2017-'18 Season Coverage
posted: 2/8/2018 1:00 AM

Harrity helps Grant keep conference title hope alive

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Senior forward Mallory Harrity had it all working as Grant's girl basketball team rolled to a 53-39 victory over Round Lake on Wednesday in Northern Lake County Conference play.

Harrity made 12 buckets and finished 6-for-10 at the free throw line for a game-high 30 points. Ally Mahinay made a pair of 3s and finished with 10 points for Grant (21-7, 12-1).

The Bulldogs are 1 game behind Grayslake Central in the conference race and could earn a tie for league title with a victory over North Chicago on Saturday.

Kiara Billups led the Panthers (7-21, 2-12) with 9 points.

Warren 67, Waukegan 33: Kaylen Dickson scored 16 points, and the visiting Blue Devils clinched the North Suburban Conference championship outright.

Jordyn Hughes and Dana Lundtveit added 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Warren, which led 11-0 after one quarter and 31-2 at halftime.

Ja'Da White-McConnell scored 8 points for Waukegan (0-14 NSC).

Warren (22-6) finished 12-2 in the NSC, one game ahead of second-place Lake Zurich.

Lake Zurich 44, Stevenson 43: In the battle for second place in the NSC, the host Bears emerged victorious despite a big finish from the Patriots.

Stevenson outscored Lake Zurich 17-11 in the fourth quarter as Klaire Steffens (game-high 20 points) drained a pair of 3s and finished with 9 points in the period.

Lake Zurich improved to 16-10 and 11-3, while Stevenson goes to 15-12 and 10-4.

Libertyville 54, Mundelein 42: Defense helped Libertyville prevail on a night when the ball wasn't dropping through the basket easily for the Wildcats.

"We defended our way through some shooting woes tonight," said Libertyville coach Greg Pedersen, "and I'm happy we found ways to get the win."

The Wildcats got a game-best 23 points, including three 3s, from Margaret Buchert in improving to 14-13 overall and 7-7 in the NSC.

Morgan Frank led the way with 16 points for Mundelein, which dropped to 10-19 and 4-10.

Grayslake North 49, Antioch 23: Savannah Guenther scored 23 points and Abbey Guenther contributed 12 as the host Knights rolled in Northern Lake County Conference action.

Grayslake North improves to 11-16 overall and 8-6 in the conference, while Antioch slips to 11-16 and 6-8.

Lakes 59, North Chicago 35: A big third-quarter scoring edge helped the Eagles pick up an NLCC victory.

The Warhawks were with 3 points at the half, but Lakes went on an 18-6 in the third quarter.

Coach Brian Phelan credited the turnaround to Caitlin Rodriguez (7 points), who hit a 3 and then was able to draw a charge at the other end.

"It turned the game around in the second half after a rough first half," Phelan said.

Mia Edwards and Sara Smith finished with 10 points apiece for Lakes (14-16, 8-6), and Taylor Lehman finished with 9.

North Chicago's league record dropped to 0-13.

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