2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 12/6/2016 11:10 PM

Lake County roundup

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Daily Herald report

Grant's girls basketball team picked up its first victory of the season Tuesday by topping visiting Lakes 57-48 in Northern Lake County Conference play.

The Bulldogs improved to 1-7 overall and 1-2 in the league.

Lakes (2-6, 1-2) got 13 points from Sara Smith and 9 from Sarah Zellman.

"We need to continue to improve on the simple things of basketball during practice so they translate to our games moving forward," said Lakes coach Brian Phelan. "This is a puzzle we need to solve quickly and get back on track to playing the way I know we can play."

Grayslake Central 60, Antioch 58: Grayslake Central saw a double-digit, second-half lead disappear but ultimately held on in the final seconds for the narrow victory.

Ania Barnes paced Grayslake Central (5-3, 3-0) with 22 points and 7 rebounds while Lindsay Brust added 17 points and 6 rebounds as the Rams won their fifth straight.

Antioch (6-1, 2-0), which out-scored Grayslake Central 22-15 in the fourth quarter and temporarily took a late lead, got a game-high 28 points from Ashley Reiser. She also had 10 assists.

Sister Amy Reiser had 12 points to go along with 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals. Erika Gallimore also finished with 12 points for the Sequoits, who saw a six-game win streak snapped.

Grayslake North 43, Round Lake 31: The host Knights topped the Panthers in Northern Lake County Conference play for their third straight win.

Sidney Lovitsch made three 3s and finished with a game-high 20 points for Grayslake North (7-2, 3-0), and Abbey Guenther had 10 points.

Top scorers for Round Lake (1-5, 1-2) were Allie Ramirez (8 points) and Emely Martinez (6).

Vernon Hills 50, Highland Park 48: The host Cougars pulled out a close in Central Suburban North action.

Becky Bahlmann led Vernon Hills (4-5, 1-1) with 15 points and and Piper Bedell had 10.

Wauconda 57, North Chicago 32: Wauconda breezed to the Northern Lake County Conference win, sanpped a three-game losing streak while improving to 4-3 overall and 1-2 in the league.

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