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Buffalo Grove's girls basketball team went above .500 for the first time in its win over St. Viator earlier in the week.
The Bison made sure they stayed there on Friday night.
Despite going up against one of the hottest teams in the area, BG received 13 points apiece from Maddy Callahan and Courtney Meyer and handed visiting Prospect its first loss, 47-44, in the Mid-Suburban East contest.
Maddie Welter, Bri Kolbus, Kim Herzog and Meyer each added a 3-pointer for the Bison, who raised their record to 6-4 and 1-1 while Prospect is now 8-1 and 1-1.
"We've talked a lot to the girls about playing with pride and doing the little things that it takes to be successful in this conference," said BG coach Steve Kolodziej. "Tonight, we responded to the challenge, executed the game plan and put ourselves in a position to win."
Taylor Will (17 points), Catherine Sherwood (17 points) and Mallory Gonzalez (8) led the Knights, who trailed 23-18 at intermission.
"Tonight our seniors really embraced their roles and came up huge down the stretch," Kolodziej said.
Barrington 55, Hoffman Estates 36: Sophomore Kelly Katis scored a game-high 16 points as visiting Barrington improved to 9-1 and 2-0 in the MSL West.
Angie Kirchoff added 8 points and Bailee McDonald 7 for the Fillies, who led 25-20 at the break.
Carrie Madden chipped in 6 points while Brooke Gunderson tossed in a 3-pointer.
Katis was 7-of-7 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter and 8-of-9 for the game. She also had 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
"Kelly had real nice all-around game," said Barrington coach Babbi Barreiro. " I thought her composure was really good and she did a nice job scoring in the fourth quarter and finishing with free throws."
Talbot had 11 rebounds and 4 assists while McDonald pulled down 5 rebounds.
"I thought Megan Talbot had a pretty steady game, too," Barreiro said. "Monraia Wilson (14 points, 8 rebounds) and Mary Saitta (12 points, three 3-pointers) led the Hawks.
"We played a good game," said Hawks coach Mike Nocella. "I see improvement but we just had too many turnovers."
Hersey 58, Elk Grove 45: Visiting Hersey (7-1, 1-1) rebounded smartly from its only loss of the season to Prospect as Claire Gritt(16 points), Annie Korff (15), Morgan Harris (12) and Kelly Weyhrich (9) led the Huskies' offense.
Harris also handed out 8 assists for Hersey (8-1, 1-1), which tossed in nine 3-pointers, led by three from Weyhrich.
Melissa Solorio and Amber Lindfors each scored 14 points to lead Elk Grove (3-6, 0-2).
Schaumburg 47, Palatine 43 (OT): Jada Blackwell (16 points, 5 rebounds) and Tatiana Doroskin (13 points, 5 blocked shots, 3 rebounds) led host Schaumburg (1-7, 1-1) to its first win under coach Curtis Goodwin.
Paige Alt and Nina Nykaza each added 6 points for the Saxons, who received 3 assists from Mallory Gerber.
Palatine was led by Erin Mayer (19 points, 4 rebounds) and Samantha Heuertz (11 points) in the MSL West game.
Maine West 46, Highland Park 34: Senior Brittany Collins scored a game-high 32 points with 14 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocked shot as the visiting Warriors improved to 7-3 and 3-0 in the Central Suburban North.
Julia Huinker added 7 rebound and 5 assists for the Warriors, who led 20-14 at half.
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