Grayslake Central keeps share of NLCC lead
Lindsay Brust scored 18 points to pace a balanced attack, and Grayslake Central's girls basketball team beat visiting Lakes 56-37 Saturday night to remain tied for first place in the Northern Lake County Conference.
Amanda Larson added 14 points (two 3-pointers) for Grayslake Central (16-7, 10-1), which shares first place with Antioch. Jordyn Gosell and Rosie Drevline each scored 9 points for the Rams.
Lakes (14-13, 5-6) received 8 points apiece from Sarah Zellmann (two 3-pointers) and Mia Edwards.
Antioch 62, Round Lake 51: With Amy Reiser out of town on a college visit, the Sequoits were wondering where the extra offense would come from in the Northern Lake County game.
But the duo of Ashley Reiser and Erika Gallimore filled the void, combining for 41 points. Reiser hit 4 shots from behind the arc on her way to a game-high 23 points. She also picked up 5 steals and dished out 7 assists. Gallimore finished with 18 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, as Antioch (23-3, 10-1) won its 14th game in a row.
Kayla Burkhart came off the bench for the Sequoits to contribute 6 points, and sophomore Rachel Phillips, who recently came up from the JV team, made her presence known with 5 points and 4 steals.
Round Lake (5-17, 2-9) got 11 points from Emily Etherington and 9 from Sam Nicoline.
Grayslake North 40, Wauconda 37: Sidney Lovitsch's game-high 19 points led the host Knights to the Northern Lake County win.
Senior guard Morgan Lyon hit a 3-pointer from near half court at the buzzer to end the third quarter for Grayslake North (13-9, 7-3).
Mallory Carver's 14 points paced Wauconda (11-12, 3-8).
Libertyville 76, Waukegan 30: Riley Weis scored 14 points, hitting four 3-pointers, and the visiting Wildcats rolled to the North Suburban win.
Maggie O'Sullivan (three 3s) and Caroline Frea each had 11 points for Libertyville (15-9, 7-4), which won for the 10th time in its last 12 games. Maddie Spaulding added 9 points.
"We got contributions from everyone today, and we shot well," Wildcats coach Greg Pedersen said.