Stevenson wins in Graham's debut
Junior point guard Ashley Richardson poured in a game-high 19 points, including three 3-pointers, and Stevenson's girls basketball beat St. Charles East 50-37 in Ashley Graham's debut as the Patriots' head coach in opening-round action of the Schaumburg Thanksgiving tournament Tuesday night.
Sophomore Klaire Steffens added 12 points for Stevenson, which trailed 12-10 after one quarter but was ahead 23-16 at halftime and 38-24 after three.
The Patriots also got 6 points apiece from sophomore Kiana Cencula and junior Madison Wicklund.
"It was a great first game for us against a very quality team," Graham said. "We played excellent individual and team defense. Just really proud of the effort from each kid."
Antioch 65, Richmond-Burton 44: The Sequoits started off the season with a fast pace, but they struggled early on to get shots to fall.
Behind the leadership of Alexis Duehr and Ashley Reiser, Antioch took the lead early in the second quarter and didn't look back.
Duehr had a solid game all around, scoring 8 points, grabbing 4 rebounds, forcing 3 turnovers and dishing out 3 assists. Ashley Reiser added a double-double of 12 points and 10 assists, both team highs. Erika Gallimore came off the bench to score 11 points, pull down 9 rebounds and force 3 turnovers. Amy Reiser contributed 8 points.
Glenbrook South 39, Grant 25: At Mundelein, the Titans outscored the Bulldogs 14-2 in the third quarter and eventually pulled away.
Caitlin Morrison popped in 15 points and Sydney DeHorn added 10 for Glenbrook South (2-0).
Grant (0-2) got 5 points apiece from Jordynn Hundley, Mallory Harrity and Jasmine Sangster.