2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 11/21/2016 10:38 PM

Wauconda's Stonis gets 35 in season-opening loss

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Jarod Stonis' career night couldn't help Wauconda's boys basketball team from losing its season opener Monday night.

Richmond-Burton defeated Wauconda 73-56 in the Johnsburg/Richmond-Burton tournament in Richmond, despite Stonis' career-high 35 points. Stonis, a 6-foot-3 senior and returning starter, sank 11 shots, including four 3-pointers, and went 9 of 13 from the foul line.

Kyle Drobnik added 14 points for Wauconda.

Richmond-Burton had four players score in double figures, led by Blaine Bayer's 15.

Lakes 44, Crystal Lake South 43: Kyle Rohr hit a game-winning 3-pointer as time expired to lift Lakes to a dramatic comeback victory over Crystal Lake South at the Johnsburg Thanksgiving tournament.

Down 20-6 after the first quarter, the Eagles used a strong defensive effort to claw their way back into the game.

Rohr finished with a team-high 17 points while Ian Haflinger added 15 points.

North Lawndale 67, Grant 59: It was a tie game with two minutes to go, but North Lawndale pulled away from Grant to get the win in its opening game of the Grant Thanksgiving tournament.

John Kerr scored a team-high 22 points for the host Bulldogs, while Ben Kusiak added 18 points and Logan Lewis and Kyle Dupree finished with 9 and 8 points, respectively.

Lake Forest Academy 62, Mundelein 45: In tournament play hosted by the Mustangs, Lake Forest Academy outscored Mundelein 12-2 over the final four minutes to pull away for an opening-round win.

Tommy Marcotte led all scorers with 14 for Mundelein, and James Willman added 13 for the Mustangs.

Chris Davis led the Caxys with 13.

Round Lake 64, Woodstock North 60: Senior Zach Kuligowski scored a game-high 29 points on 7 field goals and 15-for-17 foul shooting and Chris Pierre had 15 points (with three 3s) as the Panthers won their season opener in tournament play at Woodstock.

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