2017-'18 Season Coverage
updated: 12/29/2017 11:06 PM

Frank, Mundelein power past North Chicago

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Morgan Frank had 18 points (four 3-pointers), 3 rebounds and 3 steals, and Mundelein's girls basketball team defeated North Chicago 64-22 Friday night to secure third place in the tournament hosted by Grant.

Kendall Klatt added 13 points, 8 rebounds and 3 steals for Mundelein (5-10), which finished 2-2 in the tournament. The Mustangs opened up a 25-7 lead after one quarter and extended their advantage to 42-9 by halftime.

Frank and Ellie Maldonado were named to the all-tournament team.

New Trier 47, Stevenson 45: At Dundee-Crown, the Patriots concluded play in the Komaromy Classic by losing on a half-court buzzer beater with 3.9 seconds left.

Kiana Cencula (4 of 8 from three-point range) and Klaire Steffens (4 rebounds, 4 steals) paced Stevenson (10-6) with 14 and 13 points, respectively. Julia Osuch contributed 5 points, 6 rebounds and 4 steals.

The Patriots lost their last three games in the tournament after winning their opener.

Steffens and Cencula earned spots on the all-tournament team.

Niles West 58, Libertyville 50: At Libertyville, the Wildcats dropped their finale in their own winter tournament.

Lydia Crow and Margaret Buchert led Libertyville (7-9, 22- tourney) with 17 and 16 points, respectively, while Abigail Frea scored a season-high 11 points. Crow sank four 3-pointers, while Buchert hit a pair.

Libertyville played without starters Maddie Spaulding and Morgan Manski, both of whom suffered injuries in Friday's loss to Vernon Hills.

Evanston 52, Lake Zurich 40: At Montini, the Bears fell to 1-2 in the tournament, despite McKenna Zobel's game-high 14 points.

Lake Zurich (9-8) plays Oak Park at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the consolation third-place game.

St. Francis 53, Antioch 36: At Lisle, Piper Foote had 12 points, 8 rebounds and 3 steals, playing aggressively at both ends of the court, coach Tim Borries said after his Sequoits dropped the Holiday Cage Classic game.

Antioch fell to 3-10 and 1-2 in the tourney.

Rachel Phillips led Antioch in rebounding with 11 total (8 offensive), and she also had 4 steals.

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