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updated: 12/29/2012 11:32 PM

Harvest Christian takes Hebron tourney

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Daily Herald report

The Harvest Christian boys basketball team may have turned a corner Saturday.

The Lions won twice at the Alden-Hebron tournament on Saturday and with those wins claimed the first tournament championship in program history.

Harvest (8-5) defeated Keith School 72-36 and Christian Liberty 52-35 to claim the title as well as its fifth and sixth wins in a row.

John Vislisel had 17 points and Kyle Fritz added 15 in the win over Keith. Vislisel and Matt Borst each had 14 points in the victory over Christian Liberty.

IC 57, St. Edward 51: St. Edward beat Immaculate Conception for the championship of the Westminster Christian Thanksgiving tournament and Saturday night the Knights turned the tables on the Green Wave in the IC/Westmont tournament title game at Westmont. Devontae Elam had 14 points to lead the Green Wave (13-3), while Antonio Domel and Danny Favela added 10 each.

Streamwood 64, Libertyville 51: Streamwood used a massive 34-19 rebounding advantage as well as 16 points and 6 rebounds from Jacob Siewert to win for the second day in a row at the Wheeling Hardwood Classic. Joel Lightbourne added 14 points and 9 rebounds for the Sabres (5-9), while Trevious Normal had 9 points and 6 rebounds and Zach Harris contributed 8 points and 9 rebounds.

South Elgin 68, Elk Grove 64: Darius Wells exploded for 32 points as the Storm (5-11) finished 3-2 at the Jacobs tournament. Wells scored 16 of his points in the fourth quarter, including hitting 4 3-pointers, as the Storm put up 25 points in the final 8 minutes to erase a 48-43 Elk Grove lead going into the final quarter. Matt McClure added 11 points and Ryne Lundy scored 6 of his 10 in the fourth quarter.

Rockford Christian 50, Burlington Central 45: Moter Deng had 16 points and Bryce Warner added 9 points and 13 rebounds for Central (5-9) at the Plano Christmas Classic.

Zion-Benton 57, Cary-Grove 46: Matt Motzel scored 12 points and Dan Lee added 9 for Cary-Grove (8-6) at the Jacobs tournament.

Glenbard North 63, Dundee-Crown 51: Brandon Rodriguez scored 22 points and JT Beasley added 13 but Dundee-Crown (9-3) fell behind 32-24 at halftime and couldn't come back in the fifth place game at the Elgin tournament.

Woodstock 53, Westminster Christian 42: Will Woodhouse and Colin Brandon each had 10 points for Westminster (6-9) at the Marengo tournament. Sam Carani added 9 points for the Warriors.

John Radtke contributed to this report

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