubio had 17 points and Quinn Niego added 15 to pace visiting Brother Rice (14-13). Femi Elutilo’s 10 points were the most for Tinley Park (7-16).
St. Patrick 50, Joliet Catholic 29: Keegan Tyrell, Colton Kowalski and Jimmy Elias scored six points apiece for host Joliet Catholic (8-20, 0-8) in the East Suburban Catholic.
St. Viator 49, Marist 40: Jeremiah Ferguson contributed 17 points and six rebounds for visiting Marist (18-9, 4-4) in the East Suburban Catholic.
Class 2A Bowen Regional
Leo 74, Longwood 47: Kewan Smith posted 16 points and eight rebounds to spark Leo (12-13) in the semifinal. Martez Hampton chipped in 15 points for the Lions.
Girls Indoor Track & Field
Thornwood quadrangular: Mariam Faniyi won the 60-yard high hurdles (9.44 seconds), 60-yard low hurdles (9.62) and 600-yard run (1 minute, 52.66 seconds) in guiding Thornwood (149 points) to first place. Janaia Carter added victories in the 440 dash (1:08.43) and triple jump (31 feet, 11 inches) for the Thunderbirds. Jaylene Brooks was tops in the pole vault (7-6) for Hillcrest (42) in its second-place showing. Ag. Science (29) was third and Hyde Park (3) fourth.
Fenton quadrangular: Maliyah Brandon-Vann prevailed in the one-lap dash (17.8) and took second in the pole vault (6-6) as Oak Lawn (54) finished second behind Fenton (135). Montini (37) and Immaculate Conception (17) rounded out the field.
St. Xavier 84, St. Francis 61: Brad Karp totaled 25 points, six rebounds and five assists to power host St. Xavier (27-4) in the quarterfinal. Michael Simpson (9 assists, 5 rebounds and Josh Mawhorr (6 rebounds) each tacked on 13 points for the Cougars. Edvinas Preniakovas had 18 points for St. Francis (15-15) and Chris Miller added 15.
St. Xavier 64, Calumet 42: Morgan Stuut had 12 points and 14 rebounds to vault host St. Xavier (27-4) in the quarterfinal. Suzie Broski led the Cougars with 18 points and also pulled down eight rebounds. Sidney Prasse tacked on 13 points for the winners and Jordan Brandt had 11.
Awards and Honors
GCAC Enshrinement: The GCAC Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held March 23 at Monasteros Ristorante & Banquets, 3935 W. Devon Ave., Chicago. Doors open at 3 p.m., with dinner at 4 p.m. Cook Country Board President Toni Preckwinkle is the keynote speaker for the event, which costs $35 per person. For information, contact Rosaria Cicchetti at firstname.lastname@example.org or (708) 771-8383.
Compiled by Josh Krockey