Essence Rayford scored 12 points and Skylar Doby added 10 Friday night to lead the West Aurora girls basketball team to a 49-38 Upstate Eight Valley win over Glenbard East.
Kiyanna Rodgers added 7 points for the Blackhawks (6-3, 2-0), who won their third straight. Kayla Battle added 8 rebounds.
Kaneland 56, Rosary 38: Grace Ringel had 13 points and 8 rebounds, Morgan Weber scored 13 points and Jamie Martens had 9 points and 7 assists to help Kaneland win this nonconference game. Jenni Weber added 9 points for the Knights (8-1). Zoe Ketterman had 18 points for Rosary (6-4).
St. Charles North 60, Elgin 17: Jax Harmon (13 points), Lizzy Olsem (12) and Anna Davern (10) led the North Stars to this UEC River win. Megan Gunnink added 9 points for SCN (6-4, 2-1). Ali Reynolds led Elgin (2-8, 0-5) with 7 points.
CL South 51, Wauconda 49: Annika Sevcik had 20 points and Taylor Jozefowicz added 11 as Crystal Lake South (4-7) won this opening round game in the Northern Illinois Holiday Classic at Richmond-Burton.