Kate Bullman scored 12 of her game-high 14 points in the first half, and Grayslake Central's girls basketball team built an early lead en route to a 49-39 win over visiting Grayslake North on Monday night.
Rosie Drevline and Ania Barnes added 10 points apiece for Grayslake Central, which improved to 13-6 and 6-0 in the Northern Lake County Conference with its fourth win in a row and seventh in eight games. The Rams, who are 11-2 in their last 13 games, also received 9 points from Jordyn Gosell.
Grayslake Central led 10-7 after one quarter and 25-18 at halftime. Grayslake North (6-8, 4-2) got within 34-33 after three, but Grayslake Central hit 9 of 13 free throws in the final quarter to pull out the win. Gosell went 3 of 4 from the line, Maura Fitzgerald (4 points) and Drevline each hit 2 of 2, and Barnes made 2 of 3. Bullman and Drevline each sank two 3-pointers in the game.
Savannah Guenther led Grayslake North with 13 points, while Abbey Guenther and Ja'kya Newbill each had 10.
Lakes 39, Mundelein 33: The visiting Eagles erased a 29-25 deficit after three quarters by outscoring the Mustangs 14-4 in the fourth.
Sara Smith scored a game-high 14 points, including two 3-pointers, to lead Lakes (7-10). Brittany Washington had 5 of her 8 points in the final quarter for the Eagles.
"We escaped with a good road win tonight," Lakes coach Brian Phelan said. "Mundelein really battled, getting most of the 50/50 balls and a lot of rebounds. We struggled to take care of the ball most of the game, but finished with a good fourth quarter to steal a win."
Mundelein (5-11) was paced by Kendall Klatt, who had 10 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals. Morgan Frank (5 rebounds) and Hannah Buscher (3 steals) each had 7 points for the Mustangs.