2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 12/4/2013 12:49 AM

Hersey still perfect; Barrington tops BG

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Junior Annie Korff (17 points), senior Morgan Harris (16 points), senior Renee Poulos (12) and freshman Claire Gritt (11) led Hersey's girls basketball team in a 70-40 victory at Palatine on Tuesday night in a Mid-Suburban League crossover.

Poulos, Gritt and Korff each had 7 rebounds while freshman Kelly Weyhrich handed out 4 assists and Gritt made 5 steals.

"Palatine went on some nice runs in the third quarter but Renee (Poulos) always seemed to step up and hit a big shot to answer," said Huskies coach Mary Fendley, whose team, now 6-0, is off to its best start in her 16 seasons.

Palatine (3-3) was led by Sami Heuertz (16 points) and Erin Mayer (14).

Barrington 46, Buffalo Grove 37: Bailee McDonald (16 points), Angie Kirchoff (13) and Megan Talbot (12) paced host Barrington (6-0) in the MSL crossover. All three also had 6 rebounds while McDonald had 2 blocked shots and Kirchoff had 3 assists.

BG (3-3) was led by Maddie Welter (12 points) and Maddy Callahan (9).

"Bailee played a great game from beginning to end," said Barrington coach Babbi Barreiro. "She made some real nice baskets and defensively had a nice game. Angie and Megan were both solid, too."

Barreiro also credited Cassidy Goldsmith and Carrie Madden with good minutes off the bench.

Prospect 54, Conant 38: Prospect improved to 6-0 as juniors Taylor Will (17 points) and Catherine Sherwood (12) led the way.

Senior Mallory Gonzalez also reached double figures with 11 points and a 3-pointer. Haley Will had a 3-pointer for the Knights.

"I give Conant a lot of credit," said Prospect coach Ashley Graham. "They put a lot of pressure on us up front and made it extremely hard for us to do the things that we are used to. The only other time we had seen that kind of pressure was from Neuqua Valley (at York tourney)."

Conant (2-4) was led by Nireet Dhillon (14 points) and DeeDee Durr (9 points, 5 rebounds).

Wheeling 62, Schaumburg 58 (OT): Deanna Kuzmanic scored a game-high 31 points to lead Wheeling (3-4) to the overtime win. The junior guard also had 5 steals.

Hannah Dobrowski added 8 points followed by Haley Dammeier (7) and Melissa Claver 6. Dammeier led Wheeling with 6 rebounds while Claver and Dobrowski each had 5.

Jada Blackwell paved the way for the Saxons (0-6) with 22 points.

Elk Grove 59, Hoffman Estates 30: Senior Melissa Solorio poured in a season-high 26 points to lead visiting Elk Grove (2-4).

Amber Lindfors added 15 points for the Grens and Alex Masnica had 10.

Erin Hanson led the Hawks (0-6) with 9 points while Monraia Wilson and Andrea Wolinski each had 6.

Evanston 55, Maine West 46: Senior Brittany Collins scored 19 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead host Maine West (4-3) in the Central Suburban League crossover.

Erin Ross chipped in 9 points for the Warriors.

West 6-foot-3 senior forward Julia Huinker suffered a knee injury and missed most of the second half.

"We played pretty well until Julia got hurt," said Maine West coach Derril Kipp. "That really hurt us."

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