2016-'17 Season Coverage
updated: 1/11/2017 9:46 PM

Week 6: Hinsdale Central's Bareck earns MVP acclaim

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  • Paige Bareck

    Paige Bareck

  • Maesyn Benjamin

    Maesyn Benjamin

  • Claire Keefe

    Claire Keefe

  • Jenni Weber

    Jenni Weber

 
Daily Herald report

Hinsdale Central senior guard Paige Bareck has earned Daily Herald MVP honors for her recent high school girls basketball performances.

Paige Bareck, Hinsdale Central: The senior guard reached the 1,000-point mark in a win vs. West Suburban Silver rival Glenbard West. Bareck finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds. The next day the four-year varsity player had 12 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals in a Silver win against Proviso West, giving her 1,019 points.

Maesyn Benjamin, Hersey: In the battle for first place in the Mid-Suburban East, Benjamin came to the rescue for Hersey with a game-high 16 points, converting 4-of-5 three-point attempts in a 56-44 win over Rolling Meadows. The 5-foot-7 junior guard was 6-of-9 overall from the field and also grabbed 8 rebounds.

Claire Keefe, Libertyville: In her first game since missing Libertyville's entire winter-break tournament with a peritonsillar abscess, the 6-foot senior forward showed no ill effects. A four-year varsity starter, she produced game highs of 17 points and 12 rebounds, leading the Wildcats to a 42-30 victory over Mundelein.

Jenni Weber, Kaneland: Kaneland went 3-0 last week to improve to 15-2, and this sharp-shooting junior guard was at the forefront of all three wins. Weber started with 17 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals against Rochelle. She lit Sterling up for 25 points with 2 steals, and scored 18 points with 5 rebounds in a win over Fenton.

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