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Streamwood nips Jacobs
Brian Schaumburg

Streamwood built up an 18-point lead on Jacobs before having to hang on in the end, 47-45, Wednesday night in a Dundee-Crown girls basketball Thanksgiving tournament game played at Huntley.

The Sabres led 27-9 midway through the second quarter, but the Golden Eagles responded with a 13-0 run to end the half and cut the deficit to 27-22.

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Streamwood (1-4) held Jacobs to just 4 points in the third quarter to increase its lead to 12, 38-26, heading to the fourth. Again Jacobs (1-5) responded. Maggie Grady's offensive rebound and putback with 1:37 remaining tied the game at 43-43.

Holly Foret scored to give the Sabres the lead, 45-43, and Sukurat Giwa hit 1 of 2 free throws with 18.4 seconds remaining to make it 46-43 Streamwood.

The Golden Eagles couldn't get off a 3-pointer, but Carly Sidor scored to make it 46-45. Foret then hit 1 of 2 free throws with .2 seconds remaining to seal the Sabres' victory.

"There was no excuse for it. We let them back in the game," Sabres coach George Rosner said. "We had control in the second half again and again let them come back.

"I'm happy it's a win. We needed to beat somebody."

Foret scored 18 points and Hannah McGlone had 13 for the Sabres.

Glenita Williams and Jennifer Barnec each finished with 10 points for Jacobs.

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