It was only a matter of time for Paige Gallimore.
Antioch's high-scoring senior guard hit a milestone Saturday night, scoring the 1,000th point in her varsity basketball career, as she helped the Sequoits defeat host Lakes 66-39 in North Suburban Prairie Division action.
Gallimore, who needed 18 points to reach 1,000 in her three-year varsity career, finished with a game-high 26 points, while also adding 7 rebounds and 8 steals. She sank 10 shots from the floor and went 6 of 12 from the foul line.
Gallimore achieved her milestone in the third quarter.
"The coaching staff is so proud of Paige and her drive to be the best player she can be," Sequoits coach Tim Borries said. "To score 1,000-plus points in a varsity career that has spanned only three seasons is an impressive feat, and she deserves the recognition."
Antioch (15-5, 5-1) also received strong contributions from Ashley Reiser (5 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals), Carly McCameron (6 points, 7 rebounds) and Alexis Duehr (7 points, 5 rebounds). All 13 players on the Sequoits' roster played and 11 scored.
Lakes (3-14, 1-4) was led by Kelsey Kohler's 17 points. Alexis Lee added 11. Each player hit a 3-pointer.
Vernon Hills 56, Grant 42: Sydney Smith had 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the host Cougars in the North Suburban Prairie contest.
Kasey Firnbach added 13 points (three 3-pointers) and 4 rebounds for Vernon Hills (13-5, 4-2). Monica Bahlmann (2 points) and Katherine Koczwara (2 points) grabbed 9 and 6 rebounds, respectively.
Grant (5-11, 2-3) received 15 points apiece from Kaylie Kanzler and Taylor Drake.
Fenwick 57, Carmel 48: Kathleen Felicelli scored 14 points for the Corsairs, who dropped an East Suburban Catholic road contest for the second time in three days.
Leah Lach had 11 points for Carmel (13-4, 2-2), which trailed by 18 points at halftime and 13 after three quarters.
Stevenson 59, Lake Forest 28: The host Patriots jumped out to a 28-4 lead after one quarter, as each starter scored at least four points, and cruised to the North Suburban Lake win.
Janine Fajardo scored a game-high 13 points to lead Stevenson (12-5, 5-1), which won its fourth game in a row to match its longest winning streak of the season.
Taylor Buford and Sophia Way added 10 and 9 points, respectively, for the Patriots. Jessica Burke contributed 8 points.
Zion-Benton 59, Libertyville 38: The host Zee-Bees remained undefeated in the North Suburban Lake, as three players scored in double figures.
Claire Keefe scored a team-high 9 points for Libertyville (6-11, 4-2), which dropped its fifth in a row. Becky Deichl had 8 points for the Wildcats.
"Zion-Benton had too many weapons for us to stop," Libertyville coach Greg Pedersen said. "We never quit fighting, though."
Grayslake Central 58, Woodstock North 45: Morgan Dahlstrom's 23 points powered the host Rams in the Fox Valley Fox Division game.
Carson Sparkman and Quin Garbett chipped in 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Grayslake Central (12-6, 4-1).
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