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Konchar scores 30 as West Chicago takes third place
  • Marmion's Jake Esp, 22, knocks a shot away from West Chicago's John Konchar, 5, during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013.

    Purchase Photo | Marmion's Jake Esp, 22, knocks a shot away from West Chicago's John Konchar, 5, during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  •  Marmion's Jordan Glasgow, 42, puts some pressure on West Chicago's John Konchar, 5, during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013.

    Purchase Photo | Marmion's Jordan Glasgow, 42, puts some pressure on West Chicago's John Konchar, 5, during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  •  Marmion's Tyler Maryanski, 40 drives to the hoop against West Chicago during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013.

    Purchase Photo | Marmion's Tyler Maryanski, 40 drives to the hoop against West Chicago during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  •  Marmion's Tyler Maryanski, 40, tries to reach a shot put up by West Chicago's John Konchar, during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013.

    Purchase Photo | Marmion's Tyler Maryanski, 40, tries to reach a shot put up by West Chicago's John Konchar, during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  •  West Chicago's Mitchell Henke, 10, splits the Marmion defense during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013.

    Purchase Photo | West Chicago's Mitchell Henke, 10, splits the Marmion defense during the third place game at the 86th Annual Chuck Dayton Holiday Basketball Tournament at Dekalb High School Friday December 27, 2013. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Daily Herald Reports

John Konchar poured in 30 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out 7 assists to lift West Chicago to a 92-73 victory over Marmion in the third-place game of DeKalb's 86th annual Chuck Dayton Basketball Tournament. Mike Bibbs added 29 points and Mitch Henke 14 for the Wildcats (9-6). Jordan Glasgow and Michael Murphy combined for seven 3-pointers for Marmion (4-8) while scoring 23 and 14 points, respectively. Konchar and Marmion forward Jake Esp were named to the all-tournament team.

At Elgin:

Glenbard North (8-2) must settle for a chance at third place after Philips beat the Panthers 68-66. Jeremiah Fleming scored 23 points followed by Chip Flanigan with 15 and Kendall Holbert's 14 for Glenbard North, which will play Elgin for third place at 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

At York:

Metea Valley (7-4) advanced in the championship bracket with a 55-46 victory over Providence. Marquell Oliver scored a game-high 24 points with Nick Dodson adding 15. The Mustangs face Lyons Twp. in a Jack Tosh Classic quarterfinal at 3:30 p.m.

Joining Metea in a championship quarterfinal is host York, a 65-45 winner over Sandburg. Charlie Rose scored 14 points and Frank Toohey 13 for the Dukes, who will play St. Ignatius at 5 p.m.

Girls basketball

At Wheaton North:

Chrissy Baird and Kelly Thornton each scored 20 points to lead the host Falcons past Glenbrook South, 63-59 at Wheaton North's Bill Neibch Tournament.

Glenbard South defeated West Aurora 58-47 behind the one-two punch of Steffy Bazigos' 18 points and Tomei Ball's 17. The Raiders will play Wheaton North in the fifth-place game at 4:30 p.m. today.

Hinsdale Central got double-figure scoring from Gabrielle Rush, Jenna Broz and Emily Wasz to beat Downers Grove North 55-42 in a semifinal. Downers North was led by Sarah Costello's 16 points.

Molly Krawczykowski led Willowbrook with 12 points in the Warriors' 47-45 win over Elk Grove at Wheaton North. Melissa Rader scored 8 points with 6 assists. The Warriors meet St. Charles East at 3 p.m. today in the consolation championship.

Glenbard North won a 34-31 squeaker over Elgin at Wheaton North. The Panthers got 9 points and 5 rebounds from Laila Pickens.

At Oswego East:

York (6-8) beat Metea Valley 42-38 to advance to Saturday's Oswego East tournament championship. Sarah Milkowski scored 12 points with 11 rebounds and Jessica Bianchi scored 8 points with 6 assists for the Dukes.

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