2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 12/2/2017 1:03 AM

Lakes takes first win

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Lakes' girls basketball team got its first win of the season on Friday as Sam Smith and Kylie Jozwik shared in team-high scoring honors with 12 points apiece in a 39-28 victory over Wauconda.

Lakes is now 1-6 on the season.

"We started the game with great energy," Lakes coach Brian Phelan said. "We played well on the defensive end of the floor tonight. I thought we moved the ball well on offense.

"It feels really good to get our first win of the season."

Allie Tylka had 9 points for Wauconda (3-3, 1-1).

"It was a good defensive night, holding Lakes to 39 points, but another rough night taking care of the ball," Wauconda coach Jaime Dennis said. "We have very little varsity-playing experience on the team and right now it is showing. We will continue to learn, improve and gain confidence with every game."

Grayslake North 42, North Chicago 32: Savannah Guenther led Grayslake North with 13 points while Margaret Stanfel added 8 points and Jordyn Gerdes had 6 points.

Grayslake North is now 3-4 overall and 2-0 in the Northern Lake County Conference.

Vernon Hills 70, Maine East 31: Freshman Daniella Jarrell scored 12 points and had 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals to lead Vernon Hills,which improves to 4-3.

Piper Bedell added 10 points and 7 rebounds and Nicole Pieper added 10 points for the Cougars.

Grayslake Central 49, Round Lake 27: Rosie Drevline scored a team-high 12 points for Grayslake Central.

Kate Bullman and Ania Barnes added 10 and 9, respectively, for the Rams.

Lake Zurich 44, Mundelein 25: Ella Gilbertson had 10 points and McKenna Zobel added 9 points in leading Lake Zurich to the win.

Morgan Frank had 9 points to top Mundelein, which did not score in the second quarter.

Libertyville 58, Zion-Benton 52: Margaret Buchert had 17 points to lead Libertyville (4-3, 1-1) in the North Suburban game.

"We struggled to score in the second half, but we loved the determination our players showed to come back and win this game," Wildcats coach Greg Pedersen said.

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