2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 1/11/2014 11:48 PM

Road wins for Carmel, LZ

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Jack George scored 14 points, and Carmel Catholic's boys basketball team outscored visiting Marist 19-8 in the fourth quarter to capture a 48-38 win Saturday night.

Carmel improved to 13-3 and 2-1 in the East Suburban Catholic Conference with its second win in as many nights. Michael Barr and C.J. Duff added 12 and 11 points, respectively, for the Corsairs, who trailed 30-29 after three quarters.

George caught fire in the fourth, scoring 10 points. Duff added a 3-pointer in the quarter.

Lake Zurich 65, Lincoln-Way Central 52: Mike Travlos poured in 21 points, as the Bears won a nonconference road game.

"Overall, great team performance," Lake Zurich coach Billy Pitcher said. "I'm very proud of the guys and their effort after a long drive and game (Friday) night (59-49 loss to Warren)."

Lake Zurich (9-7) bolted to a 19-10 lead after one quarter, led 35-25 at halftime and was up 51-36 after three. Will McClaughry added 12 points, while Corey Helgeson totaled 9 points and 7 rebounds for the Bears. Pitcher credited Matt Moon with a "great floor game and defense." Moon had 4 steals and 4 assists, and did not turn the ball over.

Carmel 62, Joliet Catholic 49: On Friday night, the visiting Corsairs featured three players in double figures in earning their first win in East Suburban Catholic Conference play.

Nickai Poyser and Jack George led Carmel (12-3, 1-1) with 14 points apiece, while Michael Barr added 12. C.J. Duff chipped in 8 for the Corsairs, who led 19-4 after the first quarter, were up 30-11 at halftime and 44-28 after three.

Poyser sank three 3-pointers, while Duff and Billy Kirby (6 points) each knocked down a pair.

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