Looking to recover from back-to-back weekend setbacks, Geneva's girls basketball team pulled away from Glenbard North in the fourth quarter during its 47-28 nonconference victory Tuesday night in Geneva.
Senior guard Sidney Santos canned a 3-pointer during a 9-0 run to open the fourth quarter as the Vikings (13-5) turned a 34-23 lead into a more comfortable 43-23 advantage with 3:18 remaining.
Santos scored a game-high 14 points and added 5 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 assists and a pair of blocked shots, while 6-2 freshman Grace Loberg chipped in with 13 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocked shots.
Geneva, which overcame 18 turnovers, limited the Panthers (6-12) to 26 percent shooting (8-for-31) from the field and forced 25 turnovers.
"It was a rough weekend so it was good to have a win," said Vikings coach Sarah Meadows, who nevertheless felt something was missing along the way.
"It was just slow and the gym was kind of boring," added Meadows. "We were just content to play with the level of competition. I want it to look a little sharper for sure. It's a win and it's the start of a busy week for us. We've got Elgin Thursday and then St. Charles East Saturday."
Morgan Seberger had 6 points, Abby Novak added 4 points, and Janie McCloughan and Taylor Williams tallied 3 points apiece.
Jennifer Deegan scored 9 points to pace the Panthers, who trailed 27-13 at halftime and managed just 8 baskets for the game.
Zakiya Newsome and Caitlyn Deegan contributed 7 points each for Glenbard North.