Jontrell Walker scored 12 of his game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter leading West Aurora to a 64-62 win over host Rock Island Friday night in the Rock Island Thanksgiving Tournament.
The Blackhawks (2-1), playing their second game of the day, bounced back from a loss to Bogan (2-0) behind Walker and 19 points from junior Roland Griffin who scored 10 points in both of West Aurora's first two games.
The Blackhawks finish the tournament Saturday against Peoria Richwoods.
West Chicago Tournament:Marmion trailed Lake Zurich 25-10 after one quarter, but played even the rest of the way in a 79-63 defeat. The Cadets fell to 0-4.
Geneva moved to 3-1 with a 42-41 win over Addison Trail on a last-second lay-in from junior Mike Landi. The Vikings finish the tournament Saturday night against host West Chicago.
Joliet West Tournament: Andy Czerak tallied 20 points and Brett Czerak added 18 points for Aurora Central Catholic in a 77-65 loss to Thornridge.